2017 Product Development – Engineering, Strategy, and Research FCG

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2017 Product Development – Engineering, Strategy, and Research FCG
Ford Motor Company

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Global Product Development is developing high quality products and high quality people

Product Development (PD) engineers are responsible for delivering exciting products that are world class in cost, quality, function and time to market. As ONE team, we are committed to delighting our customers and employees by executing consistently while using common global standards, methods and processes with rigor and discipline.


As part of the 32-month Ford College Graduate (FCG) rotational, developmental program you will be provided with the structure (orientation, training opportunities, experiences and feedback) to enhance your technical and professional competencies. Our goal is to support you and your transition into the high performing, inclusive and engaged workforce needed to meet the product development needs of tomorrow.

To begin your program, you are assigned a "home" organization based on your interests, background and our business needs. You will be assigned a mentor, a member of PD management within your area, to advise and guide you through a core set of developmental assignments related to your home organization. These assignments are structured to develop your skills and help to build your understanding of your home organization and the product creation process. Your development will be further supported by a number of technical and professional training opportunities. Once you complete the program, you will be placed within your home organization to continue building your engineering career and developing technical expertise.

We are currently looking to hire Ford College Graduates for the following areas:

Vehicle Architecture Engineering (Basic Design)
Body Exterior Engineering
Body Interior Engineering
Chassis Engineering
Connected Vehicle and Services (CV&S)
Digital Innovation (DI)
Electrical & Electronics Systems Engineering (EESE)
Electrified Powertrain Engineering (EPE)
Global Engine Engineering (GEE)
Global Product Planning & Strategy (GPPS)
Ford and Lincoln Product Programs
Powertrain Controls, Calibrations, and NVH (PCCN)
Powertrain Installations (PTI)
Transmission & Driveline Engineering (TDE)
Research & Advanced Engineering (R&A)
Vehicle Engineering (VE)
Vehicle Evaluation and Verification (VEV)

Minimum Requirements for the Product Development FCG Program:

Pursuing Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in one of the following fields:
o Mechanical Engineering
o Electrical and Electronic Engineering
o Computer Engineering or Computer Science
o Aerospace, Biomedical, Chemical, and other Engineering disciplines in key areas
o Business (with engineering background)

o 3.0 overall GPA
o Graduation date by August 2017

o 0-3 years of relevant work experience
o Willing to relocate to South East Michigan

Preferred Requirements:
o 3.4 overall GPA
Involvement with Formula SAE or similar extracurricular activities, strong communication skills, ability to work within diverse teams
o Previous internship or co-op with Ford

The distance between imagination and …. Creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. And, it can be a road you start traveling right now. When you join Ford Motor Company, your journey begins. You 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.
At Ford Motor Company, the distance between you and an amazing career has never been shorter. Join the Ford team today, and discover the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not 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.