Lead Engineer Mechanics

City: Eindhoven

Lead Engineer Mechanics


As Lead Engineer Mechanics, you specify and deliver together with a team of approximately 10 lead designers and architects, high-tech mechatronic system solutions for the new products and you are responsible for achieving optimal functionality and cost-effectiveness of the systems. 


What is your function as a Lead Engineer Mechanics?

The most important tasks are related to the development process to PGP (Product Generation Process). This process consists of the following phases:

  • Feasibility phase: the study of the Customer Requirement Specifications (CRS) and the feasibility of mechanical components
  • Definition phase: coming up with a description of system design requirements and specifications
  • System Design Phase: the generation of system design concepts and reviews
  • Coming up with well-considered choices, validated against system requirements
  • Defining the high-tech modules and related technical interfaces
  • Monitoring that the projects remain within the agreed specifications
  • Using a helicopter view and creativity in order to find solutions in case of conflicts
  • Detail phase: Leading a team of approximately 5 to 10 lead designers/architects
  • System verification: Verification of design requirements and chosen concepts
  • Production release: Release of the design for production


Additional tasks

  • Contributing to the system road-maps
  • Participating in further developments of the necessary critical mechanical competencies.
  • Setting priorities within the mechanical team and reporting routinely to the project manager
  • Coaching and training mechanical engineers
  • Providing direction to the Way of Working (including with the help of V-model, PGP-process, design reviews, engineering change process)


The Lead Engineer Mechanics reports to the Group Lead Mechanics.


Which expertise will you contribute?

  • A higher vocational or university education in Mechanical Engineering or Mechatronics.
  • At least 5 to 10 years of experience as a Mechanical Engineer in a high-tech environment.
  • Experience with drafting design principles, precise positioning and dynamic behavior.
  • Experience in planning mechanical development, preferably according to the complete V-Model.
  • Experience in DfX is an advantage as well as creating strength calculations in the area of thermal and mechanical designs.
  • You have experience in working with NX and Teamcenter.
  • You have experience with Matlab/Simulink and/or related development tools.





Which Personal skills will you contribute?

  • You are a natural leader; you know how to direct technical project teams.
  • You think out-of-the-box.
  • You maintain a helicopter view.
  • You are able to communicate clearly and capable of presenting your choices orally.
  • You are capable of reporting in a structured manner.
  • You act as a catalyst; you challenge others and you come up with innovative ideas.




What do we offer?

  • You will be part of an internationally operating family business.
  • You will work with professionals in a technically high-end environment.
  • You will work within a dynamic and informal corporate culture.
  • You will work in multidisciplinary teams.
  • You have the opportunity to develop on an international level.
  • You direct your individual career in the area of personal development and growth.

Yes! Is this your dream job?!