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Design Lead Engineer at ZF Wind Power (m/f/d)

We are looking for a new colleague in the Product Development department at our plant facility in Lommel or out of Berchem.

ZF Wind Power puts wind energy in motion! The ZF Wind Power Business Unit is part of ZF group which is known as one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers. Within our unit we develop, validate and service gear units used in wind turbines producing sustainable energy and we have been doing this for more than 40 years! Today we build new drivetrain solutions to meet the requirements of the future. As wind turbines continue to grow, we are continuously pushed outside of our engineering boundaries, which makes it a challenging engineering environment to work in. 

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Your tasks as Design Lead Engineer (m/f/d):

  • As Design Lead Engineer you take the technical responsibility to develop with a small team of design engineers new gear unit products, in line with customer requirements, ready for production and assembly
  • The responsibility covers the design, calculation and documentation of the components and systems of the gear unit as well as the planning and output reporting of your team members
  • You are involved in the co-engineering of suppliers and other departments such as process engineering, purchasing, supplier quality and validation engineering
  • You support the project manager in customer communication related to design activities and report to them on technical product maturity
  • Your profile as Design Lead Engineer (m/f/d):

  • Master in Mechanical engineering or Electro-mechanics and minimum 5 years of relevant experience in mechanical design
  • Creativity combined with interest in technical skills, customer orientated and good communication skills
  • You are analytically strong in problem solving and you will face a problem as a challenge to expand your know-how in designing gearboxes for the next generation of wind turbines
  • You have a good knowledge of English. Dutch and/or German are an asset
  • Experience with a 3D CAD software is a must, experience with PTC Creo and/or Windchill is an asset
  • Be part of our ZF team as Design Lead Engineer at ZF Wind Power (m/f/d)

    Design Lead Engineer at ZF Wind Power (m/f/d)

    ZF Group, Lommel
    Project Engineer
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