Senior FEM Engineer (m/f)
ZG - Savska Opatovina, 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.


We are looking for a Senior FEM Engineer who will help us develop state-of-the-art components such as gearboxes, electric motors, battery packs, etc. The candidate should offer innovative and forward-thinking solutions and act pro-actively. The candidate will carry out FEM simulations and analyze the results based on the input from various departments as powertrain engineering or battery system engineering. The ideal candidate should have a strong passion for modeling, technology and engineering with a background in mechanical/aerospace engineering or applied physics education and 5+ years of working experience within the industry.


1. Responsibilities

  • Developing structures and solutions for components of electric powertrain
  • Performing FEM analyses  under different homologation standards and interpreting results
  • Interacting with other departments or suppliers to collect input data for simulation and model building
  • Optimization and validation of structural parts and systems
  • Participating in testing and analyzing test data
  • Providing suggestions and improvements after analyzing simulation and/or experimental data
  • Mentoring
  • Writing technical documents, preparing presentations and communicating the results to customers


2. Requirements

  • Experience in FEM analysis – vibrations, crush, shocks
  • Experience with Simulia Abaqus
  • Optional: experience with Ansys Mechanical and/or LS-Dyna
  • Advanced knowledge of structural mechanics, material models, metals, composites, plastics, 
  • Commitment to project plan and promised deliverables
  • Good communication and organization skills
  • Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Applied Physics, Aerospace or similar filed
  • 5+ years of experience with FEM modelling
  • Relevant experience in the Automotive or similar industries
  • Considered as an advantage: relevant knowledge and experience with electric powertrain, batteries, cells and automotive standards
  • Fluent spoken and written English


3. 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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