Battery Monitoring System (BMS) - Control/Electrical Engineer

Location: Dearborn, Michigan US


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Job Number: 10394

External Description: Do you have what it takes to make smart vehicles for a smart world? Join the Ford Product Development team. We are seeking forward-thinking, laser-focused professionals with a passion for bringing innovative, exciting and sustainable ideas to life. We have opportunities around the world for you to contribute to such advancements as autonomy, electrification, smart mobility technologies and more!

The Electrified Systems Engineering (ESE) organization is responsible for delivering the best fuel economy and refined Hybrid, Plug-in Hybrid and Battery Electric vehicles in every segment in which we compete. We strive to consistently provide the best customer vehicle value and profitability while delivering performance, durability, and fuel economy/range objectives. Take advantage of this opportunity to work in one of the most dynamic and growing organizations in Ford and to further Ford's "Power of Choice" initiative.

What you will be able to do:

  • Lead the design and development of the BMS hardware functions and requirements.
  • Work with BMS Control /Software E ngineers and Vehicle System Engineers in the development of the hardware requirements for BMS.
  • Lead the development of BMS hardware schematic and layout with a supplier .
  • Conduct failure mode analysis of the various hardware features and failure mode management strategies.
  • Review supplier analysis of hardware design, such as WCCA (Worst Case Circuit Analysis) and DFMEA.
  • Coordinate with electronic/EMC specialists and complete development and validation of the electronic circuit development.
  • Organize and conduct design verification testing at electronics and vehicle level.
  • Investigate warranty issues of BMS hardware.
  • Evaluate alternative isolation detection topologies, strategies, and processing.
  • Benchmark battery electronics at vehicle, systems, and components levels.
  • Optimize centralized and distributed battery control architectures.
  • Architect data sampling and filter approaches for battery pack quantities such as pack voltage and current.
  • Develop interface from hall effect and other sensors to control module.
  • Manage implementation of 32 bit micro into automotive module.
  • Implement hardware for standard controller networking architectures.

Minimum Requirements:
  • B.S. in Electrical/Electronics Engineering with specialty in circuit design and c ontrol t heory .
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience with e lect ronic m odule design and testing.
  • 2+ years of working knowledge of Microprocessor based controller design and testing.
  • 2+ years of working knowledge of communication circuits and protocols (e.g. CAN, Serial, etc.) .

Preferred Qualifications:
  • MS Degree in Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  • Experience in Li-Ion battery controls.
  • Electronic manufacturing experience.
  • Experience in Spice or similar for circuit design simulations.
What you'll receive in return: As part of the Ford family, you'll enjoy excellent compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes generous PTO, retirement, savings, and stock investment plans, incentive compensation, and much more. You'll also experience exciting opportunities for professional and personal growth and recognition.

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 Visas Holders may be considered.

We are 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.

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Job Number: 61904BR

Community / Marketing Title: Battery Monitoring System (BMS) - Control/Electrical Engineer

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