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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.

System Engineer for ZF Race

Country/Region:  CZ

Plzeň,  Plzen Region, CZ, 301 00

Req ID 54490 Univerzitní HQ Plant, Czech Republic

ZF Race Engineering is a part of ZF’s business in the field of motorsport, motorbikes and small volume production applications. It is acting as a one-stop supplier of all ZF products for special requirements in the market. 
And now ZF race is coming to Pilsen! 


We are looking for passionate engineers who want to develop “The best for the best”! 


The System Engineers will be acting on different system roles (system-architects, -requirements, - safety, - integration, -calibration, -testing, Lead Engineers and Project Managers.). 


Would you like to influence the Formula E season 2024? Then join ZF right now! 
Would you like to increase Race performance of Motorbikes? Then join ZF right now!


Your tasks:


  • Lead and manage the ZF Race projects in R&D
  • Design or define mechatronic systems for ZF Race applications 
  • Design or define interfaces between ZF systems and customer vehicles 
  • Check and define system requirements
  • Validate functionality on test system and vehicles
  • Contribute to make-or-buy decision for components
  • Work closely with the ZF Race R&D teams worldwide
  • Ensure to run the development projects agile according to the specific ZF Race culture


Your profile:


  • Completed studies in the field of mechatronics, electronics, robotics, SW or similar 
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in product development / testing
  • Outstanding expertise in system engineering
  • Awareness about safety regulations, designs and demands in e-mobility
  • Strategic thinking and openness for new and innovative ideas/methods combined with pragmatic attitude
  • English language for daily communication (German is an advantage)
  • Passion for motorsport

What we offer:


  • Flexible working hours
  • 25 days of holiday
  • Home office work mode (up to 80% days/month)
  • Trainings and development
  • Yearly bonus according to company profit
  • Yearly bonus according to years with company
  • Life or pension insurance contribution 
  • Meal vouchers
  • Cafeterie benefit program - use - language classes, travelling, sport, culture, education, …


Be part of our ZF team as System Engineer for ZF Race and apply now!


Kateřina Švarcová

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