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

Lead Engineer Sensor Technologies (m/f/d)


Hannover, NI, DE, 30453

Req ID 37882

We are looking for a new colleague in our Sensor development team at our location in Hanover

Your tasks:

  • Manage all technical requirements, define the product specifications, escalating problems, risks and deviations to functional- and project leaders
  • Plan and ensure engineering related tasks (design, testing, FMEA, DFMA, ASIL, roadmaps) and perform gate reviews
  • Manage domain engineering costs by resource planning and tracking
  • Interface to suppliers/customers and internal functions like S&P, M&L, Quality departments and other engineering departments 
  • Product improvement, series support, new technologies and benchmarking


Your profile:

  • Graduated in engineering science, preferably in electronic- or electromechanical engineering, alternatively mechatronic engineering and several years of experience in sensor development/sensor technologies, ideally knowledge and experience with the area of automotive sensors
  • Experience with product development processes in the automotive industry is an asset, e.g. QR6Sigma, ISO26262, (A)SPICE or similar
  • Extended experience with technical specifications, requirements management, (D-)FMEA
  • Languages: fluent communication skills in written and spoken English and German
  • High skill level in communication, organization, handling of complexity, enthusiasm, assertiveness


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. 


Be part of our ZF team as Lead Engineer Sensor Technologies (m/f/d) and apply now!


Grischan Dietrich

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