Plastic component developer for hydraulic components

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Added 03/02/2021

  • Multinational German Company
  • Plastic components

Sobre o nosso cliente

Our client is a leading European manufacturer of energy efficient heating products and hot water solutions.


  • Responsible for the definition of specification and design of plastic hydraulic components based on the use case application and failure mechanisms.
  • Develop solutions according robustness criteria and defined procedures and guidelines.
  • Develop and align solution in order to standardize it across hydraulics applied on different heat pump products.
  • Responsible for steering activities within the team to assure the different requirements on manufacturability, functionality and lifetime.
  • Support on the alignment with the supplier to assure production of the plastic parts according specification.
  • Produce designs that meet targets for feasibility, performance, costs, quality, safety, legislation and timing.
  • Support testing team with result analysis to evaluate troubleshooting and design improvements.
  • Establish tools and methods for the development and design of plastic parts.
  • Participate in Product Engineering tools, product design reviews, FMEA, DFMA.
  • Assure proper documentation of the development process phase (e.g. reports, presentations).

Perfil ideal


  • Master of Mechanical Engineering or equivalent is preferred

Technical skills:

  • Specification, calculation, design and testing of plastic hydraulic components and its application.
  • Analysis of failure mechanisms and functionality of the plastic part in its application.
  • Knowledge on manufacturing processes for plastic parts.
  • Knowledge on lifetime of plastic parts is a benefit.
  • Proficient with Microsoft office tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, OneNote).

Valuable skills:

  • Experience in the development of plastic components and parts.
  • Project experience in product technical development.
  • Familiarity with Product Development tools (FMEA, DFMA) is valued.

Personal Skills:

  • Analysis Ability and problem solving mindset
  • Able to take responsibility for own work and apply own initiative to finding solutions
  • Results oriented and pro-active attitude
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Good communication skills with good written and verbal communication in English
  • Willingness to travel


A good opportunity for your professional development.

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