Senior Electrical Engineer

  • Staff
  • Almere
  • University degree
  • Higher Vocational Education
  • More than 5 years

Are you looking for a new challenge as a Senior Electrical Engineer within an R&D environment? Do you want to work on the development of various products and solutions for the power grid of the future? And do you want to be part of the energy transition? Then we are looking for you!

As a Senior Electrical Engineer you will be using your skills and knowledge for all our three business units; Smart Grids Solutions (SGS), Alfen Charging Equipment (ACE) and the Energy Storage Systems (TheBattery). You are the expert together with the other members of the Electrical Engineering team. Besides working on technology development and new product development, you are also an advisor for Electrical Engineering questions. Therefore, not only R&D colleagues, but also people within the business units can come to you for help.

Furthermore, the following tasks are part of your job description:

  • Electrical power calculations, simulations and studies like loadflow, harmonics, transients, short-circuit and arcflash;
  • Creating conceptual designs of electrical components and electrical networks;
  • Dimensioning and selecting electrical components;
  • Capturing (general) electrical design rules and transfer this knowledge into the organization;
  • Doing failure investigation;
  • Involved in the preparation of Electrical (type) tests and making analyses of the test results;
  • Participating in the development of (product) standards.

At Alfen, our R&D department thrives on a multidisciplinary and enthusiastic workforce. We foster a socially and technically supportive environment where mutual respect is the standard. We highly value feedback and encourage the sharing of ideas. Open communication, collaboration, and personal development are integral to our culture. Together, we strive to enhance the R&D strategy by adopting industry best practices.

What we offer:

We present you with an intellectually stimulating and hands-on challenge right at the heart of the energy transition. You will have an independent and impactful role with room for personal input, innovation, and initiative. Alfen is a rapidly growing company that is dedicated to capturing the energy market and leading the way in the energy transition. All this is accompanied by a pleasant, open, and informal work atmosphere, where work-life balance is valued.

We provide a comprehensive benefits package, including a phone and a laptop, and you will enjoy 27 vacation days along with 13 additional ADV (Additional Days of Leave) per year. Moreover, you will join a team of motivated colleagues who are eager to share their expertise, and we will provide you with opportunities for continuous professional development.

What you bring with you:

You are genuinely passionate about working in an R&D environment, and you possess significant experience in high-voltage and low-voltage electrotechnical products. We are seeking for an hands-on engineer who is not only an expert in the field, but also knows how to communicate on a high level with internal and external stakeholders. Moreover, you identify with the following qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Electrical Engineering;
  • 5+ years work experience in designing electrical engineering products and networks;
  • Practical knowledge of simulation and modulation tools, such as; Power Factory, Vision, ETAP, PSSE and Matlab;
  • Convincing attitude towards internal and external stakeholders;
  • Experience with failure investigation and problem solving;
  • Knowledge of (international) law and regulation standards within the field of Electrical Engineering.

Do we have your interest?

Do you recognize yourself in the above and are you interested in this position? Then apply via the website or contact one of our Corporate Recruiters.