Electrical Test Engineer / Project Leader (English)

Do you have a broad interest in electrical engineering and are you looking for a challenging job where you can test the latest technologies in the field of electrical and gas products? Would you like to independently manage (inter)national technical projects? Then, a role as electrical test engineer / project leader at Kiwa in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands may well be your ideal posting!

Full job description

As a electrical test engineer / project leader at Kiwa, you’ll have a unique opportunity to be involved in the latest technologies in the field of electrical and gas products on a daily basis. The main focus lies on household and similar electrical appliances (EN 60335), HVAC and cooking & catering products. You’ll be testing these products according to a range of regimes in order to determine whether they comply to electrical safety standards. Only then will our customers be allowed to market these products. You’ll be an indismissable link in this chain towards international market access.

Within all of your challenging and diverse projects, you’ll be our customers’ point of contact. As time to market should be as brief as possible and Kiwa’s commercial interests should always be top of mind, it will be your responsibility that testing procedures will always be efficient and effective.

Your responsibilities

  • Managing projects related to testing;
  • Setting up testing programs and preliminary calculations for offers;
  • Supporting and guiding colleagues within complex projects;
  • Performing electrical safety tests for new products;
  • Checking, interpreting and reporting measurement data;
  • Discussing testing results with customers;
  • Keeping your own knowledge up to date related to regulations and applicable standards;
  • Interpreting requirements and measuring regimes, and improving related documentation if needed.

What we expect from you as a Electrical Test Engineer / Project Leader?

As a electrical test engineer / project leader at Kiwa, we expect you to have a drive, be independent and service-minded, and go for optimal results. You’re a meticulous, responsible person with an eye for even the smallest detail. Furthermore, you are a solid professional and fully fledged discussion partner for both colleagues and customers, with whom you also share your (un)solicited advice. You’re keen on developing yourself and you use your knowledge, experience and competences to inform and advise our customers on a high level.

What background you need

For this position, we are looking for several colleagues with both mbo- (level 4) and hbo- graduates. With work experience and/or background in measurement and control technology, electrical engineering, electronics, ICT or related.

  • You know about and are experienced in testing electrical and/or electronic products;
  • You are (nearly) fluent in speaking English and willing to learn Dutch.

What we offer in return

At Kiwa, we value your professional development and personal wellbeing. You’ll be given ample opportunities to balance your working and private life by planning your office hours flexibly and, if desired, remotely. An extensive internal training programme is available to help you expand and deepen your knowledge and skills.

When it comes to wage and leave, we offer you a salary tailored to your professional competence and experience, 37 days of holiday leave entitlement, 8% holiday payment, an excellent pension scheme and a variable remuneration or year-end/profit share.

Where will you work?

In this role, you’ll work within Kiwa’s Energy and Consumer Products Division, with our Apeldoorn office as your location. The team, characterized by an informal atmosphere, consists of six expert colleagues.

Why Kiwa

Kiwa is an autonomous global organisation in Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC), training and consultancy services. We create trust by contributing to the transparency of the quality, safety and sustainability of your organisation’s products, services, processes, systems and employees, as well as personal and environmental performance. You have the ambition and we help you to go forward!

Are you interested and is the position Electrical Test Engineer / Project Leader right for you?

More information

Should you have any questions about this position at Kiwa Group, please contact Falco Thuis, phone +31 (0)6 21 11 56 68. We look forward to hearing from you!