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

Principal Project Engineer (m/f/d)


Solihull, GB

Req ID 27059

For our location in Shirley (The Hub) / UK, we are looking for a Principal Project Engineer (m/f/d).
ZF Hub UK – a brand new state-of-the-art, fit for the future facility supporting technology innovation for Next Generation Mobility, across four technology domains: Vehicle Motion Control, Integrated Safety, Automated Driving and Electric Mobility. 


Your tasks: 

  • Joining a team of project and product managers you will report to a Chief Engineer and work in a dynamic, global, and multi-project environment
  • You will manage electronics projects delivering ECUs into electric power steering (EPS) and steer-by-wire (SbW) system developments
  • You will manage all project activities and interfaces with internal and external customers, EPS/Rear & Front Wheel Steer system and sub-system project teams and electronics manufacturing sites
  • Define, plan, coordinate and review the ECU project team’s activities by using the relevant engineering processes & procedures. Ensuring that the specific technical objectives in respect of product function, cost, quality, safety, validation and delivery within the overall project timescales are achieved
  • You will be a leading contributor to the continuous improvement and development of the engineering and project management processes required to meet increasing functional safety and engineering quality standards necessary to enable the development of under bonnet steering systems

Your profile:

  • Degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline
  • Experience in managing projects through the full development cycle and project management process development (desirable)
  • Knowledge of ISO26262, IATF-16949 and Automotive SPICE (as applied to hardware development)
  • Strong presentation, communication, and leadership skills
  • Fluent English speaker and willing to travel globally when required to support customers



About ZF:
ZF is a global technology company suppling 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.
In fiscal year 2020 ZF reported sales of €32.6 billion. The company employs more than 150,000 associates at approximately 270 locations in 42 countries.

The compatibility of work and family life is firmly anchored at ZF. For more information, please visit www.zf.com/berufundprivatleben.


Be part of our ZF team as Principal Project Engineer (m/f/d) and apply now!


Olga Rolgeiser

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