CAD Product Designer in Lafayette, IN at ZF

Date Posted: 6/3/2019

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    Lafayette, IN
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Job Description

Job Description:

ZF is a global technology company and supplies systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility. With its comprehensive technology portfolio, the company offers integrated solutions for established vehicle manufacturers, mobility providers and start-up companies in the fields of transportation and mobility. ZF continually enhances its systems in the areas of digital connectivity and automation in order to allow vehicles to see, think and act.

In 2018, ZF achieved sales of €36.9 billion. The company has a global workforce of 149,000 with approximately 230 locations in 40 countries. ZF invests over six percent of its sales in research and development annually.

Position Requirements:
  • Coordinate and manage Commercial Vehicle Steering Product Line 2D and 3D CAD documents.
  • Lead CAD concept development for new customer applications.
  • Coordinate handover packages for offshore contract companies to complete overflow work and complete mass changes.
  • Work with purchasing, manufacturing and product engineers to develop and refine cost reduction ideas to improve product line profitability.
  • Perform dimensional analysis of components and assemblies to ensure products will assemble and perform properly at all manufacturing extreme conditions.
  • Design components and assemblies to meet structural and functional requirements outlined by customer specifications.
  • Specify Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerances on product drawings.
  • Analyze change requests for impact on current product designs.
  • Perform troubleshooting activities to assist quality, manufacturing and suppliers to resolve product issues.
  • Perform special projects as assigned, which can include maintenance and revision of design standards, work instructions and procedures.

Essential Skills and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Design, Mechanical Engineering, Agricultural Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology or related field
  • A strong background in 3D CAD modeling and 2D drawing creation is required

Preferred Skills and Experience:
  • Experience in Pro-E Creo is preferred
  • Exposure to SolidWorks, CATIA V5 and NX would be a plus
  • Experience in GD&T and Windchill PLM System is preferred
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled

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


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