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Mechanical Designer/ Lead Engineer


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Who are we

As a mechanical Engineer you are part of the Engineering department. Frencken Mechatronics Europe develops and produces complex mechatronic machines and devices for leading clients in the medical, analytical and semiconductor industries, based on customer specifications. Thanks to an innovative approach and modern design techniques, the time-to-market is kept as short as possible.

Frencken Mechatronics Europe also takes care of the construction and verification of prototypes. In addition, Frencken Mechatronics Europe supports the introduction within the other Frencken companies. The projects are carried out by multidisciplinary teams that work closely with development partners and suppliers. Frencken Mechatronics Europe is part of the international Frencken Group Ltd with subsidiaries in Europe, Asia and the USA.

The Position

  • Creates module concepts (mechanical hardware), based on specifications optimized by a multi-disciplinary view (motion, vision, software, electronics and mechanics), setup in CAD, and founded by necessary theoretical calculations. Creates Mechanical module requirements based on customer or system requirements;
  • Create module designs, based on specification, defined concept(s), product) and customer requirements.
  • Product cost, regulations, manufacturability, serviceability, technical risk, project delivery time and development effort are taken into account. Details or delegate detailing design and assure quality of product documentation;
  • Supports the Sales and Customer organizations as a technical specialist;
  • Takes technical responsibility in small projects and is aware of his/her leading role in these projects;
  • Initiates domain related improvement proposals (way of working, tools) and supports deployment;
  • Initiates and contributes to discussions concerning system and module design;
  • Organizes his/her own work and the work assigned to others based on the project plan;
  • Delivers planning input to the project managers;
  • Initiates and deploys domain related improvements and changes within Frencken Engineering;
  • Reports progress and problems pro-actively including solution proposals;
  • Verifies system/module designs pro-actively with senior designers and other designers and delegates parts of it to engineers.

Your Profile

  • Technical education at master or bachelor level (mechanical engineering or mechatronics);
  • More than 7 years’ experience in product development related to precision mechanics, value engineering, vacuum, medical equipment and mechatronics;
  • Skilled in designing complex mechanical or mechatronic modules from (pre-) concept phase, up to system verification;
  • Skilled in CAD, PDM, calculation and simulation tooling;
  • Skilled in dynamic system behavior;
  •  Skilled in geometrical dimensioning and tolerances;
  • Skilled in value engineering (applied production processes);
  • Strong affinity with mechatronics or precision mechanics;
  • Strong affinity with development, production processes and product standards;
  • Is a conceptual, lateral, analytical and creative thinker;
  • Good in English, both orally and in writing;
  • Is able to give presentations on technical issues to limited groups and is aware of the effect of the presentation;
  • Uses different communication styles and can adapt his/her communication to different levels in- and outside the organization;
  • Is aware of own personal effectiveness and knows how to use this knowledge effectively. .
  • Motivating, can take the lead.

What do we offer

At Frencken Mechatronics Europe we all share the passion for technical innovation. The atmosphere is informal and we have short communication lines. We reward your efforts with a good salary, bonus payment, good employment conditions and development opportunities.

Would you like to know more about this opportunity? Please contact Danny Posno (corporate recruiter) at 06-54208386.

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