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Process Engineer (Painting Process)


Shanghai, SH, CN, 201814

Req ID 22237 Shanghai, China


We are looking for a new colleague of Process Engineer for our Division Car Chassis Technology at our location of Shanghai, ZF Holdings. 


Your Tasks


  • Main Objectives: Introduce new KTL line in new location and fulfill products and environmental requirements. Full KTL line responsibility for process and maintenance from launch to stable production.

  • KTL and WWT technical responsible, overall planning and realization from concept to stable production after SOP.

  • Understand plants KPI like OEE/cycle time/FTT/Numbers of operators/investment in each gate and fulfill, support plant to seek good opportunity to improve current situation.

  • Drive local sourcing of new machines (capacity establishment when necessary) based on technologies and cost engineering

  • Responsible for normal production technical support, quality issue/FTT etc.

  • If necessary, responsible for equipment spec\layout planning\pre-acceptance\ final acceptance, ensure every technical goal is achieved.

  • Technical lead for critical problem solving related with painting in the plant.

  • Technical lead for waste water/VOC problem solving to meet and anticipated meet legal requirement

  • Together with global MEC team and plants, work on technical improvement potentials and optimize current process.

  • Conduct process documentations like PFMEA/CP/flow chart/WI/Error proving/ change over etc (application) based on technologies

  • Preparation of routings incl. cycle times for product calculation based on technologies

  • Support Capacity and invest planning (capacity) for technologies

  • Support investment application process in terms of new line(timing).



Your Profile


  • Bachelor or master’s in mechanical engineering or vehicle engineering or related major. Min. 5 years of professional experience in automotive sector at the production side for painting process or experience in painting line manufacturer.

  • Good English listening, speaking, reading, and writing ability. German/Korean/Japanese would be a plus but not mandatory. Proficiency in MS Office software required.

  • Deep understanding of KTL and WWT processes.

  • Familiar with machine supplier in domestic and abroad in painting industry.

  • Robust Network and Teambuilding capabilities.

  • Strong communication and matrix skills with team spirit and global view.

  • Strong entrepreneurial thinking and acting. 

  • Potential to lead a small production team for painting area.


Be part of our ZF team as Process Engineer (Painting Process) and apply now!


[[Constance Wu]]


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