Electrical (CAD) Engineer

  • Tech & Data
  • De Lier, Netherlands

Electrical (CAD) Engineer

Job description

As an Electrical Engineer within the Systems and Devices Team, you are responsible for the realization, planning and management of the electrical engineering (CAD) designs of Priva systems and control cabinets. You participate in the development of new concepts, products and product improvements and you work these out. We are looking for someone with an Electrical Engineering or similar background with solid knowledge of electrical design and the motivation to further develop the CAD-E team in the field of standardization, compliance and product optimization.

Climate for growth

It is Priva's mission to create an optimal environment where people can work, grow and develop. We offer global solutions for horticulture and building automation.

Our ambition is to be known as the leading technology and service provider for sustainable urban deltas. We are proud that our solutions result in lower consumption of natural resources and contribute to several of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

To fulfill our mission and ambition, we are looking for dedicated colleagues.

Your future ecosystem

Between Rotterdam and The Hague, you find the greenhouse capital of the world: “Het Westland”. A region that has a great contribution to The Netherlands as food exporter number 2 worldwide, right after the US.


In these 100 square kilometers Priva was founded in the fifties. An innovative second-generation owned family business. Today we are a market-leading company in the Horticultural sector and our ambition is to introduce innovative cloud solutions in accurate greenhouse control, smart (re)use of water, sustainable energy use and efficient labor.


We are proud we emerged from The Netherlands but even prouder that we now operate via 16 international branch offices in over 100 countries worldwide.

How you add value

Due to the versatile portfolio and the different life cycle phases of the products you have challenging and varied accountabilities, resulting in a wide range of tasks. As an Electrical Engineer:

  • You translate the product and module specifications into standard designs for configurable control cabinets and electrical components.
  • You produce the electrical (3D) designs and schematics of panels and related ET components for new products and product updates.
  • You manage product documentation and safeguard knowledge in the electrical field.
  • You manage and maintain the electrotechnical CAD database.
  • You are responsible for the quality of the CAD-E design and deliverables.
  • You manage the backlog of the international CAD-E team and report on this to internal and external stakeholders.
  • You support and guide your fellow CAD-E engineers from both Fulfillment offices.
  • You work closely with the CAD-M engineer(s) and the production department.
  • You supervise any interns and dual students in the CAD-E field.

Job requirements

Who you are

  • You have at least 3 years of experience as an Electrical (CAD) Engineer at HBO level in an industrial sector.
  • You are familiar with international safety standards and product certification.
  • You have experience with SEE Electrical, AutoCAD Electrical or a similar software package.
  • You enjoy working in an international environment and you have a (very) good command of the English language.
  • You have good organizational skills, allowing you to easily coordinate various activities.
  • You are a proactive team player who is familiar with working in a multidisciplinary development environment.
  • You are responsible and you dare to take ownership.


What you get

In numbers:

  • A gross salary based on your experience in the range of € 3.500,- and € 4.500,- based on 40 hours a week;
  • We find a healthy work-life balance important: working flexible hours combined with 30 vacation days a year and the option to buy more;
  • 8% holiday allowance;
  • Travel allowance of € 0,19/km with a daily maximum of 150 kilometer.

For your own sustainability:

  • Join our collective health insurance;
  • Be secured with our pension plan;
  • Feel engaged and join our participation plan;
  • Keep on learning with your personal education possibilities and budget;
  • Be happy and fit by using our healthy cafeteria, our free on-premises fitness where you can participate in Crossfit, Pilates and Spinning classes or play table tennis, futsal or air hockey.

Does all of this make you smile? Feel free to apply below or contact us for further information. We are keen to tell you more about us, our vision and future.


A screening procedure can be part of our selection process.