Turbulent brings clean and affordable electricity to remote locations by pioneering in low head hydropower. Our turbines are compact and easy to install, whatever the site conditions. We are building a worldwide distributor network while centralizing our operational and R&D activities in Leuven. To prepare for a rapid growth in turbine installations we want to extend our team with an Electrical engineer.
You will be joining a young and dynamic company environment where your proactive and hands-on approach will get the necessary challenges to have a great impact on the company and our technical solution.
As an electrical engineer, you will work in team together with the electrical, software- and mechanical engineers in Turbulent. As a member of the team, you will share the responsibility for the production and R&D of our power & control electric solutions for the complete product range. Your main R&D tasks are:
Your main operational tasks are:
The job requires the academic degree of electrical, electromechanical or electronic engineer, equivalent to the Belgian degree of “Burgerlijk ingenieur” or similar by experience.
As Turbulent is an international company your level of English must be excellent.
Ideally you have 3-5 years of experience in the production and design of industrial electrical systems, and in engineering of motor/generator control systems in a power range from 5kW up to 500 kW. You have a good knowledge of industry practices in these fields and know how to use electronics CAD software, preferably AutoCAD Electrical as well.
Since the job entails product development & prototyping, you must have a practical mindset and you need to be familiar with lean & agile development practices.
Experience in the development of control software and familiarity with Linux is a plus.
Practical experience in building electrical setups for remote energy supply is a plus.
Although we have a team consisted out of many cultures and nationalities, we are looking for an employee who is already based in Belgium. We also try to be an eco-friendly company, so the closer you live to the company, the lesser the carbon foot print.
Besides a competitive salary and a contract of indefinite duration, you will also receive these fringe benefits: meal vouchers, home office compensation, hospitalization insurance, group insurance, etc. We also provide opportunities for training and professional growth and above all a pleasant working atmosphere. You will work in a start up in a team of less than 20 people, where we all know one another. Our team members work in an advanced environment with proprietary technology that has proven itself to be reliable, efficient and safe. Partly due to the advantages of this technology, our organization is gaining more and more position on the international market.