Motor Test Engineer

in Kortrijk

Traxial is a leader in yokeless axial flux motor technology for ground e-mobility. We accelerate the innovation of powertrains by developing solutions that excel in power density, efficiency and reliability.

Traxial is looking for a Motor Test Engineer to join our rapidly growing team to take responsibility for the test and validation of our axial flux motors. You will be responsible for following and creating test plans, executing tests, collecting and analyzing data, and creating test reports for both internal and external customers.

We are looking for a motivated engineer with a background in electric motor testing who is passionate about electrical machines. You can expect to be working with various prototypes and carrying out the validation of new products on our state-of-the-art in-house test bench. For this role, you will be working closely together with several members of our R&D department and your colleagues from the testing team, as well as teaming up with a test technician for the test execution.

This is what you’ll do:

  • Plan, organize, and execute both internal and external tests of EV motors, against internal or customer requirements or specifications.

  • Generate technical test reports with data interpretation of the tested motors compared to customer requirements.

  • Specify mechanical fixturing and test measurement equipment; prepare test rigs and equipment.

  • Post-process and analyze data from test batches to evaluate the repeatability and robustness of test processes and products.

  • Coordinate with external test centers to assist with specific durability testing.

  • Ensure the test bench safety, maintenance, and operation are maintained at all times.

  • Ensure work complies with ISO and automotive procedures and standards.

Who are we looking for?

  • Hands-on experience working in a test environment in electrical/mechanical testing, preferably electrical motors or power electronics, or equivalent.

  • Strong engineering background with excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills.

  • Experience setting up and safely operating test equipment to standard operating procedures in a high voltage environment (1000V).

  • Ability to create, read, update, and execute test procedures.

  • Capable of problem-solving and debugging electrical systems and measurements.

  • Excellent observation skills to ensure good test data collection.

  • Strong English communication skills (both written and verbal), good collaboration skills, and the ability to work effectively across teams within the organizations.

  • Proficiency in Python and LabVIEW preferred.

  • Willingness to travel for testing support as required.

What can we offer?

This is your chance to join a team of seasoned experts and young, ambitious professionals who believe in the power of continuous learning and self-development. Traxial is a fast-growing company. This means that you will have a lot of impact on the future of the company and your career.

At Traxial, you can expect:

  • A full-time position in an inspiring high-tech environment.

  • A sneak preview of what the future brings, from electric cars to passenger drones.

  • An attractive salary package with fringe benefits.

  • Four extra days off.

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