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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.

VAVE Engineer

Country/Region:  PL

Częstochowa, WP, PL, 42-200

Req ID 27699 Częstochowa, Poland


Your tasks:
• Create, evaluate and execute cost reduction ideas through technical and commercial analysis and data gathering during the whole product life cycle (Value engineering+ Value Analysis).
• Lead technical/commercial discussions cross- functional team in order to prepare for CRB (Change Review Board) presentation and stakeholder approvals.
• Work with engineering and supply base to identify alternate components/technologies and circuit designs to generate savings, improve profitability.
• Work with, visit suppliers (and ZF manufacturing plants) in order to analyze process, materials and tooling to support cost reduction using appropriate techniques in  Design to Cost, Value Stream Mapping and Lean Manufacturing.
• Provide project management / leadership and reporting to all stakeholders.
• Provide ad-hoc support to Materials Management team in order to support the Business Unit.


Your profile:


• Higher education (Bachelor degree is enough), preferred in Engineering
• 3-5 years of experience in a similar role as above (electronic background would be an asset )
• Fluent in English
• Knowledge of Microsoft Package (good  Excel and Power Point skills) , experience with SAP would be a plus
• Strong technical and commercial analytical skills in order to identify and drive product changes;
• Ability to work autonomously;  accountability for delivering results
• Strong communicator and negotiator within cross-functional project teams


We offer:


• Working in an international, dynamic environment with various stakeholders involved
• Attractive career growth possibilities (international contracts, trainings and exciting professional challenges);
• Business trips (hopefully after the pandemic) all over Europe;
• Medical care and My Benefit system;
• Flexible working hours and home office (a hybrid model after the pandemic).


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


Aleksandra Sobczyk

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