Mechanical Engineer in Aalsmeer at Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Date Posted: 3/28/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Gavita, a leader in horticultural lighting solutions, is looking for a mechanical engineer with the ability to self-teach. The right candidate will be able to work independently and be flexible to an ever-changing work environment. Being a self- starter is very important as is the ability to balance multiple high priority projects at the same time. Also, learning new software and design techniques quickly will be critical in our fast pace environment. To be successful, you will be a well-structured engineer that will be able to see and understand the vision of the company and your role in that vision.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience in Design for Manufacturability (DFM)
  • Experience in Design for Assembly (DFA)
  • Understanding heat sink design with both extrusion and casted parts is a strong plus
  • Proficiency with industry-standard software SolidWorks required
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Project Management skills required
  • Ability to organize, plan, and present ideas/concepts to various levels of the business is a strong plus
  • A true focus and appreciation for intense collaboration across multiple disciplines and departments is a must


  • Minimum MBO+ Technical Engineering & Design or similar

  • 2+ years design experience preferred
  • Proficient (writing and speaking) in Dutch & English required
  • Proficient with Microsoft office, Google suite and Solid works

What we offer

  • A challenging job in a dynamic international environment.
  • A variety of career opportunities in a fast-growing global company.
  • A no-nonsense and entrepreneurial team and company culture.
  • Market competitive remuneration