Senior Product Application 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.

Our projects include the design and development of motor prototypes and series production motors for the e-mobility market. This position requires a combined level of technical knowledge, analytical thinking, and good communication skills to help customers select the right solution.

This is what you'll do:

  • Assist the Sales department with technical support throughout the (pre)-sales life cycle. This means that you help customers with advice to apply our motor portfolio to their project while considering related systems (drives, battery, integration with gearboxes, etc.).

  • Coordinate with R&D to evaluate the customer requested specs (RFI’s and RFQ’s) and package a Traxial product offering into a winning proposal.

  • Prepare a structured proposal, which includes the technical solution and pricing, to ensure projects are realistic, commercially viable, and aligned with company strategy.

  • Assist in creating/updating product documentation, sales process documentation, and sales support tools.

  • When a project is won, there is a hand-over to the project/program manager.

  • At a later stage, you own and maintain the costing & project estimation tools to further improve the proposal development process.

Who are we looking for?

The perfect candidate is a self-starter with sound technical knowledge of the developments in ground e-mobility. This role is for a passionate engineer or motor specialist – we are not looking for a salesperson.

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in automotive/technical engineering.

  • Strong at communication (verbal and written), time management, and coordination.

  • A task-oriented independent who can abide by tight timelines to get the job accomplished to a high standard.

  • A critical thinker who uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.

  • Ability to collaborate and work effectively with cross-functional teams.

  • Strong technical background (electrical or mechanical engineering).

  • Fluent in English, both verbal and written.

  • Good technical writing skills.

  • Willingness to travel as required.

  • You are not afraid of a startup/scale-up environment where a healthy mix of product engineering- and hands-on activities are crucial.

What can we offer?

This is your chance to join a team of seasoned experts and young, ambitious professionals that 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 extralegal benefits.

  • Four extra days off.

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