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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.

Technical Project Manager

Country/Region:  US
Location: 

Lafayette, IN, US, 47904-1863

Req ID 38585 | CSS Lafayette Staff, United States

  

We are looking for a new colleague in the Engineering, Product Innovation department at our location in Lafayette, Indiana. This person will support for Commercial Vehicle Steering Systems!

 

Company Overview 

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.

 

Responsibilities

  • Set up, track, and ensure the technical project plan is in compliance with the Product Engineering Process 
  • Interface with the Team Leader to ensure proper engineering staffing and skills
  • Responsibility for all PE Expenses in the Project according to the project business case
  • Prepare gate reviews and ensure targets for review are met
  • Analyze and Resolve Risks & Problems during the Development Phase
  • Achieve product target costs within the technical development
  • Define, track and ensure the technical project packages as defined in the PEP and WPCP
  • Manage and ensure the product maturity within the development regarding:
    • Fulfillment of the customer specifications
    • Fulfillment of the quality requirements of our customers and ZF
    • Fulfillment of safety regulations and legal requirements
  • Act as the technical customer interface and internal technical interface within PE
  • Plan and allocate the necessary engineering resources according to the business plan
  • Manage all engineering domains within the project scope and timing according to PEP
  • Initiate and manage project escalations on QCD, actively taking initiatives to bring project back to track
  • Coordinate the product validation and prototype activities in cooperation with the test center
  • Provide onsite support of production sites during product launches

 

Qualifications 

  • Degree in Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Engineering or Project Management in the automotive industry
  • Successful management of at least two projects over the Full Project Life-cycle
  • Experience in team management and budget management
  • Experience working within a Global matrix environment
  • Excellent Knowledge of Automotive SPICE , ISO 26262 & IATF 16949

 

What We Offer:

  • A supportive collaborative team environment
  • Annual Incentive Plan
  • Paid Vacation
  • Personal Time
  • 401k Plan
  • Health Care Benefits
  • Paid Holidays (13 fixed holidays)
  • A Hybrid Work Schedule (3 days remote/2 days onsite)
  • Tuition reimbursement for educational advancement
  • A strong diversity culture
  • Supportive Employee Groups and community outreach activities

 

Be part of our ZF team as Technical Project Manager and apply now!

 

DIVERSITY COMMITMENTTo 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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