Work as

Hardware Engineer

at AWL!

40 hours
HBO / Bachelor
AWL-Techniek / Keplerstraat, 5, 3846 CN, Harderwijk, Netherlands


What do we expect?

  • A large amount of enthusiasm, together with a passion for Hardware Engineering;
  • An MBO or HBO education in the field of Electrical Engineering, Industrial Automation, or related;
  • Knowledge of EPLAN is an advantage;
  • Preferably knowledge of (industrial) communication standards (including bus systems), control systems, and safety standards;
  • Command of the Dutch and English language. German is an asset!.

What do we offer:

  • A good salary between €3300,- en €4400,- gross per month;
  • A challenging workplace that encourages your creativity and (personal) development;
  • Access to our own AWL Academy with >50 training programs;
  • A suitable (secondary) benefits package (by the Collective Labor Agreement for the Metal Electro) with 27 holidays and 13 ADV days;
  • The ability to work flexibly.


Priya Jhorai - Bholasingh

Priya Jhorai - Bholasingh

Ask me a question!

As a Hardware Engineer, you are a key factor in the development process of customer-specific and complex, automotive machines. You translate the sales document and the customer specification into the necessary electrical designs. You are the expert in the field of electrical engineering and ensure the best solutions. You advise the project leader and work closely with other colleagues from Mechanical Engineering and PLC Control Engineering within the Business Unit Automotive. In addition:

  • You specify the materials, components, and wiring plans for purchasing purposes;
  • Provide the necessary schematics and project documentation for the production;
  • Responsible for the engineering of pneumatic and cooling systems;
  • You monitor the progress of the projects and you coordinate in a timely manner;
  • You will function as a contact person in case of deviations and you will suggest improvements.

This will be your day

8:00 After a cup of coffee and discussing the weekend, you get back to work! You have the freedom to execute your work and will start with your own planning. You will discuss the priorities for this week with your colleagues or with the team leader.
10:00 You are involved during the assembly phase and you will answer any project questions or resolve issues.
13:00 You have a project startup with the team. You check if all requirements are comply with the project specifications and proceed with the translation to the hardware design.
15:00 Your colleagues are stuck in a project and ask for your expertise. You are naturally acting as an advisor and are already looking forward to fix this challenge together!
16:45 Time flies! You are going to finalize the day and lock your laptop. With a satisfied feeling you go back home.

Your tasks:

50% Engineering
25% Managing your projects
5% Release deliverables (Schematics, BOM, NC files, etc.)
20% Support
Your choice: Your strengths: Introduction