Lead Hardware Test Engineer R&D

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

Are you passionate about coordinating, developing, and conducting tests on electrotechnical products in a dynamic R&D environment? Are you ambitious to work in the rapidly evolving market of charging equipment, and contributing to the global energy transition? If so, then we are looking for you!

Lead Hardware Test Engineer (EV Charging equipment)

As the Lead Hardware Test Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the comprehensive testing of our charging equipment. You will be responsible for verifying the proper functioning of the product, ensuring compliance with technical requirements, laws, and regulations. Additionally, you will oversee and mentor your colleagues, organize work activities, and serve as the main point of contact within the Hardware test team.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Gathering specifications, product and safety standards, schematics, and drawings;
  • Setting up test environments, test plans, creating test procedures, and executing tests encompassing component, functionality, performance, and safety aspects;
  • Analyzing and interpreting test data to generate comprehensive reports and provide valuable insights and recommendations to your R&D colleagues;
  • Ensuring electrical safety and continuous improvement of internal test facilities.

Within our R&D department, the Test & Compliance team collaborates on projects across Alfen's diverse product groups, including Transformer Stations, Charging Points, and Energy Storage Systems. Our team consists of experts in various fields such as Test Automation, Software Development, Hardware Design and Electrical Engineering. Together, we strive to enhance the R&D test strategy by adopting industry best practices.

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.

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.

Your Profile:

You are genuinely passionate about working in an R&D testing environment, and you possess significant experience in testing electrotechnical products, now ready to take the next step in your career. We are seeking a natural leader with excellent organizational, communication, and analytical skills. Moreover, you identify with the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering or Electronics;
  • 5+ years of experience in hardware testing of electrical engineering products;
  • Experience in preparing test plans and generating comprehensive reports;
  • Profound knowledge of codes, standards and directives for electrical products;  
  • Skilled person electrical safety VP NEN3140.  

Does this Opportunity Interest You?

If you are excited about the Lead Hardware Test Engineer (Charging Equipment) position, please submit your resume and cover letter by clicking on the "Apply" button.