Punch Powertrain is a multinational, headquartered in Sint-Truiden, with a strong presence in Europe and China. As an independent automotive supplier, we develop and manufacture a complete portfolio of powertrain solutions for the passenger car segment (conventional, hybrid and full electric). Our innovative products provide excellent driving dynamics, enhanced comfort, fun of driving and an ever improving fuel economy. Punch Powertrain is rapidly expanding and offers inspiring career opportunities for people, passionate about technology.

As part of the expansion of the company, for our R&D team in Munich, Germany, we are looking for:

Test & Verification Architect Embedded Software/ Electrical SW Engineer (f/m/x)
Does a unique career in automotive engineering sound appealing?
Do you have a passion for excellence?
Ready to become an essential member of a close team?


In this position of Test & Verification Architect you will be joining a team of verification experts within the verification team. This group is responsible for developing (mostly automated) tests for our automatic transmission and hybrid/EV powertrain products.

Job description:

  • Developing strategies for test automation and manual verification.
  • Overseeing and directing the test development processes, including designs, reviews, implementations, and test execution
  • Evaluating and understanding our current state of testing and driving change to increase test automation and improve our overall testing practices
  • Continuously improving testing methodology, best practices, and standards to provide consistent testing across products
  • Periodically reviewing how our test strategy aligns with the latest available technologies and industry trends
  • Participate in estimation and scheduling of the software V&V effort
  • Technical supervision of tester activities (tests executions and results, test automation, productivity/progress)
  • Analyze defects and investigate on technical problems
  • Guarantee global test coverage and compliance to V&V process


Degree in electrical or software engineering

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in embedded software development, and verification and validation activities
  • Minimum 4 years as a technical lead Embedded Software verification
  • knowledge about electronics is a must.
  • Experience in Functional Safety (ISO26262) is a big plus
  • Knowledge of AUTOSAR is a plus
  • Knowledge and experience in the field of mechanics, hydraulics or system control strategy is a plus.
  • You are well organized and like to deliver correct and accurate results.
  • Thanks to your strong communication skills and good knowledge of English, you excel at teamwork and are strong in reporting knowledge and results.
  • You are an independent, perseverant and systematic worker with a goal-oriented and analytical mindset.
  • Good written and spoken English
  • Experience in automotive is preferred.


  • You will join a respected, fast growing company with an outspoken international orientation in the challenging world of automotive industry.
  • We offer a dynamic work environment, the chance to grow within the company and to develop your competences in new technologies.
  • You can count on motivated colleagues, professional space for creativity and initiative and short communication lines.


Email your CV and application letter to bart.depraetere@punchpowertrain.com.
For more information, please contact Bart Depraetere (mobile: 0471/653600).
For more job opportunities go to www.punchpowertrain.com/en/careers.