Electrical Project Engineer GERMANY

Ulm, Germany


You’re passionate about a zero-emissions future and want to build something special.  You want to own your space but work with talented, like-minded people on important projects.  The pace doesn’t scare you - it excites you.  Quality and integrity matter to you.

We feel exactly the same way.

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Nikola Motor Company is on the lookout for an experienced Electrical Project Engineer to manage communication, calibration, and timing with suppliers for the development of electrical harnesses, devices and components that will be used on Nikola vehicles.

You Will:

  • Provide and communicate understanding of both the technical and programmatic aspects of a project to the project team as well as the engineering team.
  • Manage complex subcontracts and support new product development opportunities.
  • Assess risk and make risk-based decisions throughout project lifecycle to ensure project objectives are met.
  • Support effective communication between the different engineering teams and the suppliers.
  • Lead product development for electrical devices.
  • Work closely with the electrical teams to successfully drive development for 2022 vehicle launch
  • Work with engineering and program to develop master timing schedule
  • Manage electrical Jira projects to report status and escalate any high-risk issues
  • Collaborate with Electrical engineering Director to ensure cohesive communication between the domains
  • Track and monitor electrical system development to ensure timely execution for launch
  • Continuously support electrical team and help identify and/or fill in any necessary gaps
  • Assist Senior management in continuously improving reporting systems and engineering methodologies
  • Develop and manage a project timeline using Ms. Project.
  • Perform other duties, as necessary.

 You Have:

  • Familiarity with battery or fuel cell electric vehicles
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or business-related fields.
  • 3 years of professional experience
  • 1 years of experience with battery-electric, fuel-cell electric, and or electric hybrid vehicle

Candidates must have current German work authorization for working in the EU.



Equal Employment Opportunity statement (EEO)

Nikola Motor Company™ is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, color, age, sex, ancestry, marital status, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, medical condition, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other classification protected by state or federal law.

To all recruitment agencies: Nikola is not responsible for any fee related to unsolicited resumes from 3rd party staffing and recruiting agencies. No fee will be paid for candidates who apply and claim to be represented by an agency. Any unsolicited resumes, CVs, or other candidate information submitted by an agency will become the property of Nikola, and no fee will be paid in the event such candidate is hired.