Truck Engineer- Commercial EV – BYD Europe – Schiedam

BYD Europe

As the first overseas subsidiary of BYD group, our main focus is to provide European customers with new energy vehicles, rechargeable batteries, solar panels, energy storage systems and other new energy products, as well as related after-sales services.

About the role

We are looking for a Truck Engineer.

 The R&D department plans the European sustainable product and technology roadmap and is committed to developing an advanced range of all-electric buses to meet the needs of the current and future European public transport markets. Working with leading European suppliers, the R&D department continuously enhances design and engineering capabilities to achieve superior product performance and quality.


The R&D team is looking for a truck engineer to develop and plan strategic products for pure electric trucks that meet the needs of the European market and users


Your key responsibilities are:

    • Comprehensively benchmark the technical features and functions of European competing trucks, and plan and research BYD’s new truck products and technologies.
    • Study new regulations, combine standards, and formulate implementation standards for truck products.
    • Study customer needs and develop technical solutions that satisfy customers
    • Study BYD Trucks’ localized product development plan in Europe.
    • Attend design reviews to present design ideas and to discuss and critique alternative design solutions.
    • Work in an international team of multidisciplinary engineers.
    • Undertake continuous training and development.
    • Encourage technological innovation and create more product highlights.


    Required skills, qualifications and experience:

    • Bachelor/HBO degree in Vehicle Engineering or similar major.
    • 2 years of vehicle engineering experience.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
    • Very clear and systematic thinking that demonstrates strong judgment and problem-solving competencies;
    • Excellent organization skills and able to work well in a team setting.
    • Willing to travel around EU
    • Driver license (EU)
    • You have a creative mind and strong analytical skills.
    • Understanding of legislation and standards


 We offer:

    • Job in a fast-developing company that stands for sustainable and forward-thinking technology.
    • Plenty of career growth opportunities within a fast-growing R&D team.
    • Exposure to the European commercial EV customer base as well as to the state-of-the-art R&D HQ in China.
    • Performance and experience based competitive remuneration, pension plan, commuting allowance, relocation allowance; visa sponsorship if applicable;
    • Team building events and employee learning opportunities.

Our Purpose is to build a zero-emission future that reconnects humanity with nature and a World of clean air. We are looking for talent that connects with this mission and want to create positive impact by joining a diverse and dynamic team

BYD is a leading, high-tech multinational company, based in Shenzhen, China. It operates in four core fields of IT, automotive, new energy, and rail transit and employs over 700,000 people worldwide. 

BYD Europe BV located in Schiedam & Hoofddorp, Netherlands is the marketing and sales HQ of BYD Co., Ltd based in Shenzhen, China. BYD Europe BV offers a full line of BYD electric vehicles, including all-electric cars, all-electric buses, and all-electric forklift trucks.

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