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Medior Scientist Electrified Powertrain Systems


9053732 | HELMOND | Detachering | WO | publicatiedatum 


Over de functie

Within the unit Traffic & Transport, you work in the Powertrains research department, contributing to the Program Sustainable Mobility where our vision is to become a centre of excellence on vehicle and fleet assessment while using different zero emission technical solutions for different transport modes.

You have the role of research engineer / integrator, giving you the chance to shape the technologies contributing to a sustainable future. Being part of a multi-disciplinary team working in multiple challenging projects, both national and international, with key automotive partners and stakeholders, you are at the forefront of research and development focused on vehicle electrification technologies. By focusing on innovative solutions, you play a key role in strengthening and further building on our position in the automotive industry.
Your technical role provides you the chance to experiment a wide range of activities, spanning from modelling and simulation, powertrain control development, hardware implementation and testing. Topics are focused on vehicle assessments in general, as well as battery technology and powertrain control strategies. Within project teams, you will have a range of roles, including technical expert and technical lead of projects and will be given opportunity and support to further develop both your technical expertise as well as soft skills.
Alongside technical activities, the role provides you the opportunity of setting up projects (both funded and B2B), where enthusiasm and experience in project proposal writing are considered a strong plus.

The job will require you to participate in international projects and hence you should be willing to travel to international customers.


•You have a master’s degree in a relevant field, for example automotive engineering, systems and control, electrical engineering, with a broad technical knowledge on hybrid and electric components. System engineering, modelling and simulation are your strong technical competencies, with hardware development and testing considered as a strong plus.
•At least 5 years relevant experience, with industrial experience considered as an advantage.
•Embedded software development expertise (e.g. C/C++), knowledge in Matlab/Simulink, as well as other simulation tools typically used in the automotive industry is considered a plus.
•Experience in direct interactions with (international) customers and can help translate their needs into well appreciated services and solutions.
•You enjoy developing innovative solutions to technically challenging problems and have the right mix of intellectual curiosity and pragmatism.


 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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