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Design and Analysis Development Engineer

Netherlands, Zuid-Holland, NoordwijkATG Europe B.V.

Job description

We are looking for a Design and Analysis Development Engineer for our headquarters in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, to join our ATG Composites Lab.

The successful candidate will be tasked with, but not limited to:

  • Top level design and system engineering on the composite technologies and products;
  • CAD modelling and design;
  • FE modelling, analysis, and optimisation;
  • Setting up and improving design, analysis, and optimisation procedures;
  • Reporting and documentation;
  • Supporting design for manufacturing activities;
  • Supporting or partaking in manufacturing of components;
  • Supporting the preparation of business proposals;
  • Supporting or supervising other team members, including interns;
  • Organising, performing, and supervising various research activities;
  • Interfacing with customers as part of projects or business development.

Job requirements

  • MSc or PhD in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering;
  • Between 0 to 5 years of relevant work experience;
  • Affinity with fibre-reinforced composite materials and structures;
  • Knowledge of design and optimisation methods, analytical and numerical, from conceptual design to detailed optimisation methods;
  • Experience with FE model setup and analysis, preferably of composites;
  • Experience with commercial FE tools (preferably FEMAP with NX/MSC Nastran);
  • Experience with CAD software (preferably CATIA V5);
  • Affinity and preferably experience with manufacturing methods for composites;
  • Affinity and experience with manufacturing processes for metals is an advantage;
  • Awareness of the advantages, disadvantages, and limitations of analysis and manufacturing methods;
  • Basic programming skills (preferably in Python);
  • Able to work multi-disciplinarily and independently;
  • Well organised and capable of organising an efficient workflow;
  • Capable of working in an ambitious team with occasional peaks in workload;
  • Open-minded attitude, with a capability to challenge industry standards;
  • Personal initiative and thirst for improvement and developing new skills;
  • At least a rudimentary sense of humour is appreciated;
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken;
  • Knowledge of other languages is an asset.


Netherlands, Noordwijk
ATG Europe B.V.