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Lead Engineer - Automotive Inverters

  • Location: Kenilworth
  • Salary: Market related per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 3 months ago

  • Sector: Advanced Technology
  • Function: Powertrain
  • Contact: Paul Robson
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 446117
  • Expiry Date: 12 July 2022
  • Job Ref: 60654

Lead Engineer - Automotive Inverters – Warwickshire -  £ Highly Competitive DOE

The successful candidate will be responsible for the development, testing and introduction of advanced automotive inverters. Which form part of the high-performance Electric Drive Unit (EDU) system. The Lead Engineer will report into the Transmissions, Driveline & EDU Manager.

As Lead Engineer - Automotive Inverters – you will be required to

  • Act as Lead Engineer for EDU inverters within a Propulsion Engineering Department.
  • Deliver EDU inverters to quality, cost and time, including maintaining the Worldwide Engineering Release System (WERS)
  • Own and deliver the Engineering Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) deliverables
  • Manage Change Request, expenditure forecasting and the relevant supplier teams in support of delivery of the programme milestones
  • Manage supplier rig and vehicle test plans, including detailed planning of test and development stages through to sign off
  • Ensure all appropriate standards are met throughout design maturation
  • Provide input into new feature development
  • Ensure all programme design solutions meet Programme targets for cost and weight
  • Keep all Module documentation up to date.

As Lead Engineer - Automotive Inverters – you will have

  • Previous experience with power electronics development and Functional Safety development and sign-off
  • Previous experience of leading the resolution of business, technical and process issues within a Project Team environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with strong influencing and engagement skills
  • A good working knowledge of product creation & delivery, change control, product definition and change management processes
  • Degree in relevant Mechanical/Electrical engineering discipline
  • Strong project management capabilities with the ability to multitask
  • A dynamic and determined individual, highly driven, committed and results-orientated with significant pace, energy and confidence.
  • Ability to combine a short term, pragmatic focus with strategic vision

What you will get:

  • A competitive salary and benefits package, whilst working on exciting and dynamic projects.
  • The opportunity to influence some of the most ground-breaking vehicles in the automotive arena today.

Suitably qualified and experienced Inverter Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146  or by emailing their CV and covering letter to

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.