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Mechanical Project Engineer

31-3-2021 Bachelor Electrical engineering 's-Hertogenbosch, Nederland

Key responsibilities

As a Mechanical Project Engineer, you are responsible for the mechanical design of the material handling system. Together with other disciplines such as electrical and controls you translate the sales design into a working system solution. You coordinate the design with the customer and suppliers to achieve a coordinated design. Under your direction, the layout design engineer will make the 3D model. You will coordinate with suppliers and customers regarding interfaces and building/utilities. You will draw up specifications for the production and purchase of parts. When the conveyor system is installed on-site, you support the installation team in the field with technical questions. You report directly to the Project Leader Engineering.

Travel is part of the job (on average 20%).

  • translate the sales layout into a working system solution

  • are Responsible for the integration of various parts in the total mechanical design and Work closely with suppliers, PLC and EM engineers

  • coordinate the design with customer and suppliers

  • can make sketches and validate the design in Inventor

  • make specifications for purchasing and production parts of the material handling system

  • Manage the Layout Design Engineer when making the engineering layouts

  • are the point of contact for technical questions during installation in the field.

  • provide installation and as-built documentation

Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Minimum Bachelor level, preferably a degree in mechanical engineering

  • Experience (at least 5 years) and extensive mechanical knowledge of conveyor systems is preferred

  • Familiar with 3D modeling and CAD software (inventor / Vault)

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, in Dutch and English

  • Able to work independently

  • Excellent technical knowledge and good spatial insight to assess the feasibility of a concept

  • Proven problem-solving ability to quickly find the right solutions

  • Can work on different projects simultaneously in a dynamic environment

  • Works accurately and structured, has an eye for detail and keeps an overview

What do you get?

Voor deze functie kom je bij Voort in dienst. Jij staat bij ons centraal. Elk moment van jou vinden wij bijzonder. En vieren wij samen. Wij zorgen dat jij op de juiste werkplek belandt. Waar jij past. Waar je techniek op de kaart zet. Want dat is jouw vak. En samen werken we continu aan jouw ontwikkeling. Zodat je blijft groeien op technisch en professioneel vlak. Je krijgt van ons:
  • een mooie baan bij onze opdrachtgever
  • een goed salaris om rond te komen en leuke dingen te doen
  • 3 trainingen per jaar bij de Voort Academy om aan je ontwikkeling te werken
  • een opleidingsbudget van €1500,- zodat je blijft groeien
  • secundaire arbeidsvoorwaarden zoals een aandraagbonus
  • 25 vakantiedagen (overige vrije dagen zijn afhankelijk van de cao van de opdrachtgever)

Where you’ll end up

This company is a leading material handling system integrator. Known throughout the industry and recognized as the preferred integrator of intelligent material handling systems, they provide turnkey material handling automation solutions, able to handle virtually all aspects of distribution center projects in-house, from system design and fabrication to controls, installation and aftermarket support.

Are you ready to apply?

Ben jij enthousiast geworden over de vacature? Solliciteer dan snel op deze functie. Voor vragen kun je bellen naar onderstaande contactpersoon.

Paul Firet

Senior Consultant Industrie

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