ZF Motor Application Engineer in Düsseldorf, Germany

Motor Application Engineer

Division A - Engineering - Steering


Job Description

Job Description

ZF is a global leader in driveline and chassis technology as well as active and passive safety technology. ZF has a global workforce of approximately 138,300 at 230 locations in 40 countries. Working at ZF is more than just a job; it’s an opportunity to imagine and create global mobility for tomorrow – and beyond.

Are you up for the challenge?

Position Description

The design of electric steering systems is extremely challenging requiring safety-critical servo-drive performance at automotive costs. TRW leads the field in many areas of design and research, and employs cutting-edge motor design technologies such as segmented stator assemblies, sensor-less control and advanced noise reduction.

This is a very fast-paced sector requiring advanced product-design and problem-solving skills for programmes with short design cycle times and high production volumes. The role involves mechanical design of electric motors to achieve optimized manufacturability to demanding safety and quality standards.

Position Requirements

  • Manage the application design release for safety-critical electric motors based on core design

  • Work with suppliers to ensure the delivery of the product on time and to the required quality

  • Support DFMEA activities

  • Deploy relevant design, development and problem-solving tools to achieve ‘Right First Time’ solutions

  • Support the design cycle from concept to product launch

  • Liaise with customers to analyze requirements, communicate design and resolve issues

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • 3 to 4 years of experience with Mechanical engineering degree

  • Experience of mechanical design and analysis with a good appreciation of manufacturing technologies

  • Geometrical tolerancing skills

  • Flexibility to adapt in an exciting fast paced working environment

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Experience of automtive SPICE development process

  • Experience of developing products

  • Experience of electromechanical components and interfaces ideally for rotating machines

  • Experience of high volume manufacture of electric motors

Required Education and Experience

Experience and Skill Requirements

Position Status

Salaried Full-Time

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