Powertrain Controls Sensor Subsystem Engineer

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Powertrain Controls Sensor Subsystem Engineer
Ford Motor Company

Job Description
  • Develop and validate the subsystem level functionality of powertrain sensors
    • Development of optimized sensor subsystem functionality focused on improved sensor accuracy and consistency to provide functional and emissions compliance on next generation systems.
    • Lead robustness studies into subsystem capability to meet necessary functional requirements for all of vehicle fleet over full useful life of the vehicles.
    • Lead studies in sensor to sensor variation and life aging of sensors to support robustness assessments.
    • Support Calibration technical community in reviewing future sensor implementation and ensuring proper function.
    • Review calibration data and verify proper sensor function
    • Develop requirements for development hardware to interface with new sensors
    • Implement overall instrumentation for special test vehicles and define special monitoring on vehicles with continuous flight recorders.
  • Key Sensors activities
    • Subsystem level Cam and Crank sensor timing definition and verification
    • Urea quality and level subsystem verification
    • LEV3 exhaust sensor subsystem development
      -focusing on life aging and accuracy improvements on sensors and subsystems.
    • Support coolant level sensor subsystem function verification
    • Lead oil level subsystem verification process
    • Support SENT sensor subsystem verification
  • Benchmark competitors in key system attributes related to exhaust sensors
  • Support sensor level investigation on pre-production and production vehicles
  • Position is a combination of hands on dyno and vehicle testing combined with detailed analytical analysis of the gathered data
  • Lead system level robustness documentation on exhaust sensors with core design and release engineers. Detailed experience in FMEA, P-diagram and validation testing is preferred.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • 6+ months experience and capability to work with various data acquisition tools such as Oscilloscopes, CAN interfaces, Calibration tool interfaces and custom microprocessors
  • 6+ months experience and expertise in post processing data in Matlab or equivalent tools
  • 6+ months experience with microprocessor software and software development

Preferred Requirements:
  • Strong mechanical understanding or Mechanical engineering background with strong electrical understanding is preferred
  • Must be able to manage multiple concurrent assignments with proper prioritization
  • Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills are necessary to be successful in this position.
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