mechatronics designer in venlo

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venlo, limburg


We are looking for a Mechatronics Designer who is able to make optimal choices between adding customer value, performance and costs.

The job

In our product development projects at R&D you take responsibility for a unit or module in our products. 

Together with a team, you are focusing on mechatronic topics like accurate positioning, media handling, fast and accurate motion or thermal control.

With architects you specify and agree on requirements based on customers demands. After this you are to come up with technical designs

and concepts that meet these objectives, properly balancing time, quality, performance, interdisciplinary interactions and taking cost into account.

Within the project you collaborate with colleagues from other disciplines than mechanics and electronics, 

like embedded software and also chemistry and physics, who are mainly responsible for the ink and print head development. 

Together you review the ideas and jointly develop smart creative solutions that meet the overall project objectives. You test and review your model based design(s) by building prototypes to proof the feasibility of the routes you have identified.

In this role there are plenty of opportunities to further develop yourself, e.g. to team lead, architect or manager.


Responsible for the overall design of a mechatronics module

Properly cooperate with team members and across teams

Create and maintain plan, planning and budget

Review technical proposals, manage time, quality and budget as well as the risks and issues in your design

Shape the mechanical, electrical and software design and implementation so as to get a robust, accurate and cost effective system


Yacht Company Info

We will boost your career through personal and technical growth. We’ll support you by offering a personal coach and the possibility to follow courses and training via our highly recommended Yacht Academy. We’ll offer interesting benefits and a market conform salary. You’ll become member of the team of professionals who share your education, ambitions and your competencies. 

This will enable you to interact with your colleagues from Yacht in your own technology language! You’ll become a member of the yacht network, which stretches the high tech industry. You will be challenged by your peers. As a result you’ll be able to keep your knowledge and skills up-to-date!


Who are we looking for?

We are looking for someone who thinks broad, learns fast and takes responsibility. A flexible team player that likes to work

in cross-functional teams, with an eye for strategic level. Besides that, he/she has:

  • Master degree in mechatronics or similar
  • You have at least 2-5 years of relevant experience in a similar role
  • Relevant model based experience
  • Skilled in Matlab and Simulink
  • Expert in control design, dynamics and system identification
  • Fluent in English, verbal and written. Profound knowledge of Dutch is a big plus