Electrical Manufacturing Engineer

Mankato, Minnesota
May 13, 2024
May 17, 2024
Engineering, Electrical
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
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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.

Electrical Manufacturing Engineer
Country/Region: US

North Mankato, MN, US, 56003

Req ID 67413 North Mankato, United States

About the Team:

The Manufacturing Engineering team plays a pivotal role at ZF Off Highway Solutions by constantly driving technical advancements and cutting-edge solutions. The department's commitment to continuous improvement and hands-on problem-solving reflects our proactive and adaptive approach, making us a key contributor to the overall success of the company.

What you can look forward to:

Foster collaboration with product engineering teams, ensuring the manufacturability of assembly and test specifications
Provide assistance in resolving issues related to the interpretation of drawings, product design, manufacturing methods, and product performance.
Collaborate with new product and process development teams to establish new bills of resources, develop routings, determine labor and machinery production cycle times, and contribute input data for product cost calculations.
Develop end of line test processes and program PLCs using LabView software
Hands on work and design of test apparatuses including flow meters, pressure transducers, electrical components etc.
Take a lead role in developing a business case for capital investment in production processes and associated equipment, aiming to enhance overall operational efficiency.
Participate in root cause analysis using 8D, lean 6 sigma, 5 why analysis, etc.

Your Profile:

Bachelor's degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Technology, Electrical Engineering, Controls Engineering or related field preferred
OR five to seven years in a technical position related to a precision manufacturing environment in lieu of BS degree
Proficiency in LabView software
Preferred experience in hydraulic systems
Proven experience in manufacturing technology, or a related field.
Excellent written communication ability.
Experience with Lean Manufacturing principles.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

Why you should choose ZF in North Mankato, MN:

Opportunity for career growth and advancement as part of the global ZF company
13 paid holidays per year, vacation, sick time
Annual bonus potential
401k match
Insurance benefits
ZF Off-Highway Solutions Minnesota Inc. is in North Mankato, nestled in south-central Minnesota. This location offers access to "bigger city" services and amenities in the core cities of Mankato and North Mankato, surrounded by several smaller towns and rural areas, with Minneapolis/St. Paul just a short drive to the north. There is a unique combination of economic vitality, talent, livability, and resources found only in Greater Mankato. The region continues to receive national recognition in areas of livability, economy, and leisure.
Our community offers quality education offered by five colleges and universities, one trade school, more than 20 public schools and nine charter and parochial schools.
Greater Mankato serves as a comprehensive, regional medical center. Mayo Clinic Health System ad Mankato Clinic, two of the leading medical organizations provide a wide variety of advanced services within the community and from abroad.
Opportunities for a wide range of activities await outdoor enthusiasts of all ages and in all seasons. Mankato is a thriving arts community with quality theater, music, dance, and visual arts programs. And, this area offers a wide variety of sporting and recreational opportunities with multi-sport and easily accessible venues and facilities.

Be part of our ZF team as Electrical Manufacturing Engineer and apply now!


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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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