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Senior Electrical Engineer / Technical Lead

Yacht BV

9053973 | EINDHOVEN | Detachering | HBO | salaris € 85.000 per jaar | publicatiedatum 


Over de functie

A part of the R&D organization is the Enabling Modules and Technology Group. This group of multi-disciplinary teams is responsible for the development of modules and technologies, focused on platform infrastructure for Transmission Electron Microscopes (TEM). The teams work on various different microscope components and infrastructures like vacuum, mechanical structures (bases, enclosures, hoists), power supplies, cabling, electronics cabinets, cooling solutions and IT solutions.

As Sr Electrical Designer you will be part of an enthusiastic multi-disciplinary team and you will be responsible for the electrical infrastructure designs and integration into our high end microscopes. You will work closely together with electrical engineers, mechanical engineers, architects, project manager, suppliers but also with disciplines outside R&D like operations and service.

You will typically be involved in 2 to 3 projects or activities in parallel. In these projects you will see your designs grow from a conceptual idea to a part of a finished product for our customers. You will own the infrastructure required to connect all electrical modules in the microscope and combine them into a complete system which is functioning according specifications, robust, safe and designed for manufacturing and serviceability. The decisions made by you and the team you work with will have direct business impact. Your challenge will be to find solutions for technological complex problems, meeting the needs of all your stakeholders, combining short term goals with long term needs.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Take ownership of the electrical cabinet and electrical infrastructure roadmap
  • Define, specify and own new electrical designs (including the related mechanics) and drive them to results.
  • Able to translate stakeholder needs into a well-defined set of use cases and requirements
  • Support, steer and motivate internal and external electrical design teams (suppliers)
  • Develop high tech solutions with specifications (including cost) and timing in mind.
  • Define test plans and supervise execution
  • Able to guide and steer 3D cable routing / Volume Management



The successful candidate will possess the following combination of education and experience:

  • BSc or MSc degree or equivalent in electrical engineering.
  • 5-10 years of relevant experience and proven results in a similar function.
  • Experience with high tech electrical infrastructure for professional industry.
  • Experience with electrical cabinet infrastructure, power distribution, electro-mechanics and cabling is a preference
  • Knowledge of safety rules and regulations


We seek candidates that take initiative, are self-steering, self-confident and conceptual thinkers. Outside of excellent communicator, you’re a team player and can switch easily to any level in our organization. You have perseverance, are decisive and target driven with a proven quality-, cost- and time-focus. You combine a strong analytical view with a pragmatic attitude and are able to flex yourself in a dynamic product development environment. You are value oriented and able to set and act according priorities at the same time.


We will boost your career through personal and technical growth. We will support you by offering a personal coach and the possibility to follow courses and training via our highly recommended Yacht Academy. We’ll offer interesting benefits and a market conform salary. You are a member of the team of professionals who share your education, ambitions and your competencies. This will enable you to interact with your colleagues from Yacht in your own technology language! You will become a member of the yacht network, which stretches the high tech industry. You will be challenged by your peers. As a result you will be able to keep your knowledge and skills up-to-date!


Our brand in the analytical instruments group offers customers in research, academic, industrial and applied markets a complete range of high-end analytical instruments as well as laboratory equipment, software and services. In the materials and structural analysis division we design, manufacture, and support the broadest range of high-performance microscopy workflows that provide images and answers in the micro-, nano-, and picometer scales. Combining hardware and software expertise in electron, ion, FTIR, NIR, NMR UV/VIS and light microscopy with deep application knowledge in the materials science, life sciences, electronics, and natural resources markets. Our laboratory elemental analyzers use x-ray fluoresce (XRD), x-ray diffraction (XRD), and arc spark optical emission (EOS) techniques for precise analysis of bulk materials in the metals, cement, minerals and petrochemicals industries. Our material characterization instruments include rheometers and extruders that measure viscosity, elasticity, process ability and temperature related material changes of various materials. We also provide a range of elemental analysis instruments used in product development. Our worldwide team of 4,600 employees is dedicated to customers’ pursuit accelerating innovation and driving productivity.


Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Thomas Slegers via telefoonnummer 06-10962879

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