Battery Systems Engineer (m/f)
Sveta Nedelja, Croatia

Rimac Automobili is a technology powerhouse, manufacturing electric hypercars and providing full tech solutions to global automotive manufacturers. Our teams develop and produce both hardware and software solutions for the Concept_One and C_Two as well as numerous public and confidential projects, thus positioning Rimac as a leader in the high-performance electric vehicle industry.

We always wanted to be more than just a place to work. What we do and how all of our team members feel is meaningful to us and we want each to feel like part of a big family.

The Battery Systems Engineer has the exciting job of developing battery systems and subsystems for high-performance vehicles. The candidate for this role must have a genuine passion for engineering the best electric vehicles in the world. This role requires good understanding in mechanical and electrical (basic) engineering. The Battery Systems Engineering team collaborates closely with other departments and works on perhaps the most exciting automotive programs in existence today. As a fast-moving company, we adopt new techniques and technologies on a regular basis so the candidate must be ready for constant learning and embracing new technologies.


1. Responsibilities:

• CAD modeling of the battery pack components

• Managing subsystems and component level design requirements through collaboration with customers, the Homologation department, the Vehicle department and other Electrical Engineering related departments

• Components validation plans and test methods

• Developing cooling systems in battery packs

• Electrical components layout – co-work with electrical engineers

• Technical drawings and production documentation

• Providing support to assembly and testing teams during product operations

• Providing support to ongoing product and process improvement


2. Main tasks:

• Battery pack systems and subsystems research and development

• CAD modeling in collaboration with other team members

• Design, develop and release component and system specifications

• Supervising the testing of finished products and systems


3. Requirements:

• Advanced knowledge of CAD software (preferably Catia or Solidworks)

• Experience in any one (or more) of the following production processes: injection molding (plastics), metal stamping, sheet metal forming, die castings, vacuum casting

• Experience with product and process validation

• Good knowledge of Lithium-based battery cells

• Self-organised and goal-oriented

• Very good understanding of mechanical structures

• Good understanding of thermal analysis

• Very good knowledge of English (written and spoken) is essential

• Communicative teamwork player

• Bachelor's or higher degree in the relevant field of study

• At least 5 years of professional automotive experience


4. Considered as an advantage:

• Extensive experience in the engineering development

• Good knowledge of production technology

• Good knowledge of the battery cell management

• Experience in cooling system design and management

• Understanding of electro-mechanical components


5. What we offer

  • The opportunity to develop world-class solutions with cutting-edge technology, from scratch!
  • Family-like and open work environment
  • Courageous, curious and entrepreneurial team members to work with
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Financial support for accommodation and transportation
  • Dog-friendly office 


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.

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