UL Solutions
Our mission is to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place.

Automotive Consulting Team Leader - Remote from Detroit Area

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This role is fully remote with up to 25% travel. Candidates must be located in the Detroit or Chicago areas.

  • Serves as a recognized expert within UL.
  • Employs in-depth specialized conceptual and practical expertise regarding relevant theory, practice, and procedures
    relevant to Automotive Spice, CMMI, Functional Safety, Agile/Safe frameworks, Cybersecurity, and/or related topics. Uses this knowledge to lead customer programs and broaden the capabilities of the organization.
  • Contributes to the development of strategy for the business or function
  • Plays a program leadership role including leadership of large and complex programs and/or program teams, including accountability for on-going activities or objectives.
  • Acts as a resource and source of guidance, counsel, and expertise for colleagues with less experience.
  • Acts as a source of authoritative presentation including active delivery of client training events. Presents findings and summaries in the field of relevant consulting disciplines to both internal/UL teams and external client teams.
  • Serve in thought-leadership roles in the technical community, as contributor to engineering organizations such as technical standards committees, organizing committees, engineering societies and related chapters or regional organizations, technical conferences, and related positions.
  • Represents UL in technical and industry events by taking a lead role in the publication of articles, presentation of findings, and dissemination of knowledge to the technical community.
  • Manages the communication of difficult or sensitive information to clients, peers, managers and other stakeholders. Works collaboratively to change points of view and sway stakeholders, including senior experts within UL and within the client organization, to achieve positive outcomes in complex and challenging situations.• Serves as a mentor to more junior colleagues.
  • Leads projects and/or projects with a notable importance, size, risk and/or complexity; develops the strategy for project execution.
  • Leads business development efforts by leading and authorizing the definition of Statements of Work (SOWs) and providing budgetary estimates and full proposals for client-funded projects.
  • Leverage industry experience and network to win projects and build the business.
  • Contribute to the strategic direction of the business by providing technical and market expertise to management planning and report-out activities.
  • Contribute to client programs by interacting regularly with clients in technical program meetings and project reviews. Address client concerns and to resolve client issues. Provide technical assistance to clients in reference to Consulting and related technical fields. Projects may include regular travel to client sites and to other UL locations.
  • Contribute to verification reviews or other technical review activities as directed. May represent the company at industry related functions such as seminars and trade shows.
  • Communicate project status and results to clients through frequent contact and by preparing reports. Comfortable working in a dynamic, fast-paced team environment.
  • Integrate continuous improvement and safety culture in all aspects of the job.
  • Read and follow the Underwriters Laboratories Code of Conduct and follow all physical and digital security practices.
  • Performs other duties as directed.


  • University Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Automotive Engineering or similar field required. Master's degree preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in Automotive Spice, Functional Safety, Cybersecurity, or Autonomous Safety required.
  • Detailed knowledge of the technical vocabulary common to the appropriate discipline.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills and ability to resolve complex client issues.

What you'll experience working at UL:

  • Mission: For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn't new. Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 125 years and is deeply engrained in everything we do.
  • People: Ask any UL employee what they love most about working here, and you'll almost always hear, "the people." Going beyond what is possible is the standard at UL. We're able to deliver the best because we employ the best.
  • Interesting work: Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers' create. We're inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles, you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.
  • Grow & achieve: We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles.
  • Total Rewards: In the US, we provide lots of great benefits for our employees are their families. From Volunteer Days off to 401k match and retirement contribution benefits to flexible work location & schedule options we look to support our employees no matter what stage in life they are experiencing.

Learn More:
Curious? To learn more about us and the work we do, visit our company page www.UL.com
A global leader in applied safety science, UL Solutions transforms safety, security, and sustainability challenges into opportunities for customers in more than 100 countries. UL Solutions delivers testing, inspection and certification services, together with software products and advisory offerings, that support our customers' product innovation and business growth.
The UL Certification Marks serve as a recognized symbol of trust in our customers' products and reflect an unwavering commitment to advancing our safety mission.
We help our customers innovate, launch new products and services, navigate global markets and complex supply chains, and grow sustainably and responsibly into the future.
From the adoption of electrification to the enablement of 5G and new mobility, we collectively look toward new frontiers, working for a safer world. Our science is your advantage.
Mission: Working for a safer world
Clients in the automotive and mobility industry have been engaged with UL Solutions for more than 100 years. We serve leading automotive original equipment manufacturers OEMs and their key supply chain partners to bring new and changing technologies to market. Our involvement starts with product design including material selection, carries through to supply chain management and production, and culminates with support for product marketing and positioning. We also work with key international regulatory agencies, local authorities having jurisdiction (AHJs) and manufacturers on the development of consensus-based standards and services that apply to the automotive industry.

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What are UL Solutions Perks + Benefits

UL Solutions Benefits Overview

All employees at UL Solutions are offered competitive base salaries and are eligible for bonus compensation. UL Solutions offers a generous 401k matching structure of up to 5% of eligible pay. Additionally, we invest an additional 4% into your retirement saving fund every year after your first year of continuous employment. We provide Healthcare Reimbursement Accounts and Health Savings Accounts that UL Solutions contributes to twice per year! Depending on your role, you can work with your manager on flexible working arrangements. We also provide employees with paid time off including vacation, holiday, sick and volunteer time off.

Volunteer in local community
In support of both UL Solutions Mission and Corporate Sustainability initiatives, we offer employees 16 hours of paid time off to volunteer virtually and in person.
Partners with nonprofits
We partner with Watts of Love, Habitat for Humanity and Ronald McDonald House Charities globally. UL Solutions also partners with regional and local organization every day.
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity employee resource groups
UL Solutions has 9 Business Resource Groups: PRIDE, Black BRG, ULatino, Disability Alliance, Tribal Voices, WILBBRG, Young Professionals, UL Parents and the Military BRG and are open to all employees.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
UL Solutions Flexible Spending Account helps employees cover out-of-pocket medical, dental, vision or to pay day care expenses with pre-tax contributions of up to $5,000 annually.
Disability insurance
UL Solutions offers Short-Term Disability coverage and Long-Term Disability insurance.
Dental insurance
Cigna dental plan covers the following at 100% per calendar year: Two exams, including cleanings, one flouride treatment and sealants (per tooth) limited to dependent children; one set of x-rays.
Vision insurance
UL Solutions offers affordable vision insurance through EyeMed
Health insurance
UL Solutions Health Plans pay over 75% of medical coverage and offers a choice of two high deductible health plans and a PPO plan, administered by United Healthcare.
Life insurance
UL Solutions provides life and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, each equal to an employee's annual salary at no cost to you. Employees can purchase additional coverage.
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Employees can enroll in programs such as Weight Watchers, Fidelity and our internal Healthy Minds programming to support their personal wellness journeys.
Mental health benefits
In addition to our EAP, UL Solutions has an internal site for employees to access support and resources for mental health and wellbeing. The site is updated monthly with events and activities.
Financial & Retirement
All UL Solutions employees can utilize the 401(k)-retirement savings plan to save for future financial needs.
401(K) matching
UL Solutions matches pre-tax/Roth 401(k) contribution dollar for dollar up to 3% of base you contribute and then 50 cents for dollar between 3-7%, for a total of 5% matching contribution.
Performance bonus
All UL Solutions employees are eligible to participate in an annual bonus program that rewards employees for contributing to the company's business success..
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous parental leave
UL Solutions offers six weeks of paid parental bonding leave to birth and adoptive parents to enable them to spend time with their newborn or newly adopted children.
Family medical leave
UL Solutions offers a paid family leave, which enables eligible employees to request up to four weeks of paid time off to care for and assist an eligible family member.
Adoption Assistance
UL Solutions offers an adoption assistance benefit to eligible employees to help cover costs associated with adopting a child.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Paid volunteer time
UL Solutions encourages employees to give back with paid volunteer time of up to 16 hours a year.
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
UL Solutions offers up to 9 paid sick days per year.
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
UL Solutions offers pre-tax commute benefits to help save money on transportation and paring expenses while commuting to and from work.
Company-sponsored outings
Onsite office parking
Onsite gym
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
UL Solutions encourages employees to consider the Tuition Assistance Program for coursework in pursuit of an undergraduate or post graduate degree that is business and/or development related.
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Customized development tracks

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