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Mechanical Design Engineer

We are looking for an experienced freelance mechanical design engineer who knows what it takes to actually take a design into production. You’re a seasoned technical designer with thorough knowledge of mechanical design and current state-of-the-art production techniques. You can build parametric CAD files and know how to communicate them with production partners to ensure flawless tooling and production. Having your own network of production-partners is a plus! You are used to partnering with multidisciplinary agencies where you make the link between design and production.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Wants to work on innovative design challenges in the fields of smart products, connected products, electronic products, and industrial design.
  • Has experience with bringing products from a design to an industrialized product
  • Can translate strategic issues and user needs into made-to-measure solutions
  • Is able to communicate ideas and technical solutions in a visual way (Sketches, 3D models, ...)
  • Can advise colleagues with extensive knowledge of material properties and production techniques
  • Masters parametric and surface modeling
  • Build prototypes and mock-ups
  • Has the experience and accuracy to support and manage the manufacturing process
  • Preferably has their own Solidworks license

Your qualities should include:

  • Relevant work experience in the field of mechanical design engineering, +5 years. Able to provide a portfolio of strong cases that went from design to production.
  • Informed of industrial design methodologies.
  • Parametric 3D (Solidworks preferred), prototyping skills (Solidworks experiences is a plus)
  • Strong knowledge of mechanical design, material properties, and production techniques
  • Knowledge of quality assurance frameworks like FMEA
  • Good communication skills to brainstorm with designers, clients, and production partners
  • Having a notion of CAE simulations is a plus but not required.
  • A hands-on proactive mentality and a positive attitude!

What we have to offer:

  • To work with an organization that is all about exciting change and positive impact.
  • We're excited to make things better by continuously pushing for better things, impacting the world with positive changes.
  • For more than 14 years we have been discovering, designing, and building successful products and services that have changed the market. We walk the walk!
  • Projects for industry-leading clients and ambitious SMEs and start-ups that will challenge your skills.
  • The opportunity to create and develop relevant and impactful products and services.
  • Working with our talented team of Strategists and designers.
  • An informal and open culture
  • Enthusiastic colleagues working within an award-winning team
Product & service strategy team

You have something else to offer?

Make us an offer we can’t refuse. If you know how to push for win-win situations, you will certainly find an environment that enables you to do so at Made. Please surprise us. You could be joining our Fajita Fridays soon.

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Klokstraat 12A
2600 Antwerp
Belgium
BTW BE0809.023.055

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