Research Engineer

  • Staff
  • Almere
  • University degree
  • More than 3 years

Are you a real researcher? Do you like to work on research projects that result into knowledge enlargement and innovation? Are you getting energized by the subject; energy transition? Then this is your job!

What are you going to do?

As a research engineer you will continually focus on devising and executing research questions that will ensure that Alfen continues to innovate. Here you can think of issues that are related to our three business units; The Battery: Energy Storage Systems, ACE: Charging Equipment or SGS: Transformer Stations. Your research will contribute to the knowledge expansion within our organization. You will be focusing on technological developments which are not only promising but also have a great impact on our future organization, including our products. Next to that, your contribution will be of importance to establish new innovation plans.

What do we expect from you?

During the research phase;

  • Provide the start-up of technical research projects and engage in knowledge gathering for the establishment, management and maintenance of knowledge networks;
  • Ensure that you are always up to date with the latest technological developments;
  • Be able to translate the gained knowledge into innovation opportunities.

During the advisory phase;

  • Develop a vision within the relevant area of scope;
  • Participate in strategy session with management / directors;
  • Create innovation plans;
  • Transfer the research results to your colleagues from different departments within the organization;
  • Deliver the first step for a design, a proof of concept and / or a simulation model.

What do we offer you?

An independent and responsible job with room for personal input, new ideas, initiatives and entrepreneurship. Alfen is a fast-growing company with a clear focus on conquering the market and focusing on the energy transition. All the above in a pleasant, open and informal working atmosphere, where activities are part of Alfen's culture in addition to work. You can think of an online escape room or a fun quiz with accompanying snacks, and now that it is possible again: a bowling evening, a visit to the Almere City games, mudflat hiking, and more.

Naturally, we offer you a package of suitable employment conditions with a telephone and a laptop and you are also entitled to 27 vacation days + 13 ADV per year. We also think it is important that you can relax regularly. In addition, you will work with driven colleagues who are willing to share knowledge and you are given a variety of opportunities to develop as a professional.

What do we ask of you?

You are an accurate and reliable research specialist. Next to that, you have a sixth sense when it comes to finding solutions. You can also recognize yourself in the following profile:

  • Relevant university education (engineering / applied physics);
  • Knowledge of various research techniques and also know how to apply them;
  • In-depth knowledge of technological developments and developments within the energy transition;
  • Proficient in English reading / writing.

Are you interested?

Do you see a match and are you interested in this position? Then please apply via the site or contact Tamarah Koolhof (Corporate Recruiter), telephone number +31 6 51 66 17 41 or via