Team Lead / Mechatronics Designer

On Time Engineers is searching for a Team Lead / Mechatronics Designer work area Limburg. Would you like to add value to products by leading a team and designing (sub)modules in an efficient and multidisciplinary context? Can you take responsibility for a unit or module in technical products? Yes?

Then be On Time and respond quickly while the vacancy is still available! Be aware that for this position we are searching for long time commitment. You can be offered directly a contract with our client! Our goal is to bring you together with this high tech company!


About the position

As a Team Lead Mechatronics Designer you are part of the R&D department. In product development projects at R&D you and your team take responsibility for a unit or module in products. You are focusing with your team on mechatronic topics like accurate positioning, media handling, fast and accurate motion or thermal control.

Together with Architects you specify and agree on requirements based on end customer’s demands. After this, you and your team have to come up with technical designs and concepts that meet these objectives, properly balancing time, quality, performance, interdisciplinary interactions and taking cost into account.

Within the project you collaborate with colleagues from other disciplines than mechanics and electronics, like embedded software and also chemistry and physics. Together you review the ideas and jointly develop smart creative solutions that meet the overall project objectives. You test and review your model based design(s) by building prototypes to proof the feasibility of the routes you have identified.

And since you are the Team Lead, you regularly meet up with other Team Leads and the project manager to discuss progress and align on your actions.

In this role there are plenty of opportunities to further develop yourself, e.g. to Project Lead, System Architect or Department Manager.


Your responsibilities

Operational leading a multidisciplinary module team;
Responsible for the overall design of a mechatronics module;
Interface towards other teams and projects;
Create and maintain team plan, project planning and budget;
Review technical proposals, manage time, quality and budget as well as the risks and issues in your team;
Shape the mechanical, electrical and software design and implementation so as to get a robust, accurate and cost effective system.


Position criteria

Master degree in Mechatronics or similar;
You have at 2-5 years of relevant experience;
Team player, highly motivated, enthusiast, flexible and good communicator, people manager with an eye for strategic level;
Skilled in MATLAB and Simulink;
Relevant model based experience;
Think broad, learn fast and take responsibility;
You like to work in cross-functional teams;
Fluent in English, verbal and written. Profound knowledge of Dutch is a big plus.


Our client offers

Our client offers you a job in an open and creative environment within an international organization, where you work with other Designers, Architects and Engineers to develop a certain module for a product. Your contribution is essential for building innovative high end industrial devices within product development.

Besides a challenging work environment, scope for personal and professional development. Our client will offer you an interesting package of employment conditions:

An attractive salary;
38 days leave;
Year-end bonus of 1 month’s salary;
Holiday payment of 8%;
Travel allowance, € 0,19 per km;
A laptop and a smartphone.

Thanks to their diversity of disciplines with which you work, they will offer you ample opportunity for training and give you the possibility to network with professionals, inside and outside your field of expertise.


About our client

Our client is a global leader in digital imaging, industrial printing and collaborative business services. Their mission is to accelerate new technologies and transform them into local products and services for blue-chip multinationals around the globe and creative studios around the corner.



Do you have any questions after reading our job opening or are you interested in applying? Be On Time and contact Eda Demir on number +31 (0)6 – 196 229 44 (WhatsApp is also possible). You can also mail to

If you have doubts about the match between your profile and the vacancy, do not hesitate and simply email your resume to us. If there is a sufficient match, we will contact you within two working days.