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ZF Design Engineer in Northville, Michigan

Design Engineer

Location:

Northville, MI, US, 48168

Req ID 17502

The Design Engineer is responsible for developing new designs for automotive suspension components or modifying existing components on production vehicles according to ZF Chassis Components design guidelines. Directs the manufacture, modification and testing of vehicle components.

Responsibilities

  • Perform ball joint and control arm design engineering and automotive suspension components related analysis as required to support internal and external customers.

  • Design suspension products within the ZF Chassis Components guidelines to reach required functional and safety requirements.

  • Provide contact and technical representation to customers, production plants, and suppliers.

  • Draw suspension component design sketches and perform/coordinate mathematical computations to develop product designs and detailed specifications of components.

  • Coordinates test and product development engineering activities.

  • Direct the release and maintenance of drawings and bills of material (BOMs).

  • Support System and Design FMEA with engineering quality department.

  • Define, design, and release modifications to parts and customer-specific parts for existing base chassis.

  • Manage day-to-day activities of a project from design through launch.

  • Create and modify 3D models and drawings using CatiaV5 and Enovia systems

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Mechanical preferred) and 3+ years of experience in suspension components as a product engineer or design engineer.

  • Legally authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship now or in the future.

  • Proficient knowledge of technical aspects of suspension component applications engineering and ball joint product design/development. Ability to create and explain common DFMEA for suspension components.

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of common suspension component specifications and test criteria, ball joint hysteresis, torque curves and relationship to wear performance (specifically within a chassis and/or automotive context)

  • Proficient with Catia V5, Enovia, iQFMEA and Microsoft Office software

  • Familiar with PDM systems and management of BOM systems

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

DIVERSITY COMMITMENTTo harness the power of innovation, we invest in the development of diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to our company.Our company is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with us and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

Our Commitment to Diversity

ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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