Your Future Job

As a result of further growth of the engineering organisation, we are looking for a Design Engineer at PAL-V. You have an important role in all stages of the development of the world's first flying car.

Your main tasks are:

  • Developing and detailing of concepts by means of hand calculations and/or FEM.
  • Designing and developing and further developing existing systems; such as the brake system, steering system, hydraulics or the electrical systems.
  • Proposing and generating design substantiation (analyses and/or complex test setups).
  • Reporting of compliance demonstration in English.
  • Contact with suppliers if necessary.

You will work in one of our engineering project teams such as Landing Gear, Body & Interior, Electrical Systems, Structures, Lift System or Powerplant. Depending on your experience and preference.


  • You have a bachelor's or master's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Automotive- or Aviation/Aerospace design or similar technical expertise.
  • 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.
  • If you are not a Dutch citizen, check 'Flow Chart Hiring International Candidates' to see if PAL-V can process your application.

Our offer for you

What sets the standard:

  • An excellent allowance, we have our own job and salary structure.
  • Commute and homework allowance.
  • 8% vacation bonus.
  • 27 vacation days and the ability to purchase an additional 10 vacation days.
  • A good pension scheme.
  • You will engage in annual discussions about your ambitions and career within our organisation.

To keep you healthy:

  • Flexible hours.
  • Fresh fruit in the office.
  • Vitality platform through which you can get in touch with other colleagues who practice the same hobbies or just to discover new hobbies together.

Because it’s fun:

  • Friendly and helpful colleagues.
  • Team activities, we have a party committee!
  • You can tell people at birthdays that you are working of the world's first flying car.

Apply now!


The application process

1. Send an email and a motivational letter to

2. You receive a direct confirmation of your application.

Be aware: this could be in your SPAM folder.

3. Within 10 workdays, you will receive a personal reaction on your application. This can be an invitation to the next rounds or a rejection based on your experience or company requirements.

4. PAL-V has 2 meeting rounds in the procedure, during you would speak to;

  • Project Teamlead
  • Design Engineer
  • HR Advisor

Acquisition proposals or other forms of collaboration requests of temporary employment agencies and detachment agencies will not be appreciated nor replied to!