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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.

Reliability & FMEA Engineer

Country/Region:  US

Lafayette, IN, US, 47904-1863

Req ID 52419 | CSS Lafayette Staff, 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 Reliability and FMEA Engineer: 

  • Ensures creation of the reliability predictions for application and core projects with recommended testing profiles
  • Ensures completeness and correctness of reliability information for proposed changes
  • Responsible for creation of FMEAs and ensure they are up to date and complete
  • Supports an ISO26262 and ASPICE compliant development
  • Considers warranty information with respect to products in the field for reliability calculations
  • Provides assigned work products according agreed schedule and quality


Your Profile as a Reliability and FMEA Engineer: 

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering  is required, Master's degree in engineering preferred
  • A minimum of 5 years of engineering experience including automotive industry experience is required
  • FMEA process proficiency (e.g. VDA handbook knowledge)
  • Experience in IQ FMEA or similar
  • Experience in reliability computations 
  • Problem solving skills and ability to teach others
  • Systems Engineering skills in Automotive Business
  • 6 Sigma Certification preferred



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 Reliability & FMEA Engineer and apply now!


Kyle Nader



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

What does DEI (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion) mean for ZF as a company?

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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