Welcome to Qreer

Hi there,
Welcome to our European job board Qreer.com. The best place to find jobs and internships all across Europe in the broad fields of Engineering, Software, Science and Technology.
Should you have any recommendations or questions, please don’t hesitate and send us an e-mail using this link
Have a nice day! Qreer.com team

Exposure Qreer.com

Qreer.com has over 55.000 technical recruiters from leading companies all over Europe registered on its European platform with jobs and internships in Engineering, Software, Science & Technology. Register and face the future with your own personal adventure!

Upload your resume or CV

As an applicant or job seeker looking for new career opportunities, you can simply upload your resume and apply to positions at most leading companies all across Europe.

Why use Qreer

Let’s not hesitate and start browsing for international careers in your own competence areas on our European platform. We offer you the chance to browse through over 150 technical specialties. Hey, is your specialty not there, just send us an e-mail here.

Civil Engineering Jobs & Internships

One of the oldest forms of engineering and the backbone of our society is Civil Engineering or Construction / Structural Engineering. You design, construct and maintain bridges, roads or buildings and many more to make our life easier, faster and safer.
Are you looking for a challenging position in Civil engineering? Visit our Civil engineering pages here and you’ll find the job or internship you’re looking for.

Aerospace Engineering Jobs & Internships

Another direction out of the 18 showcased is the field of Aerospace. If you have a technical degree and are looking for an opportunity in Aerospace Science, Astrophysics, Aviation, Space Engineering, Space Technology, Planetary Science, Space Research, Rocket Science or related then you have found the best place to find the right job for you. Browse here for the latest jobs in Aerospace.

Web Development / Software Engineering Jobs & Internships

Software Engineering is just 1 of the 18 technical background that are showcased where specific jobs in for example web development all across Europe can be found with just 2 clicks. This can vary from App development, responsive website development or front-end and back-end jobs listed. You can conveniently search and apply to those matching your skillset and ambition.

Internships in Engineering, Software, Science & Technology

Our European platform allows you to search through the available internships at most leading companies all across Europe. You can select a country (Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, UK, Austria, Switzerland or any of the other European countries), an education level (BSc, MSc or PhD) or specialism and search for a related internship or graduation assignment in these sectors matching your skills or future ambition.

    Sr. Power Electronics Engineer R&D Job in Helmond, Netherlands

    Electric cars have the potential to benefit everyone tremendously. Not only do they provide a way to reduce emissions and thereby provide us with cleaner air in our cities, electric cars are an important part of the solution to mitigate climate change.

    At Lightyear, we love electric cars and know they will prove a turning point in history. We started the Lightyear because we could not just be bystanders of the electric car revolution. We have a very strong drive to accelerate the introduction of electric cars around the globe.

    Sr. Power Electronics Engineer R&D Job Description

    Impact the future! We are Lightyear, we envision a shift from traditional environment polluting vehicles to clean and affordable mobility. It is our mission to disrupt the electric car market by providing zero emission mobility for everyone, everywhere. Our first step towards this goal: The Lightyear One.

    • Do you have a PhD in Electrical Engineering with a focus on Power Electronics?
    • Do you have at least 5 years experience in Power Electronics?
    • Are you always looking at future possibilities and chances to improve the products you are working on?
    • Do you love to share knowledge and provide tips & tricks to young high potential engineers?
    • Then join us and make a lasting impact on the future of mobility!
    As a Sr. Power Electronics Engineer R&D you will focus on the future chances of Power Electronics within Lightyear. Chances that wil improve Lightyear as a company and that will make sure that we are one step ahead in the future.Therefore you will build, expand and lead a small team of junior and medior engineers.

    • You will set the course and you will determine on what aspects of technology will make the difference within Lightyear, think of  more efficient systems, new architectures for vehicles
    • System level architecture of power conversion systems
    • You will be the linking pin between R&D and our general engineering department
    • You will be the internal expert of Lightyear regarding Power Electronics for all colleagues of R&D and Engineering, to further develop all engineers focussing on this subject
    • You will manage and will be actively involved in the Technology Readiness Levels up to level 5. For this you will also have contacts with interesting universities to coach and guide students in the research projects.  Looking at development you will guide and consult for TRL levels up to level 8.
    • You will create suitable projects or Master thesis/graduation projects which follow your own and Lightyears vision
    • You will find the right people to start with the projects you've created. We would welcome the fact if you would be present at universities personally.
    • You will set up and monitor the roadmap for future development of power conversion systems
    • Topology research

    Sr. Power Electronics Engineer R&D Job Requirements


    • PhD in Electrical Engineering or similar, with a background in power electronics.
    • A minimum of 5+ years of relevant working experience is a must
    • Strong teamwork skills but also demonstrated leadership abilities in resolving complex issues regarding Power Electronics
    • Experience in managing and guiding young talent to mature engineers
    • Experience with Matlab / Simulink / Plecs / Altium / Spice is a plus
    • Fluent in English, Dutch proficiency is a plus
    • Social and communication skills
    • Demonstrated ability to manage projects with and set milestones.
    • Ability to work independently in a complex and fast moving environment with a highly dynamic character
    • Highly evolved written and oral communication skills
    • Availability for 40 hours a week (we would also be open for a parttime role at first)
    What do we offer
    • High level of autonomy
    • A multidisciplinary team of highly motivated and talented people
    • A fast growing organization with lots of opportunities
    • The ability to challenge the status quo and have a positive impact on a fast changing world
    • 30 holidays
    • Excellent travel expenses
    • An interesting and well balanced pension plan fits Lightyear and it's mission
    • We offer a very interesting option to invest in Lightyear as an employee. We would like to discuss these possibilities in a personal conversation!

    Sr. Power Electronics Engineer R&D Application Information

    Please apply with your CV and cover letter by the 'apply' button below

    Remember - you found this opportunity on Qreer.com

    Sr. Power Electronics Engineer R&D Summary

    Education Backgrounds: Automotive Engineering
    Electrical Engineering
    Specialties: Automotive
    Power Electronics
    Research (R&D)
    Education Level: Doctorate (PH.D)
    Experience: 10 - 15 years
    5 - 10 Years
    Languages spoken: English
    Job Location: Helmond, Netherlands
    Keywords: Matlab, Simulink, Plecs, Altium, Spice, R&D



    Helmond, Netherlands
    Recruitment Department
    +314 92 56 22 11
    View Company Profile More Jobs with

    Type: Job

    Deadline: 28th February 2020

    Job reference (ID): 17422

    Save This job is saved