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Ford Motor Company BEV/AWD Driveline & Auto Trans NVH Engineer in Des Moines, Iowa

In this position…

The Transmission NVH Development Engineer’s product scope predominantly covers hybrid and step automatic transmissions that are utilized in a variety of vehicles: full hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and gas or diesel internal combustion engine applications. NVH goals are typically to suppress whines, moans, rattles, and clunks that can occur with transmission system electric motors, gears, and clutches, with consideration of their interfacing components. Product support can range from evaluating new concepts in the analytical design stage up through diagnosing and resolving phenomena identified with production hardware.

What you'll do…

  • Lead test and development for NVH attributes to meet program timing and deliverables. Attribute testing can be transmission rig or vehicle based.

  • Support the design & release team with anticipated NVH effects of possible design choices.

  • Analytical simulation support: Could involve running simulations or providing key parameters to other analysts:

  • Torsional: Amesim 1D, Ford Automated System Simulation Toolchain (FASST)

  • Gear noise: Romax

  • Finite element model updates: Hypermesh

  • Transient: ADAMS

  • Support Vehicle NVH and Propulsion NVH teams by providing transmission content specifics to aid program assessments and resolution of issues found on prototypes.

  • Support resolution of production quality issues.

  • Lead or support method development and issue prevent recurrence activities. Prevention measures could include assessment methods, targets, or design rules.

  • Document results and conclusions. Summarize product assessments and present to management.

You'll have…

  • BS or MS degree in Engineering.

  • 3+ years of experience in powertrain NVH development including data acquisition, processing, and interpretation (transmission or driveline preferred).

  • Strong communication, planning, and technical skills.

  • Self-starter capable of establishing processes and delivering results.

  • Commercial analytical tool experience, preferred, but not required: Amesim, Romax, ADAMS, Hypermesh

You may not check every box, or your experience may look a little different from what we've outlined, but if you think you can bring value to Ford Motor Company, we encourage you to apply!

As an established global company, we offer the benefit of choice. You can choose what your Ford future will look like: will your story span the globe, or keep you close to home? Will your career be a deep dive into what you love, or a series of new teams and new skills? Will you be a leader, a changemaker, a technical expert, a culture builder…or all of the above? No matter what you choose, we offer a work life that works for you, including:

• Immediate medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage

• Flexible family care, parental leave, new parent ramp-up programs, subsidized back-up child care and more

• Vehicle discount program for employees and family members, and management leases

• Tuition assistance

• Established and active employee resource groups

• Paid time off for individual and team community service

• A generous schedule of paid holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day

• Paid time off and the option to purchase additional vacation time.

For a detailed look at our benefits, click here: (;!!N_LtwI-RPugbI9wg0dJn!AGgd1gDpoOhWNN7NBE4Sxsxz1GPmw9T48i80huTcTeKp6oGo5GpNPYdVuHyyr0CnX69LB0tS0yAkFKCR$)

This position is a range of salary grades 6-8.

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

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Requisition ID : 29259