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Principal Engineer e-Motorcycle

  • Role Type
  • Full time, Permanent

  • Location
  • Any Ricardo office globally

  • Closing Date
  • 31/10/2018

Job Description

Are you looking for a new professional challenge in an international area? Do new technologies rank amongst your passions? Is winning and delivering motorcycle engineering and development projects an interesting role for you?

Job Duties:

As a Principal Engineer you are responsible for product design and development and also for project  delivery and technical management.

You take over particularly for:

•Technical responsibility for the e-motorcycle projects ranging from offer to delivery
•Technical authority for e-motorcycle: electric machines, inverter, batteries, vehicle control unit, control strategies, calibration, etc.
•Identification of technologies, markets, trends and customers to develop new products aligned to market needs and customer request
•Support to business development activities for communication and promotion of services offered for the e-motorcycle market
•Customer technical interface for e-motorcycle projects and development of high customer satisfaction
•Buildup and direction of the employees working within the project assigned
•Guarantee of effective collaboration with the internal department interfaces

Personal Specification:

•Electric/Electronic engineering studies
•Significant professional experience in the field of e-motorcycle, e-scooter and urban mobility vehicle development
•Expert in electric vehicle engineering
•A sound motorcycle (motorcycle industry, markets and products) knowledge and interest
•Extensive experience and enthusiasm for motorcycle engineering and technology
•Detailed, subject-specific knowledge in relation to the above aspects and an extensive technical background
•Entrepreneurial awareness and flexibility 
•Ability to identify, generate and deliver new projects and also to set standards for engineering excellence
•You enjoy taking on responsibility and you have the ability to manage and develop employees
•Strong communication and presentation skills
•Experience working with a global customer base
•Availability for travel around Ricardo locations and customers
•Very good English skills
•Motorcycle driving license

We offer:

•Varied tasks in research and development
•Contact with the worldwide motorcycle industry
•Individual options for advanced training
•High degree of international cooperation with our global locations
•Very good working atmosphere in a continuously growing and dynamic team