Steer-By-Wire Lead Engineer

UK · Full-time

About The Position

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. 

REE is seeking a Steer-By-Wire Lead Engineer to support REE’s rapid growth and shape the future.


  • Detailed engineering, development & delivery of the REE steer-by-wire systems to meet customer requirements (performance, quality, cost etc.)
  • Oversee CAD teams for 2D/3D design & release and packaging activities, and release of steering system BOMs in 3DEXPERIENCE PLM
  • Own the mechanical inputs & collaborate with the related teams (software, vehicle dynamics etc.) for creation of full steering system specifications 
  • Manage steer-by-wire system DFMEA
  • Create product & system DVPs from clean sheet of paper
  • Technical interface to the component/system suppliers and internal REE departments
  • Support program management & planning to achieve release & delivery deadlines
  • Identify technology opportunities for future research (i.e. patent registration, proof-of-concept projects) 
  • Mentor other members of the steering team


Qualifications & Requirements

  • Degree qualified in Engineering, Science or a related discipline
  • Experienced in development & delivery of steering systems from concept to production within an OEM, Tier 1 or other related automotive engineering organization
  • Knowledge of the safety concepts essential to steer-by-wire systems an advantage
  • Previous experience of commercial vehicle development desirable, but not essential
  • High understanding of steering system attributes, service implications, and manufacturing & assembly requirements
  • Familiar with 3D CAD packages
  • Good understanding of steering system tuning and overall influence to vehicle dynamic behaviour
  • Previous experience/training in Function Safety an advantage
  • Experienced in project planning, and working to gateways
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment with a wide remit of responsibilities
  • Friendly and approachable, with a willingness to work alongside talented colleagues globally
  • ILR to live and work in the UK. REE do not offer work permits, visas or sponsorships

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