Work as Hardware Engineer at AWL!

40 hours
HBO / Bachelor
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, control systems, and safety standards.
  • Command of the Dutch and English language. German is an asset.

What do we offer:

  • A good salary between €3400,- en €4550,- gross per month.
  • A workplace that encourages your creativity and development.
  • Access to our own AWL Academy with over 50 training programs.
  • A good benefits package (by the Collective Labor Agreement for the Metalektro) with 27 holidays and 13 ADV days.
  • The ability to work hybrid.


Nadia Bosz

Nadia Bosz

Ask me a question!

As a Hardware Engineer, you will be responsible for designing and drawing the electrical installations of customer-specific and (modular) complex machines. This includes hardware that controls robots, vision systems and welding equipment. You translate the sales document and customer specification into the required electrical designs. You are the expert in the field of electrical engineering and provide the best solutions. You advise the project leader and work closely with other colleagues from Mechanical Engineering and PLC Control Engineering.


  • Specifying materials, components and wiring plans for procurement purposes.
  • Providing the required schematics and project documentation for production.
  • Responsible for the engineering of pneumatic systems and cooling systems.
  • Monitoring and coordinate the progress of projects.
  • Functioning as person of contact in case of deviations and 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 getting 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