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Traineeship - Mechanical Engineers

  • 15 november 2017
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  • 15 november 2017
  • vacaturenummer: 9047217

Nature of the Job 
For our Mechanical Development & Integration (MDI) Department we are looking for a Mechanical Engineer who will work on product development from concept to proven detailed construction in a multidisciplinary team. 

Your challenge 
As a Mechanical Engineer you translate a chosen concept into an integrated mechanical construction. You design and validate the construction of a module of an appliance and further detail the parts in 3D and 2D towards final Technical product Documentation. 
You work on product development from concept to detailed design in a team consisting of mechanical engineers, function engineers, application research, process engineers, electronic engineers etc. 

Your responsibilities 
As a Mechanical Engineer in the MDI Team you will be responsible for: 
• Creating one or more alternatives for a module construction 
• Module owner 
• Proof that your construction fulfills the function(s) and requirements under all load cases (calculation, simulation, tolerance analysis, proto’s + testing) 
• Detail 3D and 2D files incorporating Design for Manufacturing and Design for Assembly requirements and archiving in C PLM system (Windchill) 
• Planning and realizing your own work and manage the interfaces with other modules/parts 
• Re-use of existing knowledge (known concepts) 
• Document your choices and proof in a Design History File (evidence document) 

Your team: 
You will be part of the Mechanical Development and Integration department in Innovation team Male Grooming that consists of 50+ enthusiastic technical specialists within a total Male Grooming team of 300+ people. The projects are demanding for great results. You will report to one of the 3 group leaders of the MDI department. 
On site / Off site: 
Allocated 5 days on the site DTN 


Your profile: 
• You have an education on Bachelor or Master level in Mechanical Engineering (Wtb) / Industrial Product Design (IPO) with preferably experience as a mechanical engineer in designing mass produced Consumer Products. It is fine if you don't have experience yet...We will learn you everything! 

• Specific Experience: knowledge in specific competence area (eg. watertight appliances, UI, M&F) is a plus. 
• You have the ability to proof construction concepts by calculation, simulation and/or prototypes 
• You are familiar with state-of-the-art development techniques and CAD. You have knowledge of the design of mechanical constructions in plastic and/or metal and preferably you are familiar with the manufacturability aspects (mould/tooling design), analysis (strength, stiffness) and drive mechanisms; 
• You have experience in working in (international) multi-disciplinary projects, preferably in Business to Consumer; 
 You show drive and are quality driven. Experience with Design for Six Sigma is a plus; 
 The ability to balance innovation and practical realization; 
 You are able to think on conceptual level but are also hands-on. 
• Determination in decision making and independence; 
• You are ambitious, a team player and you have good coordination, communication skills (in writing and presentation).


As a Trainee you will be trained as a specialist with management skills! Together we look for the best assignments at one of our technical clients. We offer intercompany traineeships to (work in 3 years at 2 or 3 different clients) or in-house traineeships (2 or 3 different assignments at one client).
Each Yacht trainee follows in three years, in addition 2 to 3 challenging assignments for various clients, and an intensive personal leadership journey. Active coaching and mentoring, competence and self-reflection by other trainees herein are important pillars. A YACHT trainee is performing at least a fresh look and increased efficiency within the organization. Now and in the future!
As a trainee you will be selected on the skills and attributes. The core competencies that apply to all Trainees are:

  • Discipline
  • Results orientation 
  • Impact
  • Self development
  • Adaptability
You also have at least completed a HTS or TU education in a technical (mechanics, mechatronics, electrical engineering, software, physics, chemistry or related) and up to 2 years work experience.
Extracurricular activities certainly count in the selection process! Do you have management experience, relevant additional jobs, overseas experience or something? Let this be sure to come out in your resume!
The above core competencies are assessed through an online assessment tool!  Apply via the apply-button, then Yacht Trainees will send you to a link to the test!


YACHT Trainees Engineering offers you the most challenging assignments for our clients. Work that matters is our focus. As a trainee you will participate in our talent program #schoolofwork! #Schoolofwork Is more than a series of workouts. It is a complete training program with intensive coaching, online assignments, and talent Days intervisions. You get from YACHT a talent coach who guides you and from our training you get a Talent psychologist. In addition to this program and intensive counseling we offer you a competitive salary and the opportunity to create and grow beautiful steps herein.
YACHT Trainees is the specialist in the field of young talent. We find, retain and develop highly skilled young people (HBO / WO) with a maximum of 2 years work experience. YACHT Trainees has developed a new, innovative and already successful talent program. Within the YACHT traineeship talent is trained as specialist with management skills. The program steams you ready in 3 years to play strategic positions.


Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Sophie Notenboom via telefoonnummer 06-83637700

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