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Product Development Engineer

Requisition ID:  13129
Category:  Engineering & Technology
Career level:  Professional
Contract type:  Permanent

SKF MPT (Maintenance, Power Transmission and Tools) is a dynamic Business Unit which has been providing the industrial market with bearing maintenance, lubrication and power transmission solutions and products for forty years. A team of 40 people with entrepreneurial mind-set serves rotative equipment users worldwide. The position we are offering represents the advantages of working within a small team, yet in an international environment. We are based at the SKF Business & Technology Park, Houten in the Netherlands.


To complete our current team, we are looking for a:


Product Development Engineer 
Product Line: Induction Heaters


Job description:

  • You develop the product range induction heaters within the SKF MPT portfolio.
  • You generate innovative product ideas to bring unique products to market.
  • You perform technology watch. 
  • You manage projects to develop new products and bring them to the market.
  • You ensure product quality and regulatory compliance.
  • You work in close cooperation with our international development partners and suppliers.
  • You offer technical support to our customers.


Job requirements:

  • You have a master’s degree in Mechatronics, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Ideally you have experience in the development of power electronics appliances.
  • You have a minimum of 3 to 5 years relevant working experience. 
  • Preferably you have worked as a project manager or within a product development team.
  • You are empowered and an entrepreneur.
  • Experience in working within an international environment is considered as a plus.


Our offer: 
We offer you the opportunity to work in an innovative and well-equipped professional environment, which is part of a large, successful company with an excellent reputation. You will join a team of well-motivated colleagues and will have a lot of international contacts. This means that we need candidates with good communication skills and good ability in written and spoken English. We look forward to seeing you develop as a professional who creates a career in SKF, and we will support your steps. Of course, our employment conditions are competitive.


If you are interested and meet the above requirements, please apply with your CV and motivation letter. We only take the applications in consideration that are written in English or Dutch.

An online assessment and intellect test are part of the recruitment process. To apply please submit your CV by September 30th, 2021.

About SKF

SKF’s mission is to be the undisputed leader in the bearing business. SKF offers solutions around the rotating shaft, including bearings, seals, lubrication management, condition monitoring and maintenance services. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has around 17,000 distributor locations worldwide. Annual sales in SEK is around 75 billion and the number of employees ca 41,000.