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System Test Engineer

Location: 

Northville, MI, US

Req ID 32079 | Northville, United States

  

Position Summary: The System Test Engineer is responsible for executing and ensuring the on-time development of reliable tests for all product lines within electrified powertrain which ensure new or modified products are able to be manufactured, meet customer specifications, and maintain company standards. In addition they will serve as a technical liaison for test activities in order to support internal and external customers. Works on the entire projects of moderate complexity. 


Position Responsibilities: 

  • Perform test engineering and related analysis as required to support internal and external customers.
  • Execute all test activities including the definition of test plans, test procedures, and work orders for lab technicians.
  • Develop tests to analyze/assess the effect of software release on hardware and hardware releases during production and application approval process. 
  • Develop test plans, procedures, and work instructions from customer requirements DVP&Rs, and FMEAs.
  • Setup, configure, and operate test setups, fixtures, and instrumentation as required by test plans, test standards, and customer instructions.
  • Implement and deploy test fixtures, testing apparatuses, and machines.
  • Preform troubleshooting and root cause analysis of issues in tested products, procedures and equipment.
  • Lead assembly and handling of prototype transmissions, torque converters, axles, and e-mobility products.
  • Work with ZF engineering teams (program management, design, hardware validation, control, and resident) and departments within global R&D.
  • Plans project or subtasks so they may be tracked and presented.
  • Follow the design procedures and specifications established by division R&D.
  • Ensure completion of all 8-Ds for testing-development issues.
  • Ensure departmental compliance with all IATF16949 policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

*Ability/willingness to travel both domestically and internationally 

 

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • 3-4 years of experience (Internship/ Co-Op experience included)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Experience with engineering change systems
  • Working knowledge of measurement techniques, hydraulics, and vehicle testing techniques.
  • Familiar with data acquisition systems, data analysis, and data processing
  • Ability to interface with cross-functional teams and all levels of personnel/management
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills 

 

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • 3+ years of experience with automotive testing technology
  • 1+ years of directing others in addition to delegating/tracking independent work assignments and training programs
  • Knowledge of 5S and Six Sigma problem-solving methodology
  • Familiarity with plant operations, including machining, assembly, and heat treatment
  • IATF16949 awareness training
  • Experience in automotive industry
  • Spanish and/or German language skills

 

Be part of our ZF team as System Test 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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