Ford’s Passive Safety Electronics team designs & release hardware and Software, functional integration of Restraints Electronics Control Module(RCM) / Airbag control module and its associated crash sensors.
RESTRAINTS CONTROL ELECTRONICS ENGINEER is responsible for design & release of Restraints Control Module (RCM) / Air bag control module and Crash Sensors product deliverables, support calibration & update configurations to the assigned vehicle program in Asia Pacific market.

Key Responsibilities:

Lead the delivery of all engineering requirements for the RCM + Crash Sensors, per each development milestone, as defined by the Ford product development process.
Drive component packaging and integration of Active Safety radar and camera
Lead systems sourcing effort with finance and purchasing to engage suppliers
Lead RCM configuration development and Software release effort.
Support Safety Crash Team during the Crash Calibration
Work along with Supplier during Crash Calibration generation
Responsibility of calibration performance for series production with safety background to meet government requirements
Responsible to determine optimal location in the vehicle for RCM and peripheral sensors.
Responsible for working with the selected suppliers in applicating components/ systems meeting all the requirements.

Support the development of robust foundation documents including but not limited to:

DFMEA, specifications, D/PVP&R, device transmittals, etc.
Support all vehicle prototype builds, product launch and service issues.
Lead cross-functional teams, consisting of vehicle system engineers, other commodity owners, network communications engineers, manufacturing engineers (vehicle operations engineers), and commodity suppliers to drive timely resolution of program specific engineering issues.
Lead trouble shooting and problem resolution process using vehicle CAN network tools.
Collect/analyze CAN data, review system schematics and vehicle wiring systems as required
Lead a cross functional team of feature owners and system engineers to assist in the definition of the required behavioral requirements necessary to meet the programs needs.
Ensure alignment with Product Definition Letters and compliance to regional regulatory requirements.

Area of professional exposure (technical skills)

Working Knowledge of RCM/Air bag ECU system integration / Software and Failure modes, Functional Safety of RCM.
Ability to understand Occupant Safety system level functional requirements/behavior.
Working knowledge on Automotive Communication protocols : CAN, LIN.

Education Qualifications


No. of years of experience

3 to 5 years

Location: Chennai
Company: Ford

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