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Technical Manager - Studio Engineering

Date Posted: 19-May-2023

Location: Crewe, GB

Company: Bentley Motors Ltd

Role: Technical Manager Studio Engineering

Contract: Permanent

Location: Crewe Campus, UK with flexible hybrid working




Join Bentley Motors as we embark on the most transformative phase in Bentley’s history

Bentley Motors is transforming, combining a world of luxury and progressive technology to embrace an electrified future - becoming completely carbon neutral and having 100% Battery Electric Vehicle offering by 2030.


Our Campus

Our Campus, located in Crewe, Cheshire is going through its own transformation and offers unrivalled facilities including green space, free parking, an onsite restaurant, coffee shop and onsite gym.



As a Technical Manager – Studio Engineering you will collaborate with the Design and Engineering teams to deliver our product ambitions and to shape our Beyond100 strategy.

As a Senior Studio Engineer (Technical Manager) you will provide technical leadership and in depth technical knowledge to guide and support the Design team, whilst also delivering business objectives and technical development, on time and within budget.



  • Leading a team to deliver project content within a studio environment to achieve above and beyond project expectations
  • Supporting the Design team with technical knowledge and understanding
  • Working with internal and external engineering partners, steering them proactively to pre-empt and react to new request and designs
  • Manage projects to deliver the vision within scope and budget



The successful candidate will ideally be an experienced Studio Engineer with a Design or Concept Engineering background, we would also consider colleagues with an Engineering background and passion for Design.

  • Experience gained from an automotive Design environment.
  • The candidate should have a blend of creativity, an eye for aesthetic quality and an understanding of technical limitations.
  • Experience and extensive use of Catia V5 is required, knowledge of related programmes such as ALIAS and VRED would also be beneficial.
  • A broad automotive knowledge, experience managing projects and working cross functionally.
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills are essential



In addition to a competitive salary, you will have access to the following benefits:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Hybrid working options
  • Access to a subsidised private medical scheme
  • Optional car lease scheme with access to VW group cars (VW, Seat, Skoda, Audi)
  • 35 days’ holiday inclusive of bank holidays
  • 10% pension contribution with life assurance benefits
  • Discretionary annual bonus scheme
  • Study support opportunities
  • Paid volunteering days


Closing date is the 2nd June 2023.


We believe that everyone, regardless of their background or beliefs, belongs at Bentley. Everyone is entitled to respect and dignity and we positively celebrate the differences between people. This is a philosophy that is embraced by our leaders, championed by our colleague diversity groups and sits at the heart of our Beyond100 Strategy.