Development Engineer Valve Systems (Automotive)

NOVA Engineering zoekt een Development Engineer Valve Systems (Automotive) in Regio Hasselt

Regio Hasselt

Wat ga je doen? technische job Development Engineer Valve Systems (Automotive)

The team is responsible for the full development process, starting from System Engineering input requirements, to final launch and implementation into serial production plant. Besides new development projects, also continuous improvement of current valve technologies is part of the duties of the team.

The Development Engineer is to support development of Mechanical-Hydraulic valve products and take ownership to develop specific elements and/or components for these products. This involves engineering support and service for existing products and also managing new product developments in cooperation with external suppliers.

Job Responsibilities:

  • set up and define in close cooperation with the requestor(s), the valve system engineer, a clear statement of requirements (SOR) for the new elements or components
  • be part of a technical multifunctional team
  • take ownership of the project, coordinate all development activities, organize the work to meet the defined project milestones
  • hold all detailed project information and documents as required

In his projects (s)he will:

  • Define the design of the new components with the support of CAD designers
  • Lead technical discussions with the suppliers/manufacturers, to come to an agreed production intend design
  • Launch and officially release the components into the systems according to the company standards, including all required specifications, drawings and models
  • Develop and/or maintain generic ADVP (Analyse Design and Validation Plan) for the applicable components families
  • Validate and approve the official PPAP (Production Parts Approval Process) components
  • Use appropriate engineering tools and techniques (FEA, FMEA…) as required
  • Recognize patent ability of concepts/designs and potential infringement of new product designs to existing patents (e.g. intellectual property issues)
  • Use statistical analyses tools and DOE (Design of Experiment) techniques, like 6sigma, whenever required.
  • Support the project activities related to manufacturing team (Design for Manufacturing/ Design for Assembly) during design development, process development and production phases, eg. Use of Poka Yoke,…
  • Support the project activities with the CAE/simulation department to establish a sufficient level of correlation between simulation models and the component performance.

Wat verwachten wij van jou? technische job Development Engineer Valve Systems (Automotive)

  • A strong interest in automotive technologies and natural drive to deep dive into the details of the designs.
  • An analytical mind and solid understanding of the mechanical and hydraulic working of the technologies is key to successfully execute this job.
  • Master or PhD degree in mechanical or electro-mechanical engineering
  • Strong analytical and creative approach, determination to find solutions, results oriented
  • Stress-resistant
  • Good communication skills and able to operate independent within a team structure
  • Prepared to make occasional business trips
  • Good knowledge of English is mandatory, German is an advantage
  • Min.3 years experience in executing engineer projects, preferably in the automotive industry

Waar ga je werken?

NOVA Engineering is a partner specialized in project sourcing and recruitment & selection of technical employees and engineers.

Our client is active in the development and production of specific systems used in the Automotive Industry and is part of an international group.
Due to expansion of their team we are looking for a "Development Engineer Valve Systems" :

Wat kun je van ons verwachten? technische job Development Engineer Valve Systems (Automotive)

  • A challenging and innovative work environment with pleasant atmosphere and potential for career growth.
  • A competitive salary package with fringe benefits.

Heb je vragen over deze job?

Job #:
Benoit Santermans
NOVA Engineering
Luikersteenweg 167



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