Senior mechanical design engineer


Website Averna BV

Key challenges for a Senior Mechanical engineer:

You will have the opportunity to join our team in Arnhem where you will design machines concepts and build customized test and measurement machines:

  • Independent mechanical design of assigned projects
  • Follow up construction of the machine with project team and project manager
  • Prepare mechanical concepts for sales and present them to the customers


Your contribution in this role:

  • Sales support
  • Share and communicate knowledge within the mechanical team & other relevant departments
  • Prepare the detailed specification of the design of mechanical components
  • Define electrical and mechanical schematics and BOMs
  • Follow the prototype development
  • Support qualification tests and certification
  • Support the integration of hardware and software
  • Use simulation packages where necessary
  • Implement calibration and validation procedures
  • Perform risk analysis together with the project team


The ideal candidate in a few words:

Degree: A bachelor’s or master degree in Engineering
Experience: 5-8 years of experience in mechanical design of precision automation applications
Proficient: With Solidworks, Inventor or equivalent. Profound knowledge of geometrical tolerances. Basic knowledge of automation principles, materials and surface treatment, pneumatics, machine safety, preventive maintenance, motion system calculations
Skills: Ability to plan and organize workload, professional and results oriented. Strong capacity of adaptation and priorities management. Strong interpersonal skills, coaching experience is an asset
Bilingual: Fluent in Dutch and English, written & spoken


About Averna

As the leading Test Engineering company in the world, Averna is a strategic partner for electronic and communication product developers, helping them achieve higher product quality, faster time to market, and greater value from their test systems. Founded in 1999, Averna offers specialized expertise and innovative test solutions that deliver substantial financial, technical and brand benefits for hundreds of clients in the aerospace, automotive, consumer electronics, defense, life sciences, telecom and transportation industries. Averna has offices around the world, numerous industry certifications such as ISO, CSIA, and ITAR registration, and is partnered with National Instruments, Keysight Technologies, and JOT Automation.

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