Electrical Engineer, Entry Level


On Site
Full Time


Design thinking
User experience
Digital design
Schematic capture
Stress testing
Test plans
Systems design
Electrical engineering
Computer engineering
Embedded software
Test equipment
Logic analyzer
Computer hardware
Mechanical engineering
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.

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!

Sponsorship is not available for this position.

What you'll do...

Do you desire to be an electrical hardware engineer with emphasis in digital design? You will be part of an engineering team working on next generation modules for vehicles. The successful candidate will be working with a design team to implement circuits, validate circuit implementations, analyze and resolve hardware failures. You will be responsible to meet Ford's quality, on time and maintaining cost targets. You will:
  • Design High Speed digital circuits to meet section requirements
  • Design circuits using industry standard schematic capture tools
  • Layout implementation of responsible subsection
  • Design complex high-speed signals that meet impedance requirements
  • Perform worst case analysis of circuits in area of responsibility
  • Generate documentation that defines processor pin assignments
  • Develop detailed design documents
  • Perform failure mode analysis and generate process documentation
  • Define stress test routines required to validate functional sections
  • Design communication links between the processor, other internal subsections and external modules
  • Formulate test plans to ensure component level performance
  • Validate testing to ensure performance over temperature and voltage extremes
  • Handle Root cause and resolve issues in assigned sections
  • Participate in system design reviews
  • Interface closely with other teams such as Software, Mechanical, Manufacturing teams and with external component suppliers
  • Must be willing to travel occasionally

You'll have...
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering.
  • 6+ months of experience with Hardware or Embedded Software systems (internship and coursework allowed)

Even better, you may have...
  • Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering.
  • Knowledgeable on microprocessors, solid state memory, cameras, displays and sensors.
  • Solid understanding of industry standard interfaces (e.g., LVDS, DDR, PCI, I2C and Ethernet, etc.)
  • Excellent hardware and software debugging skills
  • Familiar with test equipment (e.g., oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, temperature chambers, time-domain reflectometers, precision power meters, etc.)
  • Motivated and self-starter
  • Collaboration and leadership skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with business users and engineering professionals (e.g. globally distributed teams, ability to adjust communications appropriately for the audience, work with all levels of management and diverse work groups, etc.)

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.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States permanently. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position, TN holders may be considered.

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.

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