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Electric motor development – Lead Motor Prototype Engineer

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Ängelholm
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Ängelholm

The Koenigsegg R&D team is a small, agile hub of highly talented individuals, where the sum is greater than the parts. Koenigsegg is committed to hiring and developing top talent from across the world for any given discipline. Our world-class team operates with a non-conventional, ‘Lean Development’ philosophy of high inter-disciplinary collaboration, flat organizational structure, and technical contribution at all levels. You will be expected to challenge and to be challenged, to create, and to innovate.

For this role we are looking for someone with a genuine passion for engineering the best vehicles in the world. You will be working in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial company, leading the way in the hypercar business. You’ll work alongside accomplished, world-renowned engineers on perhaps the most exciting automotive programs in existence today.

In this position, you are responsible for the assembly/disassembly of our prototype motors. You will take an active role in motor development which includes teardown and inspection of prototype products, documentation, and reporting any findings. You will lead the motor prototype team and coordinate their work. You will work in close collaboration with our development engineers, test engineers and manufacturing engineers.


  • To lead motor prototype build programs and feedback on process improvement
  • To coordinate and support build activities
  • To assemble and disassemble motors, test assemblies/rigs, modify/fabricate prototype parts
  • To conduct basic electrical and functional safety tests
  • To follow build instructions and help improve/document build processes
  • To support test/development engineers on motor testing and troubleshooting
  • To inspect and troubleshoot prototype products including documentation and reporting of findings
  • To assist in the maintenance and orderliness of the working areas
  • To allocate materials and track part usage

Work with great people

Markus Lundh
Prototype driver and technician
"I get to leverage my strengths and put me in opportunities where I can shine – from production to prototype tech & driver!"
Kenneth Christensen
Engine Assembly Team Lead
"Working with first-mover tech, the daily work at Koenigsegg is always a exciting challenge. Not for the weak of heart."
Elif Ozdemir
Homologation Engineer
"The feeling of having a part in building a piece of art, a Koenigsegg, is just… beyond description!"

Skills & Requirements

Need to have

To be successful as a Lead Motor Prototype Engineer you shall have the following capabilities and experiences:

  • Experience leading assembly or prototyping team
  • Experience of assembly and disassembly of electric motors
  • Experience in use of adhesives and varnish resins
  • Experience in handling wires and windings and working with insulation systems
  • Experience in handling magnets
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and manuals
  • Ability to document build records, inspection findings, potential design improvements and engineering change requests
  • Pride in a high standard of work
  • Flexibility and ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Willingness to learn new techniques and technologies
  • Fluent in English

It is meritorious if you have:

  • Experience working in prototype development
  • Experience in assembly of transmissions and cable harnesses
  • Experience in use and installation of simple instrumentation or data logging systems
  • Experience in CNC machining and resistance welding
  • Experience in machining and/or fabrication
  • Basic Microsoft Office skills


  • According to agreement
  • Full time

Great Place to Work

  • Opportunity to impact a growing company

  • Work alongside world-class talent

  • Flexible work schedules + Culture of collaboration

  • Long track record of success and profitability

  • Engaging and sharing work environment

  • Quick decision making, flat hierarchy

About the company

Koenigsegg is most known for building some of the fastest cars in the world; with almost all of our megacar technologies that are patented and made in-house by our almost 500 world-class technicians, engineers, sourcing experts, production craftsmen, and communicators.

What we’ve created is a unique proving ground of engineering creativity that makes use of our breakthrough megacar development and legacy to push the boundaries of sustainable mobility technology.

So, what’s next?

We are on a universe-denting mission to develop the next generation of breakthrough tech and products. We are looking for outstanding, impactful, and authentic individuals to grow with us. Our ambitions are inspiring but will push the limits of what is possible – requiring one to work efficiently amid our cross-functional teams to execute at high-quality levels.

The goal is clear: innovate and transform.

Koenigsegg Automotive AB

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