Job Description


Depending on the department group, the Mechanical Design Engineer’s job includes a combination of these responsibilities:

  • Specify and Design the modules and/or functionality to realize the required performance.
  • Use state of the art Design Methods and Construction Principles to ensure adequate designs that can be realized from a Technical and Supply Chain perspective.
  • Drive the Qualification of the design by contributing to the Specification of Tests and the Design and Realization of Test Equipment.
  • Ensure that Prototypes are built and tests are carried out.
  • Deliver the Technical Product Documentation that is needed to release the design for volume production.
  • The Senior Design Engineer typically coaches design engineers and is responsible for a larger module.


Education: Bachelor, Masters in Mechanical Engineering, preferably with a background in either:

  • Fundamental Mechanics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Biomechanics
  • Precision, Micro, Nano-Engineering
  • Tribology
  • Mechatronics (Mechanical Principles)
  • Mechanical Measurement & Control


The successful candidate preferably also has:

  • Fluent English understanding and communication skills
  • Education and Experience in the Application of Construction Principles
  • Ability to make Stiffness and Strength Calculations
  • Well-developed Analytical ability
  • Ability to Design Concepts and a Pragmatic Attitude
  • Capability to Translate concepts into Practical Designs that meet the specified requirements
  • Experience with 3D CAD modeling tools is required, preferably Unigraphic
  • Knowledge or Experience within the following competences: Fatigue of Elastic Elements, Advanced Materials (Ceramics, Glass, Compositions), Joining Technologies: Fasteners, Adhesives, Welding etc.


Personal Skills

  • Critical on results
  • Creative thinking capability
  • Team player


Tagged as: 3D CAD modeling, Abaqus, biomechanical engineer, Creo, FEM, Pro engineer, Solid Edge, Tribology, Unigraphics