Bentley Motors has announced a recruitment campaign for 100 talented engineers as the luxury brand accelerates its forward-looking Beyond100 strategy, the boldest plan of its kind in the sector.
By working across multiple disciplines in engineering, a key responsibility will be to support the delivery of the ambitious Five-in-Five plan, which commits Bentley to launch a new electric model each year from 2025 that redefines Bentley’s credentials as the benchmark manufacturer in the field of sustainable luxury. mobility.
Further information on the current vacancies can be found at www.bentleycareers.com with applications opening today for 50 vacancies and rising over the coming weeks and months to 100. While the posts cover several disciplines in engineering and research and development, is about 50 per cent. is focused on electrical competencies, as Bentley aims for full electrification of its product range within eight years.
Although roles are based on Bentley’s headquarters in Crewe, the company has introduced hybrid work – a mix of onsite and remote work. Within brand new engineering offices, Bentley, after investing millions of pounds, has added collaboration zones to promote interaction and moved to hot desks or no individual offices to both save space and encourage more impromptu discussion and greater teamwork.
In a comment on the possibilities, Dr. Matthias Rabe, Bentley’s member of the Board of Research and Development: “Bentley is in the midst of the most significant transformative phase in the company’s long and famous history. Extraordinary products have always been at the heart of our business, but tomorrow’s engineers face the most exciting challenges. a generation as we become an exclusive electric car company. We are looking for genuine innovators who can create the new future for the automotive industry, support our product ambitions and shape our Beyond100 vision when we aim for leadership in sustainable luxury mobility. “
In addition to the need for electrical engineers, future vacancies will cover the full range of research and development, from UX / UI engineers in concepts and design, to design managers in the development and validation of parts and whole vehicles, to chassis engineers working in production prepared vehicles.
In a program designed to create an inclusive, winning culture at Bentley by unlocking performance, the company focuses on supporting its peers to become more agile, continuously learning, acting sustainably and enjoying their work.
The company has invested significantly in human development, where colleagues have participated in over 30,000 learning activities in the past year, whether it be e-learning, virtual workshops or face-to-face activities.
Bentley’s emphasis on becoming an optional employer is a key part of the company’s Beyond100 strategy. This is supported by a focus on attracting a wide range of talents, including problem solvers and digital innovators from all walks of life, with the aim of achieving greater diversity in leadership positions in the future.
This commitment was approved by the Top Employers Institute, which earlier this year named Bentley the only UK-based carmaker ‘Top Employer’ for the eleventh year in a row, highlighting Bentley’s approach to employee well-being, values, ethics and integrity along with Bentley’s focus on sustainability, digitalisation and diversity and inclusion.