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Automation Engineer


Shanghai, SH, CN, 201814

Req ID 14384 Shanghai, China


We are looking for a new colleague for I Division at our location in Shanghai.


Your task

  • Provide service for complex testbench automation software. Software Design, conception and development of IT solutions in the field of test stand automation. Implementation of commissioning in the series, test and EOL field in China.

  • Go to customer site to setup and program test runs and make fault diagnosis. Analyze system and software requirements of customers taking into account the strategy. Specify, tune, and test interfaces between the software components

  • Project planning, concept development and further development of ZF own implementations and integration into the infrastructure

  • Tasks taking into account IT-technical aspects and special data evaluations. Support of the PASU automation system. Preparation of offers and coordination of requirements with the business. Creation of documentation.

  • Modify and maintain automation software and program test runs. Communicate faults and work on solution with experts from HQ in Germany. Enable possibility for remote maintenance. Identify spare and wear parts on test bench computer system.


Your profile

  • Automotive Testing or automotive testing software development related experience at least 3 years’ Experience with various programming languages Experience with CAN, EtherCAT, Profinet, UDP, Interbus Experience with HMI design.

  • Engineering degree in electrical engineering, software design or automation engineering, study or work out of China is a plus.

  • Language: Fluent English working usage, and Germany is not required, would be a plus if fluent.

  • Skilled operation of MS Office, Windows, Linux, programming languages e.g. C/C++.

  • Basic knowledge of common soft- and hardware of plant equipment.


Be part of our ZF team as Automation Engineer and apply now!


Jing Wu

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