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PBF Group B.V.

Twentepoort oost 54, Almelo, Nederland, 7609RG
+31 (0)546 540 030

Electronic Design Engineer











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Electronic Design Engineer

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PBF Group B.V. is a worldwide operating company, located in the Almelo and Cluj (Romania), specialized in Switched mode power supplies and higher level power solutions. PBF develops, manufactures and markets these power solutions which can range from power supply units to power systems to top-level producers of professional machines and equipment. In close collaboration with our customers PBF develops concept solutions for specific high level applications. These concepts are subsequently translated into concrete products, integrating electrical engineering, electronics, mechanical constructions and software. These range from relatively simple to complex systems, depending on the demands and specifications given by the customer. PBF is a first tier development and production partner. PBF is a fast growing company which is strongly driven by technological innovation. This leads to state of the art design solutions which are beneficial for our customers. Also for this reason companies like Philips, Bosch, Thales, FEI Electron Optics and Coherent made their choice for PBF. PBF Group BV emanated from Philips Electronics NV through a Management Buy Out in 1999. After becoming independent, PBF concentrated more than ever on market demands.


Since December 2011 PBF is member of the SFC Energy Group, market leader in fuel cell technologies, located in Brunnthal, Germany.


The company now employs 75 people in the Netherlands and 30 in Romania.


We are currently looking for an:


Electronic Design Engineer

(junior / senior)


Purpose of the Job

On time, within budget, development and release of products for energy conversion based on static power conversion topologies. This static power conversion comprises AC to DC, DC to DC, DC to AC and AC to AC converters in the range of several tens of Watts to several Kilo Watts.


Product Development

  • Writing and judging technical product specifications;
  • Develop the products with the help of simulation tools;
  • Creating schematics and development of PCB layouts with the help of EDA systems;
  • Participating in product reviews with the end customer;
  • Initiation of FMEA (D)FMEA and (P)FMEA sessions;
  • Perform and plan EMC test requirements and agency approvals (CE, UL, CSA CCC);
  • Control of the prototype and pre-series of the developed product;
  • Assisting in the calculation of product target prices together with New Business Development;
  • With the assigned engineer, creation of the product documents (TPD, Sustaining close cooperation with sales and purchasing for the products;
  • Support and coach fellow design engineers with their products. (reviews, technical assistance).



  • Investigate and introduce new, or existing, technological developments to existing products and production processes to improve and / or develop new products;
  • Developing and improving new concepts and directing project teams for the product development and manufacturing;
  • Support the Sales department with the introduction of new products;
  • Commit to the R&D development process descriptions, work instructions and operating instructions.



  • Technical Bachelor degree/University Master’s.
  • 10+ years Research & Development experience in multiple categories and/or R&D functions.
  • Fluency in speaking, reading and writing in Dutch and English.
  • Ability to work independently and in teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform in high pressure and high ambiguity environments and still be able to make the correct decisions while maintaining focus on customer goals and relationships..
  • Computer skills, including Simulation and design tools, Word, Excel, PowerPoint Strong communication and interpersonal skills


Our offer:

We offer you the opportunity to work in an innovative an well-equipped professional environment, which is part of a large, successful company with an excellent reputation. You will join a team of well-motivated colleagues and will have a lot of international contacts.



If you are interested and meet the above requirements, please e-mail your CV and motivation letter in English via our online Application Form.


For additional Technical information of the job please contact Frank Broekhuis; Tel: 0546-808851. You can also visit our website:


Acquisition as a result of this vacancy is not appreciated.

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