Job Description: & Qualifications
Ford's research and advanced engineering organization is seeking qualified candidates to join our team to develop control and diagnostic algorithms that support future diesel programs. The diesel controls team is a vibrant group of engineers responsible for researching the control systems and diagnostic strategies that help make Ford vehicles environmentally responsible while delivering the performance customers expect. Successful candidates for this position will have demonstrated experience designing and delivering controls for dynamic systems and a passion for attaining a deep understanding of interrelated vehicle systems.
Research, develop, test, and validate on-board diagnostic monitors for diesel programs, including fuel system, air path and exhaust aftertreatment
Research, develop, test and validate engine and aftertreatment control algorithms for diesel programs
Analyze and model dynamic systems for diesel engine and emission controls
Create software requirements and specifications
Deploy control algorithms to embedded controllers (rapid prototyping and production ECU)
Work closely with customers in vehicle programs to validate control and diagnostic solutions and develop requirements for new features
Apply advanced control methods including model predictive control and machine learning
PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or related engineering discipline preference for degrees with emphasis on control systems
1+ year of diesel power train system experience or related coursework
1+ year of experience with in-vehicle testing, including on-road and emissions lab
Familiarity with control development and calibration tools including dSpace, Vector CANalyzer, ETAS INCA, and ATI Vision
Demonstrated data analysis and control/diagnostic feature simulation skills
Working knowledge of programming in C/C++ and/or Python
Familiarity with systems engineering based problem solving
Experience in advanced controls, signal processing and machine learning
Excellent written/oral communication skills
Proven ability to work well with others as part of a diverse global team
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.
Visa sponsorship may be 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.
Ford Motor Company US