Technical Lead Mechanical Design

We are currently looking for Lead Design Engineers who have a thorough knowledge of precision mechanics, system dynamics, tribology and mechatronics. You are involved in the most exciting projects, from the first concept to the full development of new machines and systems. You combine your technical knowledge with your coordination skills to help our clients bring their activities worldwide to Capgemini Engineering.

Your job in one paragraph

As a Technical Lead you are responsible for the realization of high-precision mechanical modules, ensuring that the specifications in the field of safety, reliability, stability, pollution, cost-effectiveness, manufacturability and serviceability are met. The typical work consists of translating the general system design into a Flow and Thermal design that meets the engineering requirements. You are responsible for demonstrating that the design works as intended. You work in a team to deliver the committed work items in the team's backlog in a (quarter) cadence. As a TL you proactively manage internal and external stakeholders and you can review and improve designs. The team can vary in size from 2-10 design engineers.

Your home base at Capgemini

The Hardware Division deals with the most innovative solutions and technologies. We provide end to end consultancy for creating new and improved products that are used on a global scale in life-changing industries. With this knowledge we operate in various sectors, including Precision Mechanics, Electro Mechanical, Electronics and Agile. Do you want to know how we realize this? Then sign up quickly!


  • Immediately a permanent contract and a suitable salary;
  • Follow unlimited training courses at our Academy;
  • 26 vacation days. Fancy extra time? Then buy days;
  • A non-contributory pension;
  • Work wherever you want with our connectivity and home working allowance;
  • A fast laptop and a SIM card that you can also use privately.

Why this job is a good fit for you?

  • You hold an MSc degree in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering or equivalent.
  • At least 7 years of experience as a mechanical design engineer and experience in leading teams of up to 10 design engineers.
  • You have experience with 3D CAD modeling preferably in Siemens NX and you can work in PLM system Teamcenter.
  • Knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerances, understanding of FMAE and DFMEA.
  • You are a T-shaped engineer, preferably with knowledge of other domains, not just a mechanical specialist.

Working Capgemini

Get the future you want. We make that promise to you. That starts on day one. With good onboarding and structured and transparent development paths. But also: plenty of opportunities to deviate from that, to pioneer and to choose your own career path. You can count on our boundless trust and collegial support. Working at Capgemini also means working in the international heart of innovation. The premier league of technology. An employer that considers your needs while focusing on the future, in which the following play a key role:

Application procedure

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Thomas Ykema

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