Share this Job

What's Next? Join ZF!

ZF is a global technology company supplying systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility.

ZF allows vehicles to see, think and act. In the four technology domains of Vehicle Motion Control, Integrated Safety, Automated Driving, and Electric Mobility, ZF offers comprehensive product and software solutions for established vehicle manufacturers and newly emerging transport and mobility service providers. ZF electrifies a wide range of vehicle types. With its products, the company contributes to reducing emissions, protecting the climate and enhancing safe mobility.

LCA Expert

Country/Region:  HU

Budapest, BU, HU, 1117

Req ID 38208 Budapest, Hungary


Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Contribute with a team of passionate, committed co-worker at ZF, Division E in reaching our environmental goals;
  • Ensure Transparency on environmental Claims Coordinate activities for enhancing environmental awareness and considerations across Division E functions;
  • Provide a holistic view on all relevant environmental impact categories Be Division E’s go to-LCA expert; 
  • Estimate environmental impact of Division E products by conducting LCAs on a continuous basis;
  • Support Division E departments in evaluating and choosing materials and technologies based on environmental performance;
  • Guide in the evaluation and comparison of suppliers’ environmental claims;
  • Work closely with the internal and external stakeholders and partners to develop the LCA-methodology;
  • Deliver LCA communication, support and training across Division E and externally;
  • Secure compliance with standards within the area and monitor upcoming standards and regulations;
  • Develop internal processes and way of working with LCA;  

Your Profile: 

  • Hold Master’s degree in Environmental engineering, science, sustainability field or closely related fields;
  • High knowledge in manufacturing, engineering and/or product development;
  • Several years of experience with LCA from industry – preferable automotive or as a consultant and experienced user of Gabi LCA software;
  • Advanced knowledge of life cycle inventory (LCI) data, collection process and building of LCI blocks associated with specific technology for automotive systems;
  • Familiar with the most important LCA standards and guidelines, including ISO 14040/44, EU PEF; 
  • Knowledge of Input/Output LCA modelling, mass and energy balances, sustainable innovation, scope 3 GHG assessments, systems thinking, and/or circular economy; 
  • Strong quantitative or technical background with an excellent aptitude for analytical thinking;
  • Natural curiosity to investigate issues, conduct research, design solutions and translate results into business practices;
  • Knowledge and passion for sustainability, environmental systems, life cycle thinking, product sustainability, and climate change;
  • Fluent English language knowledge must have;


We offer:

  • Stable company background and long-term working possibility;
  • Full of challenges and high-level professional activities at an international company;
  • Participation in international projects and commission to foreign countries;
  • Career opportunities, continuous training program and language courses;
  • Competitive salary and performance-related bonus; 
  • Cafeteria with optional elements;
  • School start support;


Be part of our ZF team as LCA Expert and apply now!


Fruzsina Barta

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.

Find out how we work at ZF:

Job Segment: Environmental Engineering, Manufacturing Engineer, Product Development, Automotive, Engineering, Research