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Development Engineer (m/f/d) Exterior/Interior




full time

working model:


VELA Performance is an internationally operating full-service engineering provider in the automotive and non-automotive industry.
As a lightweight engineering specialist, we develop high-performance components and systems for automobiles, commercial vehicles and bikes and even build complete prototypes in our in-house workshop.
Our technologies are also used in aviation and medical technology.

Your tasks & job description:

  • development of all exterior and interior components in collaboration with overall vehicle development and suppliers

  • carrying out concept studies

  • carrying out construction clearance investigations in the context of the entire vehicle

  • creation of kinematic models for flaps, doors, etc.

  • defining system requirements and carrying out requirements analysis

  • derivation of system requirements from customer inquiries

  • creation of system specifications on behalf of the customer

  • creation of work packages and specifications

  • coordination of internal development tasks

  • commissioning, support, procurement and construction of prototypes or test vehicles

  • preparation and execution of team meetings and reviews

  • coordination and monitoring of the development process until it is ready for series production (internal/external)

  • budget and deadline responsibility for the technical scope

  • participation in the development, creation and implementation of innovative solutions

Your abilities:

  • completed engineering studies in the fields of automotive technology, mechanical engineering or comparable

  • physical and material engineering understanding, as well as in-depth knowledge of vehicle technology and the various manufacturing processes

  • exterior and interior experience as well as knowledge of the most common manufacturing processes for composites/plastics

  • expert knowledge of using Catia V5

  • first professional experience in leading a team

  • social skills, high communication skills, confident and convincing demeanor as well as creativity, independence and enthusiasm

  • very good knowledge of German and English

Your benefits working with us:

  • a demanding and future-oriented task in a great working atmosphere

  • a permanent position with a lot of personal responsibility and career opportunities

  • attractive and performance-related remuneration

  • diverse further education, training and development opportunities

  • possibility of company pension provision

  • company bike leasing

  • flexible working hours and home office options

  • health management measures and joint sports activities

  • regular company events and team events

We look forward to getting to know you and working together on shaping future mobility!

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