HEV Controls and Simulation Engineer

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HEV Controls and Simulation Engineer
Ford Motor Company

Job Description

In the field of analysis of advanced automotive systems and controls optimization methodologies for electrified vehicles, the hired candidate will:

  • Conceptualize and realize control strategies for energy management of electrified powertrains
  • Develop and apply analytical and vehicle system simulation based methodologies for optimizing energy management of electrified vehicles
  • Interact with product development organizations in Ford to provide support and solution for advanced technologies in vehicle programs with electrified powertrains

The work will cover a range of applications spanning existing production HEV systems through to future electrified commercial, performance and autonomous vehicles.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master, ME, EE, Automotive Engineer
  • 1+ years’ applied experience with MATLAB/Simulink software is required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD in Electrical, Mechanical or Automotive Engineering
  • Working knowledge of vehicle performance, grade, tow requirements, and longitudinal vehicle dynamics is highly preferred
  • Knowledge in autonomous vehicles behavior, and requirements
  • Knowledge of medium & heavy duty powertrain behavior and requirements
  • Knowledge and experience of electrified propulsion systems and related systems analysis methodologies
  • Knowledge in battery, electric motors, transmissions and engine behavior
  • Knowledge on other programming languages
  • Strong written and verbal communication

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.

Visa sponsorship may be available for this position.

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.