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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.

System Applications Engineer

Country/Region:  US
Location: 

Lafayette, IN, US, 47904-1863

Req ID 43830 | CSS Lafayette Staff, United States

Commercial Vehicle solutions from the ZF Group provide the capability to shape the future of commercial transportation systems. With a comprehensive portfolio and expertise it 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.

 

We are looking for a new colleague in the Engineering Department at our Lafayette, Indiana location.  The System Application Engineer is responsible for representing internal engineering and business departments while supporting on-site customer product development initiatives, ensuring the seamless and timely integration of ZF products into customer engineering projects and serving as customer liaison for all engineering applications during product development.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Understand and work within the parameters of ASPICE process.
  • Work with aftermarket team to come up with aftermarket support
  • Convey ZF design/system/software requirements to the customer, including reserving packaging space for ZF’s steering components, conduct design reviews and program reviews with customers on a regular basis.
  • Interact with the customer’s various engineering organizations, to support mechatronics and software development to support ZF products.
  • Communicate customer design not limited to mechanical direction and changes to the ZF engineering team, including system engineering.
  • Lead on-site vehicle calibrations for software tuning of steering systems.
  • Prepare technical proposals to support RFQs and promote ZF's steering technologies to customers
  • Maintain open issues lists for supported programs.
  • Facilitate the transfer of CAD files, specifications, change requests, roll-out plans, software tools, etc., between the customer and ZF using data exchange systems as necessary.
  • Lead research and the preparation of reports on the ability and capacity of ZF's products and competing products
  • Participate in the sales process by providing technical support and pricing to Sales Managers in a timely fashion.
  • Oversee Steering programs execution process to meet timing, budget, technical performance, and product quality requirements.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering required, Bachelor's degree in Mechanical/Mechatronics Engineering preferred
  • A minimum of 3+ years of Automotive/Commercial vehicle experience is required
  • Experience with Vehicle Calibration Tools (ex: CANape) (preferred) 
  • Solid understanding of vehicle communication networks (CAN/CAN-FD/Ethernet), Linear Algebra, Calculus, and Trigonometry preferred
  • General knowledge of automotive standards (J1939, UDS) preferred
  • Experience with automotive tools (Vector/PEAK/etc) and Mathworks Matlab/Simulink a plus

 

Be part of our ZF team as System Applications Engineer II and apply now!

Contact

Bethany Vijayakumar

 

DIVERSITY COMMITMENT: 
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are more than just words for us. They are at the core of the ZF Way that propels our team members towards their utmost success. We strive to build and nurture a culture where inclusiveness is a natural reflex. We actively seek ways to remove barriers so that every member of ZF can rise to their full potential. We aim to embed this in our legacy through how we operate and build our products as we shape next generation mobility, safety, sustainability and social justice. 

With four generations across 118 nationalities in 41 countries, ZF combines a unique variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and ideas. Together, we solve problems, drive innovation and shape next generation mobility. 

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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