Electrical Lead Engineer

Triz Engineering
5 June 2023
San Jose, Costa Rica
Job Type
Costa Rica


Triz Engineering Solutions is looking for a Electrical Lead Enigneer to form part of our engineering team, with theability to fit into the DNA of our company culture that is dynamic and embraces change. Apart from a contained and well-rounded person with a high EQ level, he/she will be required to deal with complexity in a fast paced environment. The person needs to be a self-starter with attention to detail and bring a positive energy to the work environment, with a willingness to excel in their role.

Triz Engineering Solutions (www.trizengineering.com) is a premium product engineering and development company specializing in end-to-end turn-key commercial vehicle development.

We provide end to end engineering services for commercial vehicle engineering and development from feasibility and conceptualization, through productionization and service support. Our solutions include zero emissions such as battery electric- and fuel cell- as well as hybrid- or conventional powered products. We also offer solutions for other advanced vehicle technologies such as ADAS, vehicle autonomy and telematics. Our services are turnkey solutions that are validation tested and ready for mass production.

Our product development expertise includes medium and heavy-duty commercial vehicles in applications such as delivery, bus, motorhome, off highway, refuse and several other specialized and vocational vehicle markets.

1. Objective: 

To lead and enhance the electrical design capabilities within Triz Engineering Solutions, ensuring high-quality engineering outputs, effective project management, and exceptional customer satisfaction.

2. Requirements:

  • BEng, B.Sc or B.Tech degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 8 to 10 years of post-graduate engineering design experience, preferably wiring design and controller integration in the automotive electrical design environment.
  • Be willing to travel overseas for variable periods depending on the particular needs at that time.

3. Key Results Areas (KRAs):

Team Leadership:

  • Develop and lead a cohesive electrical design team.
  • Implement strategies to optimize team performance and collaboration.

Customer Interface and Resource Utilization:

  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with customers to prioritize design resource allocation.
  • Ensure efficient utilization of design resources based on customer requirements.

Engineering Project Management:

  • Delegate tasks effectively to engineering personnel.
  • Manage project timelines to achieve milestones and promptly address deviations.

Technical Guidance and Compliance:

  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to design engineers.
  • Ensure designs comply with customer specifications and industry standards.

Design Reviews and Integration:

  • Organize and lead internal design reviews to ensure technical soundness.
  • Conduct design reviews with customers and suppliers to validate design integrity.

CAD Design and Product Data Management (PDM):

  • Perform CAD design tasks, including 3D modelling and the creation of 2D drawings.
  • Maintain accurate product data within customer PDM systems.

Production Support and Project Execution:

  • Support custom order engineering requests and prioritize design projects.
  • Oversee administrative tasks, including performance reviews, mentorship, and training.
  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs):

Team Performance:

  • Achievement of team goals and objectives.
  • Employee satisfaction and retention rate.

Customer Satisfaction:

  • Positive feedback and ratings from customers.
  • Meeting or exceeding customer expectations on project deliverables.

Project Timeliness:

  • Adherence to project timelines and milestone completion.
  • Proactive management of delays or deviations.

Design Quality and Compliance:

  • Compliance with customer specifications and engineering standards.
  • Reduction in design-related issues and rework.

Effective Resource Utilization:

  • Optimized utilization of design resources based on project demands.
  • Cost-effective allocation of resources to meet project requirements.
  • Design Review Effectiveness:
  • Successful outcomes of internal and customer design reviews.
  • Improvement in design accuracy and integrity.

CAD Design Efficiency:

  • Timely completion of CAD design tasks.
  • Accuracy and completeness of 3D models and 2D drawings.

Administrative Excellence:

  • Completion of performance reviews and development plans.
  • Successful implementation of mentorship and training programs.

Skills Development Objectives:

Enhanced Planning and Leadership Skills:

  • Participation in leadership development programs.
  • Implementation of improved planning strategies within the team.

Continuous Improvement:

  • Commitment to ongoing skill development and training.
  • Adoption of best practices in automotive engineering and CAD design

Working Hours:

08h00 –17h00, Monday to Friday (subject to change) with core hours and flexi time and may require over time as per project.

Leave is based on statutory requirements.


We offer highly competitive remuneration package, with provision for RA and Medical

To apply please submit a copy of your CV and a motivational letter with three contactable references Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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