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Junior Automotive System Engineer


9053733 | 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 and are directly involved in developing technologies contributing to our sustainable future. You will be part of multi-disciplinary 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. Focusing on innovative solutions, you will 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 powertrain control strategies and battery technology. Within project teams, you start with a technical role and are given opportunity and ample support to develop your career, both technically as well as soft skills.


•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.
•Modelling and simulation are your strong technical competencies. You are driven to further develop your expertise on system engineering. Hardware development and testing are considered as a plus.
•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++).
•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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