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

Engineering and Launch Manager (m/f/d)


Peterlee, ENG, GB, SR8 2HR

Req ID 27672

We are strengthening our team in the area of Electronics and ADAS at our location in Peterlee.


Your tasks as Engineering and Launch Manager (m/f/d): 

  • Drive quality, cost and efficiency improvements in current manufacturing processes; identify opportunities by thorough analysis of process performance data. Provide cross functional and engineering support to resolve technical issues.
  • Design and develop manufacturing processes for new product introduction and engineering change at zero defect and best cost. 
  • Ensure timely and cost-effective introduction of new process equipment through installation, launch to completion. Create and maintain accurate product and process documentation.
  • Provide strong leadership, direction and guidance to the site Engineering, CIM and Programme Management function, including their collective effectiveness, individual performance management and development. 
  • Maintain close liaison with internal and external stakeholders in order to develop competitive quotations for potential new business; manage plant capacity and co-ordinate site capital expenditure.

Your profile as Engineering and Launch Manager (m/f/d):

  • Be able to demonstrate success in process improvement and product launch activity.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, strong technical and analytical skills.
  • Collaborative mind set, at ease with cross functional structures within a Global organisation.
  • Exceptional internal and external customer focus.
  • Strong leadership, organisational and communication skills, able to prioritise and manage multiple projects and activities. 

About ZF: 
ZF is a global technology company suppling 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. In fiscal year 2020 ZF reported sales of €32.6 billion. 
The company employs more than 150,000 associates at approximately 270 locations in 42 countries.


The compatibility of work and family life is firmly anchored at ZF. For more information, please visit


Be part of our ZF team as Engineering and Launch Manager (m/f/d) and apply now!


Olga Rolgeiser

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