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Industrial Placement Student - Electronics Engineering (m/f/d)

Req ID 780 Tech Centre Shirley, United Kingdom


We are reinforcing our our EPS Advanced Product Development Team by offering a 12 Month Student Placement at Shirley (Solihull), Birmingham from September 2020

Your tasks:
A high calibre Electronics Engineering student is sought to spend a year with a team of experts in the design and development of Electric Power Steering (EPS) control and power electronics. As part of this team, you will develop your expertise in:

  • Electronic Circuit Design: Creation of new electronic circuit designs, covering a wide range of digital and analogue technologies for safety critical automotive control systems. 
  • Electronic Circuit Analysis: Tolerancing and Worst Case using various simulation and analysis tools (e.g. Mathcad).
  • Safety and Reliability Analysis: Performing FMEA, FTA, reliability analysis in support of ISO 26262 work packages and analysis.  
  • Generation of Requirements and Test Documents: Generating documentation in support of      ZF TRW procedures and engineering design and development activities.  
  • Technology assessment: Researching and justifying the introduction of new and improved technologies into next generation EPS designs (e.g. sensors, microcontrollers, power modules and MOSFETs).

Your profile: 

  • Student (m/f/d) in Electronic Engineering or related subject having successfully completed at least 2 years of their degree course before the start of the placement
  • Good understanding of electronic components with strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Willingness to push existing boundaries and learn/develop new skills
  • Flexible, self motivated and able to work with limited direct supervision
  • An interest and experience in Automotive electronics/systems design

Are you interested?
Please apply online and include your complete application papers (letter of motivation, CV and certificates) as well as your earliest start date.
Please make sure that all your documents are compiled into a single PDF (max. 3 MB) when uploading. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Lisa Messmann via phone: +49 211/584222 012.


Be part of our ZF team as Industrial Placement Student - Electronics Engineering (m/f/d) and apply now!


Lisa Marlen Messmann 
(49) 211 584222012

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