• AV XD Prototyping Design Engineer

    Ford Motor CompanyDetroit, MI 48208

    Job #1441157924

  • 43355BR

    Job Title:

    AV XD Prototyping 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.

    The Autonomous Vehicle Experience Design Prototyping Team is growing and looking for members to support prototyping efforts, including physical and digital needs of our moving people and moving goods customers. We are looking for individuals that can help bringing digital Design concepts to physical tangible prototypes. We are committed to envisioning and creating simple, thoughtful, enjoyable, and compelling product and service experiences that continually encourage our teams and customers!

    Successful candidates will be those who have the ability to operate in very dynamic environment and can handle a wide variety of tasks.

    They need to be effective communicators, able to work with and pull together various work streams throughout the company and its partners, and be willing to tackle a variety of evolving tasks.

    What you'll be able to do:

    • Design high quality, robust, and cost-effective CAD product models by preparing routine layouts, detail drawings, assembly drawings, sketches, and diagrams.

    • Generate 3D Models that can be used to build prototypes

    • Create detailed design documentation

    • Create drawings in both 2 and 3-dimensional form

    • Aid in the selection of materials for the products.

    • Develop alternative design solutions or quick engineering solutions for complex problems

    • Produce final design specifications.

    • Perform competitive analysis and benchmarking

    • Participate in team problem solving and brainstorming sessions.

    • Maintain and update a database for the CAD design documentation.

    • Analyze, design and build business / technical solutions.

    • Support prototype build / vehicle modifications (hands on).

    • Analyzing, defining and leveraging complex systems for current AV and future programs and technologies.

    The minimum requirements we seek:

    • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Systems Engineering, or related field

    • Three or more years of experience using 3D CAD tools (i.e.: Catia V5, UG, Pro E, etc.) designing components and or systems.

    • At least two years of experience working in prototyping environments

    Our preferred requirements:

    • General understanding of cloud, software and hardware interface

    • Possess strong written & oral communication skills

    • Experience working in/with large, complex organizations

    • Experience developing complex/distributed systems

    • Must be able to lift 25 lbs. unassisted, bend, stretch, stand for extended periods of time, climb stairs, reach, twist, sit, walk, and/or run.

    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.

    Visa sponsorship may be available for this position.

    By choice, 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.

    Auto req ID:



    Ford Motor Company


    Autonomous Vehicles

    Skill Team:

    Autonomous Vehicles (AV)


    Autonomous Vehicles





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