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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.

Engineer II - Change Control

Country/Region:  US

Gray Court, SC, US

Req ID 59458 | Gray Court, United States


ZF is a global technology company and supplies systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility. The company is also a leading technology supplier for electrified drivelines. We utilize our competence in the design of electric motors, power electronics and differentials over a wide range of applications. From micromobility drives with 500 watts to powerful 250 kilowatt-units for buses – we electrify everything. To stay tuned to first-hand insights and latest developments around e-mobility, simply follow this page.


Position Summary: The Change Control Engineer II is responsible for first-level oversight of the engineering change process, ensuring the on-time development of reliable designs that are cost-effective, able to be manufactured, meet customer specifications, and maintain company standards. In addition, support internal departments in order to support business development, capacity, and continuity.


Position Responsibilities:

  • Perform daily reviews/analyses and validation of engineering change orders and deviations, create workflow/change control documentation as necessary to improve change management processes.
  • Lead cross-functional change management/change implementation teams across all plant departments.
  • Work with affected departments to resolve issues that prevent change implementation, providing detailed technical explanations surrounding the change process and/or working with design teams to create additional technical documentation/basis for the change.
  • Control the change process via supervisors/managers over the change information database.
  • Work with all levels of plant personnel from assembly staff to senior management to ensure required changes are effectively introduced into production at the appropriate time.
  • Monitor engineering change requests initial requests through release in order to facilitate the change implementation process.
  • Assess deviations from initial requests to confirmation of closure, verifying status in production departments.
  • Prepare necessary reports and related information in a timely manner and channel to affected persons or depardepartments
  • Analyze data and develop methods for reporting change information.
  • Develop and implement continuous improvements throughout the entire change management process.
  • Prepare regular and accurate reports for determining the status of engineering changes.
  • Ensure an efficient and timely decision-making process to expedite engineering changes.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

​​​​​​​*Ability/willingness to travel both domestically and internationally (up to 25%)


Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering 
  • 3+ years of experience in a product development and/or manufacturing environment with strong product knowledge and the ability to train others
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office  
  • Ability to interface with cross-functional teams and all levels of personnel/management.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills



What We Offer:

  • A supportive collaborative team environment
  • Annual Incentive Plan
  • Paid Vacation
  • 401k Plan
  • Health Care Benefits
  • Paid Holidays
  • A Hybrid Work Schedule (2 days remote/3 days onsite)
  • Tuition reimbursement for educational advancement
  • A strong diversity culture
  • Supportive Employee Groups and community outreach activities


Be part of our ZF team as Engineer II - Change Control and apply now!


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are more than just words for us. They are at the core of the ZF Way that propels our team members towards their utmost success. We strive to build and nurture a culture where inclusiveness is a natural reflex. We actively seek ways to remove barriers so that every member of ZF can rise to their full potential. We aim to embed this in our legacy through how we operate and build our products as we shape next generation mobility, safety, sustainability and social justice. 

With four generations across 118 nationalities in 41 countries, ZF combines a unique variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and ideas. Together, we solve problems, drive innovation and shape next generation mobility. 

Our company is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with us and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law. Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran


At ZF, we continuously strive to build and maintain a culture where inclusiveness is lived and diversity is valued. We actively seek ways to remove barriers so that all our employees can rise to their full potential. We aim to embed this vision in our legacy through how we operate and build our products as we shape the future of mobility.

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