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Mechanical Project Engineer

5-10-2020 Bachelor Mechanical 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 in 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%).

Core tasks

- 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
- are able to 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?

- Short communication lines
- Working within an inspiring team
- 40 hours a week
- Flexible working hours
- Attractive primary and secondary working conditions
- Many opportunities for professional development

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.

Niek van Ginkel

Consultant Elektrotechniek

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