Share this Job

Director Electric Propulsion and Thermal System (m/f/d)

Date:  12-May-2022

Raunheim, HE


  • Leader of the departments Electric Propulsion System and Thermal Subsystem

  • Responsible for the definition of the Propulsion System for High-Performance Battery Electric Vehicles in one or more of the following technical focus areas: Propulsion System Engineering, High Voltage System Engineering and Thermal System Engineering

  • People Leadership responsibility including staffing and performance management

  • Responsible for new concept development and verification through simulation

  • Responsible for benchmarking in the above domains

  • Responsible for the System Engineering approach and methodology

  • Effective Integration of the local team into the global Lotus Tech development organization



  • 10 years of experience in global automotive companies in the domain of electric propulsion
  • University degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering with Masters or Doctorate Degree
  • Deep knowledge of the relevant subsystems within the propulsion system: High Voltage Li-Ion Batteries, Electric Drive UnitsHigh Voltage System and Thermal System
  • Experience in System Engineering methodologies and tools like requirements flow, V-Process, FMEA, High Voltage Safety
  • Leadership experience for cross-functional and globally distributed teams
  • Experienced in global and international engineering organizations
  • Several years of experience in managing technology projects, both in concept development as well as industrialization
  • Experienced in managing outside development partners
  • Ability to technically dive deep as well as broad
  • Great team player with high integrity and trust
  • Enthusiasm and passion for electric automobiles
  • Open-minded, solution-driven, highly motivated leader
  • Ability to establish trustful and effective relationships over distance
  • Positive attitude, willingness to learn, and drive for results
  • Fluent in English