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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.

Strategic Project Coordinator

Country/Region:  US

Vernon Hills, IL, US, 60061

Req ID 51456 | Vernon Hills, United States

This position is responsible for supporting business / corporate projects and initiatives in the areas of Divisional Strategy and planning. The position could sit in Vernon Hills, IL or Farmington Hills, MI. 


Job Description

  • Assists in the development of strategic objectives, business initiatives, and short and long-range goals of the organization.
  • Provide day-to-day support for business strategy projects through meeting coordination, project tracking and presentation preparation.
  • Collects data from internal and external sources, assembles reports and prepares graphs, charts, tables, maps, surveys and other related materials and contacts key personnel to obtain additional information.
  • Analyze potential opportunities using available data elements to provide actionable insights to leadership team.
  • Draft requested reports to support across business lines.
  • Act as implementation agent in company to support the actions needed to accomplish strategic directional goals.
  • Responsible for the documentation of business updates, key task monitors and applicable business processes.
  • Perform related tasks and special projects as needed.



  • Customer focused approach to all activities
  • Microsoft Office proficient with required expertise in PowerPoint.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience 
  • Knowledge of the automotive or commercial vehicle aftermarket market preferred.
  • Strong communication, collaboration, process, and analysis skills required.
  • Professional assertiveness orientated towards the organizational goals.
  • Able to work cross-functionally required.
  • Ability to prioritize and work under tight deadlines.
  • Independent worker who is a strong team player and will succeed among a fast-working group and with high dedication.
  • Analytical and problem-solving individual who is an independent thinker.


Be part of our ZF team as Strategic Project Coordinator and apply now!


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. 

Our company is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with us and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. 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. Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran


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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