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Production Engineer - Gear


Tianjin, TJ, CN, 300402

Req ID 36966 Tianjin, China


We are looking for a Production Engineer - Gear for our division Industrial Technology at our location of Tianjin.


Your Tasks


  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work - Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish work by leveraging manpower, machines, utilities, tools and fixtures to meet the production target as per the Sales & Operations Plan (S&OP) of the organization.

  • General management - manufacturing and production systems, quality control, production control,  systems analysis, productivity analysis and cost control, and materials supplying strategy making

  • Monitoring - Processes, Materials and Environment to detect or assess problems.

  • Product Management - Responsible for the Performance, Aesthetics, Quality, Reliability, Quantity of components, lowering Production Costs and adherence to Delivery dates

  • Department Management - Productivity and reliability of equipment, Need for (and costs of ) maintenance, Health and safety (particularly the operation of equipment), Environmental issues (e.g. creation of waste products)

  • Problem Solving & Decision making - Troubles shoot & resolve new and existing issues involving people, product, process and materials.

  • Technical Acumen - Provides technical expertise or support for seamless manufacturing. Determines root cause of failures using statistical methods and recommend changes in tolerance of processing methods.

  • Continuous Improvements - Identifies opportunities to improve products or reducing costs using knowledge of tooling and production equipment, assembly methods, materials & parts and quality control standards.

  • Process Management - Maximizes available capacity, optimizes available skills, ensures the layout of plant and equipment is put to good use.

  • People Management & Development - Boost employee morale, Develop successors, Motivate employee training, development & retention. Advice team, groom talent and ensure execution of manufacturing and management practices.

  • Key Performance Indicators - EHS, LTAR, Scrap rate, 5S audit result, OEE, TEEP, PPP.



Your profile


  • Expertise: Master/Bachelor degree in Mechanical/Production Engineering. 5+ years of experience in production, preferably in a manufacturing environment in a mechanical industry. 2+ years people management (50+) experience.

  • Behavioural Competencies & Skills: Visionary Thinking/Dealing with Ambiguity/Building Organization Capability/Financial Acumen/Planning and Organizing/Organizational Awareness.

  • Technical Competencies & Skills: Production and Operations Management/Manufacturing processes, especially for wind gearbox/Quality assurance/Lean, Six Sigma & TPM/CNC program and machine knowledge/Reading, written English must, Oral English workable.


Be part of our ZF team as Production Engineer - Gear and apply now!


[[Constance Wu]]


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