Mechanical Project Engineer

Job description


Working at MHS means working on breakthrough sorting and transporting solutions for leading customers in Courier Express Parcel and Distribution + Fulfilment in an expanding environment with many opportunities.

MHS is founded in North America and has recently expanded its business in Europe and Asia. Our locations are based on family business traditions, with strong social values and people caring about people. This translates into caring about customers and colleagues and ensuring long-lasting relationships.

Your mission

As a Mechanical Project Engineer you are responsible for the mechanical design of the material handling system. Together with other disciplines such as electrical and controls you translate the sales design in a working system solution. You coordinate the design with the customer and suppliers to achieve a coordinated design. Under your direction the layout design engineer will make the 3D model. You will coordinate with suppliers and customer regarding interfaces and building / utilities. You will draw up specifications for the production and purchase of parts. When the conveyor system is installed on site, you support the installation team in the field with technical questions. You report directly to the Project Leader Engineering.

Travel is part of the job (on average 20%).

Core tasks


  • translate the sales layout into a working system solution
  • are Responsible for the integration of various parts in the total mechanical design and Work closely with suppliers, PLC and EM engineers
  • coordinate the design with customer and suppliers
  • are Able to make sketches and validate design in Inventor
  • make specifications for purchasing and production parts of the material handling system
  • Manage the Layout Design Engineer when making the engineering layouts
  • are point of contact for technical questions during installation in the field.
  • provide installation and as-built documentation

Job requirements


  • Minimum Bachelor level, preferably a degree in mechanical engineering
  • Experience (at least 5 years) and extensive mechanical knowledge of conveyor systems is preferred
  • Familiar with 3D modeling and CAD software (inventor / Vault)
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, in Dutch and English
  • Able to work independently
  • Excellent technical knowledge and good spatial insight to assess the feasibility of a concept
  • Proven problem-solving ability to quickly find the right solutions
  • Can work on different projects simultaneously in a dynamic environment
  • Works accurately and structured, has an eye for detail and keeps an overview

What does MHS International have to offer you

  • Short communication lines
  • Working within an inspiring team
  • 40 hours a week
  • Flexible working hours
  • 41 vacation days
  • Attractive primary and secondary working conditions
  • Many opportunities for professional development


Do you recognize yourself in the above profile and in our statement Above and Beyond?
And would you like to help to build a fast-growing player in the material handling industry?
Then click the button and apply now.

* Acquisition will not be appreciated in this phase.