Job Description & Qualifications
- Responsible for the development of body structure, chassis, fuel system, and/or occupant restraint systems and subsystems using CAE simulation or physical test
- Use analysis tools to guide component and system design through optimization to meet FMVSS, IIHS, ECE, GB, and other regulatory requirements and public domain targets
- Responsible for the development of new analytical and physical verification procedures in an effort to reduce physical testing and improve CAE model and/or test accuracy
- Understanding of the principles related to vehicle component and occupant kinematics in various vehicle crash test mode
- Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Mechanics or related degree
- 2+ years of experience with numerical analysis with FEA
- PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Mechanics or related degree
- Excellent interpersonal communication skills (oral and written) with strong desire to work in a team environment
- Strong knowledge of vehicle structures and/or occupant restraint systems
- Strong knowledge of FEA and numerical analysis
- Knowledge of Hypermesh and LS-DYNA and its application in Crash Safety
- Programing skill in C/C++, Perl and Matlab
- Good understanding of Crash Safety development process and what it takes to deliver a vehicle program
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.
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.