Senior R&D Engineer

  • Aanbod Excellent renumeration
  • Functiegroep Engineering
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer 8700000
  • Locatie Zuid-Holland
  • Contract Detachering via YER
  • Branche Consumer Goods

Over deze vacature

Do you want to take a leading role in multidisciplinary projects for the development or improvement of new or existing measuring instruments.
Apply then for the vacancy Mechancial Engineer in an R&D environment.


Your responsibilities are:

  • Define the product requirements based on the Market Requirements Specification
  • Leading role in the development of design concepts in close cooperation with team members from own and other disciplines
  • Leading role in product development by developing mechanical concepts, modules, components and processes
  • Participate in building a functional model that enables functionality testing of the design
  • Leading role in the improvement of the product design, using test results and input from Marketing, Engineering, Manufacturing and Quality
  • Create detailed design documentation for the review and testing of the product design
  • Assist in the assembly of modules by integrating components and the verification of their performance
  • Perform tests to verify spec compliance, analyze test result and write test reports
  • Leading role in the preparation of the release for production
  • Build up discipline Knowledge
  • Build up Knowledge of our products: the design and their production
  • Build up knowledge of our way of working and the development process
  • Assist with designing and building development tooling and test facilities


A supplier of industrial measurement technology nearby Rotterdam.



Experience level:

  • 10+ years of mechanical engineering in an R&D environment


  • Bachelor or Master degree in mechanical engineering


  • Knowledge of production techniques for a variety of materials and applications, examples:
    - Investment casting
    - Injection molding (plastics and metals)
    - Sheet metal forming (bending and deep drawing)
    - Elastomeric materials (visco-elastic behavior)
  • Expert in 3D cad systems for part design and 2D drawings for manufacturing
  • Independent Creative and innovative design skills
  • Expert in FEM analysis (static structural, linear and non-linear material behavior), Ansys is pre.
  • Experienced with ASME VIII Div.2 and EN13445 Annex B/C -Design by Analysis- assessments is pre
  • Experienced with fatigue calculations is pre
  • Experienced with ASME or/and EN13445 standards and all related activities to calculate and report a constructions compliancy to the standards
  • Experience with working in projects in a multidisciplinary and multicultural organization
  • Team player with good communication skills
  • Fluent in English and good knowledge of Dutch or German
  • Able to generate high quality documents and progress reports