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Team Lead Controls Engineering (m/f/d) Commercial Vehicle Steering Systems


Düsseldorf, NW, DE, 40547

Req ID 38537 Düsseldorf, Germany

We reinforce our team with a new colleague in our department Commercial Vehicle Steering Systems at our location Düsseldorf


Your tasks:

  •  Disciplinary leadership of the global controls engineering team within the commercial steering systems department, with team members in Lafayette, Gelsenkirchen and Düsseldorf
  • Responsible for algorithms development and supporting physical non-linear modelling for steering systems in the truck, using Matlab / Simulink or similar tools
  •  Leading the development of engineering software builds on the target, Rapid-Control-Prototyping Software-builds on dSpace Hardware and production software builds for legacy products
  •  Responsible for maintenance of the core development road map for algorithms and definition and execution tracking for core development projects (i.e. projects to improve process and tooling landscape)
  •  Technical discussion partner for the engineering team that gives guidance and support in technical questions and checks work products for quality and process adherence

Your profile:

  • Master/Phd in control theory, mechatronics or similar
  • Min. 4 years (master) in controls development and modeling in Matlab/Simulink and /or targetlink, embedded coder
  • Good leadership skills gained by e.g. project management or coordination 
  • Knowledge of Rapid Control Prototyping Tools like dSpace Autobox
  • Experience in embedded C-programming and software development preferred


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 Team Lead Controls Engineering (m/f/d) Commercial Vehicle Steering Systems and apply now!


Roja Farschtschi

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