Aerotek Digital User Interface - Quality Engineer in Dearborn, Michigan

Digital User Interface - Quality Engineer

Job Description

Will receive data/information on HMI related issues from:


Customer Clinics that candidate will run

GQRS (Global Quality Review Suvey) data

Will take all related complaints for the following components

Center Stack

Steering wheel controls

Climate controls


Will analyze and validate complaints

Will drive competitor vehicles and/or Ford pool vehicles to validate

Will set up and run survey's and clinics to gather focus group data/complaints

Will work with attribute engineers and D&R Community to make changes/improvements for both current and future model vehicles

Will travel less than 5% of the time.

Will represent HMI in design reviews and speak to ongoing programs and future programs

Shift - Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. flexibility

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Job Description

Work Environment

PDC - Engineering Center 5000 engineering center in Dearborn. Three story building with quad short cube set up for engineers, tall cubes for Supervisors and offices for managers and above. Large suite set up that houses groups by component. Many amenities including large cafeteria, barber shop, sub shop, weekly shoe shine, cafe, vending areas and dry cleaning. Many other eating and shopping choices in the Dearborn areas. Building is well heated and air conditioned per season and has windows for natural light.

Core hours are 8-2:30 with flex from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Overtime is very non-typical and there is no bonus potential in this role.

Dress code is business casual - khakis and a collared shirt to start. Can wear a shirt and tie if desired as supervisors and other engineers prefer the professionalism. Can also be as casual as jeans as Ford changed their policy in 2015. Not recommended for the first couple of months though

Ford is investing 1 billion dollars of infrastructure in Dearborn in the next ten years to lure proper talent and to be on par with its competitors.


Must Have


3.0 GPA

2 years of automotive industry experience

Nice to Have


(Some combination experiences listed below:

Customer Satisfaction

Customer Complaints

JD Powers Analysis

IQS (Initial Quality Survey)

HMI (Human Machine Interface)

Center stack, clusters, automotive features)

Disqualifier: A highly competent engineer who isn't able to facilitate large groups.

Performance Expectations


Best vs. Average - An engineer with has the technical skills AND the facilitation skills. An engineer who has soft skills and can communicate across all levels.

Will be partnered up with a mentor and will be brought along within a team environment. Will also be given daily direction from their supervisor. Day one expectation is that they take an active role in their learning and aren't afraid to ask for more.

Day 1 Expectations - Firs day will be a lot of introductions and work on computer doing training for HR and getting set up in the Ford systems.

Will be measured weekly via close working relationship with their LL6 Supervisor and have more formal feedback as needed. Experience in the group shows that with entry level candidates, a lot of patience in bringing new employees along slowly.

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

Aerotek is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Location: Dearborn, Michigan

Posting ID: 6328883-1726

Pay Rate: US$34 - US$37 per year + Aerotek Benefits

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.