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Sveta Nedelja, HRV

Senior Engineer Panels


Senior Engineer Panels
Sveta Nedelja, 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.

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.



1. Tasks:  

Regular tasks:   

  • Engineering design of car body panels;   

  • Able to generate 3D models, assemblies and 2D drawings using 3DX Experience;   

  • Lead conversation with suppliers;   

  • Work with cross functional teams (close cooperation with Design studio, 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;    


Occasional tasks​  

  • Support other teams in their activities;  

  • Design test JIGs and assembly fixtures for testing;  


2. Responsibilities:  

  • Design components and systems which are within cost, weight and other targets:   

  • Design systems within project timeline;   

  • Ensure manufacturability and performance of designed systems;   

  • Providing technical drawings and production documentation ​according to company standards;   

  • Performing component validation plans and tests, refine design according to results;   

  • Defining safety characteristics, functionalities and requirements for each designed component and system;   

3. Skills and competencies:  

  • Excellent knowledge of English;   

  • At least 5 years of experience in automotive industry R&D office is required (Closures);  

  • Experience with CFRP and CPD;  

  • 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;   

  • Team-player;  

  • Basic knowledge of electronics and electrical engineering​  


4. Considered as an advantage:  

  • Deep knowledge in panel design including sealings, packaging, crash requirements 

  • Experience in development of high performance cars;  

  • Knowledge of surface modelling (GSD module in CATIA);  

  • Knowledge in defining DVP requirements for testing​;  

  • Knowledge of automotive homologation requirements  

  • Knowledge of FEM analysis 

  • Good knowledge of German (spoken and written) 

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?