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Mechanical Lead Engineer

Posted Sep 29, 2022
Project ID: PHILJP00025404
1 year
(Nov 1, 2022 - Oct 31, 2023)
40 hrs/week
Payrate range
Application Deadline: Oct 9, 2022 3:05 PM

For the Mechanical Engineering Group (ME) we are looking for a Lead Engineer who will work on product development of Grooming and Beauty appliances, e.g. Shavers, Groomers, One Blade, Epilators, IPL devices and Accessories, from initial design concepts to mass production in a multidisciplinary team.

Your challenge
As a Lead Engineer you are responsible for the entire mechanical product design, implementation, test, and documentation efforts necessary to support the development of mechanical components for use in Grooming and Beauty appliances. You will implement new concepts into products that will deliver value for our customers when removing hair from head, face and body. Together with your on-site team and/or our offshore development partners, you design, verify and validate the
mechanical construction of a module or an appliance and detail the parts in 3D and 2D towards final technical product documentation. You are part of a multidisciplinary development team consisting of e.g. system engineers, function development engineers, application research specialists, electronic and mechatronic engineers. Being the technical counterpart for commercial managers and designers, you realize the most attractive appliances compared to competition.
You are responsible for (but not limited to)

You will lead in the design and testing of products by carrying out the following tasks:

  • Lead a Mechanical Engineering project team;
  • Design and detail mechanical components and systems according specification;
    including conducting predictive analysis and calculations;
  • Select materials (metal and plastics) and processes appropriate for those designs;
  • Detail 3D and 2D files incorporating Design for (mass) Manufacturing and Design for
    Assembly requirements;
  • Manage product requirements, lead DFMEA’s and follow the v-model methodology.
  • Obtain parts and create prototypes;
  • Lead ideations sessions, drive concept creation and decision making;
  • Plan and prioritize your own and your team’s development activities and manage the
    interfaces with other modules/parts – able to work via agile approach;
  • Depending on team role, keep oversight of the complete appliance development;
  • Write test protocols, conduct tests, analyze data, and report results;
  • Successfully interact with associates in other departments, such as Systems
    Engineering, Architecture, Manufacturing Operations, Procurement, and engineering
    staff to achieve project and product objectives;
  • Develop new test methods and tools as necessary;
  • Identify gaps and implement improvements to bring the mechanical engineering
    group to a higher level;
  • Capture and re-use of existing knowledge and share learnings;
  • Document your choices and proof in a Design History File (evidence document).
  • Archiving design files in Windchill;
  • Have strong leadership skills, be a highly motivated, self-disciplined, open minded
    and have individual possessing hands-on capabilities.


Your team
You will be part of the Grooming & Beauty Mechanical Engineering team that
consists of 30 enthusiastic technical specialists. The projects are demanding for
great results. Grooming & Beauty is an inclusive, divers and open work environment
and is celebrating success regularly. You will report into the Mechanical Engineering
Group Manager.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience:

  • A Master / Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering, with minimum 5 -
    7 years of experience in the field of mechanical product development;
  • Experience with leading development teams and working in (international)
    multi-disciplinary projects, preferably in Business to Consumer;
  • Familiar with state-of-the-art development techniques and are skilled in 3D
    CAD (Siemens NX, CREO);
  • Knowledge of the design of mechanical constructions in plastic and/or
    metal and you are familiar with the mass manufacturability aspects (mould
    / assembly tooling design);
  • Ability to document requirements, tests, and designs;
  • Ability to rapidly develop engineering concepts and drive them to functional
  • Ability to effectively utilize both empirical and theoretical methods to solve
    complex problems;
  • Experience with CFD analysis, FEA (Ansys), and/or other analytical
    software programs;
  • Working knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing;
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals on a project team;
  • Demonstrated ability to apply engineering and scientific principles to solve
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • (Experience in the design and development of medical devices or the
    medical device industry) – tbd.
  • Excellent hands-on Engineer and a proactive team player with strong
    leadership and communication skills;
  • Quality driven. Experience with Design for Six Sigma (i.e. being greenbelt
    certified) is a plus;
  • The ability to balance innovation and practical realization;
  • Determination in decision making and independence;
  • Ambitious, has leadership skills and is a team player and you have good.

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