R&D Engineer

NOVA Engineering zoekt een R&D Engineer in Regio Hasselt

Regio Hasselt

Wat ga je doen? technische job R&D Engineer

  • take ownership and management of current library of electro hydraulic valves used in High End suspension products.
  • develop strategy and roadmap for electro hydraulic valve development in cooperation with Product Management to meet future suspension product requirements.
  • set up and define in close cooperation with the requestor(s), other project engineers and/or technology project manager, a clear statement of requirements (SOR) for the development of new electro hydraulic valves and systems.
  • will be part of a technical multifunctional team.
  • take ownership of his projects, coordinates all development activities, organizes the work to meet the defined project milestones.
  • hold all detailed project information and documents as required.
  • design new components/subsystems with the support of CAD designers.
  • use his/her creative skills to propose new concepts and design solutions to meet the requirements and encourage colleagues to participate and critique these solutions to finally result in a robust solution.
  • lead technical discussions with the suppliers/manufacturers as the main point of contact, to come to an agreed production intend design.
  • focus on a robust development by employing the correct process and tools including DFMEA, Pugh Matrix, 6 sigma tools (DoE) etc.
  • use New Technology Introduction (NTI) process to ensure a disciplined approach and robust development process.
  • perform specific simulations to virtually develop the product, or guide specialist engineers to obtain required simulation data.
  • critically examine the design to optimize for cost and Design For Manufacturing (DFM), liaising with the manufacturing facility to drive a robust PFMEA and control plan for new technology eg. using of Poka Yoke,…
  • manage new sample preparations for initial customer prototypes.
  • fully validate the design, taking into account product tolerances and process variability.
  • seek design / process continuous improvements for performance and cost (VA/VE activities).
  • initiates and support benchmarking activities to evaluate and measure competition technologies and compare with the companies' technologies.
  • develop and/or maintain generic DVP (design validation plan) for the components families.
  • set up a DVP for the specific component developments.
  • organize and manage the report out of the DVP, including follow up of timing plan.
  • validate and approve the official PPAP (Production Parts Approval Process) of components.
  • identify potential liability issues and take appropriate action.
  • identify opportunities for product and process improvements, standardization efforts or cost reduction.

Wat verwachten wij van jou? technische job R&D Engineer

  • Master in mechanical or electro-mechanical engineering
  • Solid technical and mechanical understanding
  • Being green or black belt certified is an asset
  • Strong analytical and creative approach, determination to find solutions, results oriented
  • Stress-resistant
  • Customer and quality focus
  • Good supplier relationship
  • Good communication skills and able to operate independent within a team structure
  • Prepared to make occasional business trips to suppliers and customers
  • Good knowledge of English is mandatory

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 "R&D Engineer" (m/v):

Wat kun je van ons verwachten? technische job R&D Engineer

  • 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
Genkersteenweg 379 A



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