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Junior Scientist Electrified Powertrain Control


9048890 | HELMOND | Detachering | WO | publicatiedatum 


Over de functie

Within the Powertrains research department, you will have the role of research engineer. You will be part of a team working in multiple challenging projects, both national and international, with key automotive partners, at the forefront of research and development focused on vehicle electrification technologies. By focusing on innovative solutions you will play a key role in strengthening and further building on our position in the automotive industry, to extend the TNO portfolio further. We are an applied research and development organization, and you will be working in a wide range of projects ranging from projects for (international ) B2B customers to (European and National) research projects that further strengthen our knowledge base.

Your technical role provides you the change to experiment a wide range of activities,  spanning from modelling and simulation, powertrain control development, hardware implementation and testing.  Topics are focused on battery technology, powertrain control strategies and vehicle assessments in general. Within project teams, you will start with a technical role and will be given opportunity and support to develop both your technical expertise and soft skills.


You have a master’s degree in a relevant field, for example electrical engineering or automotive engineering, with a broad technical knowledge on hybrid and electric components, with expertise on battery systems a strong plus. Modelling and simulation, system identification and control strategy development are your strong technical competencies.

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++).


We offer you the first/next step in your career and together with Yacht you will build your career. 
During your assignment we will coach you and help you develop your personal and professional skills. There will be a lot of learning on the job and also the possibility to do courses. We will always be in contact for you to make to best decisions for your career and make sure you will always have a challenging assignment.

With regards to the terms and conditions of the contract we strive to give a satisfying contract with our professionals.


TNO is an independent research organisation. We believe in the joint creation of economic and social value. We focus on transitions or changes in nine social themes:

Buildings, Infrastructure & Maritime : 'Robust constructions, sustainable use'
The Circular Economy and the Environment: 'Directing and accelerating sustainability'
Defence, Safety and Security: ‘We’re putting our knowledge and technology to work for safety and security’
Energy: ‘Faster towards a sustainable energy supply'
Healthy living: ‘Focussing on participation, not on the disease’
Industry: ‘Innovating for employment, welfare and well-being’
Information & Communication Technology: 'Interpreting and accelerating digital transformation'
Strategic Analysis & Policy: 'Turning complex issues into concrete innovations'
Traffic and Transport: 'Helping to create liveable, sustainable cities'
Innovation with purpose is what TNO stands for. We develop knowledge not for its own sake, but for practical application


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

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