Mechanical Engineer Permanent Engineering

Location: Amsterdam area


For one of our clients in the Oil and Gas industry we are looking for a Mechanical Engineer.


You are responsible for design and build of production tools, equipment and machinery. Supporting the maintenance organization in analyzing, solving and preventive actions on malfunctions. The Mechanical Engineer ensures that the production lines run with the right balance between cost and stability. As Mechanical Engineer you analyze mechanical systems, suggest changes for improvement and build equipment with prior experience and knowledge. It is an all-round function and requires global understanding of all the main engineering elements: design, component manufacturing, hydraulics, pneumatics and 3D modelling. Furthermore it is appreciated if you have a basic understanding of electrical and measurement systems as well as industrial automation.

Your activities are, for example:

  • Concept design of new generation production equipment;
  • Root Cause Analysis (RCA);
  • Strength and performance calculations of (future) equipment;
  • Cost estimations in concept and detailed design;
  • Project coordination in implementation projects;
  • Documentation for CE, maintenance and instructions for operating;
  • Technical assessment of systems, designs and drawings;
  • Reports arguing the impact and reasoning to execute (large) improvement projects;
  • Perform Continuous Improvement projects.


  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering;
  • At least 5 years experience experience in design and build of production machines;
  • Experience in running and supporting machines in a production line environment;
  • Excellent communication skills, in writing and verbally;
  • Excellent command of English, basic in Dutch, sufficient to interact with engineers and operators.

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