R&D Engineer Power Electronics

Genk, Belgium/Remote
Added: April 16, 2024

Are you looking for a new and exciting opportunity where you can build both your career and a sustainable world? Read on and grab your chance as R&D Engineer Power Electronics @Vito!

As a Belgian and internationally recognized applied research center, VITO aims to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world. The activities of our experienced and driven energy technology team cover cutting-edge technology evolutions, such as battery energy storage systems, renewable systems, electrification of heating, transport & industrial equipment, and further improvement of the energy efficiency of technical applications.

We’re looking for an experienced R&D engineer to strengthen our sustainable electrical energy devices team and help us to further develop our innovative, next generation battery management system.

Job requirements

  • You have a PhD or a master’s degree in Electrical/Electronic engineering with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in an R&D environment.
  • You combine this degree with a broad experience in designing, adapting, and applying [power] electronic systems and electrical components.
  • You have good knowledge about today’s electrical energy storage systems.
  • You have a solid foundation in multiple programming languages e.g. Python and C.
  • You have a hands-on mentality and critical thinking.
  • You like to play and win as a team.
  • You express yourself fluently in English (oral and written), knowledge of Dutch is an added value.


  • We work 'activity based', our activities bring us to our location. Besides working at our Energyville office in Genk, you also have the possibility to work partially from home or from remote offices in Mol, Antwerp-Berchem, Ghent or Ostend.
  • A competitive salary with a range of benefits including allowances, insurances, and a modular vacation package.
  • Innovation is our asset, so it goes without saying that we offer our employees the opportunity to follow additional training courses and stay up to date in their field of expertise.
  • You will be part of an organization with an international reputation, known for its advanced technological research and scientific consultancy.
  • With us, you will contribute directly to sustainable developments at local, national, and global level through your innovative applications. You provide an answer to today’s societal challenges.