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Engineering Manager in Farmington Hills, MI at ZF

Date Posted: 1/9/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

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?

This position is responsible within Global Electronics Engineering (GEE) for leading the Engineering CAD Services, Configuration Management & Tools group (currently called ECAD/MCAD/CM group). The role will be similar to the current position, but with an expanded responsibility in two areas 1) within ECAD and MCAD for enhanced simulation and technical evaluation 2) additional responsibility for engineering tool strategy and tool support for GEE.

The ECAD group

- carries out PCB layout ensuring design rule adherence and electronic component BOM generation

- defines ECAD standards and processes

- develops ECAD custom functions to assure quality and enhance productivity

- conducts engineering simulations and modeling

- manages the requirements and relationship for the Mentor Graphics ECAD tool.

The MCAD group

- carries out mechanical model and drawing creation to defined standards

- defines the MCAD standards and processes

- manages specific customer requirements for data exchange

- conducts engineering simulations and modeling

- manages the requirements for the Catia and NX MCAD tools

The CM group

- carries out configuration management activities in support of all GEE Product Lines ensuring standards are consistently applied and that Product releases are correct and complete

- develops the associated configuration management processes in both the hardware and software areas in partnership with the management of Hardware and Software Engineering as well as Engineering Quality

- handles the configuration of CM processes in the Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) Integrity and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Windchill tools

- ensures alignment of processes and approaches with the global ZF Group overall development.

The Engineering Tools Group

- leads the strategic management of the engineering tools, licenses and tool support for GEE overall

- acts as the liaison between engineering and the IS function taking engineering responsibility for budget alignment, user administration (data owner) and data loss prevention.

- Leads overall engineering tool license management & optimization

Further this position will act across all Product Lines in GEE ensuring consistency and standardization in the engineering processes associated with ECAD, MCAD and CM and be responsible for implementation of those processes in the tools. This will extend to the wider implementation across ZF Group Divisions where common tool usage is found.

12+ years of progressive with MCAD/ECAD experience
2-5 years of direct supervision for leading global teams

Bachelors Degree in Engineering required

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

Job Requirements

Education Requirements
Bachelors Degree in Engineering required

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