Testing Manager - Vehicle (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. The candidate will be responsible for planning and organizing all activities within the Vehicle Testing department as well as reporting the findings of the department to the upper management. As this position involves a lot of high-speed testing of high-performance vehicles, it will for sure never be boring.


1. Responsibilities:

• Be the technical-reference person and manager for the Vehicle Testing Department

• Coordinate the activities in the future Bench-Testing Laboratory (such as vehicle stiffness, NVH, durability, buckling, water management etc)

• Coordinate the activities with our Suppliers for Safety, Homologation and Vehicle testing

• Plan, coordinate and oversee all testing efforts for our vehicles

• Build up our complete Vehicle Test Team together with our Director of Vehicle Engineering


2. Work Tasks:

• Develop plans and goals for the department and make sure they get executed

• Provide support to other engineers in the department as well as making sure they carry out their tasks

• Write detailed reports on found defects and seek out ways to fix the found problem

• Ensure all testings are done on time and in a secure manner

• Develop standard procedures for the department and testing strategies

• Define and track test metrics

• Coordinate the activities of our Safety Engineers and Vehicle Testers

• Collaborate closely with the Vehicle Design team to improve current projects

• Define the Vehicle Target Settings and work closely with Engineering and Virtual Analysis to achieve them

• Support Virtual Analysis manager for all correlation activities

• Write reports and inform superiors about the work within the department

• Make decisions that impact the department through regular consultation with the management


3. Requirements:

• Bachelor or higher Degree

• At least 10 years of experience in automotive industry is required

• Very good knowledge of English (written and spoken)

• Previous experience in vehicle testing is necessary

• Ability to work with tight deadlines

• Technical and business awareness

• Leadership skills

• Good organizational skills

• Great communication skills

• Application and CV have to be in English


4. Considered as an advantage:

• Knowledge of FEM & CFD analysis

• Knowledge in CAD systems (CATIA, NX)

• Basic understanding of electronics and electrical engineering

• German spoken and written



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