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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.

Validation Group Leader

Country/Region:  MX

Monterrey, NLE, MX, 64830

Req ID 35978 MSSC Monterrey 2, Mexico

Validation Group Leader


Monterrey, NLE, MX, 64830


Position Summary: The ADAS Validation Engineering Supervisor is responsible for leading the Validation Team towards the next generation of Mobility systems and applications while planning and designing test strategies to ensure that ZF's engineering projects meet quality standards and delivery terms according to OEM specifications. Through its technical and leadership expertise, the ADAS Validation Engineering Supervisor will manage diverse projects while identifying improvement and growth opportunities to contribute to ZF's objectives as a worldwide Top Automotive Organization.


Position Responsibilities:

  • Lead recruitment activities following ZF's hiring processes while meeting time and budget constraints for planned OP for MTY Location.
  • Provide a clear direction and strategy to the Validation Team towards the continuous development of competencies and skills applied to all validation-related activities.
  • Provide coaching and guidance in problem solving applications while following the proper escalation paths for issues and project roadblocks resolution.
  • Allocate project resources on new or existing products following standards from ZF and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Define and keep track of applicable goals for the Validation Team based on the Division priorities and ZF's strategic objectives.
  • Create a strategic plan for the Validation Team budget for yearly investments, equipment purchasing, training, and travel needs.
  • Keep track of the team's workload and activities while supporting personal growth in the organization and career plan development for each engineer.
  • Propose and track KPIs to measure and evaluate the team performance and quality of its deliverables.
  • Align with the Location's strategy and all ADAS disciplines to promote and contribute to ZF's growth.
  • Create and maintain a strategy for all Validation Team employees to be inspired and motivated.


Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Master / Diploma in Electrical Engineering
  • 7+ years of experience in R&D automotive industry
  • Deep knowledge in electrical test equipment, V-Cycle and test design strategy process
  • Experience in problem solving strategies
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • English language proficiency
  • Excellent project and planning abilities
  • Able to manage multiple responsibilities
  • Proven interpersonal, communications and listening skills
  • Availability to travel up to 50% of the time
  • Strong drive for teamwork with a customer-oriented approach to projects
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft® Word and Excel
  • Experience with Microsoft® Project


Be a part of our ZF team as a Validation Team Leader and apply now!

Be part of our ZF team as Validation Group Leader and apply now!


Mariana Lozano

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