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Application Engineer - Restraints

Location: 

Washington, MI, US, 48094

Req ID 37004
   

We are seeking an experienced engineer to join our Occupant Restraint (Driver Airbag/Steering Wheels) team in Washington, MI.  


Responsibilities

  • Design, validate, and release steering wheel and driver airbag air bag product designs in accordance to ZF Global Development Process (GDPEP)
  • Create and release accurate engineering documentation into ZF North American systems used in design and production including CR’s, BOM’s, DFMEA’s and DVP&R’s in a timely manner.
  • Establish and manage detail engineering development timing to support program deliverables
  • Lead problem root cause analysis and development of DFMEA’s
  • Lead design validation (DV) and production validation (PV) including development of required design changes
  • Lead technical member of ZF Simultaneous Engineering Team (SET) and customer Product Development Team
  • Lead technical communication with customer engineering and plants and ZF CUU plants.
  • Support implementation of VA changes
  • Support supplier selection process, design reviews, tool designs, process changes and PPAP requirements as needed
  • Lead fabrication, ordering and follow on-time delivery of prototype samples in support of customer deliverables and DV testing
  • Perform other duties as requested by engineering management
  • Occasional travel to ZF or customer plants in North America as required

 
Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering (BSME)
  • 5+ years of engineering design experience that may include experience in automotive interior systems, plastic moldings, diecasting, stampings, fastener applications & safety restraints
  • Analytical capabilities (e.g. CAE, GD&T, DFMEA, PFMEA, Six Sigma, DOE)
  • Excellent communications skills including technical writing skills
  • Able to multi-task, work independently with good organization and documentation
  • Efficient in use of computer and software including MS Teams and Office
  • Ability to interface well with technical staff and functional department personnel
  • Strong customer relations skills
  • Fluent in English

 

Be part of our ZF team as Application Engineer 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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