ZF Product Integration Lead in Washington, Michigan
Product Integration Lead
Division A - Engineering - Steering
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?
- The Product Integration Lead is the ‘technical right hand’ of the Engineering Program Manager. In this customer-facing role, the successful candidate will guide the product development team to the realization of the Electric Power Steering (EPS) system for a global vehicle application. The scope of responsibility spans the entire product development lifecycle from elicitation of customer requirements, through design, development, verification/validation approval, customer acceptance, and production.
Manage product scope by ensuring all customer requirements are understood and evaluated for compliance.
Obtain customer agreement on product delivery content and schedule with customer for all phases of the project.
Provide technical leadership by managing expectations between design capabilities and customer requirements.
Lead team efforts to resolve issues and close gaps against customer and internal ZF requirements.
Prepare and host periodic customer status reviews for system capability to product performance targets during development cycle
Frequent local travel to and from customer engineering center and assembly plant
Infrequent global travel to and from ZF and customer engineering centers and assembly plants
Essential Skills and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Mechatronic, or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university
Minimum, 5 years relevant experience
Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks at single time
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Preferred Skills and Experience:
Product lifecycle management knowledge.
Experience with PTC Windchill and / or PTC Integrity.
Six Sigma, Red X, or equivalent certification.
Knowledge of automotive electrical and chassis systems and vehicle dynamics
Required Education and Experience
Experience and Skill Requirements
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran