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one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

Semiconductor Supplier Development Engineer (m/f/d)


Schweinfurt, BY, DE, 97424

Req ID 27136

We are looking for a new colleague in the Supply Chain Management department at our location in Schweinfurt
Your tasks as Semiconductor Supplier Development Engineer (m/f/d):

  • Perform structured risk assessments to support Sourcing of Best in class semiconductor components for new product developments. Furthermore, support the change management process to properly risk-assess and qualify any changes proposed by our semiconductor suppliers
  • Conduct regular APQPs to minimize quality and reliability risks with new component introductions as well as utilize qualification standards to qualify new components and devise launch plans to ensure quality in production ramp-up
  • Drive structured problem solving to identify root cause of quality concerns and ensure effective corrective and preventive actions are utilized at supplier manufacturing and testing processes. Furthermore, drive and monitor continuous improvement projects with key semiconductor suppliers to improve quality performance key performance indicators.
  • Conduct audits, technical assessments, and process reviews as well as develop and maintain ZF standards for supplier manufacturing, testing and design processes and deploy read-across of established standards throughout the supply chain with internal procedures
  • Work with Core Development, Purchasing, and Advanced Technology teams to ensure challenges for future component technologies

Your profile as Semiconductor Supplier Development Engineer (m/f/d):

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Sciences or Engineering - advanced degrees preferred
  • Several years of direct work experience in semiconductor manufacturing and/or testing as well as high proficiency in use of Quality tools/methods (Six Sigma DMAIC/DFSS).
  • Excellent communication skills both in verbal/written with high proficiency in English and German
  • Excellent Analytical skills required and excellent leadership skills in leading Globally distributed team of internal and external partners
  • Diplomatic and winning personality, self-motivated and the ability to deal with controversial topics


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 www.zf.com/berufundprivatleben.


Be part of our ZF team as Semiconductor Supplier Development Engineer (m/f/d) and apply now!


Janin Oppermann

+49 211 584 222 166

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