Validation & Verification Manager

UK · Full-time

About The Position

REE is redefining how mobility is designed, from the wheel up. If you have a passion for electric vehicle, big-data, analytics and machine learning – Your place might be with us!

We are looking for a Validation & Verification Manager, to join our growing team.

The Validation & Verification Manager reports to the VP Engineering and is part of the REE CTO organization


  • The Validation & Verification Manager is responsible for the planning and execution of all testing to be applied to components, sub-systems, systems and vehicles engineered with REE Corner and Control units
  • Build the V&V team and its processes
  • Build an understanding of product functionalities and approval testing methodologies.
  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of the relevant regulatory requirements and apply this knowledge to ensure product compliance.
  • Lead Design Validation and Production Validation testing
  • Provide functional information for tollgates in a matrix organization environment
  • Define tests and apply test success criteria to assigned projects to ultimately issue product approval according to the V-model process.
  • Team with design and lab operations functions to develop or evolve V&V methods.
  • Participate in product safety audits including the use of the product hazard matrix.
  • Leverage the use of cross-product or cross-regional lab operations to complete test programs.
  • Support PMO on project scoping with an estimation of laboratory resource requirements.
  • Apply Model-Based System Engineering (MBSE), design for safety, design for reliability, and robust design concepts to daily V&V work at all stages of the approval process.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering; Masters preferred
  • 10+ years of experience with testing or compliance engineering in automotive.
  • Automotive product development - an advantage.
  • Strong communication skills to work in a global team.
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams in a matrix environment.
  • Experience developing, executing, and working with automotive test programs.
  • Use of critical thought to interpret test results and implement lean engineering improvements.
  • Project Management knowledge desirable.
  • Manufacturing processes knowledge desirable.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Self-motivated and able to function with minimal oversight.
  • Ability to manage risk and escalate project issues when appropriate.
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time.

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