ZF Engineering Project Lead in Farmington Hills, Michigan
Engineering Project Lead
Division A - GEE – Engineering – Electronics
This position is within the ZF Global Electronics ADAS camera core/platform development team. You will be responsible for leading all engineering discipline and development activities related to remote camera sensors supporting up to 360° surround view vision around the vehicle. This product does not contain software; therefore the development team will consist of matrixed resources from the Electrical, Mechanical, Optics, System and Functional Safety engineering disciplines. This is an excellent opportunity for those interested in a technical management career path. The candidate can demonstrate their technical project management abilities, leading to a future technical management position.
Technical schedule development planning and adherence to plan from Concept through design validation.
Ensure the technical development adheres to the generic C40 development process and milestone gate reviews.
Support manager in defining annual budget and forecast report out to executive management.
Primary technical project interface and single point of contact internally for all Engineering development status updates to management.
Lead and resolve internal cross functional technical challenges to ensure alignment with development milestones and avoidance of further management escalation.
Provide technical guidance to the team as necessary for problem resolution, to ensure correct actions are being taken in a timely manner.
Support Sales and Application Engineering teams during new business acquisition activities.
Since this is a core/platform development, success will be measured by the team’s ability to (1) meet cost targets, (2) maximize the re-use of core design amongst the customer applications, (3) miniaturization (4) adherence to development budget and timing milestones, (5) manufacturability (DFM), and (6) attaining product performance targets.
Develop and maintain a product performance and sales presentation packet.
BS in an Engineering discipline (Electrical, Mechanical, System). Others considered with relevant experience.
Automotive camera/optics and tier 1 supplier technical development experience is a plus
Highly organized, excellent verbal communication skills with a demonstrated history of attention to details.
Strong problem-solving skills, with demonstrated history of resolving complex technical issues.
Ideal candidate will have cross functional experience with electrical, mechanical and system engineering disciplines as this product is electro-mechanical in nature.
Experience and Skill Requirements:
- 8 + years in a technical development position. Preferably in the automotive industry.
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/ Vets/Disabled
Required Education and Experience
Experience and Skill Requirements
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran