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Engineering Team Lead - Electronic

Job Description

Siemens Mobility is a separately managed company of Siemens AG. As a leader in transport solutions for more than 160 years, Siemens Mobility is constantly innovating its portfolio in its core areas of rolling stock, rail automation and electrification, turnkey systems, intelligent traffic systems as well as related services. With digitalization, Siemens Mobility is enabling mobility operators worldwide to make infrastructure intelligent, increase value sustainably over the entire lifecycle, enhance passenger experience and guarantee availability. In fiscal year 2020, which ended on September 30, 2020, the former Siemens Mobility Division posted revenue of €9.1 billion and had around 38,500 employees worldwide. Further information is available at: www.siemens.com/mobility


The Siemens Mobility division has an exciting opportunity for an Electronic Engineering Team Lead to join our Siemens Mobility MRX team, based at our Belmont office in Perth. 

We are looking for a dedicated and well organised leader, with a passion for developing engineers and delivering new products in a dynamic environment.  If you value flexibility around working arrangements, opportunity for career development for yourself and others, and pragmatic support then this role is for you.  You may have had a similar position in the past and be returning after a career break, you may be ready to step up to management or have leadership and organisational experience from other aspects of your life.  If you feel you can make a positive difference to a team of dedicated engineers, this will present a unique opportunity. 

As the Electronic Engineering Team Lead, you will be responsible for the line management of a team of 7-10 Electronic, Electrical and Firmware Engineers, who in turn are responsible for all electronic design and development with the Vehicle Measurement group.  You will report to the Head of VEMS Engineering and work alongside five other team leads who are each responsible for different Engineering disciplines.  Our work is solution and systems Engineering, working together to design and realise product solutions through the whole PLM lifecycle: sales, concepts, bids, design, manufacture, testing and customer acceptance. 

Areas of Responsibility

·       Team planning and allocation

·       Team professional development, motivation, goal setting and performance management

·       Ensuring your team follows guidelines, processes and procedures surrounding safety, budget and priorities

·       Ensures the team develops detailed solutions with the required functionality

·       Review/approve drawings, documents, designs, manufacture orders

·       Guide research into future system development

·       Ensure support from your team for other business units: Production, Service, Sales etc

Your Attributes:

·       The ability to lead, support and grow a diverse team

·       Excellent communication skills, able to discuss a wide range of topics with all members of the organisation

·       Ability to listen, interpret and choose the best way forward

·       Self-motivated with a drive to succeed

·       Problem-solving and multitasking

·       Ability to apply diplomacy and compassion

·       Ideally 5 - 10 years of experience in a product design environment with some time working in a multi-discipline team

·       Electrical or Electronics degree or similar

Beneficial Experience:

·       Instrumentation & data capturing hardware, and embedded software

·       Schematic capture, PCA layout and design

·       Cable harnessing and definition

·       System troubleshooting, commissioning, fault finding, and debugging

·       Electrical wiring and safety standards worldwide

·       EMC standards and regulations

·       Integration of hardware & software in test and operational environments

·       Exposure to standards and documenting designs to comply with those standards

·       Organising and leading collaborative reviews around risk, concept, design etc

Benefits & Culture 

·    Flexible working arrangements 

·    Career, professional & personal development 

·    National & International opportunities 

·    Positive, inclusive and relaxed working environment 

·    Industry leading parental leave package

·    Novated Leasing available 

·    Discounts on Goods & Services 

·    Siemens Share Options 


Siemens is a proud equal opportunity employer, creating a work environment of diversity and inclusion. Our diverse workforce cultivates Innovation and Excellence and in turn creates a workplace where our employees belong and prosper. Diversity and inclusion helps us fully realise the potential of our people. As part of Siemens Ownership culture, Siemens also genuinely supports reasonable flexible working practices that empower our employees to best meet work and personal commitments. This position is only open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents. 




Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility Pty Ltd

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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