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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.

Engineer II-Test

Country/Region:  US
Location: 

Northville, MI, US

Req ID 44050 | Northville, United States

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

 

The Test Engineer is responsible for maintaining standards of quality of the chassis component product line using various testing methods and product reviews. This position will be responsible for defining, planning, documenting, executing, analyzing, interpreting, and reporting on tests and results for new development projects and current products and components.


Position Responsibilities: 

  • Design, analyze and interpret product and component tests with minimal supervision.
  • Schedule, oversee and verify prototype testing and tracks work conducted on prototypes.
  • Investigate and resolve operational problems in conjunction with other engineering and technical staff.
  • Provide advice and technical support to engineering groups.
  • Track supplier durability tests; lead and direct technicians in the setup, performance, and evaluation of tests.
  • Assist in establishing and updating of test laboratory policies and procedures.
  • Provide engineering support for the re-working, repairs and improvement of existing test equipment.
  • Maintain calibration instrumentation. 
  • Survey commercially available test equipment and instrumentation and makes recommendations for procurement and utilization. 
  • Develop new test equipment as needed when not available commercially.
  • Create precise technical reports processing the achieved test results and creates precise technical specifications considering customer and internal requirements.
  • Assist in development of internal quality control and reliability programs.
  • Coordinate with external labs / suppliers for testing of requirements that exceed current in-house testing capabilities.
  • Perform warranty and field return analysis.
  • Maintain technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, formal training, reviewing professional publications, establishing and expanding professional networks, and participating in professional societies.
  • Comply with all company and TS16949 policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related field
  • 3+ years of experience in automotive component testing
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office, Excel, Power Point and Project
  • Strong analytical, organizational and follow up skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • English language competency – both oral and written

 

 

 

What We Offer:

  • A supportive collaborative team environment
  • Annual Incentive Plan
  • Paid Vacation
  • Personal Time
  • 401k Plan
  • Health Care Benefits
  • Paid Holidays (13 fixed holidays)
  • Tuition reimbursement for educational advancement
  • A strong diversity culture
  • Supportive Employee Groups and community outreach activities

 

Be part of our ZF team as Test 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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