Principal Engineer - (Vehicle Targets and Sign-off)

UK · Full-time

About The Position

Principal Engineer - Vehicle Targets and Sign-off

REE is changing electric mobility and aims at becoming the standard for EVs. REE’s 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, cargo, and batteries with the smallest footprint.

REE is supported by an exclusive network of Tier 1 automotive partners providing access to 320 global production lines, effectively making REE the next-generation EV platform ready to carry the future of e-mobility.

As part of our growth, REE is seeking a Principal Engineer; Vehicle Targets and Sign-off reporting to the Director of Vehicle Applications.


  • Responsible for the planning and execution of all work streams required to set vehicle targets and benchmarking
  • Manage and develop a team
  • Responsible for the sign-off activities applied to all REE platforms and vehicles
  • Support PMO on project scoping with an estimation of resource, facility and investment requirements
  • Ensure reporting compliance and analysis of data
  • Required to travel to proving grounds and worldwide territories


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or demonstrable experience
  • High level of driving skills - essential (C1 Driving Licence desirable)
  • Significant experience in automotive product development, target setting and sign off
  • Strong communication skills to work in a global team
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams in a matrix environment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Self-motivated and able to function with minimal oversight
  • A full valid UK driver’s license
  • Risk management: empowered to escalate project issues when appropriate
  • Ability to travel up to 25%
  • ILR to live and work in the UK. REE does not offer work permits, visas, or sponsorships

Highly desirable experience

  • Project Management
  • Manufacturing processes knowledge


Excellent Benefits

  • Very competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday, plus statutory Bank Holidays
  • Full private medical insurance for employees
  • Virtual GP appointments, available 24/7
  • REE contribution pension scheme, up to 6%
  • Life assurance at 4x’s base salary
  • Life, Money & well-being support
  • Free on-site Gym
  • Free on-site parking
  • Office Location: circa 80%/20% split between REE’s MIRA facility (CV10 0TU) / REE’s Engineering Centre of Excellence (CV3 4FX)

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