Hydroforming Process Engineer


On Site
Full Time


Cross-functional team
Engineering support
Failure analysis
Project management
Microsoft Excel
Mechanical engineering
Electrical engineering
Automotive Manufacturing
Value engineering

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.

As part of our Stamping Engineering team, you'll help build the world-class, state-of-the-art smart vehicles the world expects from us. Within our plants around the world, we're constantly developing new technologies and processes to further increase our efficiency. That means we're continually seeking diligent, determined performers who think outside the box to help us find better and more efficient ways to manufacture our vehicles.

Stamping Engineering is a cross-functional team having the primary responsibility to support our manufacturing plants and implement the launch of new vehicle programs at plants across North America and Mexico.

  • Lead the implementation of new technology and repair activities within different plants.
  • Support critical breakdowns and develop failure analysis reviews to determine root cause.
  • Provide engineering support and launch support with current and new technologies such as hydroforming, hot stamping, laser cells, and heat treat ovens.
  • Support and launch tool room equipment such as CNC, lathes, drills, welding equipment, etc.
  • Lead the team in developing new designs to improve existing machinery to improve quality and production rates.
  • Project management of jobs from start to finish including budgeting, scheduling, cost tracking and project closeout.
  • Work with UAW skill teams and external contractors to define scope of work and safety buyoffs.
  • Write technical RFQ & specifications
  • Coordinate testing of materials at labs, interpret issues / changes.
  • Provide failure analysis for breakdowns and create 8D for major breakdowns.
  • Research of new technologies from conceptual to implementation.
  • Maintain records for stamping engineering.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Ability to support launch programs
  • Strong Project Management skills and result-oriented mindset
  • Strong computer skills (Excel, Power Point, etc.)
  • 3D CAD review abilities
  • Understanding of PFMEA and failure mode avoidance principles
  • Strong verbal & written communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to operate in stressful situations within timing constraints
  • Ability to work with minimal direct supervision
  • Able to read & understand mechanical and electrical drawings
  • Energetic personality that is eager to dive in and solve issues.
  • Must be willing to travel domestically - mostly short trips, occasionally extended trips for major launches.

Experience Preferred
  • Hydroforming Experience preferred
  • Hydroform Tube Processing preferred
  • Automotive Manufacturing Engineering experience
  • Experience with stamping, machining tooling, processes and facilities

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!

What you'll receive in return:

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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