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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.

Technical Expert Casting

Country/Region:  PL

Wroclaw LP2, DS, PL, 52-407

Req ID 46840 Wroclaw LP2, Poland

Your Tasks:


• Carrying out technical discussions as part of new customer projects (discussions prior to award, technological support) to support award decisions;
• Continuous monitoring of Q performance, start of activities in the event of deviations from the target specifications;
• Coordination and implementation of national and international strategic supplier development projects (preventive) and operational task force support;
• Participation in the framework of part family strategies, support in solving technology and quality problems;
• Coordination with purchasing and the decentralized factory quality departments;
• Cooperation with supplier management within the House of Competence Casting at the global locations;
• Control of the holistic frontloading process (incl. forward sourcing & simultaneous engineering) from product development through casting-ready component design to the development of tool concepts. Component design suitable for casting, taking into account the subsequent processes in mechanical processing, component cleaning, assembly and leak testing, automation, packaging and Q standards and their associated requirements according to ZF specifications;
• Carrying out development meetings, technical reviews prior to series production, technological support and process development up to series production of die-cast parts;
• Control of professional mold management including the complete mold management of all tools owned by ZF (e.g. tool life monitoring);
• Participation in global launch management projects at suppliers to shorten the ramp-up curve and reduce start-up costs.
Your Profile:


• Completed studies in the field of mechanical engineering, production technology, manufacturing technology, foundry technology or similar, with several years of experience;
• Several years of professional experience preferably in the areas of management, production, work preparation, technology planning, technology development, industrialization, supplier development with regard to the above-mentioned focal points;
• Experience in project management with the appropriate tools;
• Experience in managing interdisciplinary projects / project teams;
• Experience in leading/collaborating on projects/project teams desirable;
• Specific knowledge in the areas of smelting, foundry, mold making and the downstream processes along the value chain;
• Excellent communication skills in an international environment, diplomacy, negotiation skills as well as empathy and assertiveness;
• Analytical thinking skills and acting independently;
• Knowledge of methods for structured problem solving;
• Very good knowledge of the technical english language (spoken and written);
• High resilience, commitment and willingness to travel on domestic business and abroad.


We offer:


• Work in a dynamic and international environment;
• Acquiring knowledge and practical skills through participation in various projects;
• The ability to manage your career at ZF structures, the prospect of vertical or horizontal promotion in global functions (including Project Management, Product Management);
• Flexible working hours;
• Free private medical care (Medicover) with a possibility of extending the package on other family members;
• Multisport Card allowance;
• Life insurance;
• Half-year bonus based on performance;
• Meals allowance (employee canteen);
• Free gated parking for bikes and cars.


Be part of our ZF team as Technical Expert Casting and apply now!


Aleksandra Sobczyk

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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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