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Software Supervisor/Coordinator

Company: ZF
Location: Northville
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Engineering Supervisor-Software CoordinatorLocation: Northville, MI, USReq ID 32338
Position Summary: The engineering lead/supervisor software integration is responsible for leading and supervising a team of Integration Engineers. In addition, this role has project responsibility as the software coordinator (SWC) for E-Powertrain. acting as the central technical point of contact for implementing functional software changes and planning of such changes according to internal and external requirements within R&D projects assigned.
This role will work as part of the growing Electrification group at ZF on exciting projects related to automotive e-powertrain applications.
Position Responsibilities: --- Supervise, develop, and evolve a team of Integration Engineers, namely Software Coordinators (SWC) and Data Integrators (DI), to provide delivery of automotive electrification software products.--- Responsible within the team for project oversight, process improvement identification and implementation, risk mitigation, competency build up, capacity and budget planning, and hiring.--- Building a strong Integration Team which will guide cross-functional teams through the software development process (V-model) in North America.--- Focus on developing leadership skills through specific trainings and workshops, as well as mastering challenging day to day situations.--- Managing tasks for the Development Project Team for a software (SW) project and is thus entitled to instruct cross-functional team members.--- Being responsible for the development scope of an e-powertrain SW project within the Project Core Team.--- Representing the development scope of a SW project vis----vis to the ZF expert departments and the ZF System Team, as well as to the customer.--- Main point of contact for the customer, which includes conducting regular customer development status meetings and technical reviews, as well as synchronizing the customer/supplier product evolution process (PEP).--- Overseeing software content, creating schedules and adhere to deadline of milestones of the assigned development projects while concurring with global Program Management directions.--- Reviewing requirements to ensure compliance with engineering principals, ZF company standards, customerspecifications, and the regulatory framework.--- Being the liaison for software between the R&D basic development team (worldwide), the core technology team (worldwide) and the direct customer team (North America).--- Collecting and presenting effort estimations of planned software changes from internal cross-functional teams.--- Determining feasibility of requested software changes regarding local and global government regulations, ZF internal processes and availability at coding and integration departments.--- Participating in customer milestone planning meetings and hosting internal time planning meetings.--- Acting as the main ZF contact for release timing planning conflicts with customers. The SWC has full responsibility to delivery software releases on milestone dates provided by the customer.

Essential Skills and Experience:--- B.S. in Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, Software, etc.)--- 8-10+ years' experience in the Automotive and/or Electronics industries, including project experience--- Familiar with Software development processes (e.g. V-Model)--- Ability to interface with cross-functional teams and all levels of management--- Self-starter with strong problem solving and analytical skills--- Excellent project planning and organizational abilities--- Able to work independently and manage multiple responsibilities--- Superior interpersonal and communication skills to mediate among different projects on critical decisions--- Strong drive for teamwork with a customer-oriented mindset. Working on powertrain software a plus
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

Keywords: ZF, Detroit , Software Supervisor/Coordinator, IT / Software / Systems , Northville, Michigan

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