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one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

Application Engineering Manager

Req ID 7440 Plzen, Czech Republic



We are looking for a new leader of Application Engineering Department at our location in Pilsen.


Your tasks

  • Manage and lead 4 different engineering teams and their team leaders
  • Responsibility for test fleet and service station for the cars (prototypes of conventional power train solutions and/or electric or hybrid cars in the future)
  • Communication with customers (internal and external), majority is in Germany
  • Create plans for the development activities of new products
  • Determine staff, training, and equipment needs


Your profile

  • 5 years experience in leadership role/position in System engineering or in Automotive Engineering
  • Knowledge of English for business meetings
  • Education in technical field (Electrotechnical, Mechanical, Applied sciences, IT, etc.) 
  • Experience with developing team structures, very good communication and negotiation skills
  • Knowledge of German language is an advantage


We offer 

  • Cooperation on international projects 
  • Working with modern technologies 
  • 25 days of vacation, possibility of Home Office 
  • Yearly performance bonus
  • Contribution to commuting (or managerial car), contribution to pension or life insurance 
  • Meal vouchers in the value of 110 CZK/day, benefit programme Cafeterie (6000 CZK cafeteria + 3000 CZK for language courses per year)



Be part of our ZF team as Application Engineering Manager and apply now!


Tereza Včeláková

(+420) 373 736 489

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