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Manager Materials


Shanghai, SH, CN, 201814

Req ID 32762 Shanghai, China


Manager Materials Technology


We are looking for a new colleague in the DIWZ Dept. at our location in Songjiang Shanghai.


Your tasks:


  • Define material department regulation and process aligned with global CoC materials technology.
  • Management of material department daily business to fulfill KPI.
  • Define material technology competence roadmaps and built-up plan in business demand & customer focus orientation.
  • Take leading role in global steel quality management and supplier qualification.
  • Work out material department yearly Operation Planning together with controlling.
  • Define reasonable material lab investment plan and be responsible for implementation.
  • Create employee development plan and talent retention plan.
  • Coordination and optimization of material testing resources internally and externally.
  • Built up networking with CoC materials technology and global & regional stakeholders.
  • Maintain material lab accreditation by CNAS acc. to ISO17025.
  • Other jobs arranged by up-level line manager.



Your profile:


  • Be familiar with material related national, international standards and automotive technical specifications.
  • Experienced in material analysis process, methodology, hardware, etc.
  • Be familiar with material and automotive components manufacturing process.
  • Experienced in metallic components failure analysis.
  • Experienced in lab accreditation process.
  • Strong learning ability and good communication skills.
  • Be able to balance conflict tasks and practice challenge performance.
  • Experience in agile mindset and activities.
  • Be good at coaching with subordinates and peers.
  • Be good at increase commitment and involvement of employees.



Be part of our ZF team and apply now!



Be part of our ZF team as Manager Materials Technology and apply now!


Jiefeng Huang

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