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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.

Technician - Service

Country/Region:  US
Location: 

Northville, MI, US

Req ID 45419 | 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.

 

Position Summary: The Service Technician is responsible for the repair, service, calibration, and commissioning (i.e. installation and technical support) of test systems in order to support end-of-line and R&D testing operations at customer sites.

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Perform activities to diagnose, repair, maintain, install, and rebuild a variety of test systems to support validation processes on-site and at the customer site.
  • Install equipment, perform test procedures, diagnose mechanical/electrical/hydraulic/pneumatic issues, and analyze nature of malfunction required to repair test systems.
  • Replace electric motors, pumps, belts, electric wiring, numeric controls, and related components involving mechanical, electrical, electronic, hydraulic, and pneumatic functions.
  • Tear down and check component parts; repair, reassemble, and test valves, pumps, solenoid valves, rewire controls.
  • Build special assembly and/or test fixtures; machine special replacement parts and/or fixtures.
  • Move and install equipment; wire-in electric power, install hydraulic lines, and hook-up air lines.
  • Perform scheduled preventive maintenance or calibrations on test systems.
  • Check effective functionality of equipment safety devices on a periodic basis.
  • Document issues, solutions, and repair work performed.

 

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • High School Diploma
  • 2-5+ years of related experience and/or trades training in complex machine maintenance (internship and co-op included)
  • Ability to read blueprints in DIN/ISO standard format (in metric)
  • Ability to analyze blueprints and use mathematics to evaluate/understand complex machine drawings
  • Working knowledge in Hydraulics/Pneumatics/Mechanical components/parts functionalities
  • Working knowledge of machine, tool, equipment, and test systems operations in addition to related repair methods and procedures involving mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic components/parts
  • Basic knowledge in electrical wiring and troubleshooting
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

 

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Associate's Degree
  • Deep knowledge in electrical wiring and troubleshooting
  • Experience working with PLC logic
  • Formal training and/or related certifications
  • Knowledge of test systems functionalities and/or service requirements
  • Experience in the automotive industry

 

 

What We Offer:

  • A supportive collaborative team environment
  • Annual Incentive Plan
  • Paid Vacation
  • Personal Time
  • 401k Plan
  • Health Care Benefits
  • Paid Holidays (10 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 Technician - Service 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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