Lead Mechanical Designer

As a Lead Designer you will design a great variety of state-of-the-art solutions for customers in high-tech. Do you consider it important to work in a driven and highly skilled, but certainly also a collegial team? Continue your career at Neways Technologies, a project-driven, continuously innovating System Innovator!

What will you do as a Lead Designer?

As Lead Designer you are part of the Mechanical Engineering group at Neways Technologies. You are responsible for drawing up specifications of mechanical systems or products that we develop and produce for and in consultation with our customers. You take care of the review with the customer and fulfill an intermediary role between the customer, supplier and department. By asking the right questions in the mechanical field, you get the customer wishes on the table so that we can offer a solution that optimally meets the customer’s needs. In addition to your own work, you are also able to manage several juniors and teach them the tricks of the trade. As a Lead Designer in the mechanical team, you are the point of contact for the project manager and for the system architects. In this position you also work together with the Electromechanical Engineering team and the Embedded Systems teams.

As the key Lead or Senior Mechanical Designer in the mechanical team, you will have a major role in success of system innovation within Neways

Your duties will further include:

  • designing, elaborating, implementing, testing, and documenting mechanical constructions and (parts) of equipment;
  • professional / technical guidance and implementation of assigned project(s) with attention to quality, costs and planning;
  • being and remaining aware of available (production) technology and transferring this knowledge to your co-workers;
  • make recommendations to improve quality;
  • quality assurance in projects and studies in accordance with the quality system.

What do we offer?

  • a good salary matching your knowledge and experience;
  • 27 vacation days, plus 13 days off work pursuant to the Reduction of Working Hours Act;
  • work at a  international organization, which is evolving into a System Innovator;
  • working with a team of enthusiastic, highly skilled professionals;
  • a challenging position in a dynamic and healthy development project-oriented environment;
  • flexible hours and the option to work from home;
  • working in an organization where there is a focus not only on hard skills, but definitely on soft skills as well;
  • 8% vacation pay;
  • opportunities to further develop and grow yourself, not only within Neways Technologies, but also for example within the entire Neways organization.

Your profile and DNA:

  • a bachelor or master degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, or similar;
  • 5 to 10 years work experience in a relevant position as for example mechanical designer, engineer, structural engineer or product development engineer;
  • skills for leading a project-team;
  • knowledge of one or more of the following techniques: injection molding, diecast design, shielding, sealing and / or robustness of products applicable in relatively extreme situations.
  • experience with NX (plus) or another 3D design package;
  • good communication and written skills in Dutch and English.

Who we are:

As an EMS Life Cycle Partner and System Innovator, we create smarter solutions for a changing world. We do not only respond to market demands, but are also involved in our customers’ development and engineering processes at an early stage, proactively delivering concrete solutions and add value.

As an employer, we stand for:

  • Passion – we are proud of our work and work with passion
  • Trust – we believe that trust is the basis of good cooperation
  • Customer Focus – we work proactively with our customers and suppliers and together we come to a good solution
  • One Team – we believe in working together as one team and one company with a common goal
  • Innovation – we challenge today’s society and keep improving ourselves

You will work at our development company Neways Technologies:

  • Specialization: development and design of electronic modules and systems;
  • Customer group: industrial automation, semiconductor industry, automotive and medical;
  • Number of employees: 230 FTE;
  • Located at Science Park Eindhoven in Son, the Colosseum in Enschede, Voltaweg in Echt and Fichtenweg in Erfurt.

You are most welcome!

Interested? Apply immediately by clicking the button!
Do you have any questions? Please contact our Corporate Recruiter Sander de Groot at +31 (0)6 – 3830 5718 or

Acquisition in response to this vacancy will not be appreciated.