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Mechanical Designer

Ampyx Power B.V.

9075445 | DEN HAAG, NEDERLAND | Detachering | HBO | publicatiedatum


Over de functie

We need a number of test jigs. A brief list of test rigs:

  • Actuator test rig (mechanical and automation control related)
  • Flap test rig (mechanical mostly)
  • Horizontal Tale test rig (mechanical mostly)
  • Structural load test rig (mechanical only)
  • Tether Attachment System test rig (mechanical, logging)
  • Landing Gear some support towards environmental testing
  • shock test rig (optional)
  • Iron bird support and setup (tables probably largely)
  • Arresting hook test jig (tbc)
  • and probably some more
the assignment will be to design and calculate the different test rigs and advise on the make-buy decision, where the decision to make it ourselves will be in the scope of the role of this candidate.


Required knowledge:

  • Mechanisms with single and multiple degrees of freedom
  • 3D CAD software for modelling (e.g. Solidworks)
  • 2D manufacturing drawing production based on standards (ISO,DIN)
  • Manufacturing methods, limitations and processes for metallic parts
  • Good English skills both verbally as in writing
  • At least a bachelor in mechanical engineering
Not a must-have, but we’d very much welcome the following experiences:
  • Testing of machinery (experimental, functional and/or verification)
  • Hands on manufacturing (Lathe, CNC mill, welding, cutting, assembling, etc)
  • Machine automation (sensors, actuators, cabling, protocols, large drives, PLC)
  • Understanding of system engineering methods and specification for suppliers (requirements, design justification, statement of work).


We will boost your career through personal and technical growth. We’ll support you by offering a personal coach and the possibility to follow courses and training via our highly recommended Yacht Academy. We’ll offer interesting benefits and a market conform salary. You’ll become member of the team of professionals who share your education, ambitions and your competencies. 
This will enable you to interact with your colleagues from Yacht in your own technology language! You’ll become a member of the yacht network, which stretches the high tech industry. You will be challenged by your peers. As a result you’ll be able to keep your knowledge and skills up-to-date!



Yacht is a contractor for highly educated professionals (BSc, MSc, or PhD) who’ll work on site and innovate together with our customers to find smart solutions. Being part of the world wide Randstad Group we have an extensive network of clients and professionals. 


Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Peter Groeneveld via telefoonnummer 06-53815170

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