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Ford Motor Company

Studio Engineering

United States

Closing in 13 days

Job Description

Design Technical Operations turns design vision into reality with an obsession to detail and the art of the possible. As an integral part of Ford Global Design, we deliver theme feasibility, surface geometry, and production-launch appearance quality.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities for Internal Candidates

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In this position

Studio Engineer is an integral part of the Ford Design studio. They define what it takes to deliver the design vision while also guiding and integrating cross functional inputs at the right time into the Design.

Curious and creative, with a millimeter precision to surface detail, this role is central to new product creation inside the Ford Design Studio.

Design Technical Operations turns design vision into reality with an obsession to detail and the art of the possible. As an integral part of Ford Global Design, we deliver theme feasibility, surface geometry, and production-launch appearance quality.

What you'll do

  • Leads Studio property set up, and integrity including content, data pedigree, ride height, manikin drop and overall suitability
  • Leads the co-creation with Engineering & Manufacturing to converge program, attribute, & functional inputs into the Class A Design surface by blending them into highly integrated 3D CAD concepts that deliver a feasible styling theme meeting Design intent
  • Lead and coordinate the Design theme feasibility progression and resolution to meet studio release and approval timing requirements
  • Guide initial theme set-up, and development through or in advance of functional, supplier, or attribute inputs
  • Develop and maintain Surface Scaffold files to enable Physical and Digital model development and integration of aligned plans into surface
  • Utilize their strong Design acuity and innovation mindset to define and propose in CAD new and innovative solutions necessary to conceptualize and the aesthetic vision
  • Lead the optimization and balancing of inputs to the studio, including consideration of 'what-might-be' to support the theme vision
  • Manage design studio product structure and data within, into and out of the studio
  • Qualifications for Internal Candidates

  • Bachelor's Degree in Industrial design, transportation design, mechanical engineering, or equivalent practical experience
  • Ability to concept surface and engineering proposals in CATIA, Alias, ICEM surf or other relevant software
  • 3. 5+ years of outstanding design, packaging and 3D CATIA/3Dx modeling skills
  • Familiarity with vehicle layout/package, body and trim, production process, latest automotive trends, regulations, & consumer ratings that guide vehicle product advancements & constraints
  • Hands on experience in narrowing product scope and facilitating decisions on complex product, including leading and presenting to decision making forums
  • Big picture mindset and passion for engineering of innovative, breakthrough, and class leading products
  • Ability to visualize new and potential designs in VRED, or equivalent software, to convey design intent and usability of design
  • Demonstrated experience in design studio procedures and progression, and ability to provide a creative and engineering focus to enable creative vehicle-level solutions & alternatives in support of Design
  • Qualifications

    You'll have

  • Bachelor's Degree in Industrial design, transportation design, mechanical engineering, or equivalent practical experience
  • Ability to concept surface and engineering proposals in CATIA, Alias, ICEM surf or other relevant software
  • 3 - 5+ years of outstanding design, packaging and 3D CATIA/3Dx modeling skills
  • Familiarity with vehicle layout/package, body and trim, production process, latest automotive trends, regulations, & consumer ratings that guide vehicle product advancements & constraints
  • Hands on experience in narrowing product scope and facilitating decisions on complex product, including leading and presenting to decision making forums
  • Even better, you may have

  • Big picture mindset and passion for engineering of innovative, breakthrough, and class leading products
  • Ability to visualize new and potential designs in VRED, or equivalent software, to convey design intent and usability of design
  • Demonstrated experience in design studio procedures and progression, and ability to provide a creative and engineering focus to enable creative vehicle-level solutions & alternatives in support of Design
  • 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 builderor 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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    Ford Motor Company operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located in Dearborn, MI and Palo Alto, CA. Ford Motor Company was founded in 1903. It has 175633 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all 149 open jobs at Ford Motor Company, click here.

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    Job details

    Title

    Studio Engineering

    Employer

    Ford Motor Company

    Location

    United States

    Published

    February 05, 2024

    Application deadline

    March 06, 2024

    Job type

    Expert

    Field

    Operations

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