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Title:  Senior Engineer - EDU, Transmission & Driveline Development


Hethel, GB

Department:  EDU Transmissions Invertor
Date:  13-Jan-2022

Senior Engineer - EDU, Transmission & Driveline Development - Hethel, Norfolk

In this role, you will manage the delivery of vehicle and project-based EDU, transmission & driveline system development, with a focus on electrified drivelines and their subsystems. The role will also support the development and enhancement of Lotus testing facilities and test procedures.


Key responsibilities:

  • Creation of test procedures for MT, AT DCT & Electrified driveline  Electric Propulsions units, driveline and supporting systems, including: eMachines, Inverters, transmissions (single speed, multispeed), differentials, driveshafts / propshafts.
  • Creation and Management of test plans
  • Carry out test development and reporting against DVP 
  • Cradle to grave ownership of all Propulsion Driveline components, tracking for mileage accumulation, issues, reporting status
  • Define test and data output standards for department 
  • Creation of reports capturing the learning of development and validation
  • Planning for future test strategies and validation methodologies 
  • Support DVP definition, timing plans and delivery
  • Support component and vehicle level testing and feedback into FMEA activities
  • Setup and installation of new test capabilities across Lotus sites
  • Support data analysis techniques for validation methodology  


Skills & Experience

  • Bachelors Degree in Mechanical/Automotive Engineering or similar subject
  • Industry served experience in a development engineering role 
  • Experience of DVP planning for EDU’s transmission’s and their sub-systems
  • Experience of testing EDU’s, transmission’s, and their sub-systems
  • Knowledge of Transmission & driveline test strategies and experience generating test procedures 


Successful candidate should be driven with a “One Team” attitude. Willing to go the extra mile when required, ambitious to progress both in the role and within Lotus. To lead our values of Respect, Teamwork, Driven, Agile, Focussed and inclusive.


Regular travel to Lotus Hethel Site and occasional travel throughout rest of UK and Europe. Full UK driving license will be required.