Ford – Electric Machine Electromagnetic Design 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

As a member of the Motor Design Team in the Electrified Powertrain Engineering division of Ford Motor Company, you will be part of a highly skilled team driven to design and engineer optimal electric machines for Ford’s electrified vehicles. You will be involved in the product development from the ground up until vehicle implementation and have the opportunity to be involved in the design, analysis, and validation of Ford’s electric machines. You will:

+ Develop and deliver outstanding electric machines designs for Ford’s electrified vehicles

+ Perform electromagnetic CAE analysis and deliver predicted performance for electrified vehicle traction motors

+ Develop state-of-the-art CAE analysis methods to accurately predict electric machine performance

+ Develop sophisticated electric machine design algorithms to efficiently create new designs

+ Study, invent and implement new electric machine technology

+ Develop physical test methods and work with testing team to validate machine attributes via prototypes

+ Work with mechanical design engineers and guide CAD designers to develop 3D models and prints

+ Work with transmission design team to integrate machines into transmissions

The minimum requirements we seek

+ PhD in Electrical Engineering or related field of study

+ 3+ years of experience with electric machine/motor physics, modeling and technology (including during PhD studies)

+ 3+ years of experience in electromagnetic analysis with CAE tools (e.g. ANSYS/Maxwell, JMAG) (including during PhD studies)

+ 3+ years of experience designing electric machines/motors for inverter-driven applications (including during PhD studies)

Our preferred requirements

+ Experience with automotive electrified applications

+ Good understanding of electric machine manufacturing

+ Experience designing inverter-driven IPM electric machines

+ Proficient coding skills with preference for MATLAB experience

+ Self-motivated with the ability to manage multiple tasks

+ Good technical communication skills

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. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at time of hire.

Visa sponsorship may be 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: benefits-and-comp-GSR-sal-plan-1.pdf

Auto req ID: 46717BR

Company: Ford Motor Company

Function: Product Development

Skill Team: Product Development (PD)

Sub-Component: EPE(Electrified Powertrain Engineering)

State: Michigan

Location: Dearborn