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one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

Research and Development Engineer


Yokohama, 14, JP, 425-852

Req ID 41577 Yokohama-Kannai, Japan


We are looking for a new colleague in the Corporate Research and Development Department at our location in Japan.


Your Tasks: 

  • Suspension Damper Tuning at Japanese OEMs’ proving grounds or other
  • To prepare and arrange schedule for damper tuning work, prototype build and any other preparation as tasks of vehicle testing work with coordinating together with ZF overseas sites and customers 
  • To work with engineers at ZF overseas sites to study damper performance to satisfy customer requirement through actual testing to obtain agreement with customer eventually
  • With understanding damper structure, to build and test prototype dampers for ZF internal and/or customer testing
  • Laboratory management and tuning truck management work associated with damper tuning


Your Profile: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in science and engineering or above
  • Over 3 years of experience in vehicle testing, parts evaluation and development departments at  vehicle manufacturers or component parts manufacturers
  • Damper tuning work experience is preferred 
  • Knowledge required for OEM business and its development process.
  • Accountability, Passion, Diversity, Empowerment, Anticipation
  • Ambiguity resistance
  • A medium-sized limited release license is preferred 
  • Capable of having domestic business travel, overseas business trips, and long-term overseas stays (about 3 months) for training.


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


Aoi Terasaka

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