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one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

(Senior) Applications Engineer - EU (m/f/d)


Gelsenkirchen, NW, DE, 45881

Req ID 19528

We are looking for a new colleague in the Commercial Vehicles department at our location in Gelsenkirchen.


Your tasks:

  • Lead regular communication with OEM customer engineering and work with Sales to identify and assess new business opportunities
  • Act as technical lead for Bid and Win projects and coordinate technical solution proposals for customer quote approval process
  • Manage effective requirements analysis and customer negotiations for technical deliverables, perform product application analysis of Global Commercial Steering products to ensure compatibility, as well as assist in determining customer technical needs and problem resolution regarding current and future products
  • Work with product and systems engineering to verify technical requirements of new or revised products for OEM vehicle programs involving in ADAS & eMobility technologies
  • Plan and perform vehicle testing via data acquisition to quantify Commercial Vehicle product performance and travel to customer and other ZF sites as required, up to 25%


Your profile:

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering or a similar technical discipline
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in product development engineering, project engineering, technical sales/purchasing in the automotive industry- experience in steering & ADAS systems preferred
  • Demonstrated project management and communication skills and prior experience in a customer-facing role and vehicle or test bench testing with data acquisition and analysis
  • Experience/knowledge in ISO 26262, ASPICE, VDA, APQP, etc. and experience/knowledge with CAN, SAE J1939 protocol and using CANape, CANalyzer
  • Highly motivated and flexible teamwork skills and proficiency in English & other EU language skills as asset, as well as a driver’s license: EU class B (or equivalent) and must be eligible for CE & DE (Truck with trailer and Bus with trailer)


Be part of our ZF team as (Senior) Applications Engineer - EU (m/f/d) and apply now!


Jennifer Keber

(+49) 681 9202528

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