CNC Software Engineer, Core Engineering


On Site
Full Time


Control engineering
Risk assessment
Process engineering
Software development
Programmable logic controller
Biomedical engineering
Computer hardware
Electrical engineering
ISO 9000
Value engineering

Job Details

Job Description

Ford PTME Core Engineering team ls looking for a software engineer with experience in programming CNC systems. Preferably the Siemens CNC systems.

This individual will engage with Siemens Application Engineers and vendors to create a software templates. These software templates will be deployed for commonality of CNC systems for Ford New Model Programs.

What you'll be able to do :
  • Assist Core Software Engineers in developing PLC/CNC standards across PTME and BME.
  • Design, Develop, Test, and apply standard software architectures across all programs/plants, following the PTO controls specification.
  • Ensure the identification and capture of lessons learned along with their application to new programs, as well as the impact to existing strategies and standards
  • Lead simultaneous engineering meetings with Tier I suppliers to orchestrate Software controls program reviews with all interested parties.
  • Participate in management program reviews and represent the controls organization in commodity discussions on software and virtual commissioning.
  • Drive the controls organization to resolve issues, including feasibility, timing, cost and workload.

Required experience :
  • BSEE/BSME minimum.
  • Interest in controls engineering with strong aptitude to quickly learn and apply controls knowledge.
  • Direct program experience with assembly and machining controls architectures (hardware/software).
  • Knowledge of programming principals on Siemens PLC and CNC/Motion controls systems.
  • Hands-on knowledge and ability to troubleshoot PLC, CNC, robot, vision and other automation issues.
  • Knowledge of cell machining systems and integration of CNC controls, gantries and auxiliary equipment an asset.
  • Knowledge of assembly and machining RFID systems including complexity management, and QOS strategies.
  • Knowledge of international electrical/safety standards (UL, ISO, IEC etc) and familiarity with internal/external safety processes (risk assessments, PSS, integrated safety etc).
  • Able to read electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic prints. Ability to design electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic prints.
  • Understanding of communication network architectures and field bus protocols.
  • Extensive knowledge of PTME IT standard footprint applications such as FIS, QLSM, QWX, GPTS, QDAS, OBL, PDS etc.
  • Exposure and knowledge of all program delivery elements from the cost study phase to launch.
  • Process engineering knowledge including GPDS deliverables and plant operational impact of controls designs.

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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Relocation assistance is available for this position.

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