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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.

Programming and Digital Automation Engineer

Country/Region:  US
Location: 

Lafayette, IN, US, 47904-1863

Req ID 39196
   

We are looking for a new colleague in the Test and Validation Engineering department at our location in Lafayette, Indiana. The Programming and Digital Automation Engineer would be responsible for automating engineering processes within the research and development lab and creating efficiencies. The position will be working on a passionate team working towards E-Mobility projects within the Commercial Vehicle division. The right candidate will possess embedded software knowledge, creative thinking, and strong communication skills.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Establish a deep understanding of the important activities and processes that make up the Test & Validation organization.
  • Use activity diagrams, use cases, scenarios, business analysis, flowcharts, requirements workshops, surveys, site visits, interviews, and workflow analysis to induce and manage automation among key laboratory processes.
  • Use applicable computer programming techniques and languages to automate and maintain the key lab processes (ie. Test reporting automation, lab purchasing process, part and fixture inventory tracking, raw and reduced data repositories, lab equipment utilization, laboratory website and dashboards).  
  • Establish mastery of the Electronic Laboratory Management System and assume the role of primary System Administrator.  Maintain the key word library and menu systems with the ELMS.  Engage with Product Engineering and Test Integration Leads to maintain the specification menu system.
  • Engage with 3rd party and/or ZF central functions to provide input toward activities which drive improvements to the Laboratory Management System and key laboratory functions.  
  • Build and maintain automated report templates using available applications and system API
  • Generate laboratory reports based on the established reporting criteria.  Utilize automation techniques where necessary.
  • Manage and maintain all laboratory computers per to ZF IT requirements.
  • Engage with laboratory personnel in participation of process and continuous improvement workshops

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 4-year degree in Engineering or Computer Science
  • Minimum 3-years experience in Engineering or Computer related field
  • Knowledge programming and computer engineering best practices
  • Understanding of relevant programming languages, including Python, Ruby, Java and C#

 

Be part of our ZF team as Programming and Digital Automation Engineer and apply now!

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Bethany Vijayakumar

 

 

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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.

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