Tarnoc Turbineketel

Lead Heat Pump R&D Engineer

Tarnoc is a startup that develops a new generation heat pumps: the Turbine Heat Pump. With this innovative (patented) technology, Tarnoc offers a scalable solution to make buildings in Europe scalable and sustainable. At our inspiring location at YES!Delft, a team (9) of rockstar hackers is working on a solution to accelerate the energy transition. We are looking for a

Lead Heat Pump R&D Engineer

Are you a highly skilled and experienced Lead  Engineer looking for an exciting opportunity to make a difference in the world? Then read on and let us hear from you. As a Lead Engineer at Tarnoc, you will be responsible for managing a growing R&D team, structuring the development process, and optimizing the performance of the Turbine Heat Pump. You will work closely with the engineering team and suppliers to create an optimal version of the next generation of Turbine heat pumps.

If you are passionate about sustainability and innovation, and you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career, we encourage you to apply for this exciting position and join us in our mission to revolutionize the heating industry!

About the role:

  • Managing and leading the engineering team
  • Setting design requirements
  • Managing BOMs and development timelines
  • Hands-on working and prototyping
  • Coaching and mentoring young engineers
  • Updating and maintaining engineering documentation

About you:

  • 5+ years leading development teams for hardware products
  • Master’s degree in a related field
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Bonus Points: Experience in the development of heating appliances


  • Competitive salary between €45.000-75.000 per year with pension
  • 25 paid holidays
  • Opportunity to work on cutting-edge sustainable technology
  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Last but not least; awesome team lunches

Here’s What We Value

  • You want to join a fast-paced, fast-growing startup.
  • You care deeply about reducing carbon emissions.
  • You fully own projects, and you identify and solve problems through completion.
  • You adapt to change and appreciate failures as learning opportunities, constructively sharing them with your teammates.
  • You improve your teammates’ performance through collaboration. You consistently pursue personal and professional growth for yourself and your teammates.
  • You voice respectful disagreement and provide high-quality constructive feedback. You’re an effective and active listener and a clear and concise communicator.


  • Location:  Delft
  • Start date: immediately
  • Apply via e-mail to: Jobs@tarnoc.nl