Engineer II - Design/Product PESC in Gray Court, SC at ZF

Date Posted: 9/16/2019

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Job Description

This position does not offer sponsorship now or in the future.

Position Summary:

Position is supporting internal and external customers for all design related topics. They are responsible for executing and ensuring the on-time development of reliable transmission applications, manufacturability of new or modified products, meeting customer specifications, and maintaining company standards. In addition, they support internal departments with business development, capacity, and continuity.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Support customer(s) with all design related topics (e.g. license support, quality issues, cost down workshops).

  • Perform/direct all necessary calculation/design studies to define a functional transmission application.

  • Define, design, and release modifications to parts and customer specific parts for existing base transmissions.

  • Support the management of design-related timelines to ensure on-time delivery of transmission design documentation.

  • Check customer specifications for completeness/feasibility and ensure implementation.

  • Follow the design procedures and specifications established by division R&D.

  • Execute the on-time delivery of new and updated drawings and bills of material (BOMs).

  • Support System and Design FMEA with engineering quality department.

  • Perform design engineering and related analysis as required to support internal and external customers.

  • Support internal departments in obtaining customer approval for design changes and deviations.

  • Support calibration, controls, prototyping, component, transmission testing and vehicle launch activities.

  • Work with customers, suppliers and internal departments, such as sales, purchasing and quality, on design topics (i.e. definition of specifications, input for calculations, technical release of deviations, etc.).

  • Work with ZF Global R&D and other engineering teams (program management, test, plant and resident).

  • Ensure completion of all 8-Ds for design-development issues.

  • Participate in continuous improvement programs and support team efforts.

  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, formal training, reviewing professional publications, establishing and expanding professional networks, and participating in professional societies.

  • Ensure departmental compliance with all TS16949 policies and procedures.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Essential Skills and Experience:

  • B.S. in Engineering (Mechanical preferred)
  • 3+ years of engineering experience in applications engineering or product design/development or in manufacturing environment
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software
  • Ability to interface with cross-functional teams and all levels of personnel/management
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to work independently manage multiple responsibilities (i.e. self-starter, self-motivated)
  • English language competency
  • Ability/willingness to travel (up to 25%)

    Preferred Skills and experience:

  • Master's Degree in Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, Software, etc.)
  • 3+ years of experience as a product engineer or design engineer within a powertrain development and/or manufacturing environment (specifically within a powertrain and/or automotive context)
  • Knowledge of 5S and Six Sigma problem-solving methodology
  • TS16949 awareness training
  • Experience in Automotive industry
  • Spanish and/or German Language Skills

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