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

System Development Engineer (m/f/d)


Stemwede, NW, DE, 32351

Req ID 25571

We are reinforcing our System House Vehicle Motion Controls Team  at our location in Stemwede-Dielingen. 


Your tasks as System Development Engineer (m/f/d): 

  • Leading the design/development of VMD-ECU´s to ensure that both component and overall vehicle requirements and regulations are achieved as well as define, plan and perform system application projects, studies and investigations (ZF internal, customers, government funded, etc.)
  • Lead engineering decision making towards issue resolution, interfacing with internal engineering team and customer to ensure VMD ECU-system is optimally packaged within the vehicle and will meet customer expectations, analysis of customer requirements on system level and assignment of requirements to subsystems
  • Active participation and information exchange in the regular project and systems group meetings as well as responsible of system release / recommendation in system phase exits and for for the system development plan / SVP&R 
  • Definition of simulation and testing activities in system application project and analysis of the results, conducting, ordering and analyzing system specific tests in system application projects
  • Interface between system, software and electronics development e.g. concerning requirements management; responsible for customer and system level requirements, define test criteria in collaboration with safety engineer and safety manager as well as system test manager

Your Profile as System Development Engineer (m/f/d):

  • Successfully finished university degree in Engineering or Business Administration and several years of professional experience in the automotive industry
  • Knowledge of chassis related ECU products, understanding of project management techniques,
  • Process knowledge in ISO 26262, ISO 16949, A-SPICE
  • Tool knowledge in DOORS, Integrity and good at writing engineering documents (i.e. analysis, report, etc.)
  • Fluent in English and German, written and spoken is a must


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.

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


Svenja Schuchmann

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