Job offer details


Alfen Nederland




Meer dan 10 jaar

Are you the experienced Lead Mechanical Engineer who wants to deal with complex customised solutions and development issues? Do you find it a challenge to be close to the production and to implement structural improvements for the various products? Then we are looking for you!


What are you going to do?

Alfen offers a complete range of electric charging stations for home, business and public areas. The smart charging stations come in a wide variety of charging capacities and functionalities. The powerful combination of Alfen transformer stations, energy storage systems and charging stations makes it possible to balance decentralised generation and use.

In the position of Lead Mechanical Engineer, you will have the opportunity to work on complex customer questions and innovative development issues. The solutions must be translated into structural improvements to the various Alfen products and into new designs. In cooperation with various departments and disciplines, you will work on the future (domestic and foreign) products for the energy transition.

As Lead Engineer you are co-responsible for the successful completion of complicated development projects and for directing your colleagues and the process on the correct execution of activities. As a leader, you are responsible for translating customer-specific questions into creative and functional solutions. These may be questions from external or internal customers. You ensure that new functional solutions are delivered in concrete products (according to specifications). You have an eye for the development process and all the stages in this process and you understand the importance of a good trajectory in connection with eventual series production. You enjoy acting as the technical conscience and frequently consult with project management, other technical disciplines, external parties and production.

What do we offer you?

We offer you a great role in an appealing and challenging environment. You will contribute to the success of our innovative R&D department. Depending on your education and experience, we offer you a suitable salary. Furthermore, we find it important that you develop yourself further as a professional. We expect you to take the initiative and, in consultation with your manager, make choices that support your career with us.

What do we ask of you?

Your pragmatic attitude and eagerness to learn ensure that you can get to work quickly. You are creative and technically driven. To ensure a good match, we would like to see at least the following in your CV and during the interviews:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, electronics or technical information science
  • Min. 10 years of experience in the field of product development and in managing multidisciplinary R&D projects
  • Experience in translating customer-specific questions into a concrete technical design 
  • Good command of the English language, both verbal and written, Dutch is an advantage
  • (Demonstrable) affinity with electrical installations

Behavioural competencies

  • Cooperation
  • Communicative skills
  • Result-oriented
  • Planning and organising
  • Leadership

Have we stimulated your interest?

Do you see a match and are you interested in this position? Then please apply via the site or contact our Corporate Recruiter a.i.,  Enrico de  Werk, on telephone number 06-82784091.

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Ezra Dasberg

Support Manager R&D

036 5493458