Technical Expert - Worst Case Circuit Analysis for Full-Service Supplier ECUs


On Site
Full Time


Circuit analysis
Continuous improvement
Issue resolution
Change management
Circuit design
Regulatory Compliance
Value engineering

Job Details

Job Description

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In this position...
Technical Expert - Worst Case Circuit Analysis for Full-Service Supplier ECUs.

What you'll do...
  • Lead Ford electronic module worst case circuit analysis (WCCA) assessments with supplier design teams.
    • Lead analysis of external electronic module input/output circuits, voltage regulators, driver circuits, etc.
    • Review supplier analysis and documentation and perform formal signoff of analysis and validation data.
    • Lead technical reviews with suppliers to ensure compliance to design requirements.
    • Document failure modes and feedback to improved design requirements.
  • Lead Ford Worst case analysis best practices and ensure Ford is using optimized tools.
    • Specify minimum supplier analysis requirements and approve supplier specific analysis methods.
    • Specify analysis and reporting requirements for Ford WCCA engineers.
    • Drive continuous improvement in circuit verification processes.
    • Implement tool improvements with Ford and supplier partners.
    • Lead CAE analysis on complex supplier circuits and secondary verification of supplier analyzed complex circuits.
    • Verify actual circuit performance matches the modeling result.
  • Lead requirement document authoring and lead circuit technical reviews.
    • Author detailed analysis requirement documents with measures of success.
    • Develop processes which evaluate design early and identify risk issues at the inception of the design.
    • Support Subsystem FMEAs and ensure key failure modes are checked in requirements.
    • Develop supplier review checklist documents for program reviews by module design and worst-case analysis engineers.
    • Capture and codify WCCA lessons learned.
  • Lead warranty and program design issue resolution.
    • Lead the resolution of functional abnormalities observed in module designs.
    • Lead warranty investigation of field issues.
    • Work with suppliers on requested design change analyses.
  • Conduct Deep Dive Audits of data results at key vehicle program milestones.
    • Audit CAE and physical test data with suppliers.
    • Ensure testing was performed to expected standards and test requirements.
    • Audit program level verification evidence to ensure program compliance to necessary data requirements.
    • Review early program assumptions and identify new potential noise factors, customer usage, and failure modes risks.
    • Ensure Ford and industry lessons learned are documented in the associated quality history.
    • Confirm all Design Rules & Requirements have been assessed at key milestones.
  • Lead the creation of and conduct training, seminars, mentoring to support Ford internal team members to develop a broader worst case analysis capability.

You'll have...
BS Engineering degree.
10 or more years of direct experience with automotive electronic validation.
5 years of intensive technical experience in circuit modeling and analysis.

Even better, you may have...
MS Engineering degree.
Proven and recognized leader in Electronic Circuit Design with a focus simulation and modeling of limit cases.
Experienced in Electronic Circuit disciplines and processes.
Must have Proficiency in Mathcad, Saber, and actual circuit verification.

You may not check every box, or your experience may look a little different from what we've outlined, but if you think you can bring value to Ford Motor Company, we encourage you to apply!
As an established global company, we offer the benefit of choice. You can choose what your Ford future will look like: will your story span the globe, or keep you close to home? Will your career be a deep dive into what you love, or a series of new teams and new skills? Will you be a leader, a changemaker, a technical expert, a culture builder...or all of the above? No matter what you choose, we offer a work life that works for you, including:

Immediate medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage

Flexible family care, parental leave, new parent ramp-up programs, subsidized back-up child care and more

Vehicle discount program for employees and family members, and management leases

Tuition assistance

Established and active employee resource groups

Paid time off for individual and team community service

A generous schedule of paid holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Year's Day

Paid time off and the option to purchase additional vacation time.

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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
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