ZF TRW Electromagnectic Design Engineer – Steering Systems (m/f) in Solihull, United Kingdom

Req ID 27167BR

Job Title Electromagnectic Design Engineer – Steering Systems (m/f)

Business Unit Engineering - Steering

Job Description An exciting opportunity to join a world-class team responsible for delivering 10 million high-performance brushless motor-drive units per year for automotive electric steering, braking and auxiliary actuators for chassis and transmission for one of the world’s largest producers of these products. The motor-drive for these products is designed in ZF’s prestigious technical centre in Solihull, with over 40 years of high tech R&D combining the best aspects of university research and industry.

The design of these systems is extremely challenging requiring safety-critical servo-drive performance at automotive costs. The latest development of autonomous driving systems adds new requirements in terms of fault tolerant motor design, which makes this a very exciting time for actuator development. ZF leads the field in many areas of design and research, and employs cutting-edge motor design technologies such as segmented stator assemblies, sensorless control and advanced noise reduction.

Your task:

  • As Electromagnectic Design Engineer – Steering Systems (m/f) you will use finite element modelling and analytical calculations to analyse/optimise motor, actuator and sensor magnetic circuits

  • as well as motor topology design

  • Customise and automate simulations by writing scripts in, for instance, Matlab

  • Incorporate technology developments into new designs to improve performance, fault tolerance, controllability and cost

  • Participate in investigation and solution of production challenges

Your profile:

  • Successfully completed Degree in Electrical Engineering or Physics, ideally a PhD in Electromagnetic / Motor Design

  • As Electromagnectic Design Engineer – Steering Systems (m/f) you will hold experience of motor electromagnetic design and optimisation

  • Experience of electromechanical components and interfaces as well as developing electric drive and motor control concepts for permanent magnet AC machines

  • Knowledge of fault tolerant machine topolgies and optimsation of machine design for sensorless control

  • Fluent English language skills as well as occasional travel are required for this role

Are you interested?

Please apply online at http://www.zf.com/career and include complete and expressive application papers (cover letter, cv and certificates). Please make sure that all your documents are compiled (PDF, max. 3 MB) when uploading.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Micaela Wiencke via phone: +44 121 627 3627.


Position Status Salaried Full-Time

City Solihull

State West Midlands

Country United Kingdom