Lead Mechanical Engineer

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Eindhoven, the Netherlands Apply
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In the role of Mechanical Lead Engineer, you will work within a multidisciplinary engineering team. The work is usually project-based and you will thus come into contact with a wide variety of products and technologies for very different companies and industries; from innovative startups to large OEMs.

The projects for our clients range from the creation and development of an initial concept idea to the possible concrete physical realisation. From projects with a focus on the development of a sub-product or process to projects with overall final responsibility.

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Leading role in the execution of projects
  • You are point of contact for the client and you lead the entire mechanical design
  • You lead a team of mechanical engineers but you are also able to work closely with other disciplines and potential suppliers
  • You oversee the implementation by others and are able to perform and check complex structural calculations
  • You are familiar with and can work within modern quality systems and associated documentation methods
  • You have a deep understanding of cost structure and can operate tightly within a project scope
  • You have experience in the manufacturing industry and are familiar with the latest developments within the relevant fields

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering supplemented by relevant business training and project management
  • At least 8+ year of relevant working experience in mechanical engineering
  • Experience as a Lead Engineer in a machine building industry
  • Skilled in 3D CAD – preferably NX or Solidworks
Personal skills
  • Pleasure in team leadership, project leadership and project management.
  • Self-starting, takes initiative
  • Strongly analytical
  • Works systematically and methodically
  • Takes responsibility and shows ownership

What do we offer?

  • Permanent contract
    with 25 days of leave, holiday allowance of 8,33%, travel allowance for daily commute, flexible working hours and working from home options

  • Relocation package
    skilled migrant visa (and family visa) valid for 5 years, relocation bonus, housing assistance, airport pick-up, social registration, 30% tax benefit, banking & insurance advise

  • Integration & Training package
    Dutch courses up to B1 level, culture & practicle workshops and integration tools

    Choose your own benefits from a bicycle, home-office set, gym subscription up to travelling Europe by train

  • R² Social events

    You will be part of our fantastic R² community. Throughout the year we host several events. From team activities, running the marathon together to culinary evenings for you and your family!

Apply now!

Are you ready to explore your future in the Dutch high-tech industry? We would like to meet you and dive into your background and ambitions together!


Any questions?
Get in touch!
Isa Hagemeier Recruitment Consultant +31 6 18606487 isa@research-square.com
Apply now!