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Posted on 2017-07-18


Triphase is a spinoff company of the KULeuven providing solutions for the fast realization of complex, high-performance, industrial power electronics applications including energy storage and power grid control. Our solutions are used by universities and industrial research centers worldwide.

Job description

Triphase is looking for an electrical/electromechanical engineer with a strong affinity for hardware design. The main job tasks include:

  • Electrical and mechanical (CAD) design of subassemblies for the standard PMx line of power-electronic systems and for project-specific hardware modules
  • Perform calculations and studies to support these designs, including proper dimensioning and selection of fuses, cable types, contactors, semiconductors and passive components
  • Follow up the production flow of customer projects from start to finish
  • Take the lead in all project-specific activities in the hardware production process:
    • Custom hardware design and identification of the customer’s requirements
    • Purchasing of components
    • Assist with the design, production and manufacturing of the systems
    • Assist with the testing and commissioning of the systems
    • Finalization and checklists before delivery, safety review
    • Installation and integration at the customer’s site.
  • Coordinate the technical aspects of the installation and integration phase in close cooperation with the customer
  • Provide technical documentation and drawings


  • Master in electrical/electromechanical/electronics engineering or bachelor with equivalent experience
  • Strong affinity with cross-disciplinary hardware design (combination of electrical and mechanical aspects)
  • Interested in product design and development
  • Good spatial visualization skills, experience with 3D CAD software is considered an asset
  • Experience with the design and sizing of electrical networks and protections is considered an asset
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • 0-5 years of experience working in a high-tech project environment
  • Fluent in English, good knowledge of Dutch, knowledge of French is an asset
  • Willing to travel (up to 10% of your time)
  • Flexible attitude, ability to work both in team as independently


Triphase offers you an interesting function in an informal and stimulating work environment. You will get a comprehensive training on high-tech hard- and software subjects. Furthermore we will offer you a competitive salary with extra-legal benefits and flexible work hours. You will be part of the number one company for real-time signal processing, networking and interfacing technologies for large-scale power electronics measurement and control.