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ZG - Velimira Škorpika, HRV

Upholstery Technologist


Upholstery Technologist
ZG - Velimira Škorpika, 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 currently looking for a Upholstery technologist.

This role requires a dependable and methodical engineer who will be responsible for ensuring stable process and continuous improvement of upholstery assembly.


1. Responsibilities and work tasks:

  • Plan, implement, manage, monitor performance, and improve all upholstery tool and equipment used in manufacturing
  • Develop proper documentation by creating and maintaining project records, creating standard operating and care point procedures
  • Develop optimal ways to increase efficiency and productivity
  • Define work instructions for upholstery processes
  • Work closely with the whole Team, including Design, Engineering, Production and Quality Control during all phases of vehicle development
  • Set upholstery to a high standard using modern and some traditional upholstery techniques using a range of hand tools
  • Assist in creating bill of materials for the products being worked on
  • Contribute to team objectives through effective communication and teamwork and provide technical assistance where needed


2. Requirements:

  • Bachelor's or higher degree of Faculty of Textile Technology/Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
  • Technical competence and knowledge in Engineering with preferably 2+ years of experience; a strong working understanding of upholstery engineering, terminology, and practice in the upholstery industry with leather, fabric and foam
  • Organisation skills, initiative, good communication skills
  • Knowledge of CAD software (3DX, Catia)
  • Very good knowledge of English (written and spoken) is essential
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision as well as working in a small team environment


3. Considered as advantage:

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision as well as working in a small team environment
  • Experience with high-quality leather interiors and trim for Automotive or Aerospace applications
  • Advanced understanding of manufacturability, process design, process validation, and assembly methods
  • Strong understanding of quality assurance process, tools and methodologies


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?