Team Leader (Automotive)

  • Location: Zurich area, Switzerland
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Organization: Automotive

Our client is a global leader in engine research and development. They currently are looking for an experienced engineer to lead innovation team.


  • To manage a team of multi-disciplined engineers and projects from concept to production
  • You coordinate and manage all the activities, resources and budget
  • Prepare and deliver technical presentations to customer
  • Be responsible for receiving, monitoring and providing customer and full service supplier responses and actions
  • You support the management and coordination of the entire ECU function development process
  • You drive the development of the proprietary ECU software to a full functional level
  • You define together with your team the future powertrain software concepts
  • You support and coordinate the controls related activities within the innovation projects
  • Support on site evaluation of product at vehicle assembly plants


  • Previous experience of managing, leading and coaching a team at least for 5 years
  • You have a university degree in mechanical engineering with a strong background in controls
  • You have at least 10 years of experience in model-based ECU function development for Diesel engine and propulsion systems including modelling and model-based controls
  • You have excellent, proven leadership and (project) management skills
  • Excellent communication skills and good/Fluent German and English language
  • Ability to provide, receive and analyse information, formulate work plans, prepare written material and articulate goals and action plans
  • Willingness and drive to develop knowledge and experience
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