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Ford Motor Company Electric Vehicle (EV) Thermal Components Engineer in Dearborn, Michigan


Job Title:

Electric Vehicle (EV) Thermal Components Engineer

Job Description & Qualifications:

At Ford Motor Company, we are dedicated to designing, manufacturing and selling high quality vehicles that meet the diverse needs of our customers. We believe our employees and the different perspectives that they bring to the business are the driving force behind our success. Come discover a company that is focused on the quality of our vehicles, the environment, the community and the world in which we live.



  • Lead core engineering development of Electric Vehicle (EV) components including electric compressor, HV coolant heater, battery chiller, heat pump components, etc.

  • Lead core EV component/new technology development

  • Oversee EV component modularity plans

  • Capture lessons learned and develop EV component requirements and specifications

  • Manage communication to supplier and application team engineers

  • Data driven problems solving

  • Recommend, review and approve DV and PV plans

  • Track and provide ED&T estimates for compressor development

  • Support resolution of manufacturing issues

  • Assist in making sourcing quote package and technical assessment of suppliers

  • Maintain foundation documents such as DFMEA, boundary diagram, etc.

  • Some travel may be required

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or related degree

  • 1+ year of experience with Electric Vehicle components and/or subsystem design

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or related degree

  • 2+ years of experience with EV components and subsystem design (including heat pump), reliability, requirements, and futuring

  • Working knowledge of high voltage electrical systems and component interfaces

  • Working knowledge of vehicle communication and software including over the air updates and cyber security

  • Demonstrated ability to resolve complex issues and effectively communicate to management

  • Ability to communicate clearly and express new ideas

  • Demonstrated delivery of results

  • Ability to balance objectives and resolve conflicts

  • Demonstrated ability to delegate effectively and follow-up

  • Knowledge of EV component materials and manufacturing processes.

  • Working knowledge of FMEA’s, 8-D’s, 6-Panels

  • Knowledge of Project, Excel, Word and Outlook

  • Familiar with TCE

  • Working knowledge of Ford AIM’s, WERS

Join our team as we create tomorrow! We believe in putting people first, working together, and facing challenges head-on, because we are Built Ford Tough. We are one team striving to make people’s lives better while creating value, delivering excellence and ultimately going for the win.

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.

Ford Motor Company is 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.

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