Mechanical Engineer

  Full time (40 hours per week)

About this job

We are currently looking for a Mechanical Engineer to join the team in Delft.

As a mechanical engineer, you will collaborate with colleagues in developing and bringing to life mechatronic and opto-mechatronic prototypes and instruments for industries such as aerospace, semiconductor, and manufacturing.

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Job details

Mechanical Engineer

Main responsibilities 

Your expertise in fine mechanics, materials, statically determined construction, and manufacturability complements the optical and mechatronic concepts of your team members. You possess the ability to translate conceptual designs into detailed 3D-CAD designs along with corresponding 2D drawing packages. Validation through FEM analysis or manual calculations, as well as generating Bill of Materials, are integral parts of your process.

Operating within a structured and independent team environment, often juggling multiple projects simultaneously, you thrive on creatively tackling technically challenging projects. Your curiosity drives you to stay on top of the latest developments in the field, ensuring you're well-equipped to contribute effectively to the innovative projects that you will be a part of.


  • You have a BSc or MSc in mechanical engineering or similar
  • Minimum 1-3 years of working experience (junior) or 3-8 years (medior) in the high-tech industry
  • Analytical thinking skills and the ability to work in a structured manner
  • Familiarity with 3D CAD software; preferably NX and Teamcenter
  • Knowledge of static structures (construction principles) and design of fine mechanical structures
  • Familiarity with shape and plate tolerances and functional measurement
  • Some basic knowledge of measurement and control technology, optics and dynamics is a plus
  • You are creative, independent, driven, communicative, proactive and a team player
  • Fluent in Dutch and English, both spoken and written

Are you enthusiastic about becoming our new Mechanical Engineer?

Apply via our application form, or send your CV and motivational letter directly to

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Our story

At S[&]T we contribute to a safer life on earth by translating space data into valuable and actionable insights. We oversee data from instruments to application, and apply our expertise within our software frameworks, information products and consultancy.

Our society relies on space and scientific instruments for climate change monitoring, navigation, defence and national security, and other crucial services we all use in our daily lives. These instruments produce an enormous quantity of complex data, and our goal is to unlock its value.

We have more than 20 years of experience working on instrument calibration, the creation of data quality monitoring tools, the development of real-time data processing frameworks, and the development of application-specific algorithms. With this, we help organisations, governments and industries to strengthen their information position and thereby improve their decision making. We focus on the following domains: Space & Science, Defence & Security, Environment & Sustainability, and High-Tech Consulting.

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How to apply

Would you like to hear more? Send your CV and motivational letter to or apply directly through our website.

Kindly note that acquisition from third parties (e.g. agencies) based on this vacancy is not welcome.