Your Future Job

How nice is it to work on a high-tech development that contributes to the world of tomorrow? As a Design Engineer at PAL-V you have an important role in all stages of the development of the world's first flying car. This job is ideal for someone who would like to take a second step in their starting career.

About this position

In this position you will be part of the Landing Gear Team. This team works on the suspension/landing gear of the PAL-V. Your main tasks are:

  • Developing concepts and ideas
  • Detailing of concepts by means of FEM and / or hand calculations.
  • Designing and developing and further developing existing systems; such as the brake system, steering system, hydraulics and pneumatics.
  • Contact with suppliers if necessary.

In the coming period, the activities will mainly focus on compliance demonstration by means of testing prototypes with associated (complex) test setups and / or by performing analyzes. You will not miss an error, you will take care of it.

Your Requirements

  • You have a bachelor or masters degree in Mechanical Engineering, Automotive- or Aviation/Aerospace design or similar technical expertise.
  • Experience with CAD, FMEA, strength calculations and FEM.
  • You have relevant work experience, for example through your first job or internships.
  • You speak and write fluently English and Dutch.
  • You are able to reach our office in the Netherlands on a daily basis.

Our Company for you

What sets the standard:

  • An excellent allowance.
  • Commute allowance.
  • 8% extra vacation bonus.
  • 27 vacation days.
  • An attractive bonus policy.

To keep you healthy:

  • Flexible hours and a great work at home policy.
  • Fresh fruit in the office.

Because it helps:

  • Room for own initiative.
  • Freedom.
  • Friendly and helpful colleagues.
  • Fun (digital) meetings and team activities

Apply directly!


Our Procedure

1. Send an email and a short motivation to

2. You receive a direct confirmation of your application. (be aware: this could be in your SPAM folder).

3. Within 5 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;

  • Teamlead Landing Gear
  • Design Engineer
  • Research & Development Manager
  • HR Advisor

Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated