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Lead Design Engineer Powerplant in Raamsdonksveer

Techniek vacature bij WFS PRO BV in Raamsdonksveer.


How would it feel to be part of the world of tomorrow? What product can keep your feet on the ground and let you fly away onto the unknown at the same time. The first delivery of the Pal-V is scheduled for 2024 so we need you! We are looking for a Lead Design Engineer Powerplant to join the Powerplant team. Join Pal-V via WFS PRO!


PAL-V is a Dutch scale-up, located in Raamsdonksveer (Breda area), which is developing the world's first commercial flying car. PAL-V's mission is to offer people the most flexible form of mobility and the highest sense of freedom imaginable while enjoying the ride. They expect to hand over the first sold models to the lucky customers soon!

In the coming period, they will mainly focus on preparing future production and implementing and improving systems. During the years professional progress in organizational development has been made, we started with 4 employees and our team now consists of more than 100 individuals.

Who are you joining? You will be part of a mobility revolution, with an ambitious team of young professionals, working as a community within a scale up environment. You will be encouraged to share your creativity and come to disruptive solutions.


As a result of further growth of the engineering organisation, we are looking for a Design Engineer to join the team Powerplant. You have an important role in all stages of development of the world's first flying car. This job is ideal for someone who would like to take the next step in their career.

In this position you will be part of the Powerplant team. This team works among other things on the Engine and Gear Box of the PAL-V. Your main tasks and responsibilities are:

• Developing and detailing of concepts by means of hand calculations or modelling.

• Designing, developing and further developing of existing systems: such as the engine systems, Fly/Drive Gear Box, fuel and cooling systems.

• Proposing and generating design substation (analyses and/or complex test setups).

• Reporting of compliance demonstration in English in review teams and reports.

• Contact with suppliers if necessary. As a Design Engineer you report to, and support, the Project Team Lead of team Powerplant.


• You have a bachelor's or master's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Automotive- or Aviation/Aerospace design or similar technical expertise;

• You are looking for a second or third step in your career;

• Experience with CAD, FMEA and strength calculations;

• Experience with relevant powerplant systems is preferred;

• Experience in compliance demonstration and/or certification is preferred;

• Strong written communication skills in Dutch and/or English;

• For this job it is mandatory to be resident in the Netherlands or Belgium. Applicants who live outside these two countries will not be considered in the application process.


Joining Pal-V means; friendly and helpful colleagues, team activities and a party committee. And of course we provide:

• An excellent salary;

• Commute and homework allowance;

• 8% holiday allowance;

• 27 holidays, with the ability to purchase an additional 10 days;

• A good pension scheme;

• You will engage in annual discussions about your ambitions and career within the organisation;

• Flexible hours;

• Vitality platform through which you can get in touch with other colleagues who practice the same hobbies or just to discover new hobbies together.

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Are you excited for this role and want to be a part of the company of the future? Contact us. The recruitment and selection process for the position of Lead Design Engineer Powerplant is carried out by WFS PRO. Want to apply? Please use the apply button!

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