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Work at the forefront of automotive innovation with ZF,
one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

Application Engineer

Location: 

Auburn Hills, MI, US, 48326

Req ID 36026 | Auburn Hills, United States

  

OBJECTIVES

Drive all necessary actions to assure that devices and systems are selected and configured according to customer requirements and applied appropriately in customer vehicles.

 

Ensure our customers get the right technical support and have the required technical knowledge and experience to solve problems with systems and services quickly. Assist in product training programs, customer product demonstrations, and assist customer engineering staff with implementing and testing new products.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Compare customer requirements and specifications with ZF specifications, identify mapping specifications and deviations.
  • Provide proposal for ZF product matching customer requirements, resolve deviations in consultation with product group engineer and customer, accomplish acceptance of deviations.
  • Create change request for non-acceptable deviations including breakdown of customer requirements.
  • Select / design / calculate product layout for customer application.
  • Consolidate / prepare product documentation (Drawings, schematics, plumbing/wiring diagrams, specifications, bill of material etc.).
  • Configure product according to customer needs (e.g. parameter setting).
  • Check component installation and system environment in the vehicle.
  • Start up system in the vehicle, run through initialization procedure.
  • Check system functions in the vehicle.
  • Adapt parameter setting where required.
  • Homologate or support customer to homologate according to national and international regulations as appropriate.
  • Carry out tests on special customer demand (e.g. system performance demonstration).
  • Provide test report. Train and instruct customer on product features, end-of-line process and requirements etc.
  • Get technical approval of application from the customer.
  • Provide technical release of application.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Bachelor's Degree or foreign equivalent degree in Mechanical Engineering, Automotive Engineering, or a closely related engineering discipline
  • Must be willing to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time.
  • DL (Commercial Driver’s License) highly desirable or must obtain soon after start date in order to perform position function.
  • Product knowledge, technical aptitude and diagnostic skills required to provide product/customer support
  • General knowledge of heavy truck brake systems is desirable.
  • Customer service experience
  • PC skills (Microsoft Office + PowerPoint)
  • Oral communications in the form of public speaking and product training.
  • Good communicator at all levels
  • Ability to work effectively under minimum supervision

 

Be part of our ZF team as Application Engineer and apply now!

 

 

DIVERSITY COMMITMENTTo harness the power of innovation, we invest in the development of diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to our company.Our company is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with us and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

Our Commitment to Diversity

ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


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