Electronics Engineer
  • Great place to work certified
  • Largest robot producer
  • Role with impact
  • Maassluis
  • 32-40 hours
  • HBO of WO opleiding
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What is your role?

You will be the electronics expert within a Product Development project team, working on a particular Lely product area on a dedicated basis. Think in terms of products such as milking robots, automated feeding systems, barn products and their associated management systems. When it comes to movement, you know the difference between unloaded driving and the power required to lift a load of cattle feed, for example. You will be working with highly diversified electronic systems ranging from power electronics and sensors to cameras, valves etc. You will give shape to your idea either as a design or on a requirement basis. You will be supported by our suppliers, who will produce prototypes on the basis of your designs. Thereafter, you will build your own testing set-up in our well-appointed workshop (also known as our 'technical playground'). Once you are satisfied that the product works, you will deploy one of our test farms to conduct thorough testing in practice.

In your department, you will be collaborating with no fewer than 250 engineers, all of whom are exclusively involved in the improvement of existing Lely products and the devising and testing of new solutions. Your will be working with multidisciplinary teams to build prototype machines and as wells as contribute to continuous development of current products. You will liaise actively with suppliers, the procurement department and test farms, and you will be involved throughout the chain, from the initial idea up to and including the final product.

In essence..

  • Specification, design, testing and qualification of electronic hardware.
  • Works in multi-disciplinary projects in conjunction with other engineers.
  • Help maintaining the current product portfolio.
  • Follow internal design and development processes using a structured approach.
  • Timely production of deliverables.
  • Perform root cause analyses.

What is your experience?

  • Have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Electronics.
  • Are fluent in English.
  • Have strong planning skills and able to perform under pressure.
  • Communicate within the team.

And do you have…

  • Working experience in producing hardware designs or maybe you are a recent graduate.
  • Knowledge of microcontroller and microprocessor designs.
  • Good understanding of analog, digital, power supply and motor control design fundamentals.
  • Experience in EMC design, testing and certification is an advantage.
  • Knowledge of industrial communication protocols (CANbus etc) is an advantage.
  • Understanding of the Robotics/AGV industries and knowledge of relevant electrical & functional safety standards (e.g. ATEX, UL, EMC, LVD) is an advantage.
  • We are looking for practical, hands-on colleagues who have the ability to review system designs, debug electromechanical systems and interact accordingly with suppliers.

Are you interested, please apply! Or if you have any questions, contact us!

What do we offer you?

A job for a true inventor, at a company driven by innovation. You will see your ideas come to life as they leave the factory to our customer, the dairy farmer. At the end you will contribute to a sustainable way of farming. 

We offer..

  • flexibility in terms of working times and conditions;
  • variety one day you will be at the workshop, another day on the farm and the next day you will work at the main office;
  • the space and freedom to innovate, construct new ideas and tinker in our workshop;
  • 40 holidays per year; 
  • the tastiest coffee you will ever drink, courtesy of our barista;
  • time for fun: table football, volleyball and a basketball court.

Recruitment or Consulting agency? 

We appreciate your interest, but we are sourcing all our candidates directly. We understand you are trying to offer your candidates interesting jobs at an innovative company like Lely but consider that any unsolicited profiles you send us will be treated as direct applications.


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Want to know more about this vacancy?
Sara Bakker

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About Lely

At Lely, we believe in achieving a sustainable, profitable and agreeable future for dairy farmers by combining robotisation, engineering and farming expertise.

It all started with a dream cherished by two brothers in Maassluis 75 years ago, and ever since, we have worked to become innovative market leaders in automated systems for dairy farmers across the globe. With a team of 2,400 professional specialists, we work constantly to bring about revolutionary solutions for the agro industry. We are based at our Maassluis Campus, a building which features the highest sustainability performance possible, not just in the Netherlands, but on a global scale. Our overall objective: making dairy farming interesting, also for the coming generations.