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

Technology Scouting Intern

Location: 

Sunnyvale, CA, US, 94085

Req ID 19417
   

We are looking for a new colleague in the Digital Business Development Department at our location in Sunnyvale, CA. 

 

Responsibilities:
Support the identification and evaluation of viable new technologies and companies for existing or future solutions via:

  • Scouting for new external partners in all relevant industries (including startups and well-established solution providers)
  • Partnering with multiple core product groups and R&D to identify external business and technology needs
  • Support in building long-term relationships in Silicon Valley with external companies, suppliers, universities, and laboratories that are likely to develop technology solutions in areas of interest
  • Leading the coordination of the assessment process of chosen novel technologies/solutions
  • Documenting findings from scouting activities and effectively sharing with superiors

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or enrolled in a 4-year accredited college degree program (Business, Engineering, or Automotive related preferred)
  • You have the entrepreneur mind set! Entrepreneurial skills, with experience in pitching new, innovative ideas and effectively communicating and presenting data to influence internal audiences
  • You are a “people person”! Experience in networking (i.e. establishing new relationships and technology networks across a proven, broad base of both internal and external resources)
  • You consider yourself very organized! Processing, documenting, and providing timely information with a high level of accuracy in a usable format
  • You are knowledgeable on the topics! Business development and/or technology valuation experience, evaluating propositions or hypotheses and making judgments on the basis of well-supported evidence
  • You consider yourself a “techie”! A high interest in automotive and/or new tech, continuously seeking and sharing new developments, advancements, and knowledge in relevant fields

 

 

 

 

Be part of our ZF team as Technology Scouting Intern and apply now!

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ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


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