Altachem NV, Belgium
Junior Product Design & Development Engineer (m/f/d)

Altachem nv, located in Harelbeke and part of the Lindal Group (international German family business) is the world’s number one in the development, production and marketing of valves, application tools and accessories for 1KPU (1 component PU foam) in pressure cannisters. With a turnover of more than 22 million euros and a continued focus on further growth and innovation, Altachem retains its strong position as a niche player. Thanks to the dedicated commitment of the entire team, consisting of 21 passionate professionals, the company is a solid fixture in the world of 1K-PU foam.

Alongside the further development of existing aerosol valves, packaging systems and accessories, you will also be responsible for devising and developing new areas of application. With your creative mind, you will be an important player in the organisation, by developing practical and technical designs and converting them into marketable products.

Roles and responsibilities

  • You are pro-active in understanding the market and the customer, and this understanding allows you to discover new technical opportunities that you will design, develop and follow up from start to finish
  • You will make technical drawings and reports and use them as a basis for engaging the right suppliers
  • You will translate your technical thoughts into market-oriented tools that you will test yourself in the lab
  • You will consult regularly with the various divisions within the company and with external development partners in order to find the optimum solution
  • You will support the salespeople within the organisation by providing technical information and you will also be in contact with customers yourself
  • You will report to the Managing Director

Qualifications and requirements

  • You have a master’s degree in industrial engineering electromechanics or you are considered to be at that level because of your experience. Experience in technical product development is an added value
  • You have first-hand experience with 3D drawing programs and you are willing to deepen your knowledge of materials
  • You are eager to learn and a go-getter; you like to think outside the box, you take the initiative and you put growth (both for the organisation and yourself) first
  • You show a hands-on, dynamic, mature and result-oriented spirit
  • You have excellent project management skills, you respect deadlines and you take responsibility
  • You are a real team player, who can appreciate fun and laughter within the team
  • You are a good communicator and you are fluent in Dutch and English. Knowledge of French and German would be an advantage
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Altachem NV, Belgium
permanent role
Job posted on: 07.06.2019
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