Select a different country or region to see specific content for your location.

Please select a language / region


R&D Project Engineer - Electric Vehicle Expert (m/f/x)

A job at Full time
Professional Level Professional experienced
We are looking for As of now
Location  Leifers/Laives

In Laives (BZ) we are looking for a:

R&D Project Engineer - Electric Vehicle Expert (m/f/x)

Where we need you

The Project Engineer represents a central figure within the R&D department. She/He will coordinate research projects related to the development of new products or processes. This position will focus on the following areas of interest: battery components, solutions for battery thermal management and vehicle thermal management.

Main responsibilities:

  • Product concept development and early-stage feasibility analyses

  • Management of assigned applied research projects from a technical, economic and timing aspect, as well as coordination of a cross-functional project team

  • Management of relations with external partners

  • Preparation of reports and technical-economic presentations on projects advancements both within the company and towards customers (OEMs).

How to convince us

  • Degree in a technical field

  • Project Management experience

  • Prior experience in the field of electric propulsion systems and specific knowledge in some of the following fields: battery packs and cooling circuits; automotive norms and battery/car producer specifications; thermal and energy management strategies (battery charging, energy recuperation etc.); automotive batteries (Cylindric/prismatic/pouch, Li-Ion/SS, influence factors and market trends, aging and abuse); Battery thermal management; 1D/3D simulation tools; Testing at pack/module/cell level

  • Good level of English and Italian

Good organizational and team-work abilities, communication and interpersonal skills, interest for innovation, as well as the willingness to work in a fast-paced environment complete the profile.

What we offer

  • A personalized new-hire training plan, flexible working hours, paid overtime, working time account, possibility to work from home, free parking, company canteen, supplementary pension fund (Laborfonds), Corporate Benefits web platform and company agreements with local businesses

  • Opportunity for professional and personal growth in a very dynamic environment with challenging goals

  • Specific and constant internal and external training courses for individual and organizational development

  • A certified Famiglia&Lavoro Audit reality of the Autonomous Province of Bolzano

  • The opportunity to work within a modern and highly technological production plant, with the values of an international family business.

In the Automotive division, you will shape the mobility of tomorrow. System solutions in the areas of Battery Solutions, Structural Lightweight, Aerodynamics and Propulsion. This means: We protect the environment while also improving the driving experience of millions of vehicles.

The Röchling Group has been shaping industry. Worldwide. For more than 200 years. We transform the lives of people every day with our customized plastics: they reduce the weight of cars, make medication packaging more secure and improve industrial applications. Our workforce of around 11,250 people is located in the places where our customers are – in more than 90 locations in 25 countries.

Human Resources
Human Resources
+39 0471 958-439

Röchling Automotive S.r.l.
Via Nobel, 11
39055 Leifers/Laives

Unsolicited Application


Print to PDF

Select Website

Job and development opportunities: Röchling as employer