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ZG - Velimira Škorpika, HRV

Head of Engineering

About us

 

We are a technology powerhouse that designs, engineers, and manufactures the world's most advanced automotive technology and hypercars. Bytes to bolts, Rimac is where everything happens.

 

Our teams develop and produce both hardware and software solutions for our flagship, record-breaking hypercar, the Nevera, as well as for other automotive manufacturers’ vehicles. Working on technology solutions for partners such as Porsche, Hyundai, Aston Martin, Koenigsegg, Automobili Pininfarina, and others, gives Rimac a unique position of a technology leader in the high-performance electric vehicle industry. The stakes are high.

 

As a fast-moving company, we nurture a high-performing culture. If you are interested in joining, you must be prepared for relentless learning, adapting, and embracing new technologies. We expect an easy-going person, but also self-driven, entrepreneurial, and highly independent in their work, that will enjoy rising to the challenge and have fun pushing the limits of technology.

 

Our expectations are high. And we can only achieve our goals with the dedication and collaboration of our exceptional team. Our ambition is to deliver and go the extra mile. We need to expand our already industry-leading team, find the best people, and lead the charge.

 

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Head of Engineering to lead our engineering team in developing cutting-edge energy storage solutions. As the Head of Engineering, you will play a crucial role in delivering revolutionary products, driving innovation, developing complex technologies and leading a talented team of engineers to deliver impactful results.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Lead and oversee all engineering activities related to the design, development, and implementation of energy storage systems
  • Develop and execute engineering strategies aligned with business objectives and technological advancements in the energy storage industry
  • Build and develop a team of high-performing engineers, attract top talent and nurture technical expertise
  • Drive product development initiatives from concept to commercialization, ensuring quality, performance, and cost efficiency
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with other departments such as central functions, operations, project and product management to deliver integrated solutions
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and competitive landscape to inform product development strategies
  • Champion best practices in engineering methodologies, quality assurance, and regulatory compliance
  • Lead engineering projects with a focus on timelines, budgets, and resource allocation.
  • Develop yearly resource allocation and budgeting plan according to project pipeline and BU targets
  • Implement best practices, improve engineering processes and procedures

 

 

Requirements

 

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in leadership engineering roles within the energy storage, power conversion or related industry
  • Experience in industrialization of grid-scale Power Conversion Systems (PCS) considered as an advantage
  • Strong technical expertise in grid-connected energy storage systems such as batteries, power conversion, grid integration, or renewable energy systems
  • Experience managing and developing high-performing engineering teams
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to collaborate effectively across functions and levels
  • Strategic thinker with a results-oriented mindset and a commitment to continuous improvement
  • Knowledge of regulatory standards and compliance requirements in the energy industry
  • Knowledge of R&D methods and manufacturing technologies

What we are like and what we offer

 

  • Working on exciting projects in a high-performance environment – pushing the limits, moving science forward while working with the global automotive manufacturers on developing the latest automotive technology
  • Stock options – as a Rimac employee, you will have the opportunity to participate in our company's success through stock options. By becoming an owner of Rimac options (shares), you can actively contribute to the growth and value of the company. Let's embark on this journey together and enjoy the benefits of shared success at Rimac.
  • Flexible working hours – align with your manager and work on your own schedule
  • Educational budget and internal education programs – at Rimac, we believe in the importance of continuous learning. We provide a range of educational programs and opportunities to support your growth, and we actively encourage you to expand your knowledge and skills. Embrace the chance to learn more and never stop your pursuit of knowledge at Rimac.
  • Transportation support – we provide support by covering the costs of local public transportation. Rest assured, we've got you covered when it comes to commuting, ensuring your ease and convenience as a valued member of our team.
  • Health-related benefits taking care of your physical wellbeing is of great importance and all our team members have additional and supplementary health insurance coverage, with an additional budget for yearly general physical examinations and multiple discounts in various privately held clinics.
  • Multisport card – being a Rimac employee and a valued team member makes you eligible for Multisport membership with discounted prices for enjoying various sport activities or fitness programs in sporting venues all over Croatia
  • Psychological counseling – physical and mental wellbeing are our priorities when thinking about our most valuable asset – people. Prioritizing mental health for overall well-being covered by the company is one of the most important steps in having a productive and satisfied community.
  • Family-oriented perks – we pride ourselves in being a family friendly environment and raising the new generation of STEM oriented brainiacs, so small gestures of love for your loved ones with kindergarten support and various kids’ activities are what we’re all about   
  • Pet-friendly workplace – we are always on the lookout for new Pawject Managers! You’ll be able to bring your pet to work, receive a pet necklace and have a professional photoshoot of your pet for its ID card (and lots of discounts for pet shops and clinics).
  • Relaxation zones, fresh fruits, and healthy snacks – recharge your batteries with daily fresh fruits and vegetables delivered to your workplace from Croatia’s family-owned business
  • Shopping, travel, and entertainment discounts – as a growing company, we try to negotiate the best conditions and all for your own convenience. Each year we grow our network of partners so you can experience new things and save money.
  • Possibility of remote work – even though we love teamwork and try to be more connected to further strengthen our bond between departments and team members, we do want you to feel as comfortable as possible. So, if you want to work in your PJ’s while staying connected, be free do to so when it suits you the most.

 

If you are a creative, problem-solving, open-minded, highly-motivated individual and you love a fast-paced environment and are up for the challenge – where were you hiding?