Product Specialist Engineer - Amsterdam

Cleantech - Engineering
Ref: 252 Date Posted: Thursday 16 Jul 2020
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Our client is a global technology company, that is dedicated to enabling people to choose their energy future. They develop award-winning electric vehicle charging products. Founded in 2001, they are now operating globally with offices in Europe, the United States.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work directly with the Customer, Roll-out managers, Project Managers and Engineers to correctly scope and prioritise your efforts in this role
  • Provide technical input regarding the product line
  • Lead Engineering functions including production implementation
  • Coordinate between Customer, company and associated Supply Chain
  • Actively participate in mentoring and training the technicians and engineers across multiple teams
  • Support the teams of commissioning, production and customer experience
  • Maintain adequate documentation of your work and create and update product documentation such as user manuals and datasheets as necessary
  • Report to the General Manager on key aspects of relevant design, including calculations, analysis, integrity and representative imagery. Ensure adequate and timely notice to the General Manager of any critical issues brought to your attention
  • Attend and actively participate in meetings as required. You will need to be able to provide relevant technical information, including relevant standards, identified issues, design constraints and design opportunities. Keep accurate notes to enable the action of assigned tasks
  • Work in accordance with the established Business Plan and Standard Operating Procedures under the direction of the Managing Director to ensure that all activities related to your assigned projects are performed in an effective, professional and timely manner
  • Identify and develop new market/product opportunities derived from electric vehicle technology, including our rapid charger products. Maintain an ongoing awareness of emerging technologies and competitor threats
  • Develop and grow the businesses reputation and always act promptly to up-hold the businesses reputation
  • Liaise with all clients in a professional and courteous manner with a view to improving reputation within the industry and increasing business opportunities
  • Work as a team member by assisting other areas of the business when required or as directed by the General Manager or Managing Director
  • Work within ISO9001 equivalent Quality standards
  • Adhere to the company WHS policy and procedures
  • Coordinate integration testing with external parties


  • Electronic product design and analysis experience
  • Deep knowledge of Power Electronics, Power Circuit Topologies and Control systems (inverter, DC/DC, IGBTs, MOSFETs, vehicle communication networks including CANbus and associate protocols, signal conditioning and filter circuitry etc.)
  • Understanding of Vehicle Charging Standards, EMC and other relevant global standards
  • Experience using simulation tools for power/frequency/integrity / thermal assessments (MATLAB/Simulink, Simplorer, LTSpice, Maxwell, etc.)
  • Experience of GPDS / PCS and Engineering planning and delivery processes
  • Experience of full product development lifecycles both hardware and software-based
  • Bachelors degree in Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  • Knowledge of Linux system (preferred)
  • Project management experience at both a task and project planning level
  • Ability to work effectively with people at all levels in an organization
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
  • Strong results-orientation and execution characteristics
  • Ability to effectively organize, prioritize and accomplish multiple conflicting tasks, make intelligent, timely decisions and solve problems independently
  • Analytical mind with problem-solving aptitude
  • Ability to consistently work to a high standard with minimal supervision; self-motivated
  • Capable of working in a reactive and pressured environment
  • Strong attention to detail and analytical problem solver
  • Strong troubleshooting/ fault finding ability