Ford Platform Engineer

Novi, Michigan  – Movement Search & Delivery    is working with a world leading supplier of innovative parts and systems to the global automotive industry. Due to their growth, they have a newly created position for a Platform Engineer.

What you will do: The Platform Engineer is the customer interface to the Ford Motor Company and manages the coordination of the cross functional team and manufacturing divisions. The role is responsible for secondary latches (Hood Latches) for programs in development and in production, provides onsite customer support, communicates the “voice of the customer” back to the cross functional team, and explains customer concerns, technical requirements, procedures, timing requirements, quality, warranty, etc to the team. The position organizes meetings between the customer and engineering, program management and division, provides support and recommendations as required, and tracks issues and prioritizes the completion of tasks to ensure compliance to customer requirements and program deliverables.

What you will need: Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering. Experience in automotive, preferably with a large Tier I gray/block box supplier. Experience with Ford. Experience with mechanical assemblies or systems, preferably primary or secondary latches, window regulators, anti-pinch strips, power systems; or similar products such as sunroof mechanisms, inside handle assemblies, seat tracks, hinges, etc. Experience with ECUs (Electronic Control Units. High level of understanding of Ford procedures, specifications and systems (issue tracking, change notices, WERS, CAD release, etc.). Experience in direct customer communication. Good knowledge of various manufacturing processes (understand a variety of processes to manufacture: stampings, fineblanking, injection moldings, coatings, extrusions, riveting, poke yoke assembly, etc).

What we offer: Honest and transparent representation to our clients…  it’s what we do.

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Please send your resume and current compensation to:

Pierce Buster
[email protected]
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(248) 297-5307