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Flanders Make

Senior Powertrain Engineer for E-vehicle research (Lommel, Leuven, Kortrijk)

At Flanders Make

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Flanders Make is the strategic research centre for the manufacturing industry. Our mission is to strengthen the long-term international competitiveness of the Flemish manufacturing industry. That’s why we work together with SMEs and large companies on pre-competitive, industry-driven technological research, resulting in concrete product and production innovations for the vehicle industry, machine building, and production environments.

 

 

Because of our unique position between industry and research, our teams combine application and system proficiency with technological and scientific knowledge. We focus on 4 key competences, all based on modelling and virtualisation:

 

•           Decision & Control

•           Design & Optimisation

•           Motion Products

•           Flexible Assembly

Senior Powertrain Engineer for E-vehicle research (Lommel, Leuven, Kortrijk)

Job description

Shape the electric vehicle of the future with advanced powertrain concepts
Flanders Make is the strategic research centre for the manufacturing industry. From our sites all over Flanders, we stimulate open innovation towards high-performant, energy efficient, flexible and autonomous vehicles, eg. by rethinking the powertrain setups. Our demonstration and validation infrastructure includes testing facilities for efficient drives,  and a top-notch Hardware-In-the-Loop platform for hybrid vehicle applications.
 
Rethink the concept of electric powertrains
As an expert in electric drivetrains and mechatronic systems, you:
 
-Rethink performance and energy efficiency. Can creative actuation concepts, energy storage designs or advanced control systems contribute to better performing systems?;
 
- Generate new research ideas inspired by new concepts for the electric vehicle of the future (eg. a hybrid truck, an electric forklift, …) & for high tech industrial variants (eg. mobile robot ) and respond to innovation needs of manufacturing companies;  Can you think of an alternative energy system replacing the central e-motor?
 
- Translate your innovative ideas into project proposals;
- Take the technical lead of a research team combining expertise in model based mechatronic system engineering, vehicle dynamics,  energy management, battery systems, control, and testing and validation.
 
Examples of Flanders Make projects:
This movie shows how Flanders Make helped a company converting their trucks into electric Trucks. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ncG9KK0fM88
 
 
 

Profile

Creative industrial innovator with a conceptual mind
You have
 
  • Master's degree or PhD in Engineering (Power electronics, Electrical, Mechatronics)
  • Proven experience and expertise in electric powertrains and mechatronic systems
  • Broad knowledge of machine and/or vehicle dynamics and motion control, modelling, control algorithms, system simulation, sensors and actuators, …;
  • Experience in an automotive context is a plus.
You are
  • A conceptual thinker inspired by research problems and technological innovation;
  • Interested in automotive as well as machine applications;
  • Enthusiastic about developing new project ideas;
  • Pro-active and taking initiative;
  • Open minded and a team player.

Offer

Make a difference in automotive and powertrain technology

 

Flanders Make gives you the opportunity to develop pre-competitive research within the next-generation vehicle and technologies, together with Flemish and European companies, universities and research institutes;

An open minded and flexible working environment;

An attractive salary with additional extralegal advantages.

Workplace:

Flanders Make is working on projects in Leuven and in Lommel. Depending on your place of residence or preference, you can work on one of our sites (flexible workplace policy) or from our satellite office in Kortrijk.

North Limburg (Lommel - Maaseik)

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Requirements

  • Master (University or Higher Education Long Type)
  • At least 5 years experience
  • English

Offer

  • Permanent
  • Full-time

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