Realising reliable systems and remaining involved with the process until the final product is ready: this is a golden opportunity for any Mechanical System Architect. And it's possible at VDL ETG T&D, because here you’ll be part of the complete product life cycle of high-precision, vacuum and handling equipment. As a systems thinker with a strategic view, you will lead on the technical aspects of projects. And thanks to your ability to see the complete picture, and also to look beyond the boundaries of your own professional field, you're able to make your mark on complex systems. What are you waiting for?Read more
You will sit down with the client and project manager to agree the functional specifications, and translate these into requirements for a reliable system design. Together with the project manager, you then prepare a technical plan, which you translate into a form suitable for your team of lead engineers. You represent the business at the forefront of the process, and remain involved with projects until the prototype is handed over to production. This involves working in close partnership with colleagues from other disciplines. Another important aspect of your role is the (technical) coaching of team members during projects. You're a source of knowledge that your colleagues can draw upon. Your daily activities will include:
VDL ETG T&D, VDL Enabling Technologies Group Technology & Development in full, is part of the billion-Euro VDL Groep with more than 17,000 staff employees across the globe. At our locations in Eindhoven and Almelo, we develop, produce and assemble high-tech equipment for sectors including the semiconductor industry, and thin-film depositions for solar cells, medical equipment, science and industry. VDL ETG T&D is a dynamic and innovative organisation, where we greatly value employees who show initiative. We believe that the best ideas arise when people work on the projects they are most passionate about. This project-based development environment is unique, as it brings together the mechanical engineering, electronics, mechatronics and software disciplines, and because we combine development with realisation.
The department you'll join as a Mechanical System Architect is characterised by an open atmosphere and approachable colleagues. Your future colleagues can best be described as kind, willing and helpful. Asking questions makes everyone smarter, which is why we do it so much here. And it doesn't matter whether you ask a direct colleague or the CEO, everyone's door is open. We're also the place to be for recreation and good food. For example, many of our engineers are part of the robot football team, and we have some fanatical table football players. And what about the delicious food from around the world brought in by your expat colleagues, or cake or tart each day? There's always something to celebrate here.
Overseeing the conceptualisation, development and realisation of high-tech systems requires teamwork – and this includes the team you lead. You're someone who knows exactly how things work, both within your own organisation and at your consortium partners and suppliers. You're enterprising and want to contribute to the technical growth of the organisation. Your pragmatic attitude means you can deal with time pressures and budget limitations efficiently. In addition, you have:
A challenging job, a high degree of responsibility and plenty of opportunities for personal development. Great promises that we like to keep. In addition, you'll receive:
Are you the Mechanical System Architect who can realise reliable system designs? Then please send us your CV and covering letter and tell us why you're the ideal candidate for this vacancy.
For more information about this vacancy, please contact Ellen Op Heij at the Corporate Recruitment department, on 040 – 292 50 66.
You apply for the vacancy.
The recruiter will contact you by telephone.
The hiring manager invites you for an initial meeting. If you live abroad we will start with a skype interview
If the first interview is positive from both sides, a second interview is scheduled.
Is everyone still enthusiastic after the second interview? Then you will receive a proposal!
If you need more information feel free to get in touch with Ellen, corporate recruiter, at email@example.com