Battery Monitoring System (BMS) - Control/Electrical Engineer

Location: Dearborn, Michigan US

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Job Number: 8038

External Description: At Ford Motor Company, we believe freedom of movement drives human progress. We also believe in providing you with the freedom to define and realize your dreams. With our incredible plans for the future of mobility, we have a wide variety of opportunities for you to accelerate your career potential as you help us define tomorrow's transportation.

Do you have what it takes to make smart vehicles for a smart world? Join the Ford Product Development team. Utilizing Design Thinking & User Experience methods, you'll work to deliver breakthrough products and services that delight our customers. We're 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!

What you'll be able to do:

  • Responsible for owning the design and development of the BMS hardware functions and requirements
  • Work with BMS Control/Software Engineers 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
  • Coordinate and conduct design verification testing at electronics and vehicle level
  • Investigate warranty issues of BMS hardware
  • Evaluate 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

The minimum requirements we seek:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 2+ years of experience designing/testing electronic modules
  • 2+ years of experience designing/testing Microprocessor based controllers
  • 2+ years of experience working with communication circuits and protocols (e.g. CAN, Serial, etc.).

Our preferred requirements:
  • Experience in Li-Ion battery controls
  • Electronic manufacturing experience
  • Experience with circuit design and control theory

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.

If you have what it takes to help us redefine the future of mobility, we'd love to have you join us.

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.

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.

For information on Ford's benefits and compensation, click here:
https://corporate.ford.com/content/dam/corporate/us/en-us/documents/careers/2021-benefits-and-comp-GSR-sal-plan-1.pdf

Job Number: 53624BR

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

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