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ZF is a global technology company supplying 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.

Head of Remanufacturing Strategy & Development - NA Region

Country/Region:  US

Vernon Hills, IL, US, 60061

Req ID 66229 | Vernon Hills, United States

Reporting to the VP of Aftermarket Region - North America, the Head of Remanufacturing Strategy and Development will be responsible for identifying, consolidating, and assessing North American Regional remanufacturing opportunities, market screening and initiating high level business cases. As the Head of Remanufacturing, you will be a critical member of the ZF Aftermarket North America Regional Leadership Team responsible for the Aftermarket business in the US, Canada, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. 


What you can look forward to as Head of Remanufacturing Strategy & Development:

  • Develop, align, and drive implementation of remanufacturing product portfolio strategies across Business Lines/categories

  • Identify non-ZF reman products merchandising suppliers and drive to introduce to the market with purchasing team

  • Support and drive long term visions of remanufacturing

  • Manage strategy and development of core return within the region

Your profile as Head of Remanufacturing Strategy & Development:

  • 8+ years’ experience of complex, multi divisional/global, program or project management 

  • Bachelor's degree (preferred)

  • Collaborative and decision-orientated

  • In depth competence in:

    • Product strategy management

    • Remanufacturing processes including core management

    • Project Management

    • Financial system knowledge for surcharge management

  • REMAN industry, market trends and benchmark knowledge

  • Product portfolio knowledge of remanufacturing

  • Ability and willingness to travel 20-30% regionally

Why you should choose ZF in Vernon Hills:

  • A supportive collaborative team environment

  • Annual Incentive Plan

  • Paid time off

  • 401k Plan

  • Health Care Benefits

  • Paid Holidays

  • Tuition reimbursement for educational advancement

  • A strong diversity culture

  • Supportive Employee Groups and community outreach activities


Be part of our ZF team as Head of Remanufacturing Strategy & Development - NA Region and apply now!



Gabriela Monique Palacio

+1 734 855 2321


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are more than just words for us. They are at the core of the ZF Way that propels our team members towards their utmost success. We strive to build and nurture a culture where inclusiveness is a natural reflex. We actively seek ways to remove barriers so that every member of ZF can rise to their full potential. We aim to embed this in our legacy through how we operate and build our products as we shape next generation mobility, safety, sustainability and social justice. 

With four generations across 118 nationalities in 41 countries, ZF combines a unique variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and ideas. Together, we solve problems, drive innovation and shape next generation mobility. 

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What does DEI (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion) mean for ZF as a company?

At ZF, we continuously strive to build and maintain a culture where inclusiveness is lived and diversity is valued. We actively seek ways to remove barriers so that all our employees can rise to their full potential. We aim to embed this vision in our legacy through how we operate and build our products as we shape the future of mobility.

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