Lead Electronics Engineer
  • Technical play yard
  • Help feeding the world
  • Responsible job
  • Maassluis
  • 32-40 hours
  • HBO of WO opleiding
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What is your role?

Together with your team, you will be responsible for the development and improvement of all electronics in our Automated Guided Vehicles. Your team members (electronics engineers) are responsible for the progress of a specific project whereby they collaborate with other technical disciplines (Mechanical, Embedded Software etc.). The challenge is to devise electronics solutions together with suppliers; after all, existing applications for our innovative solutions are not available most of the time. Your team members therefore outsource the PCB design, while monitoring, however, the progress of the design. Stakeholder management is absolutely key to this. In addition to the coordination of the design, it is crucial that the functionality of the concepts is thoroughly tested both in a controlled environment and at a testing farm. Working meticulously is key because any mistake may lead to serious consequences for our serial production. Innovation is inextricably linked with teething troubles, which is why endurance and creativity are essential properties.

Servant leadership

Lely is a flat organisation. Employees enjoy much scope and they are expected to organise their work in an autonomous manner. In everyday's practice we see that, as a result of this, co-workers are ready to go the extra mile whenever this is needed.

We are now seeking a facilitating leader with an intrinsic interest to stimulate people in their development. In addition, you are capable of keeping control in a dynamic environment as well as identifying priorities in the heat of the battle.

Lely is going through a stage of rapid growth and has strong ambitions to step up the speed to support dairy farmers as they are moving towards an agreeable, sustainable and profitable future.  

Do you recognize yourself in this role and would you like to contribute towards this mission? Make sure you react straightaway!

What is your experience?

  • MSc/PhD in Electrical Engineering or Mechatronics Engineering (including combined disciplines, for example Aerospace Engineering).
  • At least eight years of experience in electronics development within a mechatronics environment.
  • At least eight years of experience as a lead or senior engineer, including the controlling of (senior) engineers.
  • Work experience in a multidisciplinary environment.
  • You know the ins and outs of motor drives, CANbus, Ethernet, (vision) processor boards, IO boards and sensor interfacing.
  • Focus on people; secure base leadership.
  • Experience in the development of electronics for production purposes.
  • Strong communication skills to be deployed towards the development team and our development partners.
  • Experience in a production environment where machines are being manufactured in serial production.
  • Result-oriented in respect of the development of technology and the creating of value for our customers.

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?
Olaf Smid

Bel of WhatsApp via +31(0)6 535 019 49 of mail naar osmid@lely.com.

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 70 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 2,300 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.

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