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one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

E-mobility Design Engineer

Location: 

Northville, MI, US

Req ID 43046 | Northville, United States

Our goal is clear: to become a world leading company in electrified and sustainable mobility. ZF is facing the industry’s accelerated change from a position of strength, combining the strong ZF expertise in classical, hybrid and  fully electric solutions and we are following an ambitious transformation path towards e-mobility.  Join us on our electrification journey.

 

The E-Mobility Design Engineer is resposible for supporting internal and external customers for all design related topics for e-beam axle projects. They are responsible for executing and ensuring the on-time development of reliable electric driveline applications, manufacturability of new or modified products, meeting customer specifications, and maintaining company standards. In addition, they support internal departments with business development, capacity, and continuity.  


Position Responsibilities: 

•    Support customer(s) with all design related topics (e.g. license support, quality issues, cost down workshops).
•    Perform/direct all necessary calculation/design studies to define a functional electric driveline application.
•    Define, design, and release modifications to parts and customer specific parts for existing base axle drives.
•    Support the management of design-related timelines to ensure on-time delivery of design documentation.
•    Check customer specifications for completeness/feasibility and ensure implementation.
•    Follow the design procedures and specifications established by division R&D. 
•    Execute the on-time delivery of new and updated drawings and bills of material (BOMs).
•    Support System and Design FMEA with engineering quality department.
•    Perform design engineering and related analysis as required to support internal and external customers.
•    Support internal departments in obtaining customer approval for design changes and deviations.
•    Support calibration, controls, prototyping, component, system testing and vehicle launch activities.
•    Work with customers, suppliers and internal departments, such as sales, purchasing and quality, on design topics (i.e. definition of specifications, input for calculations, technical release of deviations, etc.).
•    Work with ZF Global R&D and other engineering teams (program management, test, plant and resident).
•    Ensure completion of all 8-Ds for design-development issues.
•    Participate in continuous improvement programs and support team efforts.
•    Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, formal training, reviewing professional publications, establishing and expanding professional networks, and participating in professional societies. 
•    Ensure departmental compliance with all TS16949 policies and procedures.
•    Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Essential Skills and Experience:

•    B.S. in Engineering (Mechanical preferred)
•    3+ years of engineering experience in applications engineering or product design/development or in manufacturing environment
•    Proficient with Microsoft Office software
•    Ability to interface with cross-functional teams and all levels of personnel/management
•    Strong problem solving and analytical skills
•    Good verbal and written communication skills
•    Able to work independently manage multiple responsibilities (i.e. self-starter, self-motivated)
•    English language competency
•    Ability/willingness to travel (up to 25%)
  

 

Be part of our ZF team as E-mobility Design Engineer and apply now!

 

DIVERSITY COMMITMENT: 
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

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.


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