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Mechatronics Engineer


Monterrey, NLE, MX, 64830

Req ID 39842 MSSC Monterrey 2, Mexico

We are looking to hire a Mecatronics engineer to join our E- mobility team at our Research and Development Center at Monterrey 

Position Responsibilities: 
•    Participate in all stages of product design, development, and documentation (concept through manufacturing) for new and current Inverter products and components. 
•    Create and maintain CAD and engineering data / documents on an advanced level.
•    Provide active involvement with Inverter design and development activities between the Customer, Supplier and ZF internal departments.
•    Maintain the design integrity of one or more existing product designs.
•    Participate in the coordination, execution, scheduling, and control of projects to achieve cost, manufacturability, and design requirements by creating / utilizing engineering tools and documentation (BOM, DVPR, FMEA, Control Plans etc.)
•    Take actions necessary to develop alternatives to problems and/or schedule delays; resolve problems with Customers and internal departments, as well as recommend ways to recover project time lost.
•    Participate in formulating the engineering strategy on estimating the cost of product designs and applications.  
•    Document ideas for purposes of patent protection and provide product information for patent documentation purposes.
•    Support and complete release activities and processes of engineering documents.
•      Direct and coordinate the transfer of data between Suppliers, Customers, and inter-company.
•      Initiate and monitor the assembly of prototypes and resolve design problems and document changes.
•      Ensure that an approved detailed drawing package is provided of final product design.
•    Investigate new technologies in the industry and consult with Suppliers to obtain latest technology information.
•    Perform benchmark analyses on ZF Inverter products compared to competitor products and assess value-add of components and design features.
•    Participate in continuous improvement programs and provide support to team efforts.
•    Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, formal training, reviewing professional publications, establishing and expand professional networks.
•    Comply with all IATF 16949 policies and procedures.
•    Provide support to internal and external design resources when appropriate (e.g. high power hardware development, PCB layout, software development.)
•    Perform other duties as assigned. 

Essential Skills and Experience:

•    Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical/Mechatronics Engineering 
•    3-4 years of engineering experience automotive product design/development with experience in power electronics components such as inverters, power dc-dc converters or on-board chargers.
•    Experience with molded plastics, die castings and sheet metal processes. 
•    Advanced use of GD&T
•    Good understanding of design for manufacturing, quality control and FMEA.
•    Able to work independently and manage multiple responsibilities 
•    Strong problem solving and analytical skills
•    Basic knowledge of Functional Safety Standard:  ISO-26262.
•    Proficient with 2D/3D CAD Software
•    Strong drive for teamwork with a customer-oriented approach to projects
•    Proficiency in Microsoft® Word and Excel
•    Understanding of FEA methods (constraints, loading and results)
•    Ability to interface with cross-functional teams and all levels of personnel/management
•    English language competency – both oral and written 
•    Ability to travel both domestically and internationally (up to 5%)

Preferred Skills and experience:
•    Experience in High Voltage subcomponents: power modules, capacitors, etc
•    Experience with CREO or other CAD softwares.
•    Experience with PLM systems such as Intralink, Axalant, Windchill.
•    Experience in hands-on development and troubleshooting
•    Experience with SAP and/or Axalant
•    Experience with analysis tools such as:
    o    Ansys (strength and flow distribution analysis)
    o    NVH and vibration analysis.
    o    Clearance and Creepage analysis.
•    German and/or Spanish language skills
•    Design creativity


Be part of our ZF team as Mechatronics Engineer (Inverter) and apply now!


Mariana Lozano

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