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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.

Application Engineer

Country/Region:  JP

Yokohama, 14, JP

Req ID 43844 Yokohama-JTC, Japan


We are currently expanding our Active Safety Systems team in Japan and looking for new colleagues who will join our team.


Your Tasks:


Work as an application engineer to develop for active braking systems as appropriate to the targets set, and road and track evaluations and tuning required for OEM customer market.

This roll is also a customer window on the products in Japan, as well as an engineering customer interface in a global team environment.


  • Manage and execute testing programs, working cooperatively and efficiently communicating with ZF global core engineering.
  • Confirm test requirements documents / Clarify customer requirements on vehicle performance.
  • Vehicle test coordinate which includes garage work and execute performance tuning/validation with support from engineering HQ overseas.
  • Coordinate joint test event to evaluate vehicle dynamic performance with customer.


Your Profile:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related sciences required.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience on vehicle development.
  • Skill set of data acquisition instrument for automotive components as vehicle level or bench testing.
  • Basic knowledge of CAN communication, Electrical and Software.
  • Work experience as testing : Preparation / executing test / analyze data / summarize report / description for customer.
  • Driving skill with MT, automotive driving license.
  • Business level English and fluent Japanese.



Be part of our ZF team as Application Engineer and apply now!


Aoi Terasaka

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