Team Lead Electrical

  • Job category Engineering
  • Employment Fulltime
  • Reference number VAC-10013870
  • Location Venlo
  • Contract type Secondment via YER
  • Industry Engineering

About this vacancy

The engineering department is responsible for the design of heavy mechanical machine constructions and total factory systems (integrated solutions), based on order-oriented engineering. The electrical engineering department provides technical solutions regarding hardware and software that meet the needs of their customers, in line with available standards, and thereby is responsible for to specify to produce the process. In addition, this department plays an important role in the testing and commissioning of engineering product and upgrades and is continuously involved in the implementation of setting up new standard hardware and software design. Part of the electrical engineering department is both hardware and software engineering and as such the supply of integrated control technology. In addition, the electrical engineering department plays a role in second-line service support of the installed base.

Job description

In the role of Team Lead you are responsible for managing the electrical engineering department and together with your team you ensure that systems and modules are specified to meet the functional requirements as requested by our customers. You have an active role at the start of each customer project consultation in the field of electrical engineering and the delivery according to quality, budget and lead time until the commissioning phase. In addition, you are responsible for the performance and development of your team as well as forecasting, quality of the deliverables and continuous improvements.

You plan and distribute the engineering and configuration activities among the engineers (internal and external), monitor progress and make the right technical choices together with the team. Within the company, they strive for continuous improvements, and this is an important topic within the electrical engineering department. Together with your team you aim for a well-organized working environment where continuous attention is paid to improvement projects regarding quality, lead time, engineering hours and application of guidelines and customer requirements. Together with your team you ensure that you are aware of the latest rules/standards and new developments in the field of hardware and software engineering through courses, training, and workshops.

As a leader of this team you get energy from coaching, connecting, developing, and creating standards.


Our client is established in 1916, is part of the Weir Minerals division, spread over 20 production companies and several service centres across the globe. Their office, headquartered in Venlo, has about 420 employees. The company designs, produces and sells technologically high-quality capital goods. These products are used around the world in major industry sectors, including the mining industry. As a global market leader, they are at the forefront of making the mining industry more sustainable.

Offer description

This position offers a great opportunity to become part of a global market leader, in a role that is pivotal, and which will place you at the centre of cooperation between many different departments within the company.

We design and build immensely big machines. For people with a passion for technology, our products will be extraordinary. Getting to know these products and being part of our industry will be a unique experience. Our colleagues are proud of the products we make, and that makes us proud of them.

We offer you an outstanding work environment with rapid advancement potential, and to perform at your best we also offer exceptional compensation and benefits, including:

  • Competitive base salary and an attractive bonus scheme
  • Very good secondary benefits
  • Hybrid working opportunities
  • Excellent career opportunities within the company

How they deal with the situation regarding Covid-19?

They have adopted safe methods of recruitment and selection, amongst others remotely via video calls. During the process, they are happy to discuss with you what your needs are so that we can make good and responsible choices together. Of course, they adhere to the rules of the RIVM (Dutch Institute for Health and Environment). What will your start at our client looks like? In consultation, you will be trained at the office and/or from home. For those employees who need to be in Venlo such as our colleagues who work in our factory, we have strict SHE rules to adhere to, so we are optimally protected. Your wishes are central in this, and together we strive for an optimal application process and onboarding phase.

You will get a contract via YER and work at the client side, after 1 year you can be taken over by our client.

Candidate profile

As a Team Lead Electrical Engineering, you bring about 5 years of leadership experience to a team of hardware and software specialists.

You have completed a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering / industrial automation, and you have relevant knowledge within the area of electrical engineering, in particular the application of safety related guidelines in line with international requirements.

To be successful in this role, you are driven, you are a natural leader with a helicopter view, you have a result-oriented approach, and you can deal with deadlines. In addition, you are passionate and have a great sense of responsibility for the quality of the team performance.

Good command of the Dutch and English language is a must.