Lead Engineer


Prostaff Holdings


11 Sep 2017

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A company supplying into the industrial industries is seeking a lead engineer with a degree in Electronic or Computer Engineering to participate in the development of design standards and other related tasks.Minimum requirements for the role:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electronic or Computer Engineering is essential
  • Master or Doctoral level degree would be advantageous.  
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in the Electronic Engineering field.
  • Must have hardware and software research and development experience.  
  • Gas detection and intrinsic safety experience would be beneficial.  
  • Knowledge of collision warning, detection technologies, instrumentation and control as well as SCADA experience.  
  • Must be familiar with wireless communication technologies.  
  • Experience in working in a multi-disciplinary environment would be advantageous. 
  • Technically competent individual with excellent presentation and communication skills.
  • Must be deadline drive and have strong attention to detail and technical ability is essential.
  • Ability to work independently as well as to lead and manage subordinates.
  • Must be willing to travel.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Analysing higher-level defined project requirements and consequently defining lower-level sub-system functionalities and solutions as required.
  • Interpreting user requirements and specifications in order to generate detailed item development.
  • Conducting design reviews of sub-systems i.e. hardware and software as required.
  • Preparing design information to a suitable quality and standard to ensure quality management.
  • Providing technical engineering advice to a range of project stakeholders as required.
  • Responsible for system engineering and project management.
  • Designing and developing various types of analogue/digital electronic, embedded and RF circuits.
  • Assisting with tendering (technical design and quotations).
  • Supporting partners with product presentation and demonstrations to end-customers.
  • Participating in the development of design standards and recommend modifications as appropriate.
  • Maintaining networks and relationships with key customers, consultants, contractors, suppliers and planning authorities in order to effectively deliver technical advice and meet deadlines on engineering projects.
  • Developing and maintaining a working knowledge of relevant engineering legislation, engineering tools and policies as they apply to projects.
  • Ensuring that all engineering work adheres to regulation and requirements.

Salary package is negotiable depending on experience.

Contract Type:

Permanent, Permanent/Contract


JHB - Eastern Suburbs
South Africa