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(Interim) Head of Application Engineering

  • Bachelor, Master
  • Full-time

What will you do as a Head of Applications Engineering at ELEO?

Leading the application team working directly together with Bram (CTO), project/technical account managers and assembly lead. 

Mission of the Application department: Support OEMS in adopting our technology in as many applications as possible. 

ELEO has developed a platform of battery components. Making the right puzzle with these components and supplying proto’s and small series to OEMS and transitioning to mass production is what the applications team is tasked with. 

''What will you do within the Applications department at ELEO?

At the Applications department we build turn key battery packs for our customers based on our own developed platform of battery components. We supply fully functional, plug and play prototype and small series battery packs based on the requirements, thereby completely unburdening the customer and assisting with the integration. Currently in operation with a 14+ man team with the ambition to double this year. Together with us our customer size and amount is growing. Although we already supply to some of worlds biggest OEM's we keep to aim high. With you we want to further professionalize our corporation with the customer.''


Your work includes:

  • Breakdown of ELEO strategy in midterm goals for application division
  • High level OEM project planning & monitoring
  • Engineering / project management processes
  • Inc. standardization, guidelines
  • Scaling proto. and small series capacity from ~200 to 500 packs/year
  • Design & simul. tooling infrastructure
  • Hiring, organization structure, coaching/developing team members, evaluating, motivating & training people

Requirements / Background:

  • >5 years experience in engineering (managing/leading) / project manager / interim manager position.
  • A technical background is preferred. 
  • Experience leading team >30 people and experienced with significantly growing/expanding team.
  • experience is in B2B/OEM/Tier environment preferred
  • Critical mindset, positive attitude, determined.
  • Fluent in English and Dutch both verbally and written
  • Green belt


**Please note at this time ELEO is unable to offer relocation and thus are only considering candidates located in the Netherlands.


What we offer

  • The freedom to work hybrid with flexible working hours
  • A generous pension scheme
  • Daily lunch with the whole company
  • Commuting allowance or OV Business Card
  • 35 holidays per year including a company closure during Christmas & NYE

/ Our process

How we hire

The hiring process varies depending on role. We’ll keep you informed of what the next steps will be throughout the course of your interviews.

  • 1 Application
    If this position seems like a fit to you, send us your resume and motivation letter via the application via the 'Apply Now' button. We'd love to hear about how you'd contribute to the ELEO team!
  • 2 Interviews
    If we think you could be a great fit at ELEO, we'll invite you for a range of interviews with different ELEO team members. These interviews will help us to get to know each other better and decide if it's a great match on both sides—both professionally and personally. We love to have fun and also get the job done!
  • 3 Assessment
    If everyone is still vibing and it's looking like a really great match we will dive a little deeper into the applicable process. That means more in-depth discussions with your potential colleagues and a possible test case to show off your skills.
  • 4 Signing a contract
    If we're both sides are super excited after the assessment then we'd love to come to an agreement with you! As soon as you sign the contract, we'll strive towards building a long-term agreement in which we can both bring out the best in each other.
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