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Ford Motor Company Electric Vehicle Product Engineer in Dearborn, Michigan


Job Title:

Electric Vehicle Product Engineer

Job Description & Qualifications:

Electric Vehicle Product Engineer

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 & User Experience methods, you’ll work to deliver breakthrough products and services that delight our customers. We’re 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’ll be able to do:

  • Responsible for identifying, documenting, sharing across multiple cross-functional teams the next generation of EV connected solutions and integration into mobile apps.

  • Create intelligent charge profiles, provide trip planning solutions, solve range anxiety and essentially integrate the app into an EV owner's lifestyle.

  • Lead electric vehicle feature development into our next generation apps and into new geographical markets

  • Work with strategic teams to migrate features to new vehicle programs.

  • Resolve any open design questions during development process

  • Work closely with component owners to write product requirement and functional specifications.

  • Define end to end architecture and specifications from vehicle to cloud to app. Ensure compatibility within eco-system, consider impacts on existing platform components and other features.

  • Work with Verification teams, Plants & Customers to Triage/ Root Cause / Resolve Issues

  • Maintain open requirements issue list, review, track and report on progress

  • Issue change requests when necessary, champion CR’s through the process and ensure all impacted documents are updated upon approval of CRs

  • Develop technical specifications including Architecture, Functional and Non-Functional for both system level and sub-system level

  • Work closely with team of Architects, analysts and in-vehicle systems engineers of cross-functional teams to gain in-depth understanding of complex system concepts and functionality

  • Develop precise and audience focused documentation/specification by applying industry standard modeling methodologies and concepts

The minimum requirements we seek:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electronics Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science

  • 3+ years of experience in Systems Engineering Processes and Methodologies

  • 3+ years of developing technical specifications by applying industry standard Architecture concepts, modeling and patterns

  • 6+ years of experience in project, product management, requirements gathering.

Our preferred requirements:

  • Work on multiple projects concurrently and shift priorities as required to meet business requirements and timelines.

  • Work in a collaborative team environment and ability to work under aggressive timelines and sporadic heavy workloads

  • Self-learner of newer concepts and application development best practices and trends.

  • Collaborate with many teams multi-functionally, and operate globally with other countries and across time-zones

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to communicate with support personnel, application development personnel, partners and management

  • Prior experience in Auto, Engineering and product development areas is a plus

  • Thorough understanding of embedded modem architecture and vehicle to cloud connectivity

  • Experience with IoT (Internet of things), vehicle telematics, cellular communications, telematics service providers, in-vehicle connectivity features implementations, cloud architecture, data analytics, V2V communications, embedded telecommunication devices

What you’ll receive in return:

As part of the Ford family, you’ll enjoy excellent compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes generous PTO, retirement, savings and stock investment plans, incentive compensation and much more. You’ll 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’d love to have you join us.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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://clicktime.symantec.com/34jag92XUFJYHaNge9RMLCD7Vc?u=https%3A%2F%2Fcorporate.ford.com%2Fcontent%2Fdam%2Fcorporate%2Fus%2Fen-us%2Fdocuments%2Fcareers%2F2021-benefits-and-comp-GSR-sal-plan-1.pdf

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Ford Motor Company


Product Development

Skill Team:

Product Development (PD)


Enterprise Connectivity