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Hydraulics Controls Engineer Hyster Nijmegen

Hyster-Yale Nederland B.V.

9067587 | NIJMEGEN | Vast | HBO | 3.500 p/m | publicatiedatum


Over de functie

Key accountabilities of the role are

  • Provides clear system/component/functional requirements and documents them through the creation of requirement documents, detail drawings, engineering lists, ECN’s or however and whichever format suits best.
  • Provides concepts for new design and improvements
  • Executes and supports design and test activities during different phases of projects.
  • Leads and guides proper integration of components into truck design (hydraulic domain specific)
  • Provides clear technical direction to Drafters, Designers, Engineers, Mechanics, Test Technicians and Service team.


The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A highly analytical approach to problem solving coupled with creative thinking.
  • Technical education on bachelor level and preferred 3-5 years’ experience in industrial equipment business.
  • Preferred Pro-Engineer/ Creo or equivalent experience
  • Preferred Hydraulic/ Fluid power domain knowledge / experience
  • A self-motivated approach with the ability to work under own initiative.
  • Desire to use technical skills in highly customer focus environment
  • Strong communication skills- excellent business English
These competences meet our core values:
  • Pro active drive and enthusiasm
  • Pragmatic: solution-oriented and able to engineer a "first time right" solution who also takes time planning into account.
  • Strong analytical skills when solving problems
  • Solid personality with good communication skills
  • Eager to learn, because with the right competencies you will develop quickly


The offer
Hyster Yale offers a dynamic engineering role with responsibility and chances for personal development. The job offers a combination of in depth technical challenges (due to the wish for innovation) and more general issues like contact with colleague engineers. The BTDC is a dynamic Engineering department with assembly and testing within reach.
Besides technical development you can also focus on Project Lead, Quality, or After Sales Service (After Market organization). All Engineers have the possibility to contribute for 10% of their time on innovation projects. We expect you to make use of it!
A coaching style of leadership is being used in which you can get responsibilities relatively fast. This offers you specific chances for personal development. There are good working conditions: besides a good salary and 40 days off, there are good pension arrangements. Furthermore Hyster Yale has a flexible work time: you can start each workday between 07:00 and 09:30.
Your questions:
Remarks or question scan be asked at Yacht Engineering: Patrick van Otterlo: 06 – 10 92 66 21 (daily till 21:00), or mail at:


Hyster Yale organisation
Hyster-Yale group develops a range of Forklifts and industrial trucks for a variety of applications like container terminals. In Nijmegen Hyster Yale Netherlands bv. (Hyster Yale) develops, assembles sells and services Big Trucks (8-52 tons) of the brand name Hyster and Yale.
Hyster Yale is a economic stable company with plans for the future. On the Nijmegen site a total of approximately 650 people are working on these trucks and components.
Big Truck Development Center
A hundred of them are active as an engineer at The Big Truck Development Centre (BTDC).  They are responsible for design and development of a range of Forklifts and Container Handler trucks. Engineering involves itself in designing new products, constructing, testing and prototyping. Therefore several system groups with specific knowledge can be hired to work on a project (like hydraulics, controls, power train, etc) Due to replacement we are hiring a:
Automotive Hydraulics Engineer


Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Patrick van Otterlo via telefoonnummer 06-10926621

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