Senior Design Engineer
ZF Friedrichshafen - Gray Court, SC

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Position Summary: Works integrally with all needed resources in the United States as well as in Germany in all design related activities for application engineering and plant related tasks.

Position Roles:
  • Support design related efforts in the area of automatic transmissions
  • Work with OEM and suppliers in the definition of specifications
Essential Functions:
  • Work with internal departments and OEM on design issues for production and OEM applications
  • Execute all design activities including concept work, calculation and design of components for automatic transmissions with ProE
  • Follow the design procedures and specifications established by division R&D
  • Support the release and maintaining of drawings and bills of material (BOMs)
  • Define modifications to parts. Support change process in Axalant
  • Design OEM unique parts for existing base transmissions
  • Define specifications with OEM and suppliers
  • Support System and Design FMEA with engineering quality department. Supporting planning and production. Release of deviations from technical side
  • Support of purchasing department in supplier selection, and technical support to defined suppliers
  • Support of quality department and quality improvement processes
  • Work with ZF engineering teams (project management, test, control and planning departments) and departments within Central R&D.
  • Participate when applicable in multidisciplinary project teams.
  • Support APQP process at suppliers and at customer
  • Support industrialization process
  • Support the completion of all 8-d’s/ Lead 8-d team for design-development issues
  • Travel up to 10%. Initial travel may exceed this amount due to training requirements ·
  • Other Duties as related to this position
Anforderungen: Essential Skills and Experience:
  • Must possess the ability to lead a small team of design engineers
  • Excellent communication skills verbal and written
  • Experience in design of automatic transmissions or similar areas
  • Must possess a strong work ethic and high integrity
  • Proficient computer skills with Microsoft office package.
  • Knowledge of calculation methods (FE- analysis, tolerance calculations, analytical calculations)
  • Ability to work independently and with decisiveness
  • Must be able to work in a team setting and participate actively
  • Must be available to travel and stay at various main locations
  • Must possess a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering (minimum) from an ABET accredited institution, a technical undergraduate degree with a Mechanical engineering or Automotive engineering graduate degree is also acceptable (from ABET-EAC accredited institution)
  • 5 years transmission design experience (minimum)
Preferred Skills and experience: ·
  • Design engineering experience in the field of automatic transmissions ·
  • Design engineering experience within the automotive industry. ·
  • German language skills are welcome. ·
  • Pro-Engineer or other 3-d Cad
Are you interested?
Please, send us your complete and comprehensive application documents and a CV (in tabular form), qualification and work certificates, state the reference code - or apply online!

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