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R&D Project Engineer - Machine Development


Who we are

Verhaert On-site Consulting is a Belgian consulting firm founded in 2006. We provide solutions for companies and organizations in various sectors, including aerospace, medical devices, automotive and consumer electronics.
Together we work on challenging projects for leading customers and offer expertise in concept development, engineering, prototyping, testing and project management.
Verhaert On-site Consulting is part of the Verhaert Group Masters in Innovation.

The role

This job requires a valid Belgian Working Permit

In this role, you will develop and manage projects and transfer new process and system technologies to the affiliates. This includes working through the 5-phase development model, starting by generation of project functional requirements based on affiliate needs.

Key responsibilities:

New Process / System Development:

  • Identify opportunities to utilize new process technologies to improve the existing HGC process or create new processes or products. New process technology may include: defining process flow, modelling process variables, equipment identification and specification including process control systems and providing capital cost estimation and cost benefits

  • Identify project functional requirements working with affiliate management, engineering or outside technology resources

  • Execute and/or manage projects from laboratory demonstrators and prototypes through manufacturing scale-up and operational phases, maintaining effective communication with development colleagues, project team members and outside technology resources

  • Organize process technology design, prototyping and scale-up trials; perform required experimental design and analyses, identify critical process variables

  • Correlate and interpret results and draw logical conclusions

  • Define operating parameters which deliver a consistent process and product to required outcomes.

Process or systems technology transfer:

  • Support implementation of new technology within the affiliates in conjunction with TS or divisional project teams

  • Organize and execute process, systems, equipment or methods validation in support of technology transfer following Corporate and the affiliates guidelines

  • Provide appropriate drawings, samples, process or equipment manuals in support of technology documentation packages.

Development and training:

  • Assist in training and functional guidance of end users of new process technology and system development introductions

  • Identify additional training requirements and arrange internal, external resources as required

  • Design and prepare process or systems manuals to facilitate ‘top-class’ technology transfer practice within the affiliates

Your profile

  • Master or PhD (of science) in mechanical, electrical or chemical engineering

  • Significant industrial experience including a proven project and systems development management record

  • Fluent in English, good knowledge in Dutch and in French,

  • The job requires a presence every day on site

  • Team player and hands on mentality

Our offer

Join our team for diverse projects and ongoing growth opportunities. Be part of a stable innovation group, engaging with a wide customer network. Enjoy a great salary, including a car and extras like meal vouchers, insurance. Plus, get 20 holidays and 12 ADV-days for a balanced work-life experience.



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Peter Roels

R&D Project Engineer - Machine Development
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