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ZF as an Employer

Are you innovative and dedicated? Do you want to work for a successful international company on the cutting edge of automotive technology? Are you looking for a fair and responsible employer? Do you enjoy working in a team? Do you want to grow professionally and take on new responsibilities? Then come to ZF and help us shape the mobility solutions of tomorrow.

Creativity & Impact

ZF is a globally leading technology company that is creating the mobility solutions of tomorrow. We develop and design products to achieve the ultimate goal of zero emissions and zero accidents. Our innovative strength lies in combining traditional automotive components with ground-breaking digital technology.

Dynamic Environment & International Markets

In a world that is rapidly changing, it is critical that we respond fast and flexibly in order to continue to shape the future trends of mobility. Demonstrating such agility is the challenge that we and our employees face every day.

Possibility & Growth

As a globally attractive employer, ZF has many diverse international work opportunities to offer its employees. Our financial independence allows us to invest wisely in research and development now and in the future.

Reliability & Partnership

Constructive feedback, teamwork and mutual respect are guiding principles of working life at ZF. We encourage employees to work to the best of their ability by offering performance-based and structured professional development opportunities.

employer rankings: at the top

Rank 40 out of 100 of the most popular employers among future engineers: This is the result achieved by ZF in 2022 in the most important German employer ranking, the "Trendence Graduate Barometer". In the 2022 employer ranking of the Universum Communications consultancy company, ZF ranked 30th out of 100 in the engineering group of students/graduates. The Universum Communications consulting company asked a total of around 30.000 German students about their "ideal employer".Within professionals we achieved 30th place in Engineering sector of the Trendence report and placed 55th in the IT area.


"With combined expertise from around the world, we build better products in the U.S."

Todd Perkins, U.S.

Dedicated employees in competent teams and exciting projects have always been an essential part of success at ZF, as have diversity and equal development opportunities. Whether system engineer, e-mobility system developer, trainee, test engineer, investor relations manager or purchaser - here they get a voice and tell their story.

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