Environmental Test Engineer


On Site
Full Time


Product development
Design thinking
User experience
Functional testing
Test methods
Performance appraisal
Test suites
Systems design
Issue tracking
Product design
Electrical engineering
Test equipment
Wireless communication
Schematic capture
Project management
Problem solving
Computer hardware
Mechanical engineering
Global Positioning System
Payment card industry

Job Details

Job Description

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 & User Experience methods, you'll work to deliver breakthrough products and services that delight our customers. We're 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'll be able to do:

This is a position for an Environmental HW Test Engineer. In this position, you will be working in a team responsible for the definition, design, and implementation of HW functional test systems used to validate performance of Fords next generation electronic control modules during environmental testing. The successful candidate will be working with the design team to ensure that the test solutions deliver the highest product quality, meet the needs of future electronic modules, and achieve best in class cost of test. You will:

  • Define hardware functional test requirements for environmental testing of future electronic control modules by:
  • Breaking down product features into efficient and reliable functional test methods
  • Performing test coverage analysis to assess test method efficiency
  • Define, design, and build test systems/fixtures for both pre/post performance evaluation, and powered monitoring used in the execution of environmental test suites
  • Validation and qualification of test system design through Gage R&R and negative samples
  • Work with vendors to outsource the design of the test system if required
  • Build project plans and timelines
  • Issue tracking, investigation and resolution of module test failures or deficiencies in yield or test coverage on new and existing modules
  • Find opportunities for improvement and drive implementation to improve quality, reduce test time, and increase yield
  • Interface closely with other teams such as Software, Mechanical, Product Design and with external suppliers

The minimum requirements we seek:
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Experience working with test equipment such as oscilloscopes, multi-meters, spectrum analyzers, power supplies, and precision power meters.
  • Experience in functional test system design for Audio, Power, Conducted RF and Radiated RF testing of 2G/3G/4G/5G/Wi-Fi/BT/GPS, CAN/LIN, Displays and Cameras

Our preferred requirements:
  • Solid understanding of industry standard interfaces such LVDS, DDR, PCI, I2C, and Ethernet
  • Schematic capture and PCB layout
  • Motivated and self-starter
  • Strong collaboration and leadership skills
  • Excellent communication and project management skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills in a hands-on environment
  • Experience working with TestStand, Jira, and Wikis
  • Experience with Statistical Analysis methods


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