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Work at the forefront of automotive innovation with ZF,
one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

Braking Controls Engineer

Location: 

Livonia, MI, US, 48150

Req ID 23266 | Livonia Tech I, United States

  

We are looking for a new colleague in the Systems Engineering Department at our location in Livonia, Michigan.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Supporting all phases of the algorithm and software development, implementation, and release processes.
  • Work within a team comprised of controls and software specialists which produces subsystem releases. Releases are utilized by application program teams, and may vary in scope from maintenance updates, to the introduction of new state-of-the-art functionality.
  • Interface between algorithm, advanced controls, software, and vehicle application groups to address system and subsystem issues as they arise on specific customer programs
  • Interface with customers, support vehicle demonstrations.
  • Interface with development groups overseas in support of globally common core design.
  • Maintain development plan, create/update design description documents, subsystem interface documents, calibration manuals, and test plans/reports. Conduct periodic design reviews and training.
  • The team operates globally, with engineers located locally as well as in Germany and Japan. Algorithm development activities utilize both simulation and vehicle environments. Travel to test tracks, and to our overseas offices is therefore required (4 to 10 weeks per year).

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Minimum of bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mechanical or related field. Master's degree preferred.
  • Minimum of one to four+ years of automotive engineering experience working in product development with a focus on vehicle braking systems / embedded controller design. Co-Op and internships  included in experience.
  • Six Sigma Black Belt / Green Belt certification preferred.
  • Knowledge of vehicle and tire dynamics principles.
  • Knowledge of brake pressure modulation hardware architectures and related control strategies.
  • Knowledge of modern controls techniques and theory.
  • Capability and/or interest in driving vehicles in highly dynamic maneuvers.
  • Ability to read and write embedded c-code.
  • Knowledge of simulation development tools such as Matlab / Simulink.
  • Ability to work hands-on with vehicles and instrumentation.
  • Background or interest in hydraulic valve, actuation, motor control development or other mechatronics-related disciplines.

 

Be part of our ZF team as Braking Controls Engineer and apply now!

 

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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.


Nearest Major Market: Livonia
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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