Senior Mechanical Engineer

  • Aanbod A Senior position with broad responsibilities under good conditions.
  • Vakgebied Engineering
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer VAC-10027828
  • Locatie Weert
  • Type overeenkomst Detavast
  • Branche Engineering

Over deze vacature

For this position, this company is looking for a Senior Mechanical Engineer who is able to develop and design complex machine functions, features or modules of a vertical packaging machine. You will work on the mechanical and mechatronic part of a design in interaction with colleagues from the software, electrical and application department. You will take care of the fundamentals of the design and, depending on the scale of the design, lead a small team of engineers appointed to you for this job.


Your tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Translating product specifications into a module or machine concept.
  • Creating a concept and global design in 3D CAD and presenting to internal or external stakeholders.
  • Perform a feasibility study to prove the functionality of your proposed concept.
  • Analyzing problems and coming up with designs to solve them.
  • Supervising and guiding a (small) team of engineers appointed to you.
  • Keeping timeline and cost target.
  • Defining materials to be used.
  • Defining and analyzing tolerance specifications.
  • Analyzing strength, stiffness, static and dynamic behavior of a construction using state of art simulation tools and / or test methods.
  • Writing the test specification for a new design.
  • Providing support and information to the project engineering, service, assembly and sales departments through technical descriptions, hours estimates and user instructions.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Organize design reviews to optimize and improve your work.


We are ready to try something new. Are you? This company is already developing sustainable overall solutions for the pharmaceutical and food industries. As an independent company, 6000 experienced employees in over 15 countries are working to further expand their leading position as a supplier of process and packaging technology. Use your passion and commitment to contribute to a better quality of life around the world and to actively shape our future.


Additional Information

  • Stability and continuity at an employer with international allure and career opportunities.
  • Pleasant working atmosphere with enthusiastic and professional colleagues.
  • Good primary and secondary employment conditions with a gross salary between 3500 - 4800 euros, depending on age and experience.
  • A fun and challenging position!


You bring the following background and competencies:

  • Education: minimal BSc level (HBO). University of applied science in Mechanical or Mechatronic design.
  • Five to ten years of relevant experience as (senior) engineer in capital good machine development, experience in designing packaging machinery is a pre.
  • Proven track record of successfully completed and implemented new designs.
  • Excellent in creativity, vision and problem solving skills.
  • Proficient knowledge of 3D CAD and PDM/PLM systems.
  • Proficient knowledge of state of art simulations tools (static, preferably also dynamic).
  • Basic knowledge of motion and machine controls.
  • Knowledge of hygiene design and food safety is a pre.
  • Additional courses in e.g. simulation, motion, sensors, materials, additive manufacturing show your deep interest in technology and are a pre.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and self-confidence.
  • Ability to make decisions in a high-stress situation.
  • You have a hands-on mentality, are open minded, eager to learn and flexible.
  • Professional proficiency in English and Dutch.