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Work at the forefront of automotive innovation with ZF,
one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

Prototype Application Engineer


Shanghai, SH, CN, 201814

Req ID 37860

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


Your tasks:


  • Cooperate with production purchasing team and DV design team to search for new supplier or new capability development.
  • Receive and classify prototype orders from internal and external customer
  • Calculate prototype build cost, set prototype milestone and provide NRE by analyzing the feasibility of budget and prototype resource checking
  • Review BOM list and check stock for new components procurement plan by lead activities from supplier sourcing, nomination, manufacture tracking and delivery with Q.T.C controlled
  • Incoming parts acceptance and arrange incoming or delivery inspection 
  • Dynamically schedule prototype build BKB, coordinate internal / external resource and track the completeness of each prototype order to meet Q.T.C requirements
  • Support project open issue investigation by provide prototype activity 
  • Communicate by mail and meeting with domestic and international supplier and global ZF R&D team.
  • Report general project prototype statement, escalate critical issue and provide fix proposal


Your profile:


  • Master degree of mechanical and electro-mechanical
  • Fluent verbal and written English for global communication
  • At least 3 years experience on automobile industry or lab
  • Well communication, organization skill and team-leadership. Be passion and take pressure in the working.
  • Work as prototype engineer, EPM, launch engineer, NPI, project purchasing roles is preferred
  • Work as team leader, supervisor is a plus
  • With 6-sigma, Red-X and PMP certification is a plus
  • Willing to travel (domestic and international).


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


Jinyan Zhuang

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