Chief Engineer

Position Type

Full Time, Permanent

Level/Salary Range




Job Category

Skilled, Managerial

Date Posted

October 2021

As a Chief Engineer you will need to be able to demonstrate experience in delivering projects from a new product development perspective to meet corporate objectives and targets within a highly technical and innovative environment. As a Chief Engineer you will be responsible for:

Roles & responsibilities

  • Creation of technical solutions, this role also requires proven team leadership capability and offers commercial development opportunity
  • Delivery of technical solutions (often new or novel to meet demanding client requirements) for motorcycle chassis and body system
  • Lead cross functional delivery teams, typically encompassing; chassis design and the integration of styling, powertrain and electrical systems, calling upon domain specialist expertise support as required
  • Provide senior input and approval to proposals, presentations and concepts / reports / drawings etc. including leading client meetings and providing significant customer management
  • All technical and potentially commercial aspects of project delivery of self and team, as well as awareness of and adherence to common project management techniques
  • Leading technical authority for the company in chosen area, shaping company position on subject, promotes excellence both internally and externally
  • Project variety, encompassing many different customer markets, highly varied product sectors e.g. scooter, off-road and cruiser at any or all project phases, from clean sheet to production
  • Managing and leading simulation, analysis and diagnosis, design, planning, implementation and evaluation of technical systems and problem root cause analysis
  • Contributes to significant commercial and organisational planning being able to approve documents, deliverables, proposals, and requisitions according to defined limits
  • Contributes to the development of design guidelines, tools and techniques, supporting relationships both internally and externally while developing commercial opportunities customer project work

As a Chief Engineer you will have the following skills and experience

  • Highly competent in the application of a comprehensive range of fundamental Engineering principles to generate or guide the creation of optimal motorcycle specific solutions and sufficiently flexible to adapt first principal techniques across a wide range of known and sometimes novel contexts
  • Capable of writing technical standards and promotion of excellence in motorcycle vehicle design, through coaching of others, and engagement in technical reviews
  • Operated within a similar role at an OEM / Tier 1 or Engineering consultancy, ideally in a design, analysis, test and development, manufacturing related discipline.
  • Track record in delivering project and programmes within the product development arena in the motorcycle, automotive and/or motorsport sector (ideally two wheels, innovation, EV or advanced technology) is essential.


B.E. / B Tech in Electronics/Instrumentation, with experience in development of EV specific electronic controllers – Essential


  • Demonstrable experience & knowledge of Electronic Systems gained over 8-10 years
  • 2 Wheel experience – Essential
  • EV / HV experience (or demonstrable knowledge of) – Preferred

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