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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.

Program Manager

Country/Region:  JP

Yokohama, 14, JP, 425-852

Req ID 48165 Yokohama-Kannai, Japan


Major Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and rework the total project plan including time and budget planning in accordance to Internal Project management process.
  • Margin and profit responsibility for product / investments / tooling and development.
  • Coordination of Advanced Quality Planning
  • Leads the project teams
  • Management of modifications during the development process.
  • Organize and perform the gate exit reviews.
  • Responsible for budget planning
  • Responsible for meeting customer and ZF milestones
  • Total project cost control (Project budget such as Development, Tooling, Investment and sample product)
  • Support acquisition and current production activities in cooperation with account manager



Key Competencies

  • Experience in the automotive or supplier industry
  • Communication and negotiation skills
  • Additional business management education / experience
  • English/Japanese language skills
  • Project Management



Educational and Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering; or equivalent.


Be part of our ZF team as Program Manager and apply now!


Aoi Terasaka

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