Lead Mechanical Engineer


About this role:

For a High Tech Company in Eindhoven we are looking for a Lead Mechanical Engineer. At this company mechatronic machines are being developed, manufactured and assembled. Do you want to work at a fast growing company and work in challenging projects for leading international clients within the high-tech industry?

Together with a team of around 5 engineers, you will design and release high-tech systems or modules. Of course, the most important aspects are manufacturability, costs, reliability and technical performance. Your work will follow the PGP (Product Generation Process) development process. Following client specifications (CRS) and taking into consideration the feasibility and manufacturability of mechanical components, you develop the design until it is released for production in our factories. You describe the system designs and specifications, generate concepts and define the high-tech modules, and guide the design process up to and including the technical validation of the prototype. All this demands well-considered decisions, validated against system requirements. You are responsible for monitoring projects and ensuring they remain within the agreed specifications. You choose the best solutions for your projects, based on what is technically feasible and contribute to system road maps. You determine priorities within the project team, and reporting regularly to the project manager. You contribute to the ongoing development of your group's mechanical competences. Furthermore, you will coach fellow engineers by sharing your knowledge and experience.

What you need to bring:

  • You have a bachelor's or master's degree in mechanical engineering, preferably with a focus on precision mechanics.
  • Yu have at least 7 years' experience working as a mechanical engineer.
  • You have an excellent command of English.
  • You ave experience with coaching junior and mid-level mechanical engineers.
  • You have experience with DfX and planning mechanical development throughout the entire V model.
  • You have experience with 3D design tools, preferably Siemens NX combined with Teamcenter.


Brunel offers outstanding individuals a highly diverse and challenging job opportunity in a company where an open, professional and pleasant working culture is greatly valued; where your personal initiatives will be noticed and rewarded; and where you will receive all the support, coaching and training you need for your future career.

This is your opportunity to discover a wide range of sectors and activities and develop your expertise in a fast-moving and results-oriented environment. Being intermediated by Brunel means that you are contracted by Brunel. Not only you will have a contract, you will as well be assured of a great career! Our primary and secondary terms of work are excellent.

A few examples are price reductions at CZ Health Insurance, bonus opportunities and standard 26 days off. Brunel Engineering intermediates both junior and senior engineers within the industry for over 30 years now. Our clients vary from multinationals to local companies. Together we will find the job which meets your wishes.

Anything Else?

Brunel has a large network of high tech organizations. Depending on your own ambitions and preferences we'll always be able to find the right project for you. One of our focus clients, for example, is a leading and international organization in the development, production and sales of high end lithography systems for the semiconductor industry. Worldwide they have over 12.000 employees who all share the same passion for technology with a customer focus. Interested in joining our network? Apply now.

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Sending an application is quick and easy. Just make sure you have the required documents ready to go.

  • Job references (optional)
  • Motivation Letter (optional)
  • Resume
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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Ilse Raaijmakers is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use this number:

Account manager

Ilse Raaijmakers
Brunel Netherlands Eindhoven

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