Technical Supplier Engineer

On Time Engineers is searching for a Technical Supplier Engineer, work location Eindhoven area. Are you the result driven engineer who connects to people easily? Do you have a Bachelor or Master degree in Mechanics, Precision Mechanics, Mechatronics, Electronics, Chemistry or Physics? Did you manage and coach the engineers at the supplier site during New Product Introductions (NPI)? Have you some technical design experience and do you like to improve the quality of the products/parts/processes? Then the job of Technical Supplier Engineer will challenge you to get the best out of yourself.

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Job Mission

Your mission is to ensure that the parts and modules that design teams need – parts with extreme specifications and extremely small tolerances – will be ready and available the moment they start manufacturing.

Unlike most Technical Supplier Engineers, you will be involved at the very start of the design and development process – because our customer need to know months in advance, that the parts performance they seek is not only possible but virtually 100% guaranteed. You will achieve this certainty not only by insisting on the highest of engineering standards from world-leading suppliers but also by understanding the technical limitations, and if necessary you will drive co-design initiatives and encourage engineers on both sides to seek alternative solutions.

It’s a challenging position, but if you enjoy creative problem-solving and motivating others to do the same, then it’s also a highly rewarding job with plenty of pinnacles of satisfaction.


Job description

You will be part of the Engineering sector, which is responsible for driving Industrialization into the early design of products until the product is proven fully qualified for volume production with excellent quality by the supplier. Your main duties will include:

  • Contributing to the design phase during New Product Introduction (NPI) process, give feedback on supply-chain related design choices, and assure early supplier involvement;
  • Ensuring operational excellence at suppliers leading to proven readiness for volume release using structured processes and methods including statistical analysis tools (SPC);
  • Ensuring that suppliers adopt and use the state-of-the-art technology to maximize the performance of our customers machines;
  • Take responsibility for all supplier-related documentation during the development process;
  • Identifying and solving structural problems in depth;
  • Handshaking with your volume- supply chain engineer (SCM) at start of volume production.



Bachelor or Master degree in Mechanics, Precision Mechanics, Mechatronics. Electronics, Chemistry or Physics.



  • Five years in high tech environment, preferably with experience in Supply Chain Engineering closely linked to technical product design;
  • Trained and experienced with quality systems.


Personal skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in English, preferable in Dutch as well;
  • Team player, self-starter with very good analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Result driven with excellent coordination skills;
  • Likes to work in a challenging and dynamic environment;
  • All above based on solid knowledge and experience in engineering.


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 22.500 employees and within their headquarters in Eindhoven about 12.000 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