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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.

Sr Controls Technician - 2nd Shift

Country/Region:  US

Mesa, AZ, US, 85212-9361

Req ID 53291 | OSS Mesa, United States

GENERAL SUMMARY:  Often works under minimal supervision. Provides Controls support to high-volume manufacturing lines. Ability to learn new processes quickly.


  • Working with engineers, provides production support for manufacturing lines from the cell controller down to the device level.  Production support includes ensuring accurate traceability data collection, troubleshooting, scrap and LAT reduction, and improved process reliability.
  • Implement process improvement initiatives that are entry-level to low complexity in nature that can affect the immediate future needs of the business unit.
  • Create and maintain documents and/or databases with team support.  Projects typically meet the immediate needs for the business unit.  Such activities vary from clerical, to editorial, to creative. Perform project work using controls software.
  • May orient, train, assign, and check the work of others.


High School Diploma/GED required. 

Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

Allen-Bradley ControlLogix family

Siemens S7-400 family

Machine Vision –all preferred

Generally 2 – 3 years education and/or experience providing Controls support to high-volume repetitive manufacturing processes.


Able to operate basic computer systems, PLC troubleshooting.

Excellent oral and written communication skills and organizational skills. Good presentation skills required.


Physical Requirements:

Must have hand dexterity at moderate speed with accuracy for half of each day. Requires steady, active effort and continuous walking. Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs. Must be able to work in all areas of the plant.

ZF Mesa Operations screening process includes substance abuse screening test, ATF lifetime background check, and a verification of eligibility for employment.
U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident Status Required


Be part of our ZF team as Sr Controls Tech - DI10 (2nd Shift) and apply now!


Julie Roman


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


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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