Driveline 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. 

We currently have an exciting new position in our EV Engineering team. We are seeking an experienced Driveline Lead Engineer to support REE’s rapid growth.


  • Responsible for Mechanical Design and Integration of Driveline System that includes EDU (Electric Drive Unit) and Driveshaft for REECorner units.
  • Develop System and Component DFMEAs
  • Establish Technical Requirements for RFQ and Define Design Specifications for Production
  • Create Test Cases to meet Design Specifications and develop Design Validation Plan
  • Lead Virtual and Physical Verification (Vehicle and Rig)
  • Conduct Supplier Design Review ensuring requirements have been met for Technical Sign-Off
  • Support Design Validation (supplier and vehicle test) and lead engineering sign-off.
  • Collaborate closely with other disciplines, including suppliers, functional safety consultants and control & calibration engineers, to develop solutions and achieve the project requirements
  • Support Quality Assurance activities such as APQP & PPAP
  • Benchmarking Competitors and Market Leaders using the tool such as A2mac1


Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Degree qualified in Mechanical/Automotive Engineering or demonstrable experience
  • Proficient and experienced as Lead Engineer for Development of Driveshaft/Driveline Parts within Automotive Industry
  • Knowledge of Gear Design(helical & planetary) and Optimisation(macro & micro geometry)
  • Knowledge of Bearing Life Analysis understanding of bearing types and basic parameters of its geometry
  • Knowledge of mechanism and technology for different types of modern traction motors
  • ILR to live and work in the UK. REE do not offer work permits, visas or sponsorships

Experience of:

  • Modelling of driveline or transmission systems in respect to bearings, shafts, gears and motor using system analysis tools such as Romax, MASTA, Kissoft/Gear or similar
  • Durability, Robustness and Environment tests at Rig & Vehicle
  • Definition of duty cycle and RLD using Miner’s rule and cumulative damage models
  • NVH test & diagnosis and its correlation to the CAE analysis
  • 3DExperience & CATIA V6

Excellent Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Full private medical insurance for employees
  • Virtual GP appointments available 24/7
  • REE contribution pension scheme (up to 6%)
  • 25 days holiday, plus statutory Bank Holidays
  • Life assurance at 4x’s base salary
  • Life, Money & wellbeing support
  • Free on-site Gym
  • Free on-site parking

Office Location: REE Engineering Centre Of Excellence (CV3 4FX)

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