We are seeking skilled designers with CAD skills. This person will author CAD Class A surface design following approved Ford Surface CAD procedures.
This position will be performed in our Dearborn, MI offices.
Author Class A surface 3D data from Concept stages through Final release of Class A surfaces
Support program milestone surface deliverables following approved surface methods, procedures, feasibility requirements and design intent
Support program timing by delivering High Quality Class A surface with speed and efficiency
Support all CAD & digital surface reviews and confirm contextual design interface compliance
Support Design Verification digital & physical model reviews
Support surface development process by keeping management informed of progress, issues and resolutions through usage of Share Point database
Interface with program teams and downstream activities to enhance and optimize surfaces
Identify, analyze and resolve potential feasibility issues with creative alternative solutions and design proposals
High School Diploma or equivalent
1 course passed in one of the following programs: ICEM Surf, ICEM Surf ISD, Alias Auto Studio, or Catia software
Associate Degree in Applied Science or equivalent preferred
Bachelor of Science Degree: Applied Technology or equivalent highly preferred
Proficient with Catia V5 C3P part filing system
Proficient with Team Center PIM. Proven ability to develop visible Class 'A' surface utilizing design sketches, verbal direction or point cloud data
Strong working knowledge of the Design Studio environment
Experience creating and artistic insight, and ensuring progression of surface data consistent with Design Language
Knowledge of Product Development Systems and Automotive Design Fundamentals and Feasibility
Knowledge of Microsoft suite (Power Point, Excel, Outlook and SharePoint)
Strong knowledge of designing around a brand philosophy
Good communication skills and strong collaborative behavior for daily interaction with Design Studio, Engineering, Manufacturing and other affected activities
The distance between imagination and … creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. When you join the Ford team discover all the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader. You’ll become part of a team that is already leading the way, with ingenious solutions and attainable products – and it is always ready to go further.
Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. TN visa holders may be considered.
Ford Motor Company is 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.