ZF Friedrichshafen AG

As a system provider, ZF delivers solutions for the Next Generation Mobility. With its broad and unique product portfolio ZF let vehicles see, think and act.


ZF is a global leader in driveline and chassis technology as well as active and passive safety technology. The company has a global workforce of around 149,000 with approximately 230 locations in 40 countries. In 2018, ZF achieved sales of €36.9 billion. ZF annually invests over six percent of its sales in research & development – in particular for the development of efficient and electric drivelines and also in striving for a world without accidents. ZF is one of the largest automotive suppliers worldwide.

ZF is now a one-stop shop for intelligent mechanical systems, thus setting itself apart from its competitors. We bring together mechanical systems with digital and electronics expertise to enable vehicles to SEE, THINK and ACT.

ZF is pursuing its vision of a world with zero accidents and zero emissions. We therefore want to be a leading company for e-mobility and safety assistance systems to make the world an increasingly better place. 


Working at ZF:

For UNITECH students we offer options in various departments at different locations worldwide. We offer the ZF Global Trainee Program, direct entrys, internships, training-on-the-job, thesis projects, student trainees and vacation jobs (location-specific).

At ZF, you become part of an interdisciplinary team and work with our customers to design and develop tomorrow's intelligent mobility solutions.
Employees have the option of working on different ZF products in an international and quickly changing, flexible environment to help shape the future trends of autonomous driving, safety and efficiency.
Not only that, ZF is a fair and responsible employer. It all begins with investing in our best assets: our employees. To this end, we provide performance-based and structured professional development opportunities while maintaining sustainable business activities across the entire supply chain.
To find our more about what it is like to work for ZF, please have a look to the videos, in which employees from different working fields and various locations introduce their roles at ZF: https://www.zf.com/mobile/en/careers/whats_next_stories/what_s_next.html


For a first overview please check our job portal on http://www.zf.com/career and apply online if you find something appropriate. In addition, please inform Anja Jakob (anja.jakob@zf.com) about your application.

If there is currently no appropriate offer available, please send your CV and a motivation letter, in which you specify your preferences regarding departments, countries, fields of interests, start and end date, to Anja Jakob.


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ZF Friedrichshafen AG


Automotive components: Driveline and chassis technology as well as active and passive safety technology

Contact Us

  • UNITECH Office

    info@unitech-international.org +41 44 632 0970

  • UNITECH Alumni Association


  • Mailing Address

    c/o Bereich Rektorin, ETH SOX B12, Sonneggstrasse 74
    8092 Zürich Switzerland