ZF Mechatronics Engineer in Lafayette, Indiana

Mechatronics Engineer

Division T - Commercial Vehicle


Job Description

ZF is a global leader in driveline and chassis technology as well as active and passive safety technology. The company acquired TRW Automotive on May 15, 2015, which was then integrated within the organization as the Active & Passive Safety Technology Division. The combined company reported sales of €29.2 billion in 2015 and now has a global workforce of around 135,000 with approximately 230 locations in some 40 countries. ZF annually invests approximately five percent of its sales in Research & Development (€1.4 billion in 2015) ensuring continued success through the design and engineering of innovative technologies.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Analyze complex mechatronic systems in vehicle applications.

  • Specify components of mechatronic systems.

  • Validate performance of components against specifications.

  • Evaluate vehicle uses cases for application of technology.

  • Support functional safety analysis of mechatronic systems.

  • Simulate system performance of mechatronic vehicle systems.

  • Collaborate with and provide work instruction to designers for prototype component designs.

  • Collaborate with and provide work instructions to technicians for prototype component testing and vehicle installation.

  • Domestic and international travel required

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.

  • Exposure to control theory and system dynamics

  • Exposure to principles of electrical and hydraulic machines

  • Exposure to sensor technologies

Required Education and Experience

Experience and Skill Requirements

Position Status

Salaried Full-Time

Functional Area







United States

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