• Eindhoven
  • 40 uur
  • HBO
solliciteer via YACHT

Mechanical Product Development Engineer

  • 29 december 2017
  • Eindhoven
  • 40 uur
  • HBO


  • 29 december 2017
  • vacaturenummer: 9048312

You will be responsible for the product development (mechanical engineering and documentation) in the development, realization and aftercare of innovative products. Within this role you will be linked to our innovation area Skin care. 

• You develop new and optimize existing product concepts within cross-functional teams. Or you lead and control outsourcing of these activities. 
• You support function development via defining and realizing models and test set-ups. 
• You define, create the mechanical construction including 3-D models and 2-D drawings of new products 
• You proof, that the design meets the requirements by means of tolerance analysis, material selection, stress and deformation calculations, simulations etc. 
• You participate and lead as key competence resource in multi-partner cross-functional and cross-cultural teams. 
• You manage the Product Documentation (the BOM and the Design History File). 
• You do the root-cause analysis of production problems and consumer complaints. 
• Your scope is international so some travelling, sometimes for several weeks, is part of this job. 
• These jobs offer growth potential and opportunities for further career development within our Organization 


You have a background in Mechanical / Bio-mechanical engineering at a high qualitative level (Masters). You have a proven track record and experience (of at least 3 yrs.) in development and realization of new consumer products in a R&D environment. You have experience in one or more relevant fields of competency for consumer products, such as mechanics, plastics (polymers), rubber materials, etc. 

You have: 
• a Masters (preferred) or Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or mechatronics (in NL: werktuigbouwkunde, fijnmechanica, mechatronica) 
• Experience with consumer products (mechanical construction) 
• Experience in mechanical design and product documentation. 
• Knowledge of plastic materials (used in design for consumer products) 
• Experience in CAD design using Pro-E (Creo-2) and NX 
• Experience in cooperation in a multi-site multi-partner development environment. 
• Preferably you are familiar with Design for Six Sigma. 
• Experience in developing largely mechanical consumer products. 


You are: 
• An abstract, analytical, and creative thinker. 
• Open minded towards other disciplines and companies in the field of product development. 
• An excellent communicator and motivator, skilled in managing interpersonal processes. 
• Able to continuously challenge the status quo, with a strong desire to improve organizational effectiveness structurally. 
• Always looking for perfection. You don't accept underperformance or poor results. You have a quality mindset 
• Not bothered by having to travel for the job for 10% of your time.

We will boost your career through personal and technical growth. We’ll support you by offering a personal coach and the possibility to follow courses and training via our highly recommended Yacht Academy. We’ll offer interesting benefits and a market conform salary. You’ll become member of the team of professionals who share your education, ambitions and your competencies. This will enable you to interact with your colleagues from Yacht in your own technology language! You’ll become a member of the yacht network, which stretches the high tech industry. You will be challenged by your peers. As a result you’ll be able to keep your knowledge and skills up-to-date!


Yacht is a contractor for highly educated professionals (BSc, MSc, or PhD) who’ll work on site and innovate together with our customers to find smart solutions. Being part of the world wide Randstad Group we have an extensive network of clients and professionals.
Working as a high tech professional within Yacht means you will work on interesting and challenging long term projects for our clients in the Dutch “Brainport” Eindhoven region, mainly on projects at our clients’ Research & Development departments. Our Brainport region is considered to be the smartest region in the world! We cooperate with high tech companies that work on the cutting edge of technology. To give you an example of our portfolio: ASML, Philips Healthcare, Philips Lighting, Philips Research, TNO, FEI company, DAF, VDL ETG, Océ and many others.


Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Peter Groeneveld via telefoonnummer 06-53815170

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