Ford Motor Company
Product Development Engineer
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.
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 in Ford Product Development:
Plant Launch Support
Side Air Bag
& Seat Foam Engineer
Supplier Liaison &
Studio Surface Development
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.