ZF Engineering Manager in Farmington Hills, Michigan

Engineering Manager

Division A - GEE – Engineering – Electronics


Job Description

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?

Position Description

This position is responsible for all aspects of application development, execution and compliance for the GM S-CAM4.8 Global B application program developments globally (including people, process and line management). This position will have 1-2 direct reports. Additionally, this position interfaces and provides support to another 6-10 cross-functional team members (Tech Specialists, Technicians, Mechanical, Software, Test/Validation, Quality, EQA, Purchasing, and Sales) as well as the customer. Other primary responsibilities include developing and managing the project budgets, and providing engineering design assumptions and ER&D estimates to support the business case quotation process.

Position Requirements

  • System validation test plan development, hardware/software/mechanical design deliverables

  • Performance software deliverables (including interface to partner company).

  • Position will work with cross-functional team to ensure core design meets all application program team requirements/expectations from a design re-use perspective, dual-sourcing validation plan, gap analysis of customer requirements, support business development with consistent/standard CQA template(s).

  • Successful platform development is key to meeting portfolio cost and growth needs and required to increase our global DAS electronics market share.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Management and responsibility for global team members.

  • Present/influence ZF technology strategies and customer product development roadmaps.

  • Provide overall direction and enforcement of ZF GDPIM application process.

  • Interface with global/regional sales leads to facilitate business development.

  • Interface/support global/regional quality leads and TRW manufacturing plant quality personnel to support AME development of new technologies.

  • Provide management support and escalation path for critical issues identified with core program developments


Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/ Vets/Disabled

Required Education and Experience

Bachelors Degree in Engineering required

Experience and Skill Requirements

12 + years

Position Status

Salaried Full-Time

Functional Area



Farmington Hills




United States

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