Plain Bearing Technology 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:

  • Be the plain bearing technology specialist for different design related issues arising in your environment
  • Look for improvements regarding cost potential, usability and reliability of the bearing component
  • Search for new possibilities, make simulations regarding feasibility, evaluate the concepts with use of component testing as well as report and derive design guides to expand the company knowledge base
  • Work together with a team of engineers and deliver support to the internal and external technical discussion forums and meetings
  • Take the technical responsibility for Technology Roadmap projects related to plain bearings
  • Work together with Project Management, Engineering Service, Purchasing and Supplier Quality to map the needs of the business and look for solutions

Your profile:

  • Master’s degree or PhD in mechanical engineering
  • In-depth knowledge of plain bearing technology and relevant industry experience in designing and calculating plain bearings
  • Good knowledge of failure analysis, lubrication and materials
  • Motivated to work in the wind industry and passionate about mechanics and bearing technology
  • Confident in green field situations and motivated to find out new things
  • 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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