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ZG - Savska Opatovina, HRV

Power Electronics Engineer (m/f)


Senior Power Electronics Engineer (m/f) 1
ZG - Savska Opatovina, Croatia

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.

We always wanted to be more than just a place to work. What we do and how all our employees feel is highly important to us.


We share a home at our headquarters in Croatia, on the outskirts of Zagreb. We work to build an inclusive culture where everyone can do their life’s work.

But big ideas need space to grow, so we are looking to expand our facilities soon, and move our global HQ into the Rimac Campus, designed around the employees. The Rimac Campus is going to be our long-term home, a place where we can design, engineer, test, produce and market our products, and enjoy doing so.

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 looking for engineers who are familiar with the process of developing complex systems from the idea to the finished product.

A hands-on approach and deep knowledge of technological processes involved in the development and production of powertrain systems is mandatory.

The ideal candidate has a strong passion for cars, technology and engineering with a background in power electronics and has worked on additional projects within the automotive industry.


1. Responsibilities


  • Support on the design and development of new inverter system based on Si IGBT or SiC MOSFET technologies
  • Perform detailed studies and analysis of the inverter system (including the mechanical, thermal, electrical, and controls architecture) with emphasis on performance evaluation, design optimization, component selection and sizing, and control strategy development
  • Work with embedded hardware, embedded software and enclosure engineers to define requirements, discuss tradeoffs, perform design reviews and ensure successful integration of the inverter design
  • Create and maintain manufacturing and testing instructions, routings, and associated processes
  • Participate in the development and maintenance of FMEAs and control plans
  • Participate in the transition of a product from concept to pilot line production and into mass manufacturing


2. Requirements:


  • Master’s Degree in electrical or mechatronics engineering
  • At least 2 years of professional experience in power electronics
  • Technical career-oriented, focus in automotive engineering
  • Experience supervising other engineering tasks (assembly drawings, PCB layout, software development, validation testing)
  • Knowledge and experience in inverter design, packaging, technology, machining, production and testing
  • Fluent in English, spoken and written
  • Strong analytical capabilities, problem-solving and interpersonal skills
  • A team player, who is both flexible and creative in their approach to solving problems


3. Considered as an advantage:


  • Knowledge of MATLAB/Simulink
  • Knowledge of engineering standards for automotive applications
  • Familiar with circuit simulation tools
  • PCBs and final product testing experience
  • Knowledge of German (not obligatory)

What we are like and what we offer

  • We operate in a fast-paced and challenging environment
  • You will have the opportunity to work on world-class solutions with cutting-edge technology
  • We work a lot, but also know how to have fun (fun teambuilding, crazy company parties, kitchen and relaxation zones around the office, free coffee/tea and fresh fruit, etc.)
  • Family-like and open work environment (subsidies for kindergartens, Christmas parties for kids, and presents for kids)
  • Financial subsidy for transportation
  • Additional and supplementary healthcare covered
  • Internal educations program
  • Psychological counseling
  • Dog-friendly office
  • Flexible working hours and work-from-home days – up to 12 days of remote work per month
  • Discounts at stores and clinics – for humans and pets 😊


We thank all those who submit applications for this role. Please note that only those candidates who meet the required experience and qualifications will be contacted directly. All of our applicants will be provided with equal opportunities regardless of their age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, culture or any other non-work related personal characteristic. All applications will be considered under the terms and conditions of confidentiality in accordance with the regulations of personal data protection.