Product Engineer

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Product Engineer

EuroSort 's-Graveland

What is required?

  • A completed mbo/hbo education in the mechanical engineering field
  • Demonstrable knowledge of and experience with Inventor and VAULT
  • Experience with SharePoint
  • Good command of Dutch and English, both verbally and in writing
  • Good teamworking skills, communicative, creative and solution-oriented
  • In possession of own transportation

What will you get?

  • €3,000 - €4,000 gross p/m (depending on knowledge and experience)
  • 32 to 40 hours working week
  • 30 days of holiday 
  • Possibility to enroll in training and courses
  • Working from home opportunities, bonus scheme
  • Daily fresh fruit, Friday afternoon drinks, monthly company lunch

What will you do?

  • 50% Working on 3D models
  • 25% Processing parts lists in ERP system
  • 10% Internal consultation
  • 10% Performing practical tests
  • 5% Administration

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Acquisition based on this advertisement is not appreciated. We usually fill the vacancies ourselves and in exceptional cases we work with preferred suppliers.

As a Product Engineer at EuroSort, you are responsible for the technical elaboration and securing of (sub) elements of sorting machines such as mechanical components, drives and conveyors. The goal is to design these (sub) elements in such a way that they can be used in different projects.

When new modules or elements have to be added to an existing type of sorting machine, you create in 3D drawings in Inventor. The drawings are stored in the Autodesk Vault management system, so that you and your colleagues can consult the design when necessary.

You work on technical product development, which is not necessarily linked to projects. The designs you create are used for future multiple repeat projects, for example, the sorting machines of (inter) national postal companies and fashion brands. You help devise and manage the parts that recur in each machine.

You are part of the TECH team, together with two R&D Engineers, two Product Engineers, several Product Owners and Product Coordinators. You report to the TECH Manager and work closely with your team. It is therefore important that you can manage this well and are willing to help colleagues.What your work will exactly look like,will be determined by your qualities and interests. Furthermore, it is important you like to think along about process improvements and improvements in the organisation.

If you enjoy making 3D designs that are used throughout the company and find it challenging to do this accurately and make sure all the information is correct, then this is a job for you.

Working week

Product Engineer

On an enjoyable working day, a team member's prototype is made physical. Everyone gets energy from this and you try to make the prototype even better together afterwards.

On a less enjoyable working day, production cannot continue due to an unforeseen error in the drawing. Then you have to leave everything you were working on so that you can solve this problem.

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    • Office day
    • Lunch
    • Updating mail
    • Working on 3D models
    • Working out process improvement
    • Capture and maintain product and process specifications
    • Determining efficient assembly
    • Working from home
    • Lunch
    • Updating mail
    • Processing parts lists in the ERP system
    • Making machine component assembly drawing
    • Making revision drawing of machine component
    • Working from home
    • Lunch
    • Updating mail
    • Developing prototype
    • Processing parts lists in the ERP system
    • Working on 3D models
    • Office day
    • Drinks
    • Updating mail
    • Administration
    • Communicating adjustment on Intranet
    • Capture and maintain product and process specifications
    • Processing parts lists in the ERP system
    • Making a detail drawing

Firsthand experience

Because of worldwide delivery problems, the organisation wants to use other engines in systems. How do you approach this?

First of all, you have to find out what the impact is on the existing design. If you use a different size or material, will the motor still fit into the design? In this situation, a new design has to be made, based on the new engine and its shape. As many of these motors are used each year, a prototype must then be made and tested to ensure that no problems occur in production. After successful testing and approval, you safeguard the design in the ERP system. You also communicate the new design on the Technical Bulletin page on the intranet, so that the rest of the company is informed.


EuroSort finds personal development very important. That's why there are many possibilities to attend courses and training. At the moment, EuroSort is developing a training policy to make this more concrete.

Product Engineer
Product Coördinator
Product Manager

Working at EuroSort

EuroSort B.V. is specialised in the development and assembly of high volume sorting systems for various applications. Think of order processing, returns, counting and sorting by size, colour, type of products, e-commerce and cross docking. The company was founded in 2001 and believes in qualitative simplicity. Therefore, the sorting solutions are always simple, robust and made of high quality materials and components. This combination creates a system that optimises the work process and makes it more efficient, saves valuable floor space and improves and increases productivity.

  • Founded in 2001
  • Headquarters in 's-Graveland
  • Globally active, branches in the Netherlands, Spain and North America
  • 180 employees
  • Average age 45 years
  • Hybrid working in office positions
  • Safety workwear is mandatory in the warehouse and is provided by EuroSort


Sjoerd van Schie - Mechanical Installation Coordinator

Why did you decide to work for this company?
I already worked freelance for this company as an installation supervisor and was asked to do the coordination. It is a young dynamic company that is active worldwide: as a mechanic this gave me the opportunity to travel while working. In this way I gained some nice experiences and now I supervise the installations.

What was your previous job?
Freelance mechanic/assembly supervisor, elevator mechanic and animal caretaker.

What do you do in your spare time?

Wiebe de Jong - Manager TECH

Why did you decide to work for this company?
I started as an intern (Engineer) when the company only had a few employees (almost nineteen years ago). The type of company has always given me opportunities to develop and grow in the organization. It has never been boring as the company and product continues to evolve. The company is always open to new ideas.

What did you study?
Mechanical engineering.

What do you do in your spare time?
Hockey, Formula 1, enjoy drinks on a terrace and play sports.

Andre Meulman - PLC Software Engineer, Control department

Why did you decide to work for this company?
With a predilection for technology, I have always been looking for a working environment in which I have to deal with multiple techniques. At EuroSort, various systems come together in the control of the sorting installations. From controlling various sensors, actuators, motors and servo drives, to communication between different systems, such as servers, HMI and cameras.

What was your previous job?
PLC Software Engineer IA.

What do you do in your spare time?
In my spare time I enjoy doing water sports or hiking.

Marco Vonk - Purchaser

Why did you decide to work for this company?
I started in 2011 as an Engineer at EuroSort. In addition, I did project-related purchases. Due to the dynamic growth of EuroSort, I have gradually started to concentrate and professionalize myself more in the field of purchasing. Partly because the organization feels great, from which we get satisfaction together, this is a huge stimulus to develop myself further and to keep the enthusiasm high. This is an advantage of EuroSort for me!

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