• Hengelo
  • 40 uur
  • HBO
  •  per 
solliciteer via YACHT

Mechanical Engineer

  • 14 februari 2018
  • Hengelo
  • 40 uur
  • HBO
  •  per 


  • 14 februari 2018
  • vacaturenummer: 9050046

The development of modern Naval/Radar systems requires a multi-disciplinary approach in which the functional concept, the mechanical, the electronics, the electrical and cooling infrastructure are addressed simultaneously. In this multi-disciplinary team, the working area consists of  the development of new mechanical concepts, introduction of new technologies and development of new Naval Radar and Combat systems.

Your  work will cover the full spectrum of activities, from development to product realization, aiming to achieve high system performance combined with affordable cost levels. You act in close cooperation with other disciplines (i.e., system engineers, electrical engineers, EMC engineers  and production technologists), often in an international environment. Several roles can be distinguished in this process, including concept engineering, mechanical engineering or construction, or program management. You are encouraged to develop further in one of these directions, depending on personal interests.


  • You have a Bachelor or Master degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • You have experience with CAD tools (preferable  Pro-Engineer) and PDM tools
    (preferable Windchill/PdmLink).
  • You are open minded, creative and able to think across boundaries;
  • You are enthusiastic, persistent and flexible;
  • You have good communication skills;
  • You are fluent in English, both verbal and written;
  • You are willing to travel and also willing to work externally for limited periods.
This job is highly suited to an enthusiastic professional with the ambition to innovate our  Naval/Radar systems within Thales Hengelo.


Thales offers

  • Challenging and innovative projects and developments in a High Tech market;
  • Opportunities for growth and (international) personal development;
  • Good and flexible working atmosphere;
  • Open, cooperative organization;
  • Room for initiatives and ideas.


Thales is a global technology leader for the Aerospace, Defense, Security and Transportation markets. In 2014, the company generated revenues of 13 billion Euros with 61,000 employees in 56 countries. With its 25,000 engineers and researchers, Thales has a unique capability to design, develop and deploy equipment, systems and services that meet the most complex security requirements. Thales has an exceptional international footprint, with operations around the world working with customers as local partners.

In The Netherlands, Thales is active in the Defence, Security and Public Transportation sectors and specializes in the development, production and integration of complex high-tech systems.


Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Nienke Snippe via telefoonnummer 06-22935616

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