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Gear Design Engineer

Location: 

Marysville, MI, US, 48040

Req ID 12932 | Marysville, United States

  

With a history of success and excellence for more than 11 years, ZF Axle Drives Marysville is expanding its location and looking to fill a number of positions, including: electrical and mechanical skilled trades, product assembly and future engineers. ZF Marysville is a state-of-the-art, innovative, clean and climate-controlled facility that primarily produces axle drive components for major automotive manufacturers in North America.
Employees enjoy and value the facility for its healthy working atmosphere and cooperative environment where every employee is a critical member of the ZF team and all are considered essential to success. Employees at our facility:
•    Participate in and receive recognition for their involvement in continuous improvement
•    Are able to explore other career paths
•    Receive competitive wages and generous benefits
•    Enjoy employee discounts
•    Holiday and vacation time off


Position Summary:

The Bevel Gear Design Engineer is responsible for designing, developing and implementing optimal bevel gear sets for each vehicle application in which Marysville manufactures.  The design engineer coordinates with manufacturing, product and NVH engineering and integrates their inputs to produce the form, fit and function documentation to completely define the product.
 
 Position Responsibilities:
•    Ability to design bevel gear sets with Gleason (Cage/Gage) and/or Klingelnberg (Komet/KIMoS) software.
•    Interpret bevel gear prints including dimensions, tolerances, and specifications.
•    Generate RB bevel gear drawings within AutoCad, 2D & 3D format.
•    Provide layout and design information to ZF design department for generating RDU and FDU bevel gear drawings.
•    Investigate and resolve issues associated with non-conforming bevel gear sets from vehicle testing or customer returns.
•    Lead 8D investigations or similar corrective action processes derived from product and process audits, from internal quality investigations, or customer complaints.
•    Work closely with Supplier Quality Engineers, Auditors, Process Engineers, Maintenance Employees, Planners, Logistics, etc. in order to define corrective actions and investigate for continuous  improvement efforts.
•    Participate in all aspects of simultaneous engineering efforts for new projects (e.g., APQP, QR83).
•    Generate, prepare, and present regular reports to both internal and external stakeholders.
•    Perform related tasks as needed.
 
 Essential Skills and Experience:
•    B.S. in Engineering (Preferred BSME).
•    3-4 years of experience, internship/co-op included.  
•    Working knowledge of AutoCad 2D and 3D design for the purpose of creating drawings.
•    Strong computer skills must be proficient in MS-Office, SPC, DoE, and understanding of basics of noise testing.
•    Knowledgeable in areas of Mistake Proofing and Problem-Solving Techniques, APQP process, SPC, Noise Test Software, and specific software on the production equipment.
•    Basic English language competency required. Basic German language preferred.
 
Preferred Skills and experience:
•    Preferred candidate shall have 5 or more years manufacturing experience in automotive assembly and or machining.
•    Good written and verbal communication skills. 
 
Physical demands and work environment: 
•    This position is required to do extensive walking through factory environment production areas.
•    Required to occasionally lift and/or carry up to 75 pounds.
•    Must be able to climb, kneel, pull, push, carry, twist, bend, forward reach and reach above shoulder level on an occasion.
•    Required to frequently sit, stoop, and stand continuously.
•    Required to use fine and gross motor skills, firm hand gripping and repetition to handle physical parts.
•    Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to focus.
•    Must be able to perceive the nature of sounds at normal range; includes the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make fine discriminations in sound. 
•    Environmental exposures may include dust, fumes, odors, loud noises, and chemicals. 

 

Be part of our ZF team as Engineer III - Customer Applications (Gear Design) and apply now!

 

 

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To 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.


Nearest Major Market: Port Huron
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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