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Friction Engineer


Shanghai, SH, CN, 201814

Req ID 38477

We are looking for a new colleague in R&D Center at our location in Jiading, Shanghai


Your tasks:

  • lead OEM friction technical Projects in the development of pad, aiming to release the pad into production.
  •  Lead the problem solving related to the friction, present suggestions of improvements in the pad project development phase on its field, participate the on-site investigation to customer, supplier or the 3rd party if necessary.
  •  Understand customer needs, negotiate and define the technical specifications of pad in development, support the face to face meeting with customer for friction engineering topic communication.
  •  Understand the product and test specification to assess the pad, upgrade and propose the new material and procedures by the CIS activities, aiming to define the suitable technical specifications and shorten the development / issue closing timing.


Your profile:


  • Team worker: able to work as a team.
  •  Quality tools: able to analysis, understand and implement quality tools, have good problem solving skills.
  • Communication: good knowledge in English language in writing, speaking and listening, preferably in German.
  • Technical knowledge: Bachelor, good knowledge in automotive area, preferably, with 3+ years work experience in brake or brake lining or pad.
  • Travel: Be willing to travel (domestic and international) .

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