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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.

Application Engineering Expert, E-Mobility

Country/Region:  US
Location: 

Lafayette, IN, US, 47904-1863

Req ID 39146 | CSS Lafayette Staff, United States

Application Engineering Expert, E-Mobility

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.

Would you like to work closely with advanced engineers from many of the leading companies in commercial vehicle industries, who use our products to accelerate their product development and reduce their environmental impact? We are looking for a creative, talented and self-starting application engineer to join our Application Engineering and Support Group to help our customers get the most out of our product and to leverage the knowledge learned from these interactions to continuously improve our product.

Responsibilities:

  • Act as technical adviser to the rest of the application team
  • Understand EPS (Electric Power Steering) controls and tuning parameters necessary to achieve performance targets as well as customer vehicle performance metrics and targets – both objective and subjective
  • Demonstrate advanced understanding of system/software function and application for assigned calibration development.
  • Contribute to the development of new steering feel and tuning algorithms, evaluate and tune vehicle steering characteristics, and develop calibrations at a system HiL bench and vehicle level
  • Communicate customer design direction and changes to the ZF engineering team, including program management, system engineering, quality, and sales.
  • Advance the development of EPS calibrations prior to vehicle prototype through virtual & bench tools.
  • Effectively integrate all aspects of a design through the use of multi-disciplinary engineering, diagnose and correct deficiencies in designs and prototypes, and assist in system testing and verification activities
  • Identify system findings and communicates details to System, mechanical or Software Engineering in a concise and organized manner.
  • Oversee Steering programs execution process to meet timing, budget, technical performance, and product quality requirements.
  • Understand and work within the parameters of ASPICE process
  • Work with aftermarket team to come up with aftermarket support

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Master’s preferred) and 12+ years of controls/system engineering
  • Automotive/Commercial vehicle experience preferred
  • Vehicle Calibration Tools, Example Vector
  • Good understanding of vehicle communication networks (CAN,CAN-FD, Ethernet),
  • General knowledge of automotive standards (J1939, UDS) preferred
  • Experience with automotive tools (Vector, PEAK, etc) and Mathworks, Matlab, Simulink a plus
  • DOOR experience is plus

Should you select ZF as your new employment partner, we can provide:

 

  • A supportive collaborative team environment
  • Hybrid working environment
  • Annual Incentive Plan
  • Paid Vacation
  • Personal Time
  • 401k Plan
  • Health Care Benefits
  • Paid Holidays (13 holidays)
  • Tuition reimbursement for educational advancement
  • A strong diversity culture
  • Supportive Employee Groups and community outreach activities
  • Employee Engagement Activities

 

Be part of our ZF team as Application Engineering Expert, E-Mobility 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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