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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.

Manufacturing Engineer III

Country/Region:  US

Lafayette, IN, US, 47904-1863

Req ID 61595 CSS Lafayette Plant, United States


Commercial Vehicle Solutions from the ZF Group provides the capability to shape the future of commercial transportation systems. Our comprehensive portfolio and expertise enables ZF to reimagine transportation for a safer and sustainable tomorrow. Our technologies and services for commercial vehicles and fleets make them more efficient, safe, connected intelligent and automated wherever they operate.


What you can look forward to as a Manufacturing Engineer: 

  • Work at ZF’s Commercial Vehicle Steering Systems Plant in Lafayette, Indiana
  • Facilitate the development, modification, loading, archiving, debugging, and maintenance of software updates on all “program driven” equipment
  • Responsible for automation design, programming, build, install, start-up and validation of process/packaging/industrial control systems
  • Contribute to the cost estimating, design, procurement, installation, and debugging of tooling, equipment and systems used in manufacturing processes
  • Improve overall processes and related issues including the following: process development, creating process documentation, production processing, problem solving and project management


Your Profile as a Manufacturing Engineer: 

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Engineering required
  • 5-6+ years of Engineering experience in a Manufacturing Environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively within various levels of the organization required
  • Experience with PLC - 5, Control Logics/RS Logics 500 & 5000 and HMI - RS View ME/SE/Panel View a plus
  • Vision and Robotic experience a plus


Why you should choose ZF in Lafayette?

  • Annual Incentive Plan
  • Paid Vacation
  • 401k Plan
  • Health Care Benefits
  • Paid Holidays 
  • Tuition reimbursement for educational advancement
  • A strong diversity culture
  • Supportive Employee Groups and community outreach activities


Be part of our ZF team as Manufacturing Engineer III and apply now!


Kyle Nader


At ZF, we continuously strive to build and maintain a culture where inclusiveness is lived and diversity is valued. We actively seek ways to remove barriers so that all our employees can rise to their full potential. We aim to embed this vision in our legacy through how we operate and build our products as we shape the future of mobility.

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