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one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

Validation Engineer , E-Mobility

Location: 

Northville, MI, US

Req ID 38030
   

Position Summary: Grow with ZF!  It’s an electrifying time to join the team as we pioneer the next chapter in ZF’s rich 100+ year history of cutting-edge powertrain development.  We are strategically positioned at the forefront of the e-mobility revolution and are seeking experienced, high-energy standouts to supercharge our validation campaign.  Contribute to ZF’s bright future through ownership of product integrity while serving as a specialist-level technical link between ZF Development and its external customers.  A dynamic synthesis of physical testing & project engineering – this role offers driven individuals the opportunity to shape the future of mobility within a world-class organization!

 

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the qualification & release of electrified driveline sub-systems and parts within a project.
  • Creates DVP&R’s in concert with Design Engineering & Simulation teams based on risk & historical data.
  • Defines test objectives, specifications, instrumentation requirements, test setups, & acceptance criteria. 
  • Supports Test Operations Teams with test setup, execution, instrumentation, & troubleshooting.
  • Performs & documents test specimen inspections & characterizes test failure modes.
  • Interfaces with OEM customers on application engineering projects & series production topics.
  • Manages testing project timelines and tracks validation project costs & efforts.
  • Drives continuous improvement of validation methods, engineering processes, & ZF’s product portfolio.

 

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • B.S. in Engineering (Mechanical Preferred)
  • 5+ Years Progressive Experience Within Automotive Powertrain Development or Related Field
  • A Wide Degree of Creativity and Latitude is Expected
  • Strong Working Knowledge of Automotive Powertrains, Measurement Systems, and Testing Methodology
  • Ability to Interface Cross-Functionally with all Levels of Personnel/Management Including Customers
  • Strong Problem Solving and Analytical Skills
  • Demonstrated Ability to Manage Multiple Responsibilities Concurrently
  • Well-Developed Interpersonal & Communications Skills

 

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 5+ Years Progressive Experience Within Automotive Electric and/or Conventional Driveline R&D
  • German Language Skills

 

Be part of our ZF team as E-Mobility Validation Engineer and apply now!

 

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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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