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Work at the forefront of automotive innovation with ZF,
one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

Design Engineer

Location: 

Northville, MI, US, 48168

Req ID 13965
   

The Application Design Engineer is the customer contact for all advanced design related topics. 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. 


Responsibilities

  • Support customer(s) with all design related topics (e.g. development and quality issues, cost down workshops).
  • Conducts independent analysis of design engineering specifications to support internal and external customers.
  • 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 axle drives.
  • Manage design-related timelines to ensure on-time delivery of electric driveline design documentation.
  • Validates and determines feasibility of customer specifications to ensure successful 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.
  • Support internal departments in obtaining customer approval for design changes and deviations.
  • Support calibration, controls, prototyping, component, system testing and vehicle launch activities.
  • Ensure completion of all 8-Ds for design-development issues.

 

Qualifications

  • B.S. in Engineering and 5+ years of experience in applications engineering or product design/development and an ability to train others (internship/co-op included)
  • Legally authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship now or in the future.
  • 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)

 

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

 

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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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