Mechanical System Architect


Engineer Mechanical System Architect
Location Eindhoven area, Netherlands
Activity Development & Engineering
Level Master 
Experience >5 Years
Area Research & Development
Background Mechanics


Employment Permanent
Reference# 10440
Date posted Apr-2013

Our client is a provider of lithography systems for the semiconductor industry, manufacturing complex machines that are critical to the production of integrated circuits or chips. The company is traded on Euronext Amsterdam and NASDAQ.

Job Mission
-Deliver high level mechanical system layout architecture that enables the functionally optimal and cost effective engineering of new systems.
Job Description
-Creation and investigation of layout concepts. Discuss with projects and sectors. Come up with well-considered choices, validated against system requirements.
-Investigate serviceability. Define concepts. Validate with RAMS specifications.
-Validate concept on high level requirements regarding transportability and install at customer site
-Monitor that projects stay within agreed volumes. Make use of your creativity and helicopter view to find solutions in case of conflicts.
-Knowledge transfer to production
-Contribute to system roadmaps
-Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
-At least 3 years architectural experience in creating new machine concepts (or large complex modules).
-Covering all aspects like layout, serviceability, transportability, install, performance, etc...
-Basic knowledge of thermal and dynamics
-NX (or other 3D design tool)
Personal skills
-Technical leadership. Sets out direction for technical project teams.
-Abstract thinking, out-of-the box thinking
-Helicopter view
-Clear and structured way of reporting.
-Networking. Build and maintain networks throughout the organization
-Able to challenge others, to come up with even better ideas
Context of the position
-The architect reports to the group leader Mechanical System Layout and is operational within multidisciplinary, cross-sectorial projects.
-Within the company, the sector Development & Engineering (D&E) is responsible for the specification, design and engineering of the company’s products.
-In this sector, departments such as Mechatronics, Mechanics and Electronics specify, design, and qualify the various modules of the company’s products. Each department consists of discipline and function oriented groups where emphasis lies on particular competence or functions in the company’s equipment.
Boddenberg Recruitment is an international recruitment consultancy, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent and contract positions with clients in The Netherlands.
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