1 month ago

Chief Engineer - EV Propulsion

Coventry Competitive Permanent

Job Reference: 1309560

Posted on behalf of

OLA Electric

Our client, a manufacturer of zero-emissions scooters is currently looking for a Chief Engineer – EV Propulsion!  The successful candidate will oversee the day-to-day running of a busy team and work hand in hand with the whole vehicle and powertrain design teams to develop modern, innovative, and practical solutions.


The Chief Engineer – EV Propulsion will:

  • Manage the electrical engineering department.
  • Provide technical leadership in the development of live projects and R&D products.
  • Maintain company engineering standards to ensure necessary levels of design quality.
  • Liaise with suppliers to manage best delivery, cost, and quality.
  • Manage electrical labs, tools, equipment, and safe working practices.
  • Support planning and resource management to ensure on time delivery of projects.
  • Manage product development through full design lifecycle to fully validated and production ready maturation levels.


The Chief Engineer - EV Propulsion will have:

  • A minimum of 10 years automotive electrical engineering background with a hand-on approach.
  • Strong understanding of Chassis, Powertrain and Electronics and their interactions.
  • Proven knowledge of DFM and DFA.
  • Experience within HV/LV electrification and desirable battery work.
  • An awareness of new technologies and how to incorporate into existing architecture.
  • Strong people management skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with high attention to details.


If this role interests you, please apply online and upload your most up-to-date CV! A member of our team will be in touch shortly to provide more details!

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