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Product Designer

MCi Netherlands
Woerden, Netherlands

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Job Summary

Motion Controls international (MCi), a Flex company, is the global market leader in mirror glass and power-folding actuators. Currently MCi is expanding its product portfolio to other Automotive actuation solutions such as Active Aerodynamics & Motor cooling management.

More information about the company is available here:

Motion Controls international | MCi

To support our extraordinary teams who build great products and contribute to our growth, we’re looking to add a Product Designer ideally located in Woerden, Netherlands.

Reporting to the Manager Product Engineering, the Product Designer's role involves working on the design of our actuators including the review and development of existing drafts as well as adding innovative and technically justified own ideas.

What a typical day looks like:

  • Design and model all aspects of precise mechanical actuators and assemblies based on specifications set within the project using 3D CAD tools;
  • Supervise co-development processes with suppliers in consultation with Supplier Quality Engineering and Supplier Resource Management;
  • Participate in multidisciplinary project teams as a point of contact with regards to product design and support our customers on technical questions;
  • Work together with the product engineer, model makers and test engineers on creating models and prototypes, creating tests and then documenting, analyzing and reporting the test results;
  • Support the development of new concept together with the research team.

The experience we’re looking to add to our team:

  • A completed degree in a relevant field such as mechanical or mechatronics engineering;
  • Relevant professional experience in a similar position ideally in the Automotive Industry, alternatively Aerospace and MedTech or another regulated environment;
  • Ideally some experience with similar technologies like mechanical actuators or developing mechanical or electromechanical parts and components for moving vehicles;
  • Comfortable using 3D CAD tools, PTC Creo is preferred, but not a must have;
  • Experience with finite element method, simulation (FEA / FEM) and failure mode analysis (FMEA);
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, Dutch is nice to have.

What you’ll receive for the great work you provide:

  • Development possibilities and career pathways - a good example is your manager, who started at MCi as a designer and now is the Product Engineering Manager NPI;
  • Be part of a team of 20 easy-going colleagues, who invent, design and produce all actuators ourselves;
  • Open culture, you are welcome to share your ideas;
  • Diverse work with wide-ranging tasks;
  • Flexible working hours (core time 11-15);
  • Hybrid work (max. 3 days from home/week);
  • Professional work environment;
  • 8% holiday pay;
  • A bonus plan;
  • Discount on several insurances;
  • 50/50 pension contribution;
  • This role is open for internal and external applications.


Job Category

Production Engineering

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