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Motorsports NASCAR Program Engineer

Company: Ford Motor Company
Location: Dearborn
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

Motorsports Nascar Program Engineer
We are the movers of the world and the makers of the future. We get up every day, roll up our sleeves and build a better world -- together. At Ford, we're all a part of something bigger than ourselves. What will you make today?
Product Development uses design thinking & user experience methods to deliver breakthrough products and services that delight our customers. We bring innovative, exciting, and sustainable ideas to life.---We have opportunities around the world for you to contribute to advancements in autonomy, electrification, smart mobility technologies, and more!
In this position...
Interface between Ford and NASCAR from a NASCAR Series Program perspective. Work cross-functionally with VehDyn/Aero/PT/Analytics groups to develop tools and methods for success on the racetrack
Periodic travel will be required to NASCAR races and Ford Performance Tech Center in NC.
What you'll do...
Liaison between Ford and NASCAR as it relates to series rules and direction of the sport
Interface with the Ford Design Studio to develop NASCAR body submissions
Support Trackside Tool development (Database/Timing & Scoring/Analytics) with DV and testing.
Develop spec for features and help test and validate releases
Periodically support trackside efforts with tool support/rollout/race support at track
Support teams with weekend race report compares and Analytics for Post-Race Meeting reports
Interface with NASCAR team engineers to identify opportunities for success using current data while identifying potential available data sources
You'll have...
Bachelors of Science in Engineering (such as BSME).
3+ year's work experience in an automotive related engineering capacity.
2+ years of theoretical or applied vehicle dynamics, aerodynamics, or powertrain theory.
Held an engineering role in a professional racing series
Even better, you may have...
5+ years of work experience in professional racing.
Masters Degree in Engineering
2+ years NASCAR experience in Sprint Cup, Xfinity Series, Truck Series
Ability to coordinate projects across multiple teams and race series.
Experience with racecar simulation software packages
Highly motivated self-starter with excellent communication skills and a flexible approach to working hours.
SAE competition (BAJA / Formula SAE / Etc.), suspension/steering/tire design experience, vehicle dynamics development experience
Experience with Motec, Pi and/or Atlas data acquisition tools
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:
Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
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.
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 : 9537

Keywords: Ford Motor Company, Dearborn , Motorsports NASCAR Program Engineer, Engineering , Dearborn, Michigan

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