Plain Bearing Expert Engineer

Our customer is a globally established designer, manufacturer, and supplier of tailor-made gearboxes for wind turbines and stands out due to their combination of experience, expertise and efficient production. In the race of reducing the cost of clean, renewable energy, the company continuously aspires to deliver innovative solutions in powertrain technology. The right candidate will find a challenging and demanding job with excellent development opportunities and growth potential in an inspiring and multicultural environment.

Your tasks:

  • Drive technical innovations on plain bearings by taking the responsibility for the development and validation of improved and new plain bearing technologies and their introduction into design guides
  • Contribute to new product introduction projects by taking the responsibility for the plain bearing design and the compliance with the design guides
  • Support internal technical discussions as well as discussions with suppliers and customer R&D teams
  • Work together with Project Management, Product Development, Purchasing and Process Engineering to ensure a qualitative and on-time realization of the projects

Your profile:

  • Master’s degree or PhD in mechanical engineering
  • At least 5 years of industry experience in designing and calculating plain bearings for applications like heavy-duty gearboxes, combustion engines or turbines
  • Good knowledge of failure analysis, lubrication and materials
  • Motivated to work in the wind industry and passionate about bearing technology
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Good communication skills as well as intercultural competence
  • Willing to travel occasionally
  • Fluent language skills (spoken and written) in English

Location: Northern Belgium


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