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Development Engineer Mechatronics (Freelance)

Posted Aug 16, 2021
Project ID: PHILJP00023723
7 months
(Sep 1, 2021 - Mar 31, 2022)
40 hrs/week
Payrate range
40 - 67 €/hr
Application Deadline: Feb 1, 2021 12:00 AM

In this role, you have the opportunity to develop mechatronic solutions for our Grooming and Beauty products from initial design concepts to mass production in a multidisciplinary team. The Grooming and Beauty Business has a rich history in producing state of art consumer products and services in the personal care space. Together with a multi-disciplinary team, you design and validate the mechatronic functions, including required modules/parts, towards the final technical product implementation.
You are part of a multidisciplinary development team consisting of e.g. system engineers, function development engineers, application research specialists, electronic and mechanical engineers. You are an excellent hands-on engineer with a broad technological background and a proactive team player. You show leadership to meet your personal and business goals and are a strong communicator.

You are responsible for
Developing innovative solutions related to the drivetrain of Grooming and Beauty appliances, i.e. shavers, trimmers, clippers, body-groomers, one-blades and epilators from initial design concepts to mass production in a multidisciplinary team
Responsible for design, verification and release of modules within the drivetrain of our shavers.
Influencing a multi-disciplinary team of product engineers and developers within projects, e.g. steer a multi-disciplinary product development team and manage cross functional aspects;
Managing product and element requirements, lead DFMEAs and follow the v-model methodology;
Release products including modules and components for mass production;
Lead ideation sessions, drive concept creation and decision making;
Proof that the developed solution fulfills the function(s) and requirements under all load cases (via e.g. calculation, simulation, tolerance analysis, prototyping and testing);Planning and prioritizing your own work and manage the interfaces with other modules/parts, able to work via agile approach;
Identifying gaps and implement improvements to bring the mechatronics development group to a higher level.

Your team
You will be part of the Mechatronic Engineering team that consists about 15 enthusiastic specialists.
Grooming and Beauty is an inclusive, diverse and open work environment that celebrating success regularly. Collaborating in a continuous improvement mindset, challenging each other enabling our growth. You will be in touch with a broad variety of (international) stakeholders. You will report into the Mechatronic Engineering Group Leader.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
Master Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Physics, specialized in mechatronics, with minimum 3 - 5 years of experience in the field of multi-disciplinary product development. Experience with working in (international) multi-disciplinary projects, preferably in Business to Consumer;
Experience with mechatronic product design, including electronics, sensors, actuators and batteries.
Experience in modeling in Matlab Simulink and/or Python / C / C##. 
You are familiar with state-of-the-art development techniques and CAD. Quality driven - experience with Design for Six Sigma (i.e. being greenbelt certified) is a plus;
Conceptual mindset and the ability to balance innovation and practical realization;
Determination in decision making and independence; Ambitious and leadership talent

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