Technical Team Lead Automated Driving

Technical Team Lead Automated Driving (F/M/D)

We are looking for an excellent engineer with an for a client in Germany.

About your Job:

You will work in close collaboration with the mobility business segment management; as well as with other Service Divisions to leverage synergies at the global level. 

As a project manager and consultant, you will be responsible for the full-scale project organization and project management of 1 to 2 projects in parallel of projects in vehicle assessment, homologation support, connected and automated driving, data collection and ADAS.

You maintain close contact with the clients and coordinate internally the entire provision of services from a technical and administrative point of view. In the event of conflicts or technical problems, you provide support in finding solutions.

This includes the supervision of contract execution and the smooth control of project relevant scheduling.

You represent the assessment reports or test results to clients and are also responsible for the technical and formal quality assurance of reports and gather expert feedback.

Due to your technical expertise and proximity to the customer, you will also provide significant impetus for the further development of our future services.

Support the service/product management function and the local marketing & sales teams, the innovation and R&D departments as well as the development.

You need:

University degree in engineering in a technical field (automotive / electrical / mechanical engineering)

At least 10 years of experience in automotive consulting / engineering industry

Profound understanding of the Automotive Business Line in particular the homologation / type approval / automotive testing in general

Experience and understanding in automotive market and general affinity towards technology

Very good knowledge of common project management methods and planning methods

Proven experience in Automotive Testing

Experience with Connected and Autonomous driving

Experience with Proving Ground testing

Open Road Testing

First professional experience in projects for safeguarding driver assistance and/or active safety systems (e.g. emergency braking systems /ACC / Lane Keeping Assist / V2X /and related Sensor technology)

The candidate must have experience in technical management as well as consulting and service orientated customer relation / communication

Fluent in English C1, Fluent in German C1, Driving license

Your soft skill

Analytical thinking, Assertiveness, engagement, Ready for use, flexibility.

Fringe Benefits

Company car, Home office, Mobile phone, Laptop, Accident insurance,

Trusted working hours.

Companies’ office: Cologne – Germany

Target salary: 100.000€/year

Do you see yourself in this job profile?

Please apply with your documents, your desired salary and your earliest starting date to eichhorn-consulting, Marsweg 7, 45770 Marl, Tel. +49 2365-9740897 from Monday to Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Friday from 9:00 a.m to 2:00 p.m. and by appointment. Fax +49 2365-974294. Mobile: +49 175-3878959. By email: or via our website

You have no agency costs!

Your contact person is Michael Eichhorn.

By the way – discretion is our top priority!

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December 15, 2023

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