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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 - IRS

Country/Region:  JP

Yokohama, 14, JP

Req ID 52924 Yokohama-JTC, Japan

We are looking for a new colleague in the Airbag Engineering team, Passive Safety Systems Department at our location in Yokohama.


Your Tasks:

  • Analysis of the given product specifications, requirements and derivation of possible solutions in coordination with application design and core engineering.
  • Product definition for the appropriate customer projects together with project management.
  • Structuring of all arising design tasks and carrying out with design and testing.
  • Determination of the necessary development capacities and – cost together with design, testing and prototyping.
  • Well known and take responsible of design quality management tool for components and system like FMEA, FTA, DRBFM etc...
  • Coordinate and lead customer design review of product development based on change points and failure mode.
  • Negotiate and discuss design changes based on technical design background and test results review with customer.
  • Clarification and definition of test plans for internal / external with the customer.
  • Develop, prioritize and supervise action items and close action items with strategic thinking in a global team environment for engineering.
  • Lead and create technical presentations including test report and analysis to customer in cooperation with TRW global team members.


Your Profile:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • 5 years of experience in the automotive industry as Mechanical Engineer
  • Successful completion of projects; experience in intercultural leadership
  • Good communicative, interpersonal and technical skills
  • Fluent business Japanese/English
  • Knowledge about project management tools
  • Strong leadership, decision making, interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, along with the ability to research, analyze and recommend best practices.



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


Aoi Terasaka

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