Electrical Lead Engineer
Durbanville, Western Cape
We are sourcing for a Lead Engineer (Electrical Engineering) to form part of the senior structure and direct and guide design engineers on technical related aspects. He/ She should have exceptional organizational leadership skills with the ability to fit into the DNA of our company culture that is dynamic and embraces change.
The Client is a Specialist Truck Chassis design and integration Engineering Service Provider (ESP), offering a turn-key service to its customers. The clients entire technology focus is on the design and development of various commercial vehicle chassis for the Global market, leveraging a deep skilled and experienced pool of mechanical and electrical engineering specialists and operating from a competitive cost base, ensuring an internationally competitive quality and high value-added service. the client’s customers are medium and heavy-duty truck chassis OEMs
Eng, B.Sc or B.Tech degree in Electrical Engineering
8 to 10 years of post-graduate engineering design experience, preferably wiring design and controller integration in the automotive electrical design environment.
Be willing to travel overseas for variable periods depending on the particular needs at that time.
Interface with costumers to help establish and prioritize the utilization of design resources.
Delegate work to assigned engineering personnel
Directs and guides design engineers on technical related issues
Manage project/task timelines to ensure that agreed milestones are reached and to communicate and plan for non-compliance in a timely manner.
Electrical Wiring Design (2D, 3D, Schematics) and Integration of Control Modules
Take responsibility for the technical soundness and compliance of designs to the customer’s, and general engineering practices and standards.
Organize and lead “internal” design reviews to ensure that designs that are reviewed with the customer are properly checked for soundness and compliance.
Lead design reviews with the customer and suppliers
Perform CAD Design (3D Modeling, Create 2D Drawings, Maintain Bill of materials)
Work inside customer PDM system
Maintain customer product sales option matrix
Production Support (Custom Order Engineering Requests)
Design Projects (Medium to long term)
Priority Projects (Short Term)
Administrative (Performance Reviews, Mentorship, Training etc.)
Planning & Leadership Skills
Attention to detail
Excellent in task management
Ability to work under pressure and handle priority changes
Passionate about automotive engineering and CAD design
Excellent written and verbal communication (English)
Computer literacy (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
08h00 –17h00, Monday to Friday (subject to change) with core hours and flexi-time, and may require overtime as per project.
Leave is based on statutory requirements
We offer a highly competitive remuneration package, with provision for RA and Medical
To apply please submit a copy of your CV and a motivational letter with three contactable references
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
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