You will lead your design all the way through production. Starting from scratch to the moment the equipment leaves our factory, witnessing your design come to life.

About the role

Your work is centered around the process of designing equipment solutions. From a blank sheet to a 3D design, you drive the a to z process to create full functional technical solutions exceeding customer’s expectations every day.
You won’t do this alone. Delivering ambitious projects like ours require close teamwork. As member of the multidisciplinary project-team’s you collaborate closely with colleagues from other engineering departments. Taking full ownership of the mechanical design process, you assure alignment with other disciplines, the requirements and specifications of our clients and branch specific regulations in the Pharmaceutical and Bio- Tech industry.


  • Define technical requirements in collaboration with the seniorand project engineers.
  • Support the project engineer in defining and executing projectplans for your specific discipline.
  • Concept designing.
  • Own the full-cycle design processes of the assigned projects.
  • Coordinate, mentor, and instruct your team.
  • Supervise and check the validity and functionality of the final design, considering the functional specifications, quality, and costs.
  • Report on design process and propose improvements on efficiency and quality of products and processes.
  • What do you bring?

  • You are eligible to work in the Netherlands.
  • A technical bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering (or similar level acquired through experience).
  • 5+ years of working experience in a similar position.
  • Theoretical and practical knowledge of multiple fields of engineering (i.e., mechatronics-, electrical-, and/or software engineering).
  • Experience in 2D and 3D equipment designing.
  • Broad knowledge of material properties applicable in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Verbal and written proficiency in (technical) English is required, any proficiency in Dutch would be considered a plus.
  • About

    Based in Breda, The Netherlands, we specialize in sophisticated customer-specific equipment & services projects in the Life Science industries, primarily the Pharmaceutical (Human and Animal), Medical & Clinical Instrumentation and Food industries. Our knowledge is deeply rooted in the automated pharmaceutical packaging business. We have the in-house expertise and very specific know-how to help overcome the evolving challenges constantly faced by customers in highly regulated markets. Relying on many years of combined experience and skills in the management of large-scale projects internationally, we offer a complete range of equipment and service solutions for the pharmaceutical packaging industry.

    Dec Netherlands is part of the Dec Group. Headquartered near Lausanne, Switzerland, Dec Group has a global presence with subsidiaries and agents in more than 30 countries including European subsidiaries in the UK, Ireland, Germany, Poland, and the Netherlands, together with Asian offices in India and China, and North America.

    What do we offer?

    We offer an informal atmosphere based on entrepreneurship, quality, teamwork in an international environment, personal contact, and lasting relationships. Working at Dec Netherlands brings you high-tech challenges and enables you to think creatively to come up with innovative solutions.

    More information

    Please leave your details via the apply button, and we will contact you in 2 working days. Questions? Contact Paul Bertens (Corporate Recruiter a.i.) via +31 6 4329 9305 or

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