Service Engineer-Test Systems Division

Northville, MI

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ZF is a global technology company supplying systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility.

ZF allows vehicles to see, think and act. In the four technology domains of Vehicle Motion Control, Integrated Safety, Automated Driving, and Electric Mobility, ZF offers comprehensive product and software solutions for established vehicle manufacturers and newly emerging transport and mobility service providers. ZF electrifies a wide range of vehicle types. With its products, the company contributes to reducing emissions, protecting the climate and enhancing safe mobility.

Service Engineer-Test Systems Division

Country/Region: US Location: Northville, MI, US Gray Court, SC, US, 29645 Gainesville, GA, US, 30501

Req ID 66077 | Northville, Gainesville, Gray Court, United States

Overview: ZF Test Systems develops and produces test benches for on- and off-road mobility. The Test Systems Business Unit is a special machine building branch within the ZF group, specialized in Test equipment design / installation / commissioning. With our North American Test System team, we are serving regional customers in providing turnkey Testing Solutions for their drivetrain and battery testing needs. For more than 35 years we have been specialists for validation and development test facilities. For more information, please visit our website: ZF Technology for Test Systems

Position Summary: The Test Systems Engineer is responsible for providing technical expertise and guidance during installation and servicing of automated test equipment, and developing service procedures, which ensure the maintainability, reliability, and availability of test systems at customer sites.

What you can look forward to as a Test Systems Service Engineer:

  • Manage the service project scope, implementation, and coordination of service activities and related initiatives, involving internal groups and external parties (customer and supplier) as necessary.
  • Perform fault and root-cause analyses for technical issues involving software (PLC and automation system), hydraulic, pneumatic, electronic, electrical, or mechanical component and/or system-level failures; develop corrective action procedures and determine resources needed for resolution (i.e., parts, personnel, etc.).
  • Perform activities to diagnose, repair, maintain, install, and rebuild a variety of test systems to support validation processes remotely or at the customer site. Those include mechanical/ electrical and software related actions.
  • Repair/replace electrical / mechanical / hydraulic / pneumatic components.
  • Provide technical guidance and engineering expertise in the commissioning, service support, and upgrading of test systems for customers within the North American region.
  • Follow and support creation of technical processes and concepts for the optimized service, maintenance, calibration, and upgrading of test systems.
  • Establish relationships with customers to optimize cost and grow service business.
  • Develop training courses and deliver technical training to internal and external groups regarding component and system-level maintenance and calibration of test systems.
  • Ability/willingness to travel: on average about 50%, project-specific peaks up to 75% (mainly US, Canada, and Mexico)

Your profile as a Test Systems Service Engineer:
  • B.S. in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related Engineering field.
  • 2 – 4 + years of professional engineering experience in a technical sales or service environment, specifically focused on production automation and/or automotive applications (includes Co-Op or internship experience).
  • Solid experience with controls engineering and/or software/hardware for electric drive systems or sensor applications.
  • Solid experience with Siemens and/or Rockwell PLC Programming Environments.
  • Knowledge of Hydraulics/Pneumatics/Mechanical components/parts functionalities.
  • Knowledge with Robotics technology/ programming (i.e., Fanuc, Kuka, etc.).
  • Proven ability to read engineering drawings/prints (both electrical and mechanical) in DIN/ISO standard format (in metrics).
  • Proven ability to analyze blueprints and use mathematics to evaluate/understand complex machine drawings.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Familiarity with various automotive test systems for driveline technology.
  • Experience with developing technical processes and solutions for test systems service operations.
  • Experience in the Automotive Industry.
  • German and/or Spanish language skills.

Why Choose ZF? What We Offer:

  • A supportive, collaborative team environment
  • Annual Incentive Plan
  • Paid Vacation
  • Personal Time
  • 401k Plan
  • Health Care Benefits
  • Paid Holidays
  • A strong diversity culture
  • Supportive Employee Groups and community outreach activities

Be part of our ZF team as Service Engineer-Test Systems Division and apply now!

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are more than just words for us. They are at the core of the ZF Way that propels our team members towards their utmost success. We strive to build and nurture a culture where inclusiveness is a natural reflex. We actively seek ways to remove barriers so that every member of ZF can rise to their full potential. We aim to embed this in our legacy through how we operate and build our products as we shape next generation mobility, safety, sustainability and social justice.

With four generations across 118 nationalities in 41 countries, ZF combines a unique variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and ideas. Together, we solve problems, drive innovation and shape next generation mobility.

Our company is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with us and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law. Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

What does DEI (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion) mean for ZF as a company?

At ZF, we continuously strive to build and maintain a culture where inclusiveness is lived and diversity is valued. We actively seek ways to remove barriers so that all our employees can rise to their full potential. We aim to embed this vision in our legacy through how we operate and build our products as we shape the future of mobility.

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