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Ford Motor Company Facility Engineer – Research Innovation Center in Dearborn, Michigan


Job Title:

Facility Engineer – Research Innovation Center

Job Description & Qualifications:

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.

Do you have what it takes to make smart vehicles for a smart world? Join the Ford Product Development team. Utilizing Design Thinking and User Experience methods, you will work to deliver breakthrough products and services that delight our customers. We are seeking forward-thinking, laser-focused professionals with a passion for bringing innovative, exciting and sustainable ideas to life. We have opportunities around the world for you to contribute to such advancements as autonomy, electrification, smart mobility technologies and more!

What you will be able to do

The future of human mobility is happening at our Research and Innovation Center! You will play a key role in supporting, maintaining and updating this state-of-the-art facility. You will design and deliver projects to support the research and development laboratory work as you collaborate with research engineers and Ford Land to define engineering scope, quotations and project execution. This position also involves interacting/aligning with UAW and outside vendors on various capital related projects within the Center. You will:

  • Develop Scope of Work documents for demolition and installation of new equipment (electrical, process cooling, Air, etc.)

  • Working with architectural firms to get drawings needed by UAW Trades or construction partners

  • Review drawings with customers to ensure they meet project needs, standards and timing

  • Initiating a Scope of Work Document; complete work order forms for Ford Land for bids; review bids with customers

  • Lead for project work with outsourced construction partners and assist in purchase order generation

  • Provide technical/engineering support for RIC laboratory systems, such as HVAC controls, Gas detection and specialty water

  • Managing test equipment projects, including tracking and managing cost, timing and equipment installations

  • Leading activities with equipment vendors and skilled trades

  • Developing capital test equipment projects and project timelines

The minimum requirements we seek

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Computer Science

  • Three or more years of experience developing capital test equipment projects and timelines

Our preferred requirements

  • Three plus years of experience with industrial building management

  • Three or more years of experience with Facility Operations and/or Test Laboratories

  • Ability to work independently and with schedule flexibility

  • Strong analytical, oral and written skills

  • Microsoft Office skills and basic computer programming skills

What you will receive in return

As part of the Ford family, you will enjoy excellent compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes generous PTO, retirement, savings and stock investment plans, incentive compensation and much more. You will 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 would love to have you join us.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position, TN visa holders may be considered.

By choice, 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.

Auto req ID:



Ford Motor Company


Product Development

Skill Team:

Product Development (PD)


Testing (VEV)