Bentley launches large-scale recruitment drive

Bentley has launched a recruitment drive for 100 engineers to accelerates its Beyond100 strategy, which involves launching a new electric model each year between 2025 and 2030.

Applications ae now open for an initial 50 vacancies, which will increase over the coming weeks and months to 100.

While the positions cover multiple disciplines of engineering and research and development, approximately 50% are focused on electrical competencies as Bentley aims for full electrification of its product range within eight years.

The roles are based at Bentley’s headquarters in Crewe, although the company has introduced hybrid working – a blend of onsite and remote working.

Dr Matthias Rabe, Bentley’s member of the board for research and development, said:
“Bentley is in the middle of the most significant transformative phase in the company’s long and illustrious history. Extraordinary products has always been at the heart of our business, however tomorrow’s engineers face the most exciting challenges in a generation as we become an exclusively electric car business.

“We are looking for true innovators, who can create the new future of automotive, support our product ambitions and shape our Beyond100 vision as we aim for leadership within sustainable luxury mobility.”

As well as the need for electrical engineers, upcoming vacancies will cover the full spectrum of research and development, from UX/UI engineers within concepts and design, to design managers within development and validation of parts and whole vehicles, to chassis engineers working on production ready vehicles.