Mechanical Engineer / R&D / Machine Building

Reference: 0432

Our Client: Company Profile

Our client is a technology company based in Turnhout (Antwerp province, Belgium) where a breakthrough manufacturing technology is being commercialized around the world. They have a vacancy for a Research and Development Engineer Machine Development.

They are looking to strengthen the organization with an electro mechanical engineer experienced in designing & building machines.

Mechanical Engineer / R&D / Machine Building


The Research & Development team consists of 15 people, including mechanical, software, process and materials engineers/scientists. The purpose of this role is to ensure optimal technical interaction between the various disciplines, to further develop and optimize existing machines ánd to design the next generation of machinery.

  • Design, plan, organize, execute and coordinate R&D projects;
  • You work on solving complex problems, thereby having direct impact on the success of products and technologies;
  • You build test setups and design custom equipment;
  • You define and write machine requirements;
  • You support R&D colleagues and the Technical Service department;
  • You ensure up-to-date technical documentation w.r.t. machines;
  • You report to the R&D Manager.
Skills and Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in engineering, preferably in electromechanics, mechatronics;
  • You have several years of experience in the design and improvement of complex machines;
  • You’re creative as well as pragmatic and results-oriented;
  • You possess an agile mindset;
  • You’re used to taking on responsibility;
  • 3D CAD skills;
  • Fluent in English.

  • Technology company where you will be able to use and foster your engineering skills;
  • You’re part of a passionate team of likeminded individuals, working together on disruptive technology;
  • Very attractive and extensive salary package.
Contact us!

If you believe you have what it takes to make things happen as Mechanical Engineer / R&D / Machine Building, we would like to hear from you.    

Please send your CV and Cover Letter to quoting the reference number “0432”. Feel free to call Wim Vander meiren (0032 (0)489 585 566) or Manu Pauwels (0032 (0)489 585 565).