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Work at the forefront of automotive innovation with ZF,
one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

Motor Application Engineer


Guangzhou, GD, CN, 511455

Req ID 17703

The Role


An exciting opportunity to join a world-class team responsible for delivering 10 million high-performance brushless motor-drive units per year for automotive electric steering.


The design of electric steering systems is extremely challenging requiring safety-critical servo-drive performance at automotive costs. ZF leads the field in many areas of design and research, and employs cutting-edge motor design technologies such as segmented stator assemblies, sensorless control and advanced noise reduction.


This is a very fast-paced sector requiring advanced product-design and problem-solving skills for programmes with short design cycle times and high production volumes. The role involves working with design engineers and manufacturing engineers from product validation, though production line design to post production support.


What you’ll do

  • Support the motor suppliers in the manufacture and issue resolution for safety-critical electric motors
  • Support manufacturing engineering with the design & sign-off of motor production lines
  • Trouble-shoot and resolve production problems and fault returns
  • Review & manage validation plans and reports for design & process
  • Support ZFin-house motor manufacturing to improve and maintain manufacturability
    What we are looking for
  • Mechanical/Electrical engineering degree or equivalent
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Willingness to travel to suppliers when required
  • Flexibility to adapt in an exciting fast paced working environment
  • Good communication skills and the ability to represent the design team in manufacturing environments
  • Design, manufacturing or product support experience
  • Experience of electromechanical components and interfaces ideally for rotating machines
  • Experience of high  volume manufacture of electric motors


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


Ying Li

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