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ZG - Velimira Škorpika, HRV

Launch Readiness Manager

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.


  • Successful delivery of Bugatti-Rimac products to market on time, to cost and Quality targets
  • Leadership of all Launch reviews and key pre and post build events
  • Report Project Launch status in Gateway events
  • Co-ordinate all pre-production planning
  • Create day by day launch build plan and report progress and status with alignment from all areas off the business primarily Production
  • Define and lead build readiness events for Pre-production upto Launch Exit at job 1 + x
  • Define and lead product and production readiness events, OK to build etc.
  • Conduct Start up and wash up meetings during the launch build phases.
  • Lead cross functional team to deliver for hot topic critical problems
  • Key role in deviation (containment) management. Manage Launch-Coordinator and Change manager to deliver with the team rapid response to build issues and robust containments and proposals for permanent solutions.
  • Deliver products to Quality, Cost and on time to plan
  • Manage the launch team to deliver the goals of the launch and business goals where appropriate.
  • Deliver the launch to the required standards for Launch exit and a successful handover to the Continuous Vehicle Engineering team
  • Lead best practice within the organization.
  • Develop company processes and lessons learnt for future programs
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Senior Manager for the launch, prioritizing, directing, informing, reporting at all levels off the business.
  • Role ranges from planning to delivery. Ensure robust planning to deliver quality product with the program team through to delivery with production and Quality
  • Key role in the organization with direct reporting to senior management level both internal and external.
  • Prepared to go the extra mile to ensure delivery



  • Experience of a minimum of 2 launches including 1 as Launch Manager at an OEM
  • Experience and knowledge of Engineering across multiple commodities or as a specialist in one commodity.
  • Ability to evaluate engineering solutions, logical mindset with a clear understanding automotive standards to be able to steer cross functional teams.
  • Significant experience and demonstrable track record of dealing with major issues during a launch phase. Ability to re-calculate plans, dynamic logical thinker open to new ideas and potential solutions.
  • Know when to delegate and when to take ownership, where to steer individuals even when at same level or senior in organization to achieve the main goal of successful launch
  • Computer literate with excellent presentation skills to senior management level.
  • Can communicate convincingly and professionally to management within Bugatti Rimac & at suppliers.
  • Experience with JIRA would be a benefit
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills with ability to communicate all levels
  • Excellent organizational skills


  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree qualification or higher in an engineering field with extensive relevant experience.
  • Driving license.


  • Practical knowledge and experience in at least one commodity (Electrical/Exterior/Interior/Composites/Chassis)
  • Practical knowledge and experience in dealing with Launch issues, supporting Quality on supplier topics, Production on assembly issues etc.
  • Knowledge of Quality standard processes. Audit process, Route cause analysis, 5 Why, 6 Sigma. Working knowledge expert not necessary for role. To be able to evaluate reports received.
  • IT skills including Microsoft Office and custom applications.
  • English language skills. French or Croatian or German an advantage.


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