Director – Chassis

Scout Motors

Scout Motors

201-500 employees

Manufactures next-generation all-electric trucks and SUVs

Consumer Goods

$220,000 - $240,000


Senior, Expert

Novi, MI, USA

Required Skills
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s/PhD degree in Mechanical or Automotive Engineering
  • 10+ years of experience in chassis system engineering and serial development, with at least 5 years in a leadership role in an OEM/ Tier 1
  • Very good technical understanding and sound specialist knowledge of overall chassis systems
  • Excellent overall knowledge of vehicle technology in the areas of steering, brake systems, ESC/ABS, vehicle dynamics, and chassis components
  • Focus being a leader for American truck and off-road market
  • Very good vehicle and design assessment skills along with chassis system knowledge to balance design and dynamics customer satisfaction
  • Sound knowledge of quality management
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills, a high level of assertiveness as well as entrepreneurial thinking and goal and result-oriented decision-making skills
  • Leadership and team management abilities, with a track record of building and leading high-performing teams
  • Direct, manage and grow an engineering team responsible for chassis system design and development
  • Foster a collaborative and results-driven team culture, ensuring effective communication and knowledge sharing within the team
  • Develop comprehensive design and development plans (Chassis tuning, ESC/ABS, structural and complaint parts) including hardware, software, and overall vehicle system performance, aligned with regulatory requirements and industry standards. Align plans with V&V to meet compliance requirements
  • Utilize multinational resources to effectively meet customer requirements
  • Identify potential risks related to chassis system integration/application to vehicle architecture along with validation. Implement effective strategies/plans to mitigate these risks
  • Efficiently manage resources, including budget, personnel, and equipment, to empower team to meet goals

Scout Motors Inc. is a company that not only values its rich heritage but also embraces the future, as evidenced by its commitment to developing the next generation of all-electric trucks and rugged SUVs. The company's culture is deeply rooted in exploration, hard work, and community, fostering an environment where employees are encouraged to be visionaries and leaders. With a competitive edge in the electric vehicle industry, Scout Motors is leading the charge by reimagining an American icon and creating jobs, making it an exciting and rewarding place to work.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Detroit, Michigan



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth