Job Detail: Lead Engineer Mechanical Constructions | Veldhoven, the Netherlands

Lead Engineer Mechanical Constructions | Veldhoven, the Netherlands

Mechanical Engineer
  • Full-time
  • Intermediate | Senior
  • Veldhoven, The Netherlands
  • English
  • 2021-04-01

Cross Border Talents is searching for a Lead Engineer Mechanical Constructions for our client in Veldhoven, Netherlands.


Our client is an important outsourcing company with a global presence and attending the biggest high-tech industries in the Netherlands.

As a part of the department Mechanical Engineering, the group Mechanical Constructions is responsible for the engineering of mainframe constructions, service mechanisms, system enclosures, and system to fab interfaces.

As a Lead Engineer, you are responsible for the realization of precision mechanical function development, ensuring to meet the specifications in terms of safety, reliability, stability, contamination, cost-effectiveness, manufacturability, and serviceability. You continuously improve the quality of the mechanical architecture. You are working within a multidisciplinary project, steering one or more designers in your team. You interface cross-project with Lead Engineers, Architects, and System Engineers.



  • Translate performance specifications into design specification for mainframe constructions and service mechanisms;
  • Creation and validation of new concepts;
  • Prepare planning for modules and sub-modules;
  • Optimization of the design, with a team of designers;
  • Supplier contact for design and drawing reviews on manufacturability;
  • Definition and execution of final tests to verify the specifications;
  • Cooperation with module integration into the complex systems.


  • Bachelor or Master degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Fluent English
  • Authorized to work in the Netherlands at the time of application (EU citizen or valid work permit)
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in a development and engineering organization with the realization of supporting structures and service mechanisms
  • At least 5 years of experience in leading design teams up to 10 design engineers
  • Experienced in 3D CAD NX Siemens
  • Experienced in Precision Mechanics
  • Knowledge of NX, construction principles and geometric dimensioning, and tolerance
  • Experience with evaluating FEM / mechanical Analysis results. Optional: Experience with working with FEM and analytic tools, like NX structure, ANSYS, Matlab, Mathcad
  • Track record of hardcore Mechanical Designer mastering Design Principles generating new designs and technical concepts
  • Technical communication with suppliers
  • Excellent knowledge in the field manufacturability of mechanical parts and of designing on stiffness
  • Knowledge of machine directives



  • The first year of work is offered an outsourced contract. The migration into a permanent and direct contract is possible from the second year on, according to the performance
  • Relocation package
  • International environment
  • 30% tax ruling, when applicable
  • Base salary +8% holiday allowance
  • 25 vacation days a year
  • Travel allowance (home x work x home)


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