Crash Safety Performance Lead

UK · Full-time

About The Position

REE is changing electric mobility and aims at becoming the standard for EVs. Our disruptive corner technology enables a completely flat and modular chassis that supports all mission-specific EVs from class 1 to class 6. REE’s EV platforms provide maximum room for passengers and cargo with the smallest footprint. REE is supported by an exclusive network of Tier 1 automotive and commercial vehicle partners providing access to 320 global production lines, effectively making REE the next generation EV platform ready to carry the future of e-mobility.

REE is seeking a Crash Safety Performance Lead to support REE’s rapid growth

The Crash safety performance lead will support and lead engineers and stakeholders from system and component design specifications to developing plans to meet specifications, including driving virtual and physical verification and validation.


  • Define and specify performance requirements
  • Liaise and cascade targets to engineering teams to ensure correct features are engineered, answering specification
  • Define virtual and physical DV test
  • Drive, oversee and approve test results and confirm final system and commodity performance internal conformance
  • Support homologation and certification teams to achieve legal compliance
  • Work cross-functionally following the V-cycle
  • Co-ordinate DVP to ensure on-project completion
  • Close working relationship with the CAE environment to track, assess and drive the delivery of vehicle design solutions
  • Chair cross-commodity performance reviews
  • Work with external suppliers to develop and achieve specifications when required


  • Degree qualified in automotive and commercial vehicle Engineering or related discipline
  • Significant automotive and commercial vehicle industry knowledge and experience in crash safety performance within an OEM or 1st tier, ideally with CAE delivery capability
  • Lead level of experience in automotive and commercial vehicle -standard tools used for DV planning and management
  • Good/advanced all-round engineering knowledge of EV systems, functional safety testing, DFMEAs, simulation tools, HiL test, and development
  • Having experience with EV, by-wire systems, and knowledge of Functional Safety testing is highly desirable
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to plan and pivot, equally
  • Excellent communication skills and cross-functional working ability
  • Strong interpersonal skills required to manage relationships with colleagues both in Israel, the UK, and the ROW
  • Excellent presentation, verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to travel, when required
  • Clean UK Driving Licence
  • UK Citizenship or equivalent without restrictions

  • Office Location: UK Coventry office: CV3 4FX

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