Lead Engineer Mechanical Engineering

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Lead Engineer Mechanical Engineering

The Engineering department has 6 departments that are organized according to the Systems Engineering principle. For the position of Lead Engineer within the Mechanical Engineering Department we are looking for a person who is driven and experienced in leading technical teams in challenging, time constrained projects, in a dynamic environment.

What are you going to do?

In this challenging role you will be leading multi-disciplinary teams across the different departments. You are familiar with Project Management principles, Systems Engineering principles and are familiar with Mechanical, Electrical and Software design principles. You will be the driving leader between the Architects, Engineering Specialists, and Development Engineers. Next to that you will take the lead in the stakeholder management between the PMO, Operational teams, Sales, Purchase, etc.

How are you going to do that?

  • Define the project content together with Sales, Customization and PMO colleagues;
  • Setup the project plan, project team, Timing, and agree on Project budget in collaboration with the relevant stakeholders;
  • You will be the central point of contact regarding the technical status of the project;
  • You are taking the lead in getting control over technical challenges and get the right people involved;
  • You are a master in clear communication to the team and the relevant stakeholders. Draft and distribute project communications to agreed stakeholders including project reports;
  • You guard the progress of the project and evaluate the main project activities;
  • Setup and support the administrative activities related to the projects you are a part of;
  • Setup and manage project meetings and workshops;
  • You actively manage the risks and priorities within the project and know how to take appropriate actions;
  • You enjoy taking the lead in this dynamic organization to ensure a timely release of your project deliverables and the right support to the relevant stakeholders.


  • You have completed at least a bachelor’s degree in a technical direction;
  • You have affinity with technology and systems;
  • You are experienced in project management and you know how to orchestrate the team to ensure strong teamwork and morale with you good communication skills;
  • You have an entrepreneurial mindset, are stress resistant, enthusiastic, take the initiative, and like the challenge to optimize diverse work activities;
  • You master the Dutch and English language in word and writing. German and French are a prerequisite ;
  • You are customer and solution oriented;
  • You are willing to travel and flexible in your working hours.

Our offer

We offer you the opportunity to be part of a fast-growing, dynamic, and internationally oriented company with an enthusiastic team of over 500 passionate and ambitious professionals. You will receive sufficient challenge, freedom, and space for further growth in your career. We offer a competitive salary that matches your experience and position, and excellent employee benefits.

EBUSCO® is a pioneer in the field of electric bus transport and was the first European manufacturer to receive a European type approval for electric buses. Since October 2021, Ebusco has been listed on the Euronext stock exchange in Amsterdam (symbol: EBUS). Ebusco has developed a truly innovative game-changer in the electric bus industry. The Ebusco 3.0 is a composite bus with a weight reduction of 33% and a range of up to 575 km on a single charge. With this new development, Ebusco offers equivalents to diesel-powered buses, with no emissions and no high fuel costs, but with much more comfort, better safety, and more space for passengers. In recent years, the Ebusco 3.0 has been honored with the Automotive Brand Contest, JEC composite award and Automotive Innovation award, among others. In a few years’ time all bus transport in the cities of Europe will have to be emission-free. Ebusco foresaw this years ago and is technically far ahead of its competitors. To maintain this position, we are constantly looking for ambitious professionals.

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