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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Background
    Engineering
  • Languages
    English Swedish German
  • Experience Required
    3 - 5 Years
  • Degree Required
    Bachelor
    • Province
      Amsterdam
    • Date Posted
      January 06,2021
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    Product Engineer Emobility

    At Vattenfall we exist to help all of our customers power their lives in ever climate smarter ways and free from fossil fuel within one generation! For this reason Vattenfall is scaling up its European business for electric vehicle charging solutions (Emobility) and expanding its Emobility team. Do you want to be part of our team?

    We are looking for a Product Engineer Connected Chargepoint Hardware! A role that combines technical hardware analysis, supplier assessment and development of our embedded hardware portfolio, supporting our team to be multi hardware compatible.
    In this position you will be working within the Emobility unit and are based in Amsterdam.

    The Emobility unit has the task to:
    • Grow Vattenfall’s business of electric vehicle charging solutions
    • Create a clear profile towards customers through distinguishing charging products and services
    • Have customer satisfaction levels of at least 8/10

    Responsibilities
    You will be responsible for the analysis, implementation and development of our hardware & suppliers portfolio – focusing on quality & technology – supporting the Strategy & Product Development team.

    Main tasks and responsibilities include:
    • Assess & report on key trends in chargepoint hardware & standardization technologies
    • Manage all technical communications with charge station hardware suppliers and sub-contractors regarding existing and future products & features.
    • Assess quality of new suppliers, new hardware products, and internal electrical components of the charging stations/accessories – via hands-on electrical measurements and benchmarking.
    • Advice on technological & economic feasibility for different use / business cases.
    • Provide technical consultancy & ‘on demand hardware analyses’ for product developers
    • Represent our team in relevant technical committees, researches and/or organizations

    The Product Engineer will report to the Manager Hardware Network.

    Requirements
    We are looking for an enthusiastic, hands-on and commercially minded innovator to join our team. You have an entrepreneurial mindset and you enjoy being part of an ambitious team.

    Furthermore you match the following requirements:
    • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in engineering, preferably in electrical or mechanical.
    • >5 years of working experience in selecting, implementing and/or using new suppliers, new connected hardware and/or new components; experience in E-Mobility, Smart energy, Telecom, or related electro technical industries is a strong plus.
    • Deep understanding on ‘electronic products ‘life cycle’, start from requirements analysis, design, development, manufacturing, testing to certifications and compliances.
    • Positive attitude to see problems as opportunities and come-up with solution proposals.
    • Comfortable in co-working and coordinating with different internal & external team – from developers to sales and update at different levels in the organization.
    • Ability to prioritize multiple demands and understand / assess when to take necessary risks for appropriate rewards.
    • Willingness to travel internationally (max 1x/month).
    • Fluent in English (written and spoken); Dutch, German and Swedish is a plus.
    Offer
    At Vattenfall you will work in an open and entrepreneurial environment. We offer you a challenging and independent job in an informal, dynamic working environment. You can play a part in shaping the future of a company where the only constant is change. Besides being a challenging and inspiring place to work, we value a great work atmosphere! Everyone is really committed, we have an informal culture and are passionate about Emobility. We want to be the best in what we do.

    We offer good remuneration, attractive employment conditions and opportunities for personal and professional growth. You get the opportunity to create your own career within the company.

    More information
    We welcome your application in English, including CV and cover letter via the application button at this page, no later than the 23rd of January 2021. For more information about the position or the recruitment process you can contact Milou Remery, Corporate Recruiter, milou.remery@vattenfall.com.

    At Vattenfall, we are convinced that striving for diversity helps building a more profitable, efficient and attractive company. Therefore we seek a harmonious balance of employees in terms of age, religion, gender identity & expression, sexual identity, disability and ethnic background.

    We are looking forward to your application!

    Location: Amsterdam
     
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