High quality ensured by close links to production.
From state-of-the-art driver assistance systems to multimedia onboard computers: sophisticated electronics in vehicles ensure greater safety, comfort and a superb driving experience. As a senior electrical engineer in the Quality and Systems team at the South African Mercedes-Benz plant in East London, Abulele Zaga ensures that everything runs smoothly when the electronic assemblies are installed in the new C-Class. In her interview, the quality specialist tells us why her job sometimes has some kind of detective work about it and how helping to shape the future of mobility is simply her "thing".
Abulele Zaga (27) is a quality engineer and ensures that everything runs smoothly during the assembly of the electric vehicle components for the new C-Class at the Mercedes-Benz plant in East London. As one of ten ambassadors for the fifth generation of vehicles, she works to inspire her colleagues at the site and get them excited about the new vehicle model. She acquired the foundations for her professional career at Walter Sisulu University in Butterworth, South Africa, where she studied electrical engineering. After her trainee programme, she gained experience in the field of driver assistance systems and quality management. Besides her passion for electronic systems, Abulele Zaga is an enthusiastic sportswoman - she can relax best in the gym and with yoga.