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Ford Motor Company eDrive Electronics Hardware Core Engineer in Dearborn, Michigan


Job Title:

eDrive Electronics Hardware Core Engineer

Job Description & Qualifications:

At Ford Motor Company, we believe freedom of movement drives human progress. We also believe in providing you with the freedom to define and realize your dreams. With our incredible plans for the future of mobility, we have a wide variety of opportunities for you to accelerate your career potential as you help us define tomorrow’s transportation.

Do you have what it takes to make smart vehicles for a smart world? Join the Ford Product Development team. Utilizing Design Thinking and User Experience methods, you will work to deliver breakthrough products and services that delight our customers. We are seeking forward-thinking, laser-focused professionals with a passion for bringing innovative, exciting and sustainable ideas to life. We have opportunities around the world for you to contribute to such advancements as autonomy, electrification, smart mobility technologies and more!

What you will be able to do

eDrive Electronics Hardware Core Engineer would be responsible for the development of requirement and design verification documents for electric drive systems’ controllers. The responsibilities would also include working with suppliers for the design and development of such controllers as well as design reviews, functions verification, troubleshooting, root cause analysis, hardware testing, and benchmarking. You will:

  • Conduct cross-functional activities in development of the requirements of the controllers for electric drive systems

  • Review circuit design/schematics/layout, EMI reduction, fault tolerance/protection/diagnostic, and ensure on time delivery

  • Develop control circuit function verification method, conduct function verification test and troubleshooting

  • Support Root Cause Analysis for field issues

  • Support other function team’s test, such as Hardware-in-Loop Test, High Voltage Lab test, Motor Dyno Test, Vehicle Test, EMC test, etc.

  • Support Benchmark activities

The minimum requirements we seek

  • Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering

  • 2+ years of experience in Electrical and/or electronics designs, including:

  • Analog/digital mixed circuit design

  • Failure diagnosis and/or troubleshooting of electronic devices

  • Signal sensing technologies, such as Current/Voltage/Position/Temperature Sensing, etc.

  • Sensor signal conditioning circuit design and/or Op-Amp design

  • 2+ years of experience with simulation tools (e.g. Matlab, Pspice, Saber)

Our preferred requirements

  • Knowledge of Microcontroller, Power Devices (e.g. MOSFET, Transistor, IGBT, SiC, etc.), Logic IC, High side driver/Low side driver, and SMD passive components

  • Experience of Power electronics circuit design, such as SMPS design, Gate Drive Circuit design

  • Knowledge/experience of worst-case circuit analysis

  • Knowledge/experience of Power inverters and motor control

  • Knowledge of DFMEA/DFSS and accelerated life test

  • Knowledge of G8D for Root Cause Analysis

  • Knowledge/experience with automotive electronics and EMC knowledge

  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills

  • Self-motivated with the ability to learn and manage multiple tasks

What you will receive in return

As part of the Ford family, you will enjoy excellent compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes generous PTO, retirement, savings and stock investment plans, incentive compensation and much more. You will also experience exciting opportunities for professional and personal growth and recognition.

If you have what it takes to help us redefine the future of mobility, we would love to have you join us.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position, TN visa holders may be considered.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.

For information on Ford’s benefits and compensation, click here: https://corporate.ford.com/content/dam/corporate/us/en-us/documents/careers/2021- benefits-and-comp-GSR-sal-plan-2.pdf

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Ford Motor Company


Product Development

Skill Team:

Product Development (PD)


EPE(Electrified Powertrain Engineering)