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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.

Hardware Engineer

Country/Region:  CN

Shanghai, SH, CN, 201814

Req ID 45399 AutoR&D Shanghai, China


We are looking for a new colleague in the Electronics and ADAS Dept. at our location in Jiading, Shanghai.


Your task:

  • Be responsible for HW development;
  • Develop product specifications with cross functional team;
  • Define the product design architecture, design concepts to meet the customer specific requirements;
  • Complete schematics captures under company design guidelines and best practices;
  • Be responsible for Worst Case Calculation and module circuit design;
  • Be responsible for EMC test and bench test;
  • Complete electronics DFMEA to ensure the robustness of the design;
  • Complete circuit testing and debug in a lab environment;
  • Attend ECAD input review with ECAD engineer and Mechanical engineer;
  • Make the test plan (EMC&DV&PV) with test Engineer;
  • Work closely with the manufacturing site for production support activities.
  • Deliver the engineering process documents in compliance with development processes as well as automotive Spice requirements;
  • Co-ordinate and liaise the prototype builds during the development phase with the support from rest of the engineering team;
  • Support the hardware engineers/software engineers in debugging, diagnosing and testing the prototypes;
  • Diagnose and fault-find the steering ECU during different quality events pre and post production launches in the steering ECU test rigs.
  • Support the steering system team in commissioning the entire system and provide system performance tuning support
  • Release customer drawings and documentations (BOM) as required


Your profile:


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Electronics Hardware (or equivalent).
  • Minimum 5 years hands on experience in Hardware development for automotive applications.
  • Be familiar with development process (V model) of automotive electronic products.
  • Familiar in schematic entry via ECAD systems. Mentor expertise is preferred.
  • Good knowledge of Electrical Control Unit design;
  • Proficiency in MathCAD for engineering calculation and worst case analysis,
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving skills;
  • Technical automotive electronics knowledge desirable
  • Good communication of English language
  • Function safety concept and ISO26262 is pulse.


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