Senior Mechanical Engineer

  • Aanbod Excellent Remuneration
  • Functiegroep Engineering
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer 9134400
  • Locatie Gelderland
  • Contract Detachering via YER
  • Branche Manufacturing

Over deze vacature

For our semiconductor clients we are looking for an enthusiastic result-driven professional who, in the mechanical design domain, strengthens and co-shapes the future the R&D department; our in-house equipment supplier. The department develops supplies and services world’s fastest pick & place equipment and testers for (discrete) semiconductors. Their equipment and solutions play an important role in the roadmap towards cost leadership in the company's assembly plants in Asia. The Research & Development department is located in Nijmegen. The Product Support, Service and Supply Chain Management are located in Hong Kong.

The successful candidate will be, as member of a multidiscipline project team, responsible for developing designs for the company's pick & place equipment. The candidate will be actively participating in the requirements, the design, the integration and testing.


  • Responsible for the mechanical concepts & designs of Assembly equipment and/or building blocks to improve or to speed-up existing equipment. This includes effort estimations and tracking on design and costs of goods involved
  • Mechanical lead in the multidiscipline project team till final customer acceptance. The start can be at the conceptual phase or at the global design phase based on aligned requirements
  • Coaching of design engineers and technicians in detailing the design, assembling, integration & testing/using the equipment. This can also take place at subcontractors
  • Document related design process outputs including manufacturing and user instructions (manual)


Our client is a semiconductor company. They deliver over 80 billion products a year and as such service thousands of global customers, both directly and through our extensive network of channel partners. They are at the heart of billions of electronic devices in the Automotive, Mobile, Industrial, Consumer, Computing, and Communication Infrastructure segments.


  • Good employee benefits (e.g. work-life balance, pension, lease car possible, bonus model)
  • Challenging assignments
  • Excellent guidance from your consultant and YER's back office
  • Development opportunities, including the YER Talent Development Programme with a personal coach
  • Intensive support for international candidates (including Dutch lessons, tax-return and accommodation assistance)
  • Cooperative and results and relationship-driven
  • Friendly atmosphere and open culture
  • Community/network with other technology professionals from a variety of multinationals
  • Events and master classes with interesting speakers and attractive companies


  • Master/Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 5+ years (MSc), 10+ years (BSc) experience/proven skills in high performance equipment development
  • Excellent communication skills with fluency in English
  • Mature, an innovative mind-set, analytical skills, a solution and hands-on oriented attitude
  • A team player with the ability to work independently in a cross-functional international team
  • Additional experiences or knowledge in one or more of the following domains is an advantage
  • Experience in Semiconductor Assembly equipment or an international technical organization
  • Experience in using NX (CAD)/Teamcenter (PDM), FEM modelling, MATLAB simulation
  • Experience in Machine Directives/CE-certification
  • Mechatronics knowledge and/or System Control knowledge
  • Optical and/or Lighting knowledge