Team Lead Mechanical Development (Actuators)

On Time Engineers is searching for a Team Lead Mechanical Development (Actuators), work location Eindhoven area. Would you like to work within an international and a high tech company which makes the most amazing machines in the world? Own one or more developments or issues? Would you like to lead a team of Linear Actuator design experts in a project setting and continuously improve quality of Linear Actuator designs? Can you carry the responsibility for the architecture of the Linear Actuator designs, which are reliable, stable, safe, contamination free, cost effective and easy to manufacture and service?

Then be On Time and apply for this position now the position is still open!

Job description

The Team Leader reports to the Group Leader of Linear Actuator teams and is operational within multidisciplinary projects. Within the organization of our customer, the sector Development & Engineering (D&E) is responsible for the specification, design and engineering of the products. In this sector, departments such as Mechatronics, Mechanics and Electronics specify, design, and qualify the various modules of the products. Each department consists of discipline and function oriented groups where emphasis lies on particular competence or functions in the company equipment.

Your daily tasks are:

 Take lead in running developments or issues;
 Create and execute plan: clear communication of status and results;
 Coaching and daily management of team members;
 Development of Linear Actuator competences;
 Module integration in Sub Systems from OEM partners / co-developers;
 Incorporation of externally designed Modules from OEM partners / co-developers.



Technical University, masters or PhD in Mechanical Engineering.



 At least 10 years of relevant working experience;
 Experience in leading project teams in a complex technical environment;
 Knowledge of precision engineering, Linear Actuator designs, mechatronics , thermal and high precision adjustment, position and fixation solutions.


Personal skills

 Highly motivated team player with excellent social, coordination and communication skills;
 Ability to work in an international multicultural setting;
 Ability to provide technical direction, motivate and convince a team of professionals.


Our offer

A high tech work environment where you will work on the newest technologies. Projects with depth and a lot of challenge. In addition to attractive primary and secondary employment conditions, we invest in your personal development!

Other conditions are:

 Directly one year contract followed by a permanent contract with our customer;
 8% holiday allowance;
 27 vacation days per year;
 Pension scheme including employer’s contribution;
 Professional coaching on-the-job;
 Innovative projects that contribute to a better world.


About our customer

Our customer is a high tech machine building company with worldwide 17.500 employees and within their headquarters in Eindhoven about 10.000 engineers from different engineering disciplines: mechanical, electrical, software, chemical, physicist, etc.

Some people choose to work for this company because they can work at the very cutting edge of their technology field. For others, it’s the opportunity to rub shoulders with some of the brightest minds in their discipline. Some because there are so many different ways to develop their career, they can specialize technically, become a manager, or take on project management.

Everyone has a different reason to join. But everyone has the same reason to stay: teamwork. Everyone is part of a multidisciplinary team. physicists, mechanical-, electrical- and chemical engineers, metrology experts and more – all working together in different teams to crack a particular challenge. Each team member brings a different set of skills to attack technical challenges from different angles. The result? Incredibly imaginative breakthroughs at the cutting edge of engineering. With each new breakthrough, the people at this company feel proud. Proud of themselves and proud of their team. That’s why people choose to work here. And that’s why people stay.


How to apply

Do you have any questions concerning this position or do you want to apply? Be On Time and contact Eda Demir at +31 6 19 62 29 44. You can also send your questions or resume by mail to