V&V – Mechanical designer

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Operations — Engineering/production

Business industry


Minimum level of education required

Master Degree

Diploma specialization


Minimum level of experience required

1 to 3 years

Contractual hours

Full time




West Flanders, Flanders, Belgium

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Job description

AKKA is supporting a client in the automotive industry concerning V&V activities. For this, we are looking for a mechanical designer to support the client's department of Heavy Duty transmissions and torque converters for mobile applications.

Your tasks

  • As a “V&V - Mechanical designer” you are responsible for designing and drafting equipment and installations for transmission and component test systems.
  • Together with the Test Project Engineers you coordinate and participate in the construction or conversion of the test systems.
  • You manage the procurement of the designed parts to realize the test setups.
  • Report and carry out associated administration meticulously and share with the Test Project Engineers in accordance with the applicable procedures.
  • On occasion you will support the Engineering D&D team to design transmission components.
  • You will report to the V&V team lead.


Your profile

  • You have a master's degree in electromechanical or automotive engineering or equal by experience.
  • Takes initiative, thinks out of the box and can independently carry out assignments & projects from concept to completion.
  • You are a hands-on and all-round engineer who works analytically, accurately, qualitatively and project-based.
  • As a real team player you have strong communication skills.
  • You are fluent in English. Dutch is a plus.
  • You are experienced with 3D drawing packages, preferably Creo.
  • Experience with FEA (Ansys or Abaqus) is a plus.
  • Several years of experience in a similar technical environment is a plus.
  • Strong interest in vehicle drivetrains, both conventional and hybrid / electrified are a plus.
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