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

Mechanical Design Project Lead (m/f/d)


Hannover, NI, DE, 30453

Req ID 37287

We are looking for a new colleague in our Research & Development team at our location in Hanover.


Your tasks:

  • Responsibility for creation and follow up of a solid technology roadmap for the area of mechanical design
  • Be the driver of prioritization and selection of technologies for next actions and for finally condensed shape of the aligned roadmap
  • Accompany selected projects to run them together with team members from other segments and drive them together with the support of students to move technologies forward
  • Work together with several stakeholders from different functions, locations and cultures


Your profile:

  • Engineering degree (Master / Bachelor) - preferable mechanics, mechanical, mechatronics or automotive and several years of experience in automotive business or relevant experiences
  • Strong affinity (enthusiasm) to new technologies, materials, simulations and digitalization
  • Fluent in English; solid German skills preferred
  • High degree of creativity and motivation to achieve goals in unclear situations
  • CREO, Simulation and PLM knowledge would be preferred

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. 
The company employs more than 150,000 associates at approximately 270 locations in 42 countries.



Be part of our ZF team as Mechanical Design Project Lead (m/f/d) and apply now!


Grischan Dietrich

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