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Mechanical Development Engineer - Heerenveen, Netherlands

Mechanical Development Engineer - Heerenveen, Netherlands

Leap29 partner with a leading international food processing and packaging company, our client currently have an exciting opportunity for a Product Development Engineer to join them in Heerenveen.

In this position, you will support product development from concept to production and ensure that project costs and timelines are being achieved allowing products to be successfully introduced. Your responsibilities will include:

·Manage design for manufacturability, design for supply chain, total cost and investments and project timeline
·Be the link between the design teams and other functions in the organization and assures a seamless introduction of new products into the market
·Coordinate continuous improvement activities to improve the performance of products that are being produced
·Deliver design specification and drawings on processing units and lines
·Provide support in mechanical design area to other areas like sales and issue resolution.
·Breakdown and plan the project into phases and fulfil the plan and project milestones in time and in full according to budget.
·Drive productivity in development projects through utilization of re-useable solutions, standard component list and processes
·Perform lessons learned and provide input for improvement of processes, templates and tools.


·Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering
·3 years' experience in a similar position
·Record of developing products that meet all development objectives (design, costing, quality, and delivery).
·Technical skills and understanding of process technology and process design
·Understanding of installation needs and customer operations at site
·Proficient user of CREO-elements or Autodesk Inventor, MS office
·High level of English both verbal and in writing. High level in Dutch is beneficial
·Both technical and commercial approach with a structured and independent way of working
·Willingness to travel occasionally

Please follow the link below to apply.

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