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Warwick, UK, GBR

Senior Gearbox Development Engineer (m/f)


Senior Gearbox Development Engineer (m/f) 1
Warwick, UK, 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.

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 a very good understanding 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 of mechanical and/or electrical engineering education and has worked on additional projects within the industry.

  1. Responsibilities:
  • Development of new gearboxes for EV applications using procedures, standards, guidelines, sound engineering and safety practices
  • Components structural strength calculation and intense cooperation with FEM/CFD engineers for components optimization
  • Components calculation and selection based on load cycles, package, final production technology and other development inputs
  • Gears macro and micro geometry definition
  • Passive and active cooling strategy definition and detailed development including pump control, oil selection based on parameters
  • Defining test procedures for verification, validation and EOL testing
  • Prototype testing and defining design modifications for next development phase
  • BOM definition
  • Creation of engineering drawings and technical documentation
  • Technical support to manufacturing, assembly, purchase and other departments


  1. Requirements:
  • Master’s Degree in mechanical engineering
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in automotive
  • Knowledge of CAD software (3DX, CATIA, Solid Works)
  • Advanced knowledge of professional software for gear/gearbox design (MASTA...)
  • A high level of technical knowledge and experience of powertrain component system design, packaging, technology, machining, production and testing
  • Fluent English in spoken and written form
  • Highly Skilled in organization and planning
  • Deep understanding of production technology for gearbox components
  • Understanding of heat treatment of materials
  • Deep understanding of GD&T


  1. Considered as an advantage:
  • Knowledge of FEM & CFD analyses
  • Knowledge of casting technologies
  • Understanding of electrical components and electronics
  • 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.