Keywords:
research, Innovation, Engineering
Type:
Permanent employment
Location:
Gorredijk
Education:
Associate degree (EQF 5), Bachelor (EQF 6), Master (EQF 7)
Published:
28/08/2020
Status:
Open
Apply before:
30/09/2020
Hours p/wk:
40
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Description:

Are you the R&D Engineer we’re looking for?

Have you turned your electronics or mechatronics hobby into your career? Does your ideal workday involve rolling up your sleeves to build and test high-tech devices? You may be just the R&D Engineer we’re looking for! 

 

At ZiuZ, engineers work in multidisciplinary teams to develop innovative hardware and software solutions centered around computer vision and image recognition. You will be responsible for developing the electronic and mechanical systems that drive our products. This includes both hand-held devices and free-standing machines. Your experience will be a strong addition to our Research & Development department, where your peers will be highly trained engineers with backgrounds in computer vision, machine learning and electronics.

 

What is your role as R&D Engineer?

You are responsible for developing the innovative technologies behind the ZiuZ products and services relied upon by pharmacists and healthcare specialists every day. You apply your knowledge of electronics and mechatronics to design hardware and develop software. It all starts at the drawing board where you develop technical concepts which you then prototype and test. In the process you conduct research and carry out experiments; you leverage existing technologies and invent novel solutions. Together with colleagues from various disciplines you translate all that you’ve learned into a final product. You play an active role in EMC testing and certification. At ZiuZ, new product development takes place within project teams and often involves close collaboration with international customers and external development partners.

 

What do you bring to the table?

We are in search of an engineer with 2-5 years of product development experience and a degree in electrical or mechatronic engineering (or robotics), (HBO+/WO). Working knowledge of sensors, actuators and PCBs is a must, experience with PLCs is highly beneficial. Proficiency in software programming will enable you to write code for the electronic systems you build as well as to seamlessly interact with colleagues in the Software Development department. Familiarity with embedded software is advantageous. A solid understanding of mechanics and experience in design for manufacturing will support your interactions with colleagues in Supply Chain and Assembly.

 

You are able to structure complex challenges and can strike a balance between working independently and sparring with teammates. You think in solutions rather than problems and have the confidence to speak up and share your fresh ideas. You can tackle a variety of technical challenges and have the focus and to see projects through to fruition. Above all you are curious, analytical and take a hands-on approach to technology development.

 

Computer vision is at the heart of ZiuZ’s innovative product portfolio, thus an affinity for vision systems and image recognition is essential. Because many of our products serve the medical market, it is important that you are able to develop products and generate documentation in accordance with prevailing standards and regulations (CE, UL, MDR). Prior experience in medical device development is highly valued. Colleagues at ZiuZ hail from around the world, you must therefore be adept at communicating in both English and Dutch.

 

What does ZiuZ offer?

In addition to a full-time position and a comprehensive employee benefits package, ZiuZ offers a supplement to your primary salary to be used toward personal pension accrual, a commuting allowance and a standard expense allowance, including provisions for home internet and mobile phone expenses. Furthermore, ZiuZ offers 27 vacation days per year and reserves budget for professional training for each and every employee.

 

It is our mission to achieve worldwide impact with products that contribute to socially relevant issues. At ZiuZ you will experience a working environment in which innovation and the development of high-quality products that apply cutting-edge visual and artificial intelligence technologies are the order of the day. As a company, it is of paramount importance to us that you continue to develop yourself and invest in relationships with your peers. The ZiuZ Research Board supports employees to expanding their knowledge and developing technical competencies through the exploration new tools and technologies. We make room for informal contact amongst colleagues on a daily basis through company-wide coffee breaks and daily lunches. We also organize recreational activities such as game events, mountain biking excursions, family days and trips to watch the marathon skating team that ZiuZ sponsors race over the finish line.

 

Are you curious about this role and would you like to know more about working at ZiuZ? Don’t hesitate to get in touch, we’d be happy to tell you more. Application through the form on the ZiuZ website. 

 

Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.