Embedded Electrical Engineer

Seeking an innovative Embedded Electrical Engineer in Eindhoven, Netherlands. Design and engineer automated test setups, collaborate with cross-functional teams, and optimize for efficiency and cost-effectiveness.

Prodrive Technologies
Prodrive Technologies
Eindhoven, Netherlands  UTC+01:00   On-site   Full Time   1001-5000   2 months ago

We are dedicated to creating meaningful technologies that make the world work. Through our innovative solutions, we contribute to building a future where everyone can thrive, resources are optimized, and connectivity brings people together.

Prodrive Technologies is a global leader in electronics and mechatronic systems design and manufacturing. We specialize in delivering innovative solutions across various industries, including automotive, healthcare, semiconductor, and renewable energy.

About the role

We are seeking a highly skilled and innovative Embedded Electrical Engineer to join our team in Eindhoven. The Embedded Electrical Engineer will be responsible for designing and engineering fully automated test setups for products manufactured in our production lines. These setups are essential for product qualification and automated testing, requiring a multi-disciplinary approach with a strong focus on electrical engineering and embedded software development. The ideal candidate will possess a system-level mindset and excel in both hardware and software aspects of the role.

Key responsibilities

  • Design and engineer, alone or with a team, fully automated test setups for products manufactured in Prodrive Technologies' production lines.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including hardware engineers, firmware developers, customer, and project managers, to define requirements and specifications for test setups.
  • Develop embedded software to control and automate test setups, ensuring reliability, efficiency, diagnostics and accuracy.
  • Design and implement hardware components, including circuit boards, sensors, actuators, and interfaces, to support automated testing.
  • Conduct feasibility studies, system integration, and validation testing to ensure the functionality and performance of test setups.
  • Optimize test setups for efficiency, scalability, and cost-effectiveness, considering factors such as throughput, cycle time, and resource utilization.
  • Provide technical support and troubleshooting assistance to production teams, resolving issues related to test setups and equipment.
  • Stay abreast of emerging technologies and industry trends in embedded systems and automated testing, applying knowledge to continuous improvement initiatives.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in embedded systems design and development, with a focus on hardware and software integration.
  • Proficiency in embedded software development languages and tools, such as C/C++ and Python, and microcontroller programming.
  • Strong understanding of electrical engineering principles, including analog and digital circuit design, PCB layout, and signal processing.
  • Experience with system-level thinking and the ability to translate requirements into practical, scalable solutions.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment.
  • Self-motivated with a proactive approach to learning and professional development.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to articulate technical concepts clearly and concisely.

Some of our projects for Embedded Electrical Engineers Test automation is working on the Prodrive Technologies goal of a Lights Out Factory. The electronic test system supports that goal by providing test equipment with a uniform interface and form factor, so manufacturing lines can easily be configured for the product’s needs. The test equipment includes power supplies, programming modules and measurement tools, all with a common interface to the test system. Combined with other projects, such as an in-house developed Manufacturing Execution System (MES) and Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV), we are realizing the goal of a Lights Out Factory.

The Prodrive Technologies Mindset


You don’t just go to work, you feel responsible for your project


You decide when, where and how much you want to work


You like to think about manufacturability when designing


You don’t sit and wait, you have a hands-on mentality

What we offer

  • Perfect environment for those eager to develop themselves and take full responsibility for a project.
  • Many opportunities for personal and professional development, along with the flexibility to explore diverse roles across various projects.
  • A young and dynamic culture which stimulates innovative thinking and taking initiatives.
  • Personal budget just for you to learn new things. Your growth is our priority.
  • Flexibility of a 24/7 work environment with provided lunch, dinner, and access to our company gym.
  • Personalized development plan to craft your future.
  • You will receive essential tools if these are necessary to perform your job (i.e. iPhone and laptop).
  • On-campus sports facilities enable you to incorporate exercise seamlessly into your work routine.
  • A performance-driven salary that grows with your accomplishments.
  • Unlock the opportunity to become a shareholder and entrepreneur within the company.
  • Travel allowance based on the days you are actually at Prodrive Technologies.
  • Work-life balance with at least 33 vacation days per year.
  • Access a retirement plan.

Application steps

  • Your journey with us starts with a swift review of your application by one of our recruiters.
  • In some cases, if we see a potential fit, you will receive an exclusive link to our online aptitude test to assess if you’re up for the challenge.
  • We will schedule a personal interview not only to determine if your skills match the job, but also to see if there is a spark between you and Prodrive Technologies.
  • To complete the application journey we will send you a suitable offer and once you sign, we can welcome you to the Prodrive Technologies family.

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About the role

May 17, 2024

Full Time


Nov 16, 2024


Prodrive Technologies

Eindhoven, Netherlands

Mid Level


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