• Schinveld
  • 40 uur
  • WO
solliciteer via YACHT

Medior Research Engineer

  • 19 April 2019
  • Schinveld
  • 40 uur
  • WO


  • 19 April 2019
  • vacaturenummer: 9064831

Within the Powertrains research department, you have the role of research engineer / integrator, giving you the chance to shape the technologies contributing to a sustainable future. Part of a team working in multiple challenging projects, both national and international, with key automotive partners, you are at the forefront of research and development focused on vehicle electrification technologies. By focusing on innovative solutions, you play a key role in strengthening and further building on our position in the automotive industry.
Your technical role provides you the chance to experiment a wide range of activities, spanning from modelling and simulation, powertrain control development, hardware implementation and testing. Topics are focused on battery and fuel cell technology, powertrain control strategies and vehicle assessments in general. Within project teams, you will have a range of roles, including technical expert and technical lead of projects and will be given opportunity and support to further develop both your technical expertise and soft skills.

Alongside technical activities, the role provides you the opportunity of extending your professional network and setting up projects (both collaborative funded and B2B), where enthusiasm and experience in project proposal writing are a strong plus.
The job will contain some international projects and hence you should be willing to travel to international partners and customers.


•You have a master’s degree in a relevant field, for example electrical engineering or automotive engineering, with strong expertise on battery systems and a broad technical knowledge on hybrid and electric components. Modelling and simulation, system identification are your strong technical competencies, with control strategy development a strong plus.
•At least 5 years relevant experience, with industrial experience an advantage.
•You are well acquainted with Matlab/Simulink. Knowledge in other simulation tools typically used in the automotive industry is considered a plus, as is embedded software development expertise (e.g. C/C++).
•Experience in direct interactions with (international) partners/customers and can help translate their needs into services and solutions.
•You enjoy developing innovative solutions to technically challenging problems and have the right mix of intellectual curiosity and practical pragmatism.


Yacht not only makes your step into the Dutch automotive industry more than worth it, we also make it really easy. The employment conditions are excellent and Yacht will take care of every last detail of your relocation.

Job Conditions

•    A unique challenge and a matching salary.
•    Job security: you will immediately receive an employment contract for a year and the guarantee that we always have challenging assignments for you with interesting start-ups, suppliers and OEMs in the Netherlands. 
•    Plenty of opportunity to develop yourself as an Electrical Engineer. Yacht will support you with a personal development plan and a wide range of study opportunities.
•    Yacht will also take charge of all the arrangements concerning your application and relocation. We have a department that specializes in this and they know exactly what needs to be done. We also arrange and pay for your flight for the job interview. If it all works out, we’ll apply for your visa and help you find accommodation and, for example, open your bank account in the Netherlands. And we’ll obviously include your partner and children in the whole process. For a few more important basics, please also take a look at: https://www.yacht.nl/professionals/living-and-working-in-the-netherlands). 


Yacht is the organisation of and for professionals. We connect the professionals and organisations that make the difference. Our goal is the optimal result: to offer you, as a professional, challenging work in which you can permanently improve our clients’ organisations. Are you one of the best professionals in your field? Do you want to work with colleagues to make the difference in leading (international) organisations? If so, we’d like to get to know you better.

As an Research Engineer at Yacht, you will work on the development of electrical and electronic vehicle systems for exciting organisations. And you’ll work in an international environment with colleagues who are just as decisive and ambitious as you. What you’ll do here is work that really matters. You and your colleagues are the driving force behind progress.


Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Rick Goyen via telefoonnummer 06-10343129

Werken voor Yacht
Yacht is dé organisatie van en voor professionals. Wij verbinden professionals en organisaties die het verschil willen maken. Ons doel is optimaal resultaat: jou als professional uitdagend werk bieden waarmee jij de organisaties van onze opdrachtgevers blijvend verbetert. Behoor jij tot de beste professionals in jouw vak? Wil je samen met vakgenoten het verschil maken bij toonaangevende organisaties? Dan willen we jou graag leren kennen.

Uiteraard staat deze vacature open voor zowel mannen als vrouwen.

Deze vacature wordt via YACHT aangeboden. Het solliciteren en verdere contact verloopt via YACHT.