Een zeer dynamische functie met communicatieve uitdagingen, ben jij de hands-on Project Manager die door wil groeien?

Project Manager Automotive (Dutch speaking)

e-Traction Europe B.V.

9072216 | APELDOORN | Vast | HBO | 5.500 p/m | publicatiedatum


Over de functie

What are your main tasks and responsibilities as a Project Manager? As a Project Manager you manage our multidisciplinary R&D projects on in-wheel motor technology and associated inverter technology. Your main focus will be on the motor technology which is mostly Mechanical and Mechatronics technology. These projects involve new developments as well as continuation of previous technology and concepts. After successful delivery of a project you do a proper handover to the production facilities that are partly in Apeldoorn and in our China office in Shanghai. You will work with colleagues from various disciplines and with suppliers in a multi-disciplinary environment.
As we are working on cutting edge technology, our product development is continuously facing a number of design challenges. On top, cost engineering, design for manufacturing and reliability engineering will be focus elements during the development stage. If you feel at home in such a challenging environment, where you can make the difference, then this is your job!

Main task and responsibilities are:

  • Develop and execute Project plans and planning;
  • Manage projects within specifications, time and budgets;
  • Manage multidisciplinary projects of about 4-6 resources (internal and external);
  • Manage project administration and documentation;
  • Manage project progress, communicate and act on discrepancies;
  • Guide and Coach members in the projects;
  • As an Engineer from heart, actively participate in projects with regards to vehicle dynamics and mechanical aspects.


What do we expect from you?

  • Master level in Mechanical Engineering or Automotive Engineering;
  • Relevant experience as a Project manager in the automotive industry;
  • Knowledge of automotive development processes like APQP, PPAP, FMEA, NEN 3140, ISO 16750 and ISO 26262;
  • Pro-active, team player, hands-on mentality, going the extra mile;
  • Experience with Electric or Hybrid Technology is a plus;
  • Besides the Dutch language you have good communication skills in English and, both oral and written.


What we offer you?
Reinvent The Wheel! A unique opportunity to make a personal contribution to the future of our planet.  Work on our sustainable e-mobility solution in an ambitious and dynamic work environment!

At e-Traction you will collaborate with an international team of colleagues who are all passionate about sustainable automotive technology. The strong growth of our company offers opportunities for professionals who want to make the difference. We are looking for entrepreneurial people, independent, with a positive attitude, which ask questions and lead the way. We have short communication lines and give room for personal development. A competitive package, related to your experiences is part of the deal.

If you have any questions:
Please contact Yacht Engineering: Patrick van Otterlo: 06 – 10 92 66 21 (daily until 21:00), or e-mail to:



.About e-Traction
e-Traction develops a unique electric in-wheel powertrain technology that offers the essence of pure direct drive power for heavy, medium and light duty automotive applications such as city buses, urban distribution vehicles and airport modalities. These vehicles are propelled by TheWheel®, a direct-drive in-wheel motor system that integrates a permanent magnet synchronous motor (PMSM) with power electronics and fluid cooling into a wheel. This evolving technology enables manufacturers to produce extremely energy efficient vehicles with zero emissions that offer reduced maintenance efforts and optimal cost of ownership.

A global network
e-Traction aims to apply its innovative technology in e-vehicles worldwide with the focus on manufacturers and their suppliers. To make this happen, e-Traction became part of TANHAS Group and founded a new company, TeT Drive Technology Co Ltd in 2016. Enabling scalability of production with a greenfield plant located in the Hubei province. The next major step was taken in 2019, when e-Traction joined Evergrande Group. Initiating the plans to build additional greenfield plants to support the upcoming market demands in the next 2 – 3 years. The products manufactured in Europe and China are marketed under the e-Traction brand throughout the world.

E-Traction, headquartered in Apeldoorn, The Netherlands will continue to be the beating heart for all technological developments and innovations. Besides all R&D activities also the production of the in-wheel electronics will remain in the Netherlands. The up coming period eTraction will grow further and you can be a part of this growth as a:

Project Manager


Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Jasper van der Laan via telefoonnummer 06-48501067

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