Lead Mechanical Engineer

On Time Engineers is searching for a Lead Mechanical Engineer, work location Eindhoven. Do you have an eye for design and finding the optimum between functionality, cost price, quality and scalability? Would you like to lead a team of mechanical engineers? Yes? Then be On Time and contact us now the vacancy is still available!

The vacancy is for a fixed position with our client. After the selection procedure, you will be offered a contract directly by our client! Our goal is to bring you guys together with this great innovative company.


About the position

In the position of Lead Mechanical Engineer, you are constantly looking for new technical possibilities in the mechanical field. You will lead and manage the current Mechanical Engineering team. You have an eye for design and finding the optimum between functionality, cost price, quality and scalability. You are able to oversee the consequences of design changes and are able to cooperate closely with architects and engineers from other disciplines to determine the final roadmap. You will lead the Mechanical Engineering team on a technical level; with your situational leadership you know how to enthuse your colleagues.


As a Lead Mechanical Engineer, you will be:

Involved in the feasibility phase where you will study the feasibility of mechanical components based on customer requirement specifications;
Contributing to the system roadmap using your mechanical expertise;
Dissecting customer/ product specifications in various levels of complexity;
Determining the system requirements, mechanical requirements, design and model the product in 3D;
Determining material choices, cost price, scalability and quality at an early stage of development;
Defining modules and related technical interfaces;
Convert the designs into production documentation and take care of the validation of the designs;
Responsible to monitor projects within the agreed specifications;
A situational leader for our internal and external Mechanical Design Engineers on a technical level;
Coordinating the distribution of work and monitor overall progress in an agile way;
Managing collaborative partners internally and externally.


Job requirements

A background as a Mechanical Engineer with a minimum of 8 years’ experience in an equivalent role preferably in a machine building environment;
Bachelor or Master level education in the area of mechanical engineering or a comparable study;
Good command of English language; Dutch is a plus.


And you:

Are able to read specifications and to convert them into concepts;
Are a conceptual thinker (construction principles, material knowledge, electrical basics);
Are able to convert concepts into system trees and manageable, controllable work packages;
Are familiar with manufacturing and cost price;
Are a communicator as well internally and externally;
Have an entrepreneurial mentality, with good communication, collaborative and leadership skills;
Are eager to work in a multidisciplinary and international team.


Our clients offer

Directly a contract with our client together with an attractive salary;
25 leave days + 13 ADV days on a yearly basis;
8% holiday allowance;
Pension plan via PMT (contribution premium employer 53.70%);
Flexible working hours;
Annual training budget;
Mobile and a laptop;
Daily lunch provided by the company;
A fast growing organization with excellent career and development opportunities;
The ability to contribute to a better planet through ‘renewable projects;
A solid organization where central innovation and technical development state;
Open organization culture;
An international environment with international clients.


About our client

Founded in the Netherlands around 1930, our client is a leading supplier of customized, innovative thermal and coating equipment. The core competences are thermal processes as well as deposition processes using thermal evaporation. Their office in Eindhoven, with a team of around 50 employees covers all aspects of equipment manufacturing, from design to assembly, installation and customer commissioning. Current focus is on profitable product market combinations in Renewable, Battery, Automotive, Semiconductor and parallel application spin-off from their technology portfolio.


How to apply

Do you have any questions concerning this position or do you want to apply? Be On Time and contact On Time Engineers, Eda Demir at 06 – 196 229 44. You can also send your questions or resume by mail to e.demir@on-time-engineers.nl

Not sure about the match between your profile and our job? Please do not hesitate to email your resume to us. When a successful match is available we will contact you within two business days.