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

Electronics Engineer II

Req ID 1371

Company Description
ZF is a global technology company and supplies systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility. With its comprehensive technology portfolio, the company offers integrated solutions for established vehicle manufacturers, mobility providers and start-up companies in the fields of transportation and mobility. ZF continually enhances its systems in the areas of digital connectivity and automation in order to allow vehicles to see, think and act.

 

In 2018, ZF achieved sales of €36.9 billion. The company has a global workforce of 149,000 with approximately 230 locations in 40 countries. ZF invests over six percent of its sales in research and development annually.

 

Position Overview
The Electronics Engineer II will work as a member of ZF’s Commercial Vehicle Steering Engineering Laboratory in Lafayette, Indiana, to support component and vehicle level testing. Specific products to include Commercial Vehicle steering gears, pumps and columns. The primary objectives of this role are to work closely with the development engineers and lab technicians to support data acquisition instrumentation systems and testing requirements. The successful candidate for this position must have a broad background in automotive testing, proficiency in data acquisition software, software development, programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and data acquisition instrumentation systems.

 

Position Responsibilities

  • Set up data acquisition instrumentation for product validation, quality audit, warranty analysis, line-return analysis and other special requests from Product Engineering.
  • Use data acquisition instrumentation and computers to control and monitor lab testing. Record and report results as needed.
  • Perform on-vehicle evaluations – instrument vehicles for product testing with data acquisition systems for system evaluation of our products. Several repetitions may be required depending on the test results for development projects. Record and report results as needed.
  • Provide troubleshooting of electronic control systems and data acquisition systems.
  • Utilize 5S methodology; keep the work area clean and orderly.
  • Meet testing timelines for urgent test projects.
  • Respond to internal and external customers to identify and troubleshoot product issues through testing.
  • Up to 15% travel will be required; majority will be domestic travel.

 

Qualifications
Required

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science
  • Minimum of 3 years of work experience in an engineering field, including experience working with electronic equipment such as DVMs, oscilloscopes, frequency generators and sound level meters
  • Experience with setting up and troubleshooting data acquisition instrumentation systems that measure parameters such as hydraulic flow, pressure, mechanical torque, force, vibration and acceleration
  • Demonstrated competence with electronic bench work (soldering, troubleshooting, cable construction) and the ability to read electrical/electronic schematics and mechanical blueprints
  • LabVIEW, Excel VBA and C# programming skills as well as experience with database design and maintenance for lab test stand data acquisition systems

 

Preferred

  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience in an engineering field

 

Be part of our ZF team and apply now!

 

 

 

Contact

ZF Global Recruitment Center

734-855-3300

 

DIVERSITY COMMITMENT

To harness the power of innovation, we invest in the development of diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to our company.Our company is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with us and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.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.Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

Our Commitment to Diversity

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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