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System Engineer (m/f/d) Commercial Vehicle Steering Systems


Gelsenkirchen, NW, DE, 45881

Req ID 32179

We are reinforcing our team in the area Commercial Steering –Systems Development at the location Gelsenkirchen

Your tasks as System Engineer (m/f/d):

  • Support of the Lead System Engineer in coordinating development tasks to create system solutions 
  • Analysis and preparation of internal and external stakeholder requirements
  • Development of functional and non-functional requirements for commercial steering systems including system requirements, system architecture and end-of-line specifications in cooperation with controls engineers, requirements engineers and safety engineers
  • Setup and commissioning of steering systems and development of calibration guidelines and vehicle test requirements in cooperation with controls engineering
  • Execution of system tests at the bench and in the truck to validate functionality, requirements and concepts, including calibration. Evaluation of the developed system in fulfilling system requirements on basis of bench and vehicle tests, includes root cause analysis of faults

Your profile as System Engineer (m/f/d):

  • Completed degree in electrical engineering, controls engineering, mechatronics or similar with working experience in the automotive industry
  • Experience in mechatronic systems engineering and function / feature development with practical experience on benches and vehicles, ideally with background knowledge in automotive bus systems and diagnostics, vehicle calibration tools (CANalyzer, Canape), Matlab/Simulink, Functional Safety according ISO26262, FMEA, ASpice
  • Willingness to travel to the ZF test track at Jeversen and to customer test tracks
  • Fluent knowledge of spoken and written English as well as a basic knowledge in German
  • Truck Drivers license C/CE would be beneficial


ZF is a global technology company suppling 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. In fiscal year 2020 ZF reported sales of €32.6 billion. 
The company employs more than 150,000 associates at approximately 270 locations in 42 countries.


Be part of our ZF team as System Engineer (m/f/d) Commercial Vehicle Steering Systems and apply now!


Roja Farschtschi

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