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Technical Project Manager

Company: ZF
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Technical Project ManagerCountry/Region: USLocation:Lafayette, IN, US, 47904-1863Req ID 45318 - CSS Lafayette Staff, United StatesWe are looking for a new colleague in the Engineering, Product Innovation department at our location in Lafayette, Indiana. This person will support Gears and Pitman arms within Commercial Vehicle Steering Systems.Commercial Vehicle solutions from the ZF Group provide the capability to shape the future of commercial transportation systems. With a comprehensive portfolio and expertise it enables ZF to reimagine transportation for a safer and sustainable tomorrow. Our technologies and services for commercial vehicles and fleets make them more efficient, safe, connected, intelligent and automated wherever they operate.Responsibilities :

  • Set up, track, and ensure the technical project plan is in compliance with the Product Engineering Process
  • Interface with the Team Leader to ensure proper engineering staffing and skills
  • Responsibility for all PE Expenses in the Project according to the project business case
  • Prepare gate reviews and ensure targets for review are met
  • Analyze and Resolve Risks & Problems during the Development Phase
  • Achieve product target costs within the technical development
  • Define, track and ensure the technical project packages as defined in the PEP and WPCP
  • Manage and ensure the product maturity within the development regarding:
  • Fulfillment of the customer specifications
  • Fulfillment of the quality requirements of our customers and ZF
  • Fulfillment of safety regulations and legal requirements
  • Act as the technical customer interface and internal technical interface within PE
  • Plan and allocate the necessary engineering resources according to the business plan
  • Manage all engineering domains within the project scope and timing according to PEP
  • Initiate and manage project escalations on QCD, actively taking initiatives to bring project back to track
  • Coordinate the product validation and prototype activities in cooperation with the test center
  • Provide onsite support of production sites during product launchesQualifications:
    • Bachelors Degree in Engineering
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Engineering or Project Management in the automotive industry
    • Successful management of at least two projects over the Full Project Life-cycle
    • Experience in team management and budget management
    • Experience working within a Global matrix environment
    • Excellent Knowledge of Automotive SPICE , ISO 26262 & IATF 16949What We Offer:
      • A supportive collaborative team environment
      • Annual Incentive Plan
      • Paid Vacation
      • Personal Time
      • 401k Plan
      • Health Care Benefits
      • Paid Holidays (13 fixed holidays)
      • A Hybrid Work Schedule (3 days remote/2 days onsite)
      • Tuition reimbursement for educational advancement
      • A strong diversity culture
      • Supportive Employee Groups and community outreach activitiesBe part of our ZF team as Technical Project Manager and apply now!DIVERSITY COMMITMENT: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/VeteranOur Commitment to DiversityZF 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.Find out how we work at ZF:Job Segment: R&D Engineer, R&D, Project Manager, Compliance, IT Manager, Engineering, Research, Technology, Legal

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