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Systems Team Lead in Auburn Hills, MI at The Bartech Group

Date Posted: 12/3/2018

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Job #:  183263

must have strong people and budget mgt exp

Job Description

If you are an experienced Lead Engineer looking for a position with a leading company, Bartech can help! We are a leading staffing firm and our clients include some of the nation’s biggest companies. Our client has a need for an Lead Engineer. This is a direct position.

Lead Engineer

Job Responsibilities

Your specific duties as an Lead Engineer will include:

  • The Systems Team Lead is responsible for leading a team of functional discipline engineers while still performing technical tasks (e.g. an EE team lead would still perform EE tasks while leading the team) within the project and company mandated targets.
  • Acts as primary management interface and escalation for all product system related issues. •
  • Provides technical leadership in directing the efforts of the team in the development and production release of all relevant engineering deliverables in compliance with the product development process and customer expectations. •
  • Works with managers and other team leads to improve development processes.
  • Ensures engineering targets (quality, delivery timing, performance, engineering budget, etc.) for engineering deliverables are met.
  • Ensuring design reviews are completed and productive
  • Ensures the quality of all team deliverables meet standards and timing
  • Ensure any required cross-functional design reviews or data sharing is completed 
  • Ensures appropriate technical supplier relationships for all key suppliers
  • Ensures proper sign off on quality of event for all engineering deliverables.
  • Ensures proper engineering quote response is provided for new projects and engineering changes. As necessary, supports customer technical reviews. •
  • Directly manages the team in the implementation of objectives and overall activities and effort estimates.
  • Participates in continuous improvement efforts, researches, recommends and initiates implementation of enhancements to products, processes and programs.
  • Ensures all necessary engineering documentation and data is generated and maintained to ensure traceability and compliance to company procedures (e.g. Process - Work Instructions) and applicable standards (e.g. ISO/TS 16949, ISO/IEC TR 15504). •
  • Acts as working supervisor and will perform regular engineering tasks together with the leadership role. The split of the workload will be determined by the size of the team.
  • Work with customer at program initiation to analyze the customer requirements and to enter them into the application life cycle (ALM) tool.
  • Develop the system requirements based upon and traced to the customer requirements for mechanical, electrical, and software disciplines.
  • Utilize the system architecture provided by the core team to verify that the system requirements are satisfied by the system architecture.
  • Understand and document customer requirements using ALM tools.
  • Manage and negotiate customer requirements, change requests, and unwritten expectations.
  • Document system architecture in an unambiguous, clear, and understandable way that electrical, mechanical and software engineers know exactly what they have to do in order to meet customer expectations.
  • Create and maintain project documentation:
  • Create system requirements specification
  • System architecture definition tailored to the specific project
  • Create system test plan
  • Lead cross functional requirements reviews
  • Develop with the support of the customer the system level DFMEA for the product

Lead Engineer

Job Requirements

As an Lead Engineer you must represent our company well by being responsible, punctual and motivated to go above and beyond the call of duty. You must also be highly detail-oriented and organized with excellent analytic and problem-solving abilities. It is also important that you display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering / Systems Engineering / Electrical Engineering / Computer Science or equivalent (Master’s preferred) •
  • 8+ years’ relevant experience regarding the Responsibility / Activities (listed above) in serial development. Automotive electronic (mandatory)
  • Coordinate with Manufacturing and Software teams to develop interface requirements including EOL and module programming requirements. •
  • Support creation of: • Detailed discipline specific design description
  • Mechanical/electrical and hardware/software interface specifications
  • 8D reports
  • Timing Plans
  • Other documents, as needed
  • Perform systems testing of products on bench and in vehicles making sure the product functions and performs as the customer expects per requirements.
  • Actively pursue cost saving ideas. •
  • Be aware of innovative solutions and propose patent applications.
  • Perform complex work assignments requiring independent problem solving and decision making, requiring strong systems engineering technical competency
  • Work assignments primarily involve senior/advanced level work and may mentor other Systems Engineer.
  • Lead the planning, scheduling, monitoring and reporting of all systems engineering related activities for various projects
  • Performs other duties as necessary in support of business objectives. Ensures that facilities are in full compliance with all safety regulations.
  • Maintains regular attendance.
  • Follows safe work procedures; Uses appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE); Uses workplace tools and equipment as instructed; Reports workplace hazards, injuries and illness as soon as possible following event.
  • Complies with the requirements of Quality Operating System (QOS)
  • Working knowledge in structured engineering approach
  • Working knowledge in development of portable, reusable and modular software in automotive environment.
  • Experience in using a disciplined software development process based on ASPICE or Comma process model
  • Working knowledge of configuration management (preferably PTC/MKS), project monitoring and control techniques
  • Troubleshooting and debugging skills
  • Knowledge of structured problem solving (8D) methods and/or techniques
  • Able to work effectively in all environment
  • Able to represent technical topics internally and externally
  • Self-motivation, tenacity, and determination are very useful in this position
  • Teamwork
  • Time management (estimation of own tasks)
  • Knowledge about management by motivating
  • Consistent and Reliable, is able to trusted, meet his objectives, does what he promises and takes commitments seriously
  • Take Ownership, acts with diligence, stands with your team in good and bad circumstances, responds with the proper urgency and purpose to meet commitments (responsive)
  • Have Passion, inspire others, challenges prevailing assumptions when warranted, and suggest better approaches


Lead Engineer


As an Lead Engineer with Bartech, you will be working through an established and respected staffing organization with 40 years of serving as a trusted partner to our client companies. We are dedicated to providing our talent with personal, responsive attention, and will assign an employee care representative to answer any questions or concerns that you might have. Your hard work and professional dedication will be rewarded with competitive compensation, including benefits.

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