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ZF Mechatronic Engineer in Northville, Michigan

Mechatronic Engineer

Req ID 10448 | Northville, United States

Position Summary:

Responsibility for design, engineering, & development of ZF Chassis mechatronic products. Ensure new or modified designs can be manufactured & meet all specifications efficiently. Support internal departments to develop business, handle capacity, and maintain continuity. Internal training with core team in Germany will required.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Participate in all stages of product design, development and documentation (concept through manufacturing) for new and current mechatronic products through project assignments.

  • Lead regional mechatronic design & development activities with the customer and internal departments.

  • Maintain existing product designs and support production if necessary.

  • Coordinate, execute, schedule, and control projects to ensure design, manufacturability, & cost targets

  • Cooperatively develop design alternatives & recommendations with customers to resolve any problems.

  • Support design, development and evaluation of components and materials to achieve design targets.

  • Participate in formulating engineering strategy of product designs and applications.

  • Assist in the preparation of engineering cost analysis for customer inquiry and company product.

  • Assist in the preparation of information packages, drawings, prototypes and product samples to demonstrate ZF technical capability to customers, suppliers and internal functions.

  • Support sales and marketing with technical assistance including customer product applications, problem resolution and customer presentations.

  • Document ideas for patent protection & provide product information for patent documentation.

  • Use and recommend analytical studies of motion, stress, forces and tolerance stack up to assure product function and reliability

  • Work with CAD designers to develop 2D/3D designs & package checks through each project phase

  • Participate in the assembly of prototypes & help resolve any build issues

  • Initiate change notices as required and per procedure.

  • Investigate new technologies and consult with suppliers if necessary to obtain latest technical information.

  • Participate in benchmarking activities investigating competitive products and assess any feature advantages

  • Participate in qualifying and approving suppliers

  • Participate in any continuous improvement activities

  • Maintain and expand professional/technical knowledge by attending appropriate training, monitoring publications, expanding networks, and participating in professional societies.

  • Compliance with all Internal and External Production Quality Management Systems and Group Directives.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • B.S. in Engineering, preferably in Mechatronics, Mechanical or Electronics

  • 3-4 years of relevant experience (including internship/co-op)

  • Excellent project management and planning abilities

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Strong interpersonal, communications and listening skills

  • Ability/willingness to travel both domestically and internationally (up to 25%)

Be part of our ZF team as Mechatronic 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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