Project Lead Engineer


About this role:

Brunel is looking for a Project Lead Engineer with experience in the development of systems related to Battery Electric Vehicles.

The Product Development department Vehicle Electrics/Electronics is responsible for the application and development of electrical and electronic vehicle systems. Within this department, the group Vehicle Electrification focuses on high voltage systems (i.e. eMotor, convertors, e-auxiliaries, batteries, etc) for Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV).
These high voltage systems are developed in close cooperation with system suppliers.

As Project Lead Engineer you are responsible for the development towards releases of various systems related to the Battery Electric Vehicles. You get the responsibility to coordinate the required work within an assigned team of engineers and relevant stakeholders like suppliers.
It’s expected from you:

  • to prepare for technical decision making, together with the engineers
  • to safeguard the progress of engineering activities and project deliverables (planning, DFSS activities)
  • to support following the project processes and DFSS methodologies
  • to report on progress and bottlenecks towards Line- and Project management

You will join as representative of the group ao. project-, engineering- & release-teams.

What you need to bring:

  • HTS/TU Electrical Engineering/Automotive Engineering/Computer Science.
  • Minimal 6 years of relevant experience with product development processes
  • Knowledge and experience in the area of coordination and planning
  • Ability to work under time pressure
  • Good communication skills
  • Team player, able to motivate the team
  • Knowledge and experience with PC and Windows platform
  • Good written and spoken communication skills in English, and preferably also German


Brunel offers outstanding individuals a highly diverse and challenging job opportunity in a company where an open, professional and pleasant working culture is greatly valued; where your personal initiatives will be noticed and rewarded; and where you will receive all the support, coaching and training you need for your future career. This is your opportunity to discover a wide range of sectors and activities and develop your expertise in a fast-moving and results-oriented environment. Being intermediated by Brunel means that you are contracted by Brunel. Not only you will have a contract, you will as well be assured of a great career! Our primary and secondary terms of work are excellent. A few examples are price reductions at CZ Health Insurance, bonus opportunities and standard 26 days off. Brunel Engineering intermediates both junior and senior engineers within the industry for over 30 years now. Our clients vary from multinationals to local companies. Together we will find the job which meets your wishes.

Anything Else?

Our client is a major OEM in the automotive industry

Start applying immediately

Sending an application is quick and easy. Just make sure you have the required documents ready to go.

  • Job references (optional)
  • Motivation Letter (optional)
  • Resume
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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Bart Brekelmans is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use this number:

Account manager

Bart Brekelmans
Brunel Netherlands Eindhoven

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