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Design Engineer

Design organisation
Engineering Project Teams
Raamsdonksveer (NL)
40 hrs

About PAL-V

At PAL-V, we aim not just to realize the first flying car, we are actively committed to achieving this ambition. Located in Raamsdonksveer, right next to the highway, our site is the epicenter where our design and production organizations work seamlessly together. As an international organization, we currently comprise a team of approximately 200 dedicated professionals. If your vision and determination align with ours, we invite you to join this groundbreaking venture and collectively write a milestone in history.

The position

As Design Engineer at PAL-V, you will play a pivotal role in our mission to revolutionise transportation by contributing to the development of the world's first flying car. Working in one of our specialised engineering project teams, you will be responsible for designing and detailing various systems critical to the successful realisation of our groundbreaking vehicle.  

Your future job

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Utilizing hand calculations and/or FEM to develop and detail innovative concepts for various components and systems within the PAL-V. 
  • Design and further develop existing systems, such as the brake system, steering system, hydraulics, and electrical system, ensuring they meet safety, performance, and regulatory requirements.
  • Prepare comprehensive compliance demonstration reports in English, adhering to industry standards and regulations.
  • Collaborate with suppliers as needed, fostering effective communication and coordination to ensure the timely and high-quality delivery of components.
  • Work within one of our engineering project teams, Landing Gear, Body & Interior, Electrical Systems, Structures, Lift System, or Powerplant. Your assignment will be based on your experience and preference.


  • Experience with SolidWorks or a equivalent.
  • Working with office 365
  • Experience with a PLM System. We use Windchill. 

Your profile

  • You have a bachelor's or master's degree in engineering, with expertise in mechanical, automotive, electrical, aerospace, or related disciplines.
  • Experience with CAD, FMEA, strength calculations and FEM.
  • Experience in compliance demonstration and/or certification is preferred.
  • Strong written communication skills in Dutch and/or English.
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PAL-V offers you

At PAL-V, we believe that happy and motivated employees are the key to success. That's why we've designed benefits and perks that go above and beyond the ordinary, to create the best working environment for our employees.

Our offer for you

What sets the standard

  • We value dedication and commitment. Receive attractive rewards and compensation according to our custom job and salary structure;
  • The Design Engineer is graded within our job and salary structure, ranging from € 3.907 to a maximum of € 5.145 gross per month. For starters, we use a starter scale.
  • Enjoy a commuting allowance of €0.23 per kilometre, up to a maximum one-way distance of 75 km and receive €2.34 for a home working day;
  • Benefit from a holiday bonus of 8% and receive 27 vacation days, with the option to purchase an additional 10 days for those moments when you need time for yourself;
  • Your well-being is paramount, which is why we offer a solid 50/50 pension scheme;
  • As a growing organization, we offer numerous opportunities for personal and professional growth. Whether you are at the beginning of your career or have years of experience, with us, you have the chance to enhance your skills, explore new areas, and develop into the professional you aspire to be;
  • We not only provide vertical growth opportunities within your field but also horizontal growth into other departments and roles. This allows you to broaden your horizons, develop new skills, and build a versatile career that aligns with your interests and passions.

To keep you healthy

  • Experience the convenience of flexible working hours; 
  • Enjoy delicious fresh fruit at the office;
  • We encourage a healthy lifestyle, and what better way to unwind during your break than with a refreshing stroll by the water? 
  • With our vitality platform, you can connect with colleagues who share the same hobbies and interests, enhancing team spirit and providing opportunities to discover new activities.

Because it's fun

  • Experience a close-knit family atmosphere and team activities. 
  • Be surprised by our dedicated Social Crew, who ensure fun at work. 
  • On your birthday, you have a unique conversation starter: tell others that you are contributing to the world's first flying car!

The application process

  • Apply now by sending us your motivational letter and resume.
  • You will receive a direct confirmation of your application, please check your SPAM folder.
  • Within 5 workdays, you will receive a personal response to your application.
  • The application procedure consists of 2 interviews, in which you will at least talk to:
    • Project Teamlead 
    • Project Manager 
    • Team Member 
    • HR Advisor

Join PAL-V in our quest for a multicultural team! While we are unable to offer support during our startup phase, we only consider candidates who hold a permanent residence permit in the Netherlands. Preference will be given to candidates who can attend interviews in person.

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Anouk Haanskorf

HRM Advisor

Welcome to PAL-V

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