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Mechanical Design Engineer

NOVA Engineering | Leuven | Permanent, Full-time

Published on 8 days ago

NOVA Engineering is a partner specialized in project sourcing and recruitment and selection of technical employees and engineers.

Our client is an internationally strong organization. A manufacturer and machine builder with expertise in engineering, sales and service of specialized equipment to optimize production processes and production flow. To strengthen their Design department in Flemish-Brabant we're looking for a “Mechanical Design Engineer”:

Mechanical Design Engineer

Job description

  • The design of (new) prototypes/parts, including drafting, testing and validation.
  • Making design changes for the development of new applications or in case of technical problems or for cost reduction.
  • The support of sales in market research by co-elaborating cost-benefit analysis in response to chronic questions of (potential) customers.
  • Offering of internal and external support at questions on the application within the own specialism.
  • Cooperation on technical improvement of the applications and makes improvement proposals.
  • Providing of the necessary information from the own specialism in order to be able to compose a production file, as well as input on the composition of a solid technical manual on the new design or application.
  • Project Management; Making a price request up front at the design of special or unexpected items and places the necessary orders after approval. Therefore monitors the assembly of new applications and the timing of the project closely.


  • A Bachelor or Master's degree in electro-mechanical engineering.
  • A minimum of 3 years "hands-on" working experience, preferably in the design of machines.
  • Solid mechanical experience extended with an interest in electrics.
  • Experienced and highly-effective user of SolidWorks/Inventor.
  • Knowledge of the latest production techniques.
  • Ability to self-motivate and a hands-on and flexible attitude.
  • Basic project and time management skills or attitude.
  • Team player attitude.
  • Excellent communication skills in Dutch and English oral & written.
  • Willing to travel abroad to customer locations and other company locations (± 20 days/year = 10%).


  • An intensive training in the products and technology.
  • A challenging and innovative work environment with pleasant atmosphere and potential for career growth.
  • A competitive salary package with fringe benefits.


Ruben Philippaerts 0471/71.70.69

Ruben Philippaerts 0471/71.70.69


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