R&D Engineer (- Vehicle Interior Designer)

Date:2018-10-19 End: 2018-11-30

About BYD

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 220,000 people worldwide. As a global pioneer in New Energy Solutions BYD is dedicated to building a zero-emission ecosystem.

BYD Europe BV located in Schiedam, 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.

About R&D department

BYD EUROPE R&D team plans the sustainable product and technology roadmap and works on developing advanced fully electric bus products series which fulfill current and future European public transportation market needs. By cooperating with European leading suppliers, R&D department continuously upgrades our design and engineering abilities for excellent product performance and quality.

Your main activities include:

• Being involved in the entire design process, from conceptual model creation to production level design and detailing;

• Analysis current BYD bus interior and find out opportunities for optimal design and engineering solutions

• Communicate with suppliers for up-to-date/innovative solutions, ensure product performance, appearance and other quality requirements;

• Communicate with colleagues from general arrangement, chassis and body engineering, to make sure efficient cooperation within team

• Create 2D drawings and 3D models of BYD bus interior components and assemblies;

• Inspection and assessment of the components and parts;

• Analysis and make solution and modification plan for the problems in the trial production.

• Setting up and improving design/engineering process for further BYD bus interior design project


• Bachelor/HBO Degree in Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering is preferred;

• Up-to-date knowledge of Vehicle design and engineering;

• Work with Auto CAD and (willing to work with) CATIA; a know-how about extra engineering/design software such as SolidWorks, UG, Alias, and Rhinos etc. is a plus;

• Familiar with Microsoft Office software;

• Efficient verbal and written communication skills in English, a second language is a plus;

• You are a team player with forward thinking who can finish tasks independently.

We offer

• Work in a rapidly growing company and industry which stands for sustainable technology;

• Performance and experience based competitive remuneration, commuting allowance;

• A chance to develop new processes and grow the team in Europe;

• Team building events and employee learning opportunities.

Growth Opportunities

BYD Europe consists of various departments that support on-going and profitable business growth. Potential development opportunities within the R&D department may be Senior R&D Engineer, R&D Project Manager as well as horizontal growth within different projects and product teams.

Contact information

Please submit your CV and cover letter in the English language to inta.kola@byd.com

If you would like to know more about this vacancy, please feel free to contact by e-mail inta.kola@byd.com