ZF Prin Engr-Hardware in Farmington Hills, Michigan

Prin Engr-Hardware

Division A - GEE – Engineering – Electronics


Job Description

ZF TRW's Safety Domain ECU (SDE), a flexible integration hub that integrates a number of chassis, suspension and advanced driver assist system control functions into a single unit. ZF TRW's SDE supports AUTOSAR (AUTomotive Open System Architecture) and is composed of a high-performance microcontroller and an open software architecture, allowing the integration of modules from both vehicle manufacturers and third parties.

SDE focuses on collision mitigation or a significant improvement of passive safety systems based on additional environmental sensing and a high interaction between actuators. Compared to previous generation controllers, it has more sensors, with higher levels of data fusion between them; arbitration between chassis systems (calling for much more processing power); and a requirement for electronic architecture flexibility to cope with different combinations of systems and functions with different fitment rates.

Primary Position Responsibilities:

  • Create detailed HW design using relevant CAD tools

  • Development of HW based on detailed design

  • Analyze problems using 8D method or similar and document results

  • Test implemented HW against design specification

Education and Certification Requirements (may also attach a job description):

Bachelor or Master of Electronics

Experience and Skills Requirements (may also attach a job description):

  • HW engineering experience

  • Knowledge on EMC influence on HW design

  • Good understanding on embedded HW and micro processors

  • Knowledge on HW quality processes and tools (DFMEA, ..)

  • Very good analytical and documentation skills

  • Very good communication skills, knowledge of English language is required

Required Education and Experience

Bachelors Degree in Engineering required

Experience and Skill Requirements

7 + years

Position Status

Salaried Full-Time

Functional Area



Farmington Hills




United States

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran