Ford Motor Company

Worked as an engineer in the Global Product Development Team and collaborated between global partners to design and kick-off tooling for different vehicle programs. 

YEAR

2012 - 2017

ROLE

Product Development Engineer

Campus Recruiter

TEAM

Global Body Interior ​

SKILLS

Product Development, Automotive, Product Launch, Supplier Management, Prototype and Production Tooling

PRESS

2015- Ford Day Introduction

2016- Women in STEM Panelist

BRAND

Ford Motor Company

Global Product Development  

As a member of the North American Product Development team in Dearborn, Michigan, I worked with engineering, manufacturing, and supplier teams around the globe to meet functional and cost requirements.

Seating and Restraint Systems

While working primarily in seat foam and side air bags components, my success was only possible with understanding and collaboration of all seating components on a regular basis.

Design & Engineering Problem Solving

Here are a few examples of my work and responsibilities.

Ford Explorer Front Seats

Advocated for seating development teams with Global Interior Design Studio in surface design

Lincoln Aviator Captains Seats

Developed designs with other seat component engineers to deliver seating positions for crash safety

Ford Explorer Fold-Flat Seats

Worked with suppliers to prototype and measure functional performance and production

Other projects & roles during my time at Ford: 

2013 Escape

Quality Control

2014 Transit

Vehicle Evaluation

&

Proof Testing

2015 F-150

Plant Launch Support

2016 Edge

Side Air Bag 
& Seat Foam Engineer

2016 Galaxy

Supplier Liaison &

Core Engineer

2019 Aviator

Studio Surface Development 

2020 Explorer

Initial Prototype Assemblies

Ford Campus Recruiting

Over my time in the Ford campus recruiting team, I was able to travel to campus 4 years in a row and lead team of 15+ alumni recruiters to develop relationships with recruits. In addition to participating in the application review and interview process, I helped advocate for candidates in the hiring process.