Mechanical Engineer

Job description

As a Mechanical Engineer at MechDes Engineering Harderwijk you bring considerable experience in engineering with you. You go through the induction process within the business Unit MechDes Tooling & Machines. After the familiarization process, you will start working in a real automotive or special machine construction project commissioned by our parent company AWL Techniek. You can think of designing complex tooling with which components of cars are welded or a machine of 40 meters long that welds construction fences fully automatically with a cycle time of 18 seconds. What sets MechDes apart from other engineering firms is that we have production in-house. We are located internally at our parent company AWL Techniek in Harderwijk.

Projects can last from a few weeks to several months, depending on the size of a project. As a Mechanical Engineer within MechDes Tooling & Machines, you learn a lot from your fellow engineers, but the juniors also learn a lot from you. We find cross-pollination and knowledge sharing very valuable at MechDes Engineering. From the position of Mechanical Engineer you can grow within MechDes to a position as Senior Mechanical Engineer.

As a Mechanical Engineer Tooling at MechDes Engineering Harderwijk you are able to design independently in 3D CAD tools. Preferably you have experience with SolidWorks, but experience in another package such as Solid Edge or Inventor is certainly also welcome. Within MechDes we use a PDM (SmartTeam). Experience with this is welcome, but not necessary.

In addition to being able to independently carry out design work, you can also delegate drawing work to the Draftsmans and Junior Mechanical Engineers within your project team. In addition, you can take charge and responsibility for engineering projects of several hundred hours. In addition to designing in Solidworks, Solid Edge or Autodesk Inventor, you are able to make the associated calculations and choose the right materials.

As a Mechanical Engineer you have an eye for detail and you keep an eye on the project planning. Depending on the experience you bring as a Mechanical Engineer, you perform managerial and/or coordinating activities. As a Mechanical Engineer you are able to assess and implement change requests. These kinds of changes are discussed during construction discussions.

At MechDes Engineering Harderwijk we have formulated an effective project approach from kick-off to release for production. The intermediate steps are; concept freeze, design freeze and final design. Steps are described in each phase that must be completed in order to proceed to the next phase. This creates clarity for the Mechanical Engineers, but also for the customer.

Carolina Hoppenbrouwers

Senior Mechanical Engineer

What we think is important for this vacancy

  • A completed mechanical engineering (wtb) study at hbo or wo (tu) level;
  • Experience as a Junior Mechanical Engineer or Mechanical Engineer;
  • Experience with 3D CAD tools (preferably Solidworks, Solid Edge or Autodesk Inventor);
  • Insight into manufacturability.

What we offer for this vacancy

  • A working environment where people work at a high level and with passion for the profession;
  • A pleasant working atmosphere in a successful stable and growing company where team spirit prevails;
  • The opportunity to further develop yourself on-the-job.
  • Training, education and career opportunities;
  • Salary scale H (€ 3,495 – €4,772);
  • A year contract and then a permanent appointment;
  • A payout around the 20th of each month;
  • A profit share up to a monthly salary;
  • Pension contribution of 50%;
  • Travel allowance;
  • 29 vacation days.

Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.

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MechDes Engineering

Fahrenheitstraat 47
3846 CC Harderwijk
+31 341 27 70 70
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