Mechanical Designer

Are you passionate about mechanical design and have an innovative mind-set? Would you like to work with state-of-the art technologies and contribute to the global energy transition? Then this is your chance! We are looking for a Mechanical Designer to join our team.

About the job

As a Mechanical Designer, you are responsible to execute a variety of mechanical design tasks with a focus on 3D CAD design of package and auxiliary systems and components, as well as of the gas turbine components. This function is placed within our Package R&D group in OPRA’s Research and Development unit. The Research and Development unit is responsible for developing new products, services and technologies in the field of decentralized power generation.

The main responsibilities are:

    • Execute mechanical design (3D CAD and manufacturing drawings) of components, assemblies and systems
    • Perform basic engineering calculations
    • Develop OPRA’s competence related to Additive Manufacturing
    • Responsible for the CAD competence within the R&D unit and proactively develop it further
    • Writing of technical reports and specifications
    • Participating and presenting in gate review meetings
    • Liaison with OPRA’s supply chain for manufacturing of (prototype) components/assemblies

This fulltime position is based in Hengelo, The Netherlands. Occasional travelling might be required.

Your Profile

  • BSc or BEng in mechanical design or related field. Candidates with vocational training combined with work experience will also be considered.
  • Knowledge about 3D CAD tools and a strong intersted to develop the knowledge further
  • Motivated to spend up to 80% of the time performing 3D CAD
  • Fluent English language and communication skills (verbal and in writing)
  • Experience from product development processes is an advantage
  • Knowledge about rotating equipment and their auxiliary systems is an advantage
  • Knowledge about materials and manufacturing processes is an advantage
  • European citizenship

Important competences are:

o   Excellent written and verbal communication skills

o   Results-driven

o   Initiative

o   Knowledge

o   Problem solving

What do we offer?

OPRA’s products are high tech and our markets are global and exciting. You will be working in a team of qualified and enthusiastic people from various disciplines and of many different nationalities. Fast decision making, short connections, innovation on every corner.

  • A competitive remuneration package;
  • You will join our pension plan;
  • The opportunity to further develop within our company.

If you wish to apply for this job, please upload your CV and motivation letter in English. If you have any questions about the job, don’t hesitate to contact us.

Jan 13

OPRA will exhibit at IPTC, International Petroleum Technology Conference, in Saudi Arabia, from 13-15 January 2020.