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one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

Supplier Development Engineer (m/f/d) Software


Friedrichshafen, BW, DE, 88046

Req ID 24622

We are looking for a new colleague in our department Materials Management at our location in Friedrichshafen.


Your Tasks as a Supplier Development Engineer (m/f/d) Software:

  • Conduct New Supplier Approvals as well as Supplier Readiness Activities (APQP) for software related suppliers and lead Supplier Development Projects
  • Perform ASPICE Assessments, Gap Analysis and control the resolving of findings from Assessments and Analysis
  • Check software work product deliverables at Key Quality Gate Reviews
  • Perform Software Risk Management through various phases of product development
  • Support Non Conformance Analysis by using Quality Tools as 8D, FTA, 5-Why, Fish-Bone Analysis


Your Profile as a Supplier Development Engineer (m/f/d) Software:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or comparable qualification
  • Several years of professional experience in Software Development required and significant experience with ASPICE required (ASPICE certification preferred)
  • Knowledge of IATF 16949/ ISO 9001, ISO26262, APQP/PPAP and FMEA preferred as well as ability to perform 8-D, 5-Why, Fishbone analysis, FTA. Knowledge of FMEA experience is a plus
  • Familiar with agile methods and state of the art software development tools
  • Team player who is proactive, quality-conscious, customer-oriented and results-oriented


About ZF:
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.

The compatibility of work and family life is firmly anchored at ZF. For more information, please visit


Be part of our ZF team as Supplier Development Engineer (m/f/d) Software and apply now!


Janin Oppermann


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