Open Application (Lead) Engineer

Breda, Netherlands

Open Application Lead Engineer (Electrical, Mechanical, Embedded, IoT)

Join us on our mission for affordable sustainable urban mobility for everyone.

Please only apply with a Netherlands or EU work permit

We do support working from home one or two days a week.

Experience: 10+ years of experience would be ideal for lead engineer positions.

Degree: Bachelor's or Master's degree mechanical or electrical engineering  or similar (HBO or WO)

Working at Squad Mobility is more than a job. You work for the mission of clean urban mobility for everyone with a team of inspiring people. This mission will make a big impact on future generations and you are part of it.

What will you do as a Lead Engineer?

You could be working on all systems of the vehicle like the exterior, interior, drivetrain, solar system (PV panel and MPPT’s), telematics, embedded software or structure and suspension. One day you could be running a simulation of your system, the next day you could be talking to suppliers for samples and by the end of the week you could be putting together prototype parts to check integration and functioning.

You cooperate intensely within a small team of engineers each covering a subsystem of the vehicle. You will work with procurement providing the specifications of the assemblies or components in a request for proposal and helping with the selection and management of suppliers and/or make or buy strategies.

What do we expect from you?

To succeed in the dynamic world of a startup like Squad Mobility; pro-activity, professionalism, communication and adaptability are crucial.

You are cost sensitive and come up with practical solutions suitable for our product. You are able to back up your proposals with good data.

Areas of expertise;


You are a leader in your field and you can back it up. You know all the common solutions and from that knowledge you are able to come up with new designs to - for example - reduce cost or improve performance.

You have 5 years experience in Automotive or at least 10 years experience in consumer electronics.

Experience in writing requirements and validation.

It would be nice if you have:

Experience in working with foreign suppliers

Affinity with Electric Vehicles and mobility

Two right hands

What can you expect from Squad Mobility?

In addition to a challenging role we also offer:

A high degree of freedom and independence in your role.

A relaxed atmosphere within a multidisciplinary team consisting of highly motivated, curious and talented people.

A role in a startup with huge potential.

About Squad Mobility:

Squad Mobility is an innovative startup with one mission: sustainable urban mobility for everyone, everywhere.

Squad Mobility develops the Squad, World’s first Solar City Car for daily urban mobility. The Squad is a solution for urban emissions and congestion.

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