• Helmond
  • 40 uur
  • WO
solliciteer via YACHT

Electrical Design Engineer

  • 15 november 2017
  • Helmond
  • 40 uur
  • WO


  • 15 november 2017
  • vacaturenummer: 9047206

Lightyear is looking for an electrical engineer. Being part of a multidisciplinary engineering team you will make design choices and will be responsible for one or more electrical modules of the car. As an electrical engineer you will design, test and integrate power electronics including the underlying control systems.

  • Product development
  • Electrical design choices for the Lightyear One
  • Power electronics design
  • Power electronics simulation
  • Making and explaining design choices
  • Documentation of your work


  • A Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering or similar
  • Experience with power electronics design
  • Experience with control systems
  • Experience with MATLAB/Simulink
  • Availability for 40 hours a week
  • Fluent in English, Dutch proficiency is a plus
  • Ability to think and work independently
  • EU residents only!


  • High level of autonomy
  • A multidisciplinary team of highly motivated and talented people
  • The ability to challenge the status quo and have a positive impact on a fast changing world
  • Due to Lightyears startup nature, current salaries are below average, but will grow towards fair market value in the future


Lightyear is on a unique mission: to create and build a car that charges itself by solar power! Started as a University Racing team and now a fast growing Start-Up, Lightyear is looking for new employees to help create the dream.
If you want to be part of this amazing company, reply and motivate yourself. Maybe you will join them soon.


Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Twan Mertens via telefoonnummer 06-57897304

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