Systems Engineering Team Lead

Our client is a market leader in the mining products industry and is looking for a Systems Engineering Team Lead in Sudbury, ON.  Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the role provides technical support in the planning, design, component selection, prototyping, testing and documentation of electrical and hydraulic and control systems for mining utility vehicles. The successful candidate will take the lead in designing, improving and expanding our electrical and hydraulic architecture throughout the product line as part of the R&D team.   In addition, you will become our subject matter expert on our existing BEV line of products and work closely with our vendors to deliver these products in the field.  Additional to being hands on, as the team leader you will manage, coach and provide technical direction to your direct reports. These direct reports will be Electrical Technologists and Hydraulic Specialists.


Job Duties & Responsibilites:


  • Perform and or mange the selection and design of electrical and hydraulic systems to interface controllers to peripheral devices such as vehicle lighting systems, engine control, data acquisition devices, AC panels, compressors, motors, camera systems, etc.
  • Create and or oversee, detailed electrical and hydraulic schematics, wiring diagrams, and harness production drawings
  • Oversee programming and testing PLC, CAN bus and HMI systems
  • Supervise the upload, download and trouble shoot PLC and HMI programs and other related software used in all aspects of vehicle operation
  • Action and or manage document improvement opportunities in electrical designs using established processes (ECR/NCR)
  • Perform and or manage the design and manufacture special aftermarket harness assemblies and sub-assemblies that are vehicle / customer specific
  • Occasionally troubleshoot peripheral device and control system malfunctions on production equipment, reworking and repairing found deficiencies as required
  • Occasionally undertake data analysis and analyze/summarize information collected from data logging equipment




  • Graduation from an Electrical Engineering Technologist or Mechanical Designer Program or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Considerable experience in design, interpreting, updating, and cataloguing of engineering drawings, equipment layouts/schematics, specifications
  • Experience with electrical system design for mining vehicles, off-road vehicles, and/or typical automotive platforms
  • Experience with CANBUS and Ethernet network design, integration, testing, and troubleshooting
  • Experience with and knowledge of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) and a variety of interfaces (USB, CANbus, etc.)
  • Familiarity with ERP programs, work order systems, etc.
  • Experience utilizing a variety of computer software programs such as AutoCad Electrical, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Outlook etc.
  • Familiarity with BEV Mining Vehicles and their related systems.


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