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Ford Motor Company Staff Battery System Architect in Des Moines, Iowa

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.

Ford Model E is responsible for developing the key technologies and capabilities – such as EV platforms, batteries, e-motors, inverters, charging and recycling – to create ground-up, breakthrough electric vehicles. By joining the best software, engineering, design and UX talent, you will be a part of creating new technologies and concepts that can be applied across the Ford enterprise. Being on the Ford Model E team means building the future as Ford’s center of innovation and growth through electric and connected vehicles and services.

The Staff Battery System Architect is responsible for designing, developing, and implementing battery systems for various applications. This role requires expertise in battery technology and electrical engineering to ensure the optimal performance of the battery system.

What you’ll be able to do:

  • Develop battery system architectures for various applications

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design and implement battery systems

  • Conduct feasibility studies and evaluate battery technologies

  • Create specifications and requirements for battery systems

  • Design battery pack layouts and configurations

  • Develop and maintain documentation for battery system design and testing

  • Drive optimization in the battery system for cost, quality and manufacturing

  • Stay up-to-date with the latest battery technology trends and advancement

Minimum requirements:

  • BS in Engineering with minimum 5 years of relevant experience

  • 5+ years of experience in battery system design and development

  • In-depth knowledge of battery technology, chemistry, and materials

  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment

  • Strong project management skills

Preferred Requirements:

  • Master's Degree in Engineering

  • Hands-on experience building and launching automotive products

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience using Confluence, Jira, Asana, or other project management tools

  • An eagerness to work cross-functionally in a dynamic environment where you are part of a high performing team

  • A system approach to design and development with the desire and curiosity to strive for exceptional delivery execution and continuous improvement

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. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is available for this position.

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.

At Ford, the health and safety of our employees is our top priority. Vaccination has been proven to play a critical role in combating COVID-19. As a result, Ford has made the decision to require U.S. salaried employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless employees require an accommodation for religious or medical reasons. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or an approved medical or religious exemption.

Requisition ID : 30903