VP of Engineering

Industry: Electronics

Reference: BH-146

Location: Bruxelles, Europe

Location: Bruxelles, Belgium

Salary: Competitive

Employment type: Permanent

Head Of Desk Glane Raquidan

Phone +44 (0) 203 9 606393

Email [email protected]

Job description

VP of Engineering (Brussels, Belgium)
Job Description


Company profile

We’re looking for an experienced VP of Engineering to be part of the company that develops innovative electric bikes for urban riders. We want someone who shares an ambitious vision: to change urban mobility through mass production of high-tech yet affordable electric bicycles.

Founded in 2017, the company's main goal is to improve urban mobility and take commuters to their destination in a more enjoyable, sustainable and efficient manner. Its product has already launched and been introduced to 8 additional countries across Europe. The company plans to recruit 30+ new talent in the next six months, scale operations, and expand its footprint across Europe through its Test Ride and Mobile Service networks.

Key Responsibilities And Activities Include

  • Responsible for leading and growing the Electronics, Mechanical Engineering and Powertrain Team
  • Take part in decision- making process along with the other members of the leadership team
  • Travel to Brussels 3 days a week
  • Set the technical vision and manage the product development roadmap
  • Create and optimize engineering processes to ensure smooth product delivery
  • Develop and manage the engineering budget including product cost
  • Design and lead a highly efficient product development process
  • Collaborate with industrial designers to create delightful user experiences
  • Manage the selection, evaluation, and integration of external resources
  • Ensure long-term partnership with suppliers and manufacturer
  • Ensure rigor with milestones and schedules, notably product launches
  • Evaluate and elevate the teams’ work
Education And Experience Requirement

  •  Master’s degree in any engineering field
  • At least 10+ of experience, managing cross functional engineering teams
  • Background in bringing a technical product to the consumer market (e.g Fitbit, TomTom, Phillips Smart Razors)
  • Experience in planning and executing engineering projects, from concept to production
  • Extensive experience with hardware design, system architecture and miniaturization destined to high quality products produced globally
  • Proven track record of working with and leading dynamic teams
  • Familiarity with the challenges of development for high-volume manufacturing, with excellent
  • Excellent technical, leadership and communication skills
  • Result focused mindset, ability to drive the team to efficiently and successfully release new products
Features And Benefits

  • Be part of the leadership team of a fast-growing startup
  • Equity in a highly successful start-up
  • Open, respectful and fun company culture
  • Have a real impact on the company’s growth and evolution
  • Highly competitive salary package

  • Self-motivated
  • Attention to detail
  • Efficient and pleasant communication skills
  • Highly flexible
  • Strong personality capable to work in a team environment
  • Winning personality who can motivate people
  • Likes challenges
  • Speak with data (facts and evidence before you act)
  • San Gen Shugi attitude
For interested applicants, kindly send your cv at [email protected]