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Head of Electrified Testing Friedrichshafen (m/w/d)


Friedrichshafen, BW, DE, 88046

Req ID 40005 Friedrichshafen, Germany

We are strengthening our team in the Research and Development Department at our location in Friedrichshafen.


Your tasks as Head of Electrified Testing Friedrichshafen (m/w/d):

  • Ensure and comply with the legal and operational framework conditions in the test filed FRD, KRS
  • Responsible to provide personnel, facilities and equipment to test products for development
  • Guideline competence in the fields of test benches and measurement technology, equipment, test bench assembly, driving test, transmission and ecu assembly, at several of our locations
  • Workload balancing at national, international locations and with external service providers
  • Development of new test methods with the integration of simulation e.B. within the framework of lean validation in the group-wide project network to achieve the cost, time and quality goals


Your profile as Head of Electrified Testing Friedrichshafen (m/w/d):

  • Successfully completed degree from a technical field
  • Several years of management experience in the international R&D environment and within a matrix structure 
  • Extensive experience in automotive development, testing and validation
  • Knowledge of regulations and legal requirements to ensure safe test field operation with regard to the environment, energy, occupational safety and business safety 
  • Resilient, agile, flexible, very strong entrepreneurial thinking, very high self-motivation, creativity
  • Fluent German and English language skills


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 Head of Electrified Testing Friedrichshafen (m/w/d) and apply now!


Micaela Wiencke

(49) 211 584 157

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