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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.

Controls Engineer

Country/Region:  HU

Debrecen, HB, HU

Req ID 50492 |Debrecen, Hungary



  • Rollout and further development of the Product Line (PL)’s automation standard solutions (PLC and industrial IT applications) in a global production network – virtually & on-site;
  • Cooperation in international acquisition and industrialization project teams, being responsible for the concepts and the commissioning of the assembly equipment controls based on the PL’s standards;
  • Hands-on support of the global production plants with troubleshooting and optimization projects;
  • Cooperation within the global Industrial Automation team;
  • Training of employees in the plants and the cross-function.


Skills and experience:

  • Degree in Electrical/Electronics/Mechatronics Engineering, Computer Science and/or practical experience in the mentioned tasks;
  • Proven experience in PLC logic and programming, preferably with Siemens TIA Portal and C# or C++;
  • Ability to create and read logic as well as flow diagrams for program design, programming, simulation/testing and start-up as well as understanding other technical documents (e.g. ePlan, technical specifications, drawings);
  • Good communication and problem solving skills, hands-on mentality;
  • Fluent English – both verbal and written and ability/willingness to travel both domestically and internationally – up to 50%.


We offer:

  • Stable company background and long-term working possibility
  • Full of challenges and high-level professional activities at a German company
  • Participation in international projects 
  • Competitive salary and performance-related bonus 
  • Cafeteria with optional elements
  • Hybrid working opportunities  


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


Katalin Vladár


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