ZF is Hiring | EPS Mechanical Designer |

Position – EPS Mechanical Designer
Company – ZF
Location – Chennai, Tamil Nadu, IN

Job description

What’s Next? Join ZF!

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.

EPS Mechanical Designer

Country/Region: IN

Location: Chennai, TN, IN, 631604

Req ID 66733 Chennai, India


  • Support lead engineer in assessing customer & legal requirements, in the identification of gaps, and in translation into technical requirements.
  • Plan mechanical design tasks and support lead engineer in calculating development cost and timing.
  • Develop product concepts according to technical requirements and field experience.
  • Evaluate different concepts (own, competitors, suppliers) to find the best cost option using DFA & 6sigma methods.
  • Consider design rules & standards, foster standardization
  • Incorporate technical calculations and simulations as well as test results in the design
  • Define materials and production processes for new components in alignment with experts
  • Initiate and follow-up patent analysis’ and identify ideas for own patents.
  • Create prototype documentation & plan prototypes
  • Perform & maintain Design FMEA, risk assessment, define SC, CC
  • Instruct supporting personnel (e.g. draftsman)
  • Create and change series documentation, and maintain serial devices with respect to cost.
  • Maintain product with respect to quality and field claims.
  • Propose design changes to reduce cost.
  • Create and change series documentation, (drawings, Test Instruction, DFMEA etc)
  • Support evaluation of product and tooling cost, and follow up cost targets.
  • Interface and communicate with S&P and suppliers, M&L and other functions to ensure simultaneous engineering for process and supplier development
  • Prepare and participate in design reviews, share experience and knowledge.
  • Propose redesign ideas for cost reduction.


  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in the area of Mechanical Design, preferably with an automotive-related company.
  • Experience designing castings, machined parts, and complex assemblies.
  • Knowledge in GD&T and complex tolerance stack-up analysis across multiple components.

Be part of our ZF team as EPS Mechanical Designer and apply now!

Contact – Chella Parvathi Subramanian

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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