Thermodynamics-mechanical engineer

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For more than 60 years our client, an international player, has been producing sustainable and energy efficient products in Belgium, based on the latest technological developments.  To support their software tools team they are looking for a passionate


Thermodynamics-mechanical engineer



  • You participate in the development and testing of new products. You will focus on thermodynamical and mechanical investigations, calculations and design.
  • You develop, validate and improve physical models based on test data in the lab and endurance tests at customer locations.
  • You support new designs based on the developed numerical models.
  • Your main responsibilities are:
    • Model the thermodynamical and mechanical behaviour of the products and its components in Matlab.
    • Keep the synergy with the compressor and cooler Matlab models of the other development teams.
    • Development of core components
    • Make test plans for lab and field tests and follow up of these tests.
    • Verify the technical and economic feasibility of different designs.
    • Evaluate energy streams in customer installations and look for opportunities for waste heat recuperation.
    • Follow up implementation of waste heat recuperation in customer installations.
  • You build and guard the knowledge about the end product and it’s components by solving knowledge gaps in a structured PDCA way.
  • You actively share your knowledge with all stakeholders with special attention to the customer and business development.
  • You participate actively in the decisions to develop the product and the business.



  • You have an university degree in engineering; Mechanical engineering with a thermodynamics focus
  • You have a good knowledge of English and Dutch
  • A first experience in an engineering function is a plus.
  • You have knowledge of Matlab/Simulink or similar software
  • You like technological challenges.
  • You are a hands on problem solver.
  • You are concerned about the environement
  • You are eager to learn.
  • You are innovative and open for new ideas and solutions.
  • You are flexible to solve issues in different technical areas.
  • You like to cooperate with other people.
  • You are customer oriented and interested in the needs and applications of our customers.


  • You will be working in a progressive international organization where sustainability, innovation, technological development,…. are not empty words.
  • The thrilling experience to completely design a new business critical software platform from concept till worldwide roll-out.
  • You will be part of a multidisciplinary team with a high degree of autonomy and a culture of open dialogue and the desire to continuously improve.
  • You will be working in an environment where continuous learning is strongly encouraged. By achieving results, it is also possible to eventually build a great career within the organization of our client.
  • Our client has several entities, both in Belgium and abroad. This gives working for our client an extra international and dynamic cachet.
  • You will be joining a highly motivated and result-oriented team who will be happy to take you along on their cadence.
  • “Taking responsibility” are not empty words at our client. You get the chance to really make your mark within your field.
  • Our client offers you an attractive remuneration package with extra-legal benefits.



If you are triggered by this vacancy and would like to join our client’s team, please send your motivation letter and CV to or apply via the link below.





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