Junior Electrical Design Engineer

2-5 years
4000 - 5500 SGD monthly
16 days ago
Job Description

Job Description:

You will participate in the specification, design and design maintenance of high-tech mechanic system solutions for professional mechatronic equipment, and enable optimal functionality and cost effective engineering of those systems. You are a highly talented and ambitious engineer with a bachelor's or master's degree in engineering. VDL offers a dynamic working environment with opportunities to travel abroad. You will participate in the following phases for system (re)design projects:

  • Quotation Phase: create a plan with scope, cost and lead time estimation together with the project team and the customer
  • Feasibility phase: consolidate customer requirement specifications into an investigation of the feasibility of mechanical concepts
  • Definition Phase: develop Description of System Design Requirements and Specifications.
  • System Design Phase: generation of system design concepts and reviews
  • Develop well-considered choices, validated against system requirements
  • Definition of high level modules and related technical interfaces
  • Monitor that projects stay within agreed specifications
  • Make use of your creativity and helicopter view to find solutions in case of conflicts.
  • Detail Phase: create 3-D models and drawings
  • System integration and verification: verify design / the chosen concept on the requirements by means of functional models or (pre-)proto production
  • Production release: release the design for production


  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Electrical or Electro-mechanical engineering, preferably with a focus on motion systems
  • Knowledge of electric design principles of cabling, connectors, safety systems, electronic racks, PCB design
  • User of 3D design tools and schematic drawing tools (e.g. NX, SolidWorks, E-Plan)
  • Basic programming skills and ability to debug electrical systems
  • Understanding of motion control systems
  • Helicopter view, abstract thinking and ability to think out-of-the box
  • An effective communicator
  • Fluent in English, both speaking and writing
  • Willingness to travel overseas and cooperate with the European mother company

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