ZF Mechanical Engineering- GE - Farmington Hills (Fall 2018) in Farmington Hills, Michigan

Mechanical Engineering- GE - Farmington Hills (Fall 2018)

Division U - Global Electronics


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?

Division Overview:

Electronics is increasingly important to vehicle safety. ZF TRW is an expert in electronics, drawing on knowledge in every element of safety to deliver the latest stand alone and integrated technologies. Smarter cars are safer cars.

The remarkable power of Cognitive Safety Systems that help keep people safer relies on a suite of sensors and advanced electronics. Using proprietary algorithms, these intelligent systems sense, calculate and adapt to help drivers avoid or mitigate an accident. Incorporating this advanced awareness yields a higher level of safety, efficiency, comfort and convenience.

Job Description:

Within the Global Electronics Business Unit, a student will be an integral part of a skilled engineering team working directly on various assignments that are both technically challenging and educationally stimulating. Job assignments will be placed in the following area:

  • Advance Driver Assist Systems (ADAS)

  • Integrated Electronics

  • Sensor Technologies

  • Passive Safety

Core Duties (may include not limited to):

  • Work in a team environment, often with cross-functional team members from CAD, purchasing, manufacturing, and other groups, to apply engineering principles to create effective designs

  • Utilize CAD, DFMEA, DFM/DFA and CAE engineering tools such as Catia, NX, DOORS, Integrity, Excel, and others, to ensure accurate and robust designs

  • Perform and coordinate laboratory testing of prototype components and systems and analyze results

  • Troubleshoot camera level assembly and create root cause analysis for issue

  • Prepare and support prototype deliveries

Required Education and Experience

Must be pursuing a 4 year degree in mechanical engineering.

Experience and Skill Requirements

Desired Qualifications:

•Pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering

•Previous experience in Automotive, Mechanical, Robotics, SAE, activities is a plus

•Strong Microsoft suite skills including PowerPoint, Excel and Word

•Strong sense of urgency and personal commitment

Position Status


Functional Area



Farmington Hills




United States

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