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ZG - Velimira Škorpika, HRV

Cost Engineer

Join Bugatti Rimac: the Ultimate Hypercar Company


Bugatti Rimac, as part of the Rimac Group, sees the unique combination of two automotive and technological trailblazers. Leveraging Rimac's nimble agility, technical prowess, and groundbreaking innovation in the electric vehicle sector, coupled with Bugatti's storied +110-year legacy of crafting some of the world's most iconic hypercars, we have emerged as a powerhouse within the hypercar industry.


At Bugatti Rimac, we recognize that our most valuable asset is our human capital. The combination of diverse individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, innovation, unique capabilities, and talent invested by our employees not only defines our distinctive culture but also significantly contributes to our reputation and overall company achievements.


We are in search of exceptional individuals to reinforce our team, and the number one thing we’re after is talent. If you are a creative, problem-solving professional who thrives in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, and if you are ready to embrace the challenges that come with pushing the boundaries of automotive and technological excellence, then we want to hear from you.

Join Bugatti Rimac and be part of a team driving automotive innovation to new heights.

We are searching for an enthusiastic, experienced Cost Engineer to join us in our office in Zagreb. Our mission is to become one of the leading hypercar manufacturers and you as Cost Engineer will help us to achieve this by ensuring our vehicle projects meet our high profitability expectations. You will work closely with Engineering, Programme Management, and Purchasing Departments to help set and achieve material cost & investment targets. You will be a highly valued member of the Controlling team which is part of our CFO unit, hierarhically reporting to the Head of Controlling and functionally to the Team Lead.


1. In your new role you will: 

  • Support in creation of vehicle targets based on your knowledge of parts and tooling
  • Assist Purchasing in understanding of supplier gaps to target
  • Create a benchmark DB of target costs for Bugatti Rimac to use on future hypercar projects
  • Contribute expertise to Make vs. Buy business cases
  • Work on Design to Cost with Engineering in the concept phase
  • Develop in-house knowledge on engineering expertise and rates by country/region
  • Propose Cost Reduction ideas, creating a business case for the implementation
  • Help to develop and implement a new cost management process, ensuring that projects are delivered to target and profitability is achieved
  • Be at the fore front of industry developments to ensure Bugatti Rimac Group is exploiting new technology and manufacturing techniques to help optimise profitability


2. What do you need to be successful? 

  • Minimum 2-4 years of experience in an automotive tier 1-2 Supplier or OEM
  • Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Engineering or similar technical degrees
  • Experience in ´should cost´ calculation and familiarity with project development 
  • Cost Controlling/ Cost Engineering experience within a company focused on manufacturing and physical product development would be a big plus
  • Proven record in advanced Excel, VBA and/or Access knowledge would be beneficial
  • Cost Estimation SW knowledge would be a plus (LeanCOST, PCM Siemens, Costdata)
  • CAD knowledge (3DX is a plus)
  • Strong analytical, negotiation, process and structuring skills
  • Fluent in English


3. What’s in it for you: 

  • The opportunity to work for a start-up striving to become a leading hypercar manufacturer
  • Become part of the Bugatti Rimac family
  • Working with a diverse and talented group of colleagues
  • A high level of collaboration and autonomy

Join Bugatti Rimac and Experience:


  • Engaging projects with cutting-edge technology, contributing to world-class solutions
  • Where your work makes a difference
  • Financial support for transportation because we understand the importance of a hassle-free commute
  • Flexible work schedules and remote work options are available, acknowledging the importance of accommodating a variety of professional preferences and optimizing productivity
  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage, including additional and supplementary benefits because your well-being is our priority
  • Access to psychological counseling services, demonstrating our commitment to your mental health
  • Kitchen and relaxation zones throughout the office, with complimentary coffee/tea, fresh fruit, and more
  • Fun team-building activities and unforgettable company parties because we believe in the importance of team spirit and having a good time
  • Subsidies for kindergartens, festive Christmas parties for your kids, and thoughtful presents because we value family care
  • Discounts at various stores and clinics, catering to the well-being of both you and your pets