Senior Powertrain Mechanical Engineer (m/f)

Sv. Nedelja, Croatia


Rimac Automobili develops and manufactures the world's fastest and most exciting electric vehicles – both our own cars such as the Concept_One and its successors, but also for many of the major brands in the industry. We are looking for a Senior Powertrain Engineer who will work alongside our powertrain team on the development of high-performance electric powertrain components and systems (gearboxes, motors, batteries, cooling systems). The candidate needs to have a high-level understanding of vehicle powertrain architectures, packaging, cooling systems, drivelines etc. You need to have a genuine passion for making things go fast.


1. Responsibilities:

• Conceptualization, design and development of various powertrain components and systems via CATIA/NX software

• Cooperate with design department to design components according to car design guidelines

• Create and maintain required documentation for the developed components


2. Work Tasks:

• Development of the full gearbox including the simulations, parametrizations, strength calculations and optimization of all parts (gears, shafts, bearings…)

• CAD modeling of gearbox and other powertrain components

• Performing gearbox interference fit calculation

• Basic understanding of oil and selection of proper one for cooling and lubrication

• BOM definition and management

• Creation of engineering drawings and technical documentation

• Analysis of test data and implementing conclusions in further optimization.


3. Requirements:

• Advanced knowledge of CATIA, NX or Solidworks

• At least 5 years of experience in automotive industry is required, especially in powertrain/driveline design

• Bachelor or higher Degree (mechanical engineering background)

• Very good knowledge of English (written and spoken)

• Understanding of gears and shafts production and manufacturing processes

• Understanding of thermal treatment of materials

• Advanced technical knowledge and experience in design, packaging, production and testing of Powertrain systems

• Good organizational and planning skills

• Good knowledge of technological processes

• Application and CV have to be in English


4. Considered as an advantage:

• Knowledge of FEM & CFD analysis

• Advanced knowledge in CATIA V5 & V6

• Knowledge of casting technologies

• Previous experience in automotive gearbox design.

• Basic understanding of electronics and electrical engineering

• German spoken and written



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