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Duties / Responsibilities (Including Objectives of the role):

Distinctive and without equal, Lotus stands alone as a brand dedicated to delivering a pure driving experience.

Our founder, Colin Chapman famously said, ‘Adding power makes you faster on the straights, subtracting weight makes you faster everywhere,’ and that thinking has become part of our DNA.

Every Lotus benefits from the company’s dedication to engineering, optimising and refining at every stage of the design and construction process

The role:

As Vehicle Engineering Director, you’ll be working at a strategic level across a range of exciting new projects within the Lotus Group. Following significant investment from the Geely Group, Lotus are in an unprecedented period of growth and development, with new on-site facilities being developed, and a suite of new Sports Car products, and a wider product range.

This is an opportunity for the Vehicle Engineering Group to grow in capacity and technical capability worldwide, fully utilising both current and future technologies.  

You’ll oversee all aspects of Vehicle Engineering, including Vehicle Dynamics Benchmarking, NVH Benchmarking, and Vehicle Test & Development.

To maintain our outstanding reputation, we are looking for best talent to help keep us innovating and driving forward.

About you:

We’re looking for a Technical Expert in one or more of the following fields to lead our Vehicle Engineering Team on a wide variety of exciting and innovative projects;

  • Vehicle Benchmarking
  • Vehicle Dynamics
  • Vehicle Test & Development

You’ll also bring with you significant experience in developing Strategic Planning initiatives within these areas.

You’ll need a high level of driving and vehicle technical assessment skills, with experience of leading a team to deliver on Projects across the function.

With a background in delivering multiple automotive vehicle development programmes for high performance vehicles, we’re looking for someone with a strong commercial awareness, and a track record of delivering projects on time and on budget.

Our Offer

We offer you all the advantages of working for a prestigious high-tech automotive company. You will find a purpose-built facility, with all the tools and equipment you need to do an outstanding job. You will benefit from our fast-paced learning environment and our track record in designing and manufacturing thoroughbred sports cars over the last seven decades.