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Sveta Nedelja, HRV

Seats System Engineer

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.

Regular tasks:

• Leading development of seat system

• Engineering design of seats

• Communicating with suppliers

• Generating 3D models, assemblies and 2D drawings using 3DX Experience

• Generating comfort curves

• Working with cross functional teams (close cooperation with Designstudio, Simulation department, Testing department, etc.)

• Design and run validation testing and analysis of developed products on component and car level

• Prepare prototype parts for testing

• Prepare product release for series production with all necessary documentation

• Define targets for new products and components

• Check integration of designed system with vehicle

• Perform DFMEA


Occasional tasks:

• Support other teams in their activities
• Design test JIGs and assembly fixtures for testing
• Conducting comfort assessment clinics with key stakeholders to define seat comfort attributes

• Design components and systems which are within cost, weight and other targets
• Design systems within project timeline
• Ensure manufacturability, quality, homologation and performance of designedsystems
• Providing technical drawings and production documentation according to companystandards
• Performing component validation plans and tests, refine design according toresults
• Defining safety characteristics, functionalities and requirements foreach designed component and system
• Ownership of system BOM


Skills and competencies:
• Experience in car seating.
• At least 5 years of experience in automotive industry R&D office is required.
• Minimum BSc or BEng Automotive / Mechanical or a related field of study.
• Knowledge of surface modelling (GSD module in CATIA).
• Strong verbal and written communication skills, excellent knowledge of English.
• Attention to detail to ensure high level of quality.
• Ability to work under pressure.
• Experience in CAD software, preferably CATIA V5 or V6.
• Proficient MS Office.
• Good knowledge of overall vehicle components and functionalities.
• Experience with different manufacturing technologies.
• Self-motivated and self-organized way of working.
• Basic knowledge of electronics and electrical engineering.
• Good understanding of GD&T.

Desirable Personal Attributes:
• We are looking for an individual with outstanding passion for high performance
sports cars and with the ability of thinking out-of-the box.
• A team player able to work closely with internal and external network of engineers.
• Flexibility and Adaptability are key.
• An excellent communicator with the ability to coach and mentor peers.

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 😊

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?