Mechanical & Systems Engineer

Who are we?

OPRA Turbines develops and manufactures advanced, clean, low emission gas turbine generating sets based on our own patented technology. Our key markets are 1.5-10 MW power generation solutions for oil and gas, marine and industrial customers. OPRA gas turbines are used for various applications such as power generation at oil fields, combined heat and power and waste-to-energy. Recently we opened our brand-new site in Hengelo, the Netherlands, located at the High-Tech Systems Park. Our Research & Development department is responsible for the execution of product and technology development projects in the field of gas turbines, control systems and auxiliary systems.

About the job

The main responsibility of the Mechanical & Systems engineer is to execute R&D Projects within our product and technology development programs. The Mechanical & Systems engineer is expected to work primarily on our auxiliary systems (e.g. oil, fuel and ventilation systems) and our structural parts (e.g. skids and enclosures).

The main responsibilities are:

  • Execute mechanical design of gas turbine auxiliary systems and components
  • Perform 3D CAD (SolidWorks) work and create manufacturing drawings
  • Perform FEM analysis and engineering calculations
  • Study technical issues and propose improvement solutions
  • Study requirements and applicable standards
  • Participate in development and prototype testing
  • Writing of technical reports and specifications
  • Keep up-to-date with technology developments in the area of work
  • Participate and present in gate review meetings

What are our requirements?

  • MSc in Mechanical, Aerospace or Mechatronics engineering
  • Experience from mechanical design of complex systems
  • Experience with 3D CAD modelling
  • Experience/interest in structural design, static and dynamic structural calculations an advantage
  • Experience with auxiliary systems for power generation and/or rotaing equipment is an advantage
  • Working profficiency in English.
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • Important competences are:
    • Hands-on approach
    • Innovation mind-set
    • Team spirit
    • Can-do mentality
    • Results-driven

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 a short motivation letter in English. If you have any questions about the job, don’t hesitate to contact us.


Oct 09

Our sales partner EIL Srl will be exhibiting at MIAC from 9-11 October 2019 in Lucca, Italy. Visit Booth 129 to find out more about the OP16 Gas Turbine within the paper industry. Andrea Poleschi, EIL Srl Commercial Director will participate in the conference panel on October 10th from 15:00-15:30.

Oct 15
CONFERENCE Greentech In Shipping USA, 15-16 October, 2019

Anshuman Pandey, Segment Manager Marine at OPRA will be presenting “Powering the maritime with low emissions and fuel flexible gas turbines” on 16th October,  from 11:15 – 11:40 during Greentech In Shipping USA.

Oct 15

OPRA will be exhibiting at ME RoTIC, Middle East Rotating Machinery Technology and Innovation Conference & Showcase, from 15-17 October 2019 in Dubai, UAE. Visit Booth C6 to discuss with our team and find out more about the OP16 Gas Turbine. Maarten Toevank, Segment Manager Oil & Gas at OPRA will be presenting “Flare Gas To Power: Closed Loop Enhanced Oil Recovery With Gas Turbines” on 16th October, session 4 from 14:30 – 15:00.

Nov 05
EXHIBITION CIIE, 5-10 November 2019

OPRA will be exhibiting at CIIE, China International Import Expo, from 5-10 November 2019 in National Exhibition and Convention Center, Shanghai, China. Visit Booth 3C9-003 to discuss with our team and find out more about the OP16 Gas Turbine.

Nov 27

Our sales partner EIL Srl will be exhibiting at EMEX, The Energy Management Exhibition, from 27-28 November 2019 in London, UK. Visit Booth D40 to find out more about the OP16 Gas Turbine.