Mechanical engineer

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location: Eindhoven


Is it your passion to design and improve mechanical components?


the company:

We are BRACE automotive engineering. We are ingenious petrol heads. We eat, dream, sleep automotive system engineering in power train, interior and chassis domain. We deliver pragmatic, agileworkable solutions in tune with our customers' heart beat and share best practices out of our ownexperience and our BRACE vision.


the function:

The tasks will depend on your specialist area of work but may include:

  • using computer-aided design (CAD) packages to develop ideas and produce designs;
  • deciding on the most appropriate materials for component production;
  • solving engineering problems using mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, thermodynamic or pneumaticprinciples;
  • building prototypes of components and testing their performance, weaknesses and safety;
  • taking into consideration changing customer needs and government emissions regulations whendeveloping new designs and - manufacturing procedures;
  • preparing material, cost and timing estimates, reports and design specifications;
  • investigating mechanical failures or unexpected maintenance problems;
  • liaising with suppliers and handling supply chain management issues;
  • managing projects, including budgets, production schedules, resources, staff and supervisingquality control;


your profile:

  • Interest in Automotive engineering and design;
  • Knowledge of CATIA,CREO, NX, SolidWorks, Inventor;
  • A high level of numeracy and technical competency, with an understanding of the applications used within design and production;
  • The ability to analyse and interpret data to help with problem-solving;
  • Effective communication and presentation skills, both with colleagues and clients;
  • The ability to work effectively in teams but also independently, and to take responsibility;
  • Good time management and organisational skills to make sure design projects and production run toschedule;
  • The ability to work within cost constraints;
  • Commitment to keep up to date with design and engineering technology;
  • Commercial and industry awareness.


Become part of our team. We are looking forward to receive your complete CV, including your motivation letter and indication of your salary expectations and your earliest possible starting date. Please be so kind and only apply by clicking the blue button on top of this page or directly send your CV to jelle.claessen@brace-automotive.com

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why BRACE

Engineers choose BRACE for the following reasons:

Our excellent reputation has brought BRACE a unique client portfolio, creating an assurance for diversity and become involved in challenging projects at high level. Your entrepreneurship and passion for technology create a perfect blend to realise effective client solutions. Your career path will be paved with a specialised cumulated experience tough diversified portfolio of challenging projects.
At BRACE, ideas become reality. We foster your ambitions: BRACE encourages passionate automotive engineers to continue developing themselves. Our organisation support you with your personal development plan, we cultivate a professional vision on Human Resource Management, we facilitate training and education, and we organise team building events with your colleagues. You are invited to build your own career within BRACE automotive.
In your role as a technical expert you are involved in technological projects with a high degree of diversity and complexity on a daily basis. You will cumulate experience with internal projects or at our client’s location. With BRACE you can be sure about a challenging job in an ever changing environment. You can count on a highly motivated, dynamic and committed employer.
We expect you to work in teams with your colleagues. Passion for automotive engineering and innovative ideas are the common denominator. You can find a multitude of reference projects on our website and blog. Since its origins in 1977, BRACE has developed to a renowned development and engineering organisation within a group of over 250 employees.

career stories

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