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

Please note that all application to Switzerland based vacancies and all communication with Swiss clients is handled by our Swiss Partners, Accurity GmbH, Bahnhofstrasse 11, 8302 Kloten. Albert Cliff is responsible for screening, initial interview and selection only.

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