Mechanical & Dynamics FEM Expert

  • Aanbod € 60,000 - € 70,000
  • Functiegroep Engineering, Construction & Civil Engineering, Energie
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer 9279800
  • Locatie Eindhoven
  • Contract Detachering via YER
  • Branche Medical & Health

Over deze vacature

You are responsible for
Contributing to Mechatronic Products and Equipment Creation projects by performing Finite Element Analyses
Supporting the development of products and equipment using numerical methods. This will require interaction with the mechanical engineering team using your thorough knowledge of and several year’s experience with ANSYS software and MATlab/Simulink
Optimize designs and concepts together with colleagues in projects based on your expertise in FEM


You are part of
Mechatronics is a department within Philips Innovation Services, in which five competence groups focus on delivering diverse high level technological contributions to Mechatronics projects. Technological contributions within projects include system architecture and integration, concept development, design of electro-magnetic actuators, acoustics, tribology and FEM.


Your team
Philips Innovation Services has a wide range of disciplines and expertise to serve our customers in bringing their innovations to market. The Mechatronics department, with approximately 150 employees, is unique in its system design approach, which has led to many practical solutions for our customers. We are active in equipment as well as sub-system design, prototyping and testing. Next to that, many of our mechatronics solutions are applied in consumer products and healthcare systems. You will be working in multi-disciplinary teams of highly skilled technical experts from both Philips Innovation Services and its customers.


You will be employed by YER and seconded to Philips. Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:

  • A competitive salary depending on experience
  • Chance to become a direct Philips employee after secondment period
  • Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development budget, training and coaching
  • Healthy work-life balance
  • To work in a dynamic and driven team in which you can grow and gain experience in a multinational environment
  • Working for a world player can help you to further your career


To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
• M.Sc. or PhD in Mechanical Engineering or Applied Physics
• 3-5 years of experience with Finite Element Analysis and an expert understanding of application of FEM including limitations and boundary conditions of the method to predict reality
• Thorough knowledge of and experience with ANSYS software
• Ability to make fast assessments based on simplified methods on correctness of complex FEM approaches
• Great ability to give advice and alternative options to your mechanical design colleagues to improve their design in order to meet challenging requirements
• Understanding of product and equipment design as well as mechanical and dynamic behaviour.
• Passion for technology, interest in applications
• Willingness to develop your career to become a high level expert in Finite Element Methods
• A customer centric attitude, interest in executing R&D projects for customers
• You are flexible and cooperative. Has a pragmatic, creative, flexible attitude with a result driven, can-do mentality
• Excellent communication skills, professional level of written and verbal communication in English