Lead Engineer

Excellent mix of technical delivery, mentorship and management
Clear pathway for growth and development
Outstanding benefits package

Global leader in power solutions who are experiening expenential growth locally and nationally.

Are you ready to lead in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with a global leader in power solutions? Our client, renowned for consistent growth and excellence through innovative delivery, is seeking a Lead Engineer to join their team. This role is pivotal as the organisation sets out to achieve ambitious growth targets over the next three years.

Role Overview:

As a Lead Engineer, you will find a perfect balance between technical delivery and people management. This position offers the opportunity to enhance your own design capabilities in high voltage (HV) design while nurturing and developing a team of pioneering engineers. You will manage a team of 3 direct reports and 9 indirect reports, guiding them to become industry leaders through development and guidance. You will play a crucial role in technical design while ensuring operational excellence and contributing to a safe, progressive work environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and mentor a team of emerging engineers, fostering their growth and development. Provide technical and managerial guidance to help them reach their full potential.
  • Deliver on your own design capabilities across HV design projects, ensuring they meet scope, budget, and schedule requirements.
  • Attend project kick-off meetings, liaise with customers to determine project requirements, and work with project managers to achieve outcomes.
  • Leverage technology to continuously improve business operations. Ensure team compliance with quality systems and maintain high standards of safety and performance.
  •  Lead R&D initiatives to develop innovative products and solutions, ensuring projects have less than 2% of costs in warranty, and aim for 20% project customisation with 80% product standardisation.


  • A strategic thinker with a strong technical background in HV design.
  • Proven experience in managing engineering teams, particularly with engineers early in their careers.
  • Excellent problem-solving and project management skills.
  • A commitment to operational excellence and safety.
  • Relevant engineering qualifications (e.g., HV Electrical, or Power Engineering).


  • Join a company at the forefront of power solutions.
  • Clear pathways for professional growth and development.
  • Work with cutting-edge technology and innovative teams.
  • A mix of technical and managerial responsibilities.
  • Attractive salary package with performance-based incentives.

To apply for the role, or a confidential discussion on your suitability on this role or others that are aligned with your career goals, please contact Lotte at Verve Partners on 0455 052 100. 

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