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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.

Application Engineer

Country/Region:  CN

Guangzhou, GD, CN, 511455

Req ID 46386 Guangzhou, China

We are looking for a new colleague of Application Engineer for our Division R at our location of Guangzhou


Your tasks:


  • Leader of the technical team
  • Technical project lead. Develop and improve customer relationships and communication of all technical issues
  • Product requirement analysis according to customer request
  • Prescription and definition of the development targets (Specification)
  • Analysis of the given product specifications and derivation of possible solutions in coordination with Application Design and Core
  • Product definition for the appropriate customer projects together with project management
  • Structuring of all arising design tasks and carrying out with Design and Testing
  • Determination of the necessary development capacities and –costs together with Design, Testing and Prototype Shop
  • Creation and supervision of the action plans for Engineering
  • Ensure processing of all TIR’s until DV
  • Preparation of technique activities for the reviews
  • Create DVP&R and communicate it with customer for sign off
  • Achieving of the internal technical release for CV, DV, PV, arranging deviated quantity parts for Engineering matters in due time.
  • Arranging of system simulations / component simulations
  • Arranging of installation studies and anchor point definitions
  • Responsible for System FMEA (interface to the vehicle) with support from Systems Engineering
  • Procurement of vehicle data from the customer
  • Product definition for customer samples
  • Handling of data files (data exchange)
  • Clarification and definition of test plans for internal / external prototypes with the customer
  • Secure the GDPIM conformity for technique activities
  • Releasing of products for homologation testing (BAM, KL. 9, Homologation)
  • Secure the definition of COP test plans prior to SOP.
  • Arranging of customer information for new product planning developments
  • Cooperation at customer complaint analysis
  • Analysis of the weak points from series production and field experience at the customer
  • Applying of lessons learned / best practices
  • Conversion of VA/VE-measures


Your profile:


  • Well knowledge in development of restraint systems for vehicle specific safety concepts
  • Well knowledge with PC and application programs
  • Well communication skills and active thinking
  • English knowledge, fluency in both written and spoken, as interface are mostly external and international
  • Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering, Precision Mechanics, Vehicle Technology, or equivalent majors.
  • Above 5 years experience in development at automobile supplier industry



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


Li Chen

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