Vehicle Test and Validation 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 are seeking a Vehicle Test and Validation Engineer that will lead the evaluation, validation and contribute to the calibration of our revolutionary test vehicles.


  • Lead the evaluation, validation and where required, calibration of test vehicles, according to established methods across all attributes
  • Interpret system and vehicle requirements to devise suitable written test procedures
  • Support test planning with the implementation of timing plans and provide realistic estimates of the time to complete tasks
  • Assist with the instrumentation, commissioning and documentation of test vehicles prior to application work commencing
  • Ensure good practice in preparation of tests and analysis of data
  • Produce technical reports in a timely and accurate manner to document test results
  • Required to travel to proving grounds and worldwide territories as required by test plans


Qualification and Requirements:

  • Degree or equivalent in automotive or mechanical engineering, or equivalent experience
  • Experience in vehicle dynamics or performance testing in similar vehicle development roles especially of commercial vehicles
  • Knowledge of international test methods and OEM engineering specifications
  • Strong knowledge of using vehicle instrumentation, data acquisition, calibration and diagnostic equipment
  • Knowledge of attribute targets delivery in physical vehicle development
  • Strong knowledge in performing tests according to industry standards including fault injection testing, in a variety of real world environmental conditions
  • Good knowledge of electronic, electrical and mechanical diagnostics
  • Possess a core understanding of modern automotive systems and components
  • Desirable to have by-wire tuning and EV knowledge and driving experience
  • Good understanding of Health & Safety practices and vehicle risk assessment
  • Excellent communication skills and cross functional working practice
  • A full valid UK driver’s license is required
  • ILR to live and work in the UK. REE do not offer work permits, visas or sponsorships

Excellent Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Full private medical insurance for employees
  • Virtual GP appointments available 24/7
  • REE contribution pension scheme (REE contribute up to 6% of base salary)
  • 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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