Mechanical Engineer


Nootdorp, Netherlands


Experienced Level


Full time



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Job Description

For our  Nootdorp office we are looking for a Mechanical Engineer to work on robotic systems and newly designed geotechnical equipment in the innovation pipeline.  As a member of the Innovation Technology Commissioning and Implementation group, you will focus on thorough testing, design improvement implementation and commissioning, optimizing performance and reliability.

You will be working on the mechanical aspects of the equipment that operate in extreme conditions, such as large water depths and harsh environment. The products vary from precision mechanical measuring instruments to fully independent (underwater) working electrical/hydraulically driven systems, which can be used onshore or offshore and, in some cases, subsea.

Your role

  • You liaise with the design team to review, advice and consult on practical and safety related aspects of the design;

  • You are in the lead during the execution of acceptance testing and validation and active in field pilot projects;

  • You complete technical upgrades and update technical manuals;

  • You interact with the operations department on issues found in the field and are creative in finding and solving issues and be a point of contact for the mechanical side of the products taking part in the innovation 3rd line support;

  • You contribute to a collaborative and professional atmosphere in our team.

Your track record

  • You have a bachelor's degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering;

  • You have at least 3 years of relevant work experience as designer or constructor;

  • You can handle well 3D CAD systems, Preferably Creo (Pro-Engineer);

  • You have a self-driven attitude;

  • Fluent command of the English language;

  • You have a practical mindset with an appetite for learning new skills.

What Fugro offers

  • A competitive salary;

  • 29 holidays per year based on a fulltime employment (of which 4 are appointed by Fugro management) and the possibility to purchase 12 additional days;

  • Extensive career & training opportunities both nationally and internationally;

  • Flexible working hours and the ability to work from home in accordance with your manager and corporate policies;

  • Commuting allowance;

  • Modern pension scheme;

  • Collective health insurance;

  • Possibility to register with our corporate fitness plan;

  • Coaching options through our EAP (Employee Assistance Program).

Are you interested?

Please visit our Company Page to find out more on what it is like to work at Fugro.

For further information, please contact Bram van der Ploeg, Recruiter, +31 6 3458 0051.

After you have applied

  • You will receive an automated confirmation-email of the receipt of your application.

  • When we see a match, we will invite you for the first interview within a couple of days. Of course, you will also receive a message if we will not invite you;

  • After a successful first round, you will be invited for the second round.

  • If we are both still positive after the second interview, we will make you an offer, and with that we hope to welcome you at Fugro!

Disclaimer for recruitment agencies:

Fugro does not accept any unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies. Acquisition to Fugro Recruitment or any Fugro employee is not appreciated**.**

For more information

Bram van der Ploeg