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Vehicle Prototyping Specialist (f/d/m)



Munich, Germany
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024

FERNRIDE is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging because we value and celebrate everyone's differences and individuality. We strive to create an open, safe space in which you feel empowered and authentic. FERNRIDE has over 130 employees, from 35+ countries. Our culture is characterized by the company values and fundamentals: #wewinasoneteam #weexecuteanddeliver #weareambitiousinnovators #weareopentochange #weputcustomervaluefirst #respect #professionalism #safety.

What will you do?

As a Vehicle Prototyping Specialist (m/f/d) at FERNRIDE, you will be joining the Prototype team building the next generation of our teleoperational and autonomous vehicles. This includes the vehicle platform, sensor stack, telecommunication components, and teleoperator workstation. In this role, you will be directly reporting to the Prototype Manager and be the key player in ensuring our systems are manufactured, tested, and delivered to internal standards. As one of our team members in this domain, you will have the chance to build up the related processes and progress personally and professionally.

Leave your footprint by:

  • installing mechanical and electronic components and existing systems internally or externally when necessary
  • carrying out measurements and functional tests for engineering
  • providing root cause and repair of issues as they occur
  • documenting both daily tasks and technical issues
  • ensuring all test procedures meet company and industry standards
  • maintaining and upgrading all internal vehicle systems
  • having a sound knowledge of internal operation systems and, if necessary, customer support
  • providing inter team collaboration for product improvements
  • maintaining a clean and effective workspace

What you will bring to the team?

  • Excellent knowledge in the field of technology
  • Basic German language skills
  • 3+ years of professional experience in Mechatronic or R&D role in the automotive field
  • Hands-on experience with low voltage electrical systems and wiring harnesses
  • Hands on experience assembling complex mechanical assemblies
  • Sound knowledge of relevant testing and measuring techniques, electrical and mechanical
  • In-depth knowledge of work and safety regulations including safe handling of IT devices

Nice to Have

  • G Suite, Slack, SolidWorks experience
  • Welding or machining experience
  • Vehicle fabrication experience
  • Experience with creating technical documentation
  • Autonomous vehicle experience
  • Mechanical or Electrical design experience

What we offer @FERNRIDE

Our accomplishments are based on team effort, and we want all our people to benefit from it:

  • Company shares
  • Subsidized meal from the canteen
  • Flexible working hours in a hybrid work model
  • Up to six weeks of remote work across Europe
  • Amazing team events
  • Collaborative, transparent, supportive and fun-loving culture
  • 30 days of vacation
  • Snacks & beverage, all-day breakfast

Who we are

FERNRIDE offers scalable automation solutions for yard trucking that increase productivity, promote sustainability, and improve worker safety. We employ a human-assisted automation approach, which allows for remote takeovers of electric trucks when necessary. This ensures seamless integration and reliable operations for logistics operators. With over a decade of research and high-profile customers, including Volkswagen, HHLA, DB Schenker, and BSH, FERNRIDE uses cutting-edge technology to address major industry challenges, such as driver shortages and the negative environmental impact of logistics operations.