ZF TRW Principal Product Engineer - Materials in Farmington Hills, Michigan

Req ID 32362BR

Job Title Principal Product Engineer - Materials

Functional Area Engineering

Business Unit GEE – Engineering – Electronics

Job Description Product Overview:

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

  • Support of product development activities

  • Evaluate & solve problems in product development & production

  • Support & lead cost saving activities

  • Generate and release new material specifications

  • Investigate new products, materials and processes

  • Assist in evaluating and supporting supply sources

  • Interface and communicate with customer base as needed

  • Perform laboratory analyses & generate reports as required

  • Special projects as required

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • B.S. in Materials Science/Engineering, Metallurgy or Chemistry.

  • Seven years minimum experience in a materials engineering environment.

  • Familiarity with materials lab test equipment/procedures such as SEM, FTIR, hardness testing, metallography, and failure analysis is highly desired. Also experience in ferrous & non-ferrous metallurgy, electroplating & coatings, heat treating, elastomers and plastics are desired.

  • Background in automotive-related working environment is a plus.


Education Requirements Bachelors Degree in Engineering required

Experience and Skill Requirements 9 + Years

Position Status Salaried Full-Time

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

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

City Farmington Hills

State Michigan

Country United States