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Senior Lead Engineer E

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Sector: coils - transformers - inductive systems

(for our site in Oirschot, North Brabant - Netherlands)

KUK Wijdeven is looking for YOU, a manager who stimulates engineers positively on a daily basis with his or her people skills, someone who contributes ideas, signals and moves on the basis of his seniority as an engineer and leadership qualities!

The person we are looking for has good communication skills; you are able to translate these skills to implementation like no one else. These communication skills are of course also essential when leading the team. You consider working with a team a challenge; together with them, you work on the organisation's goals and keep the mission and vision of KUK Wijdeven in mind. Working internationally is not something we shy away from, so it is nice if you have a good command of Dutch and/or English. Can you speak German as well? Perfect! You can work cost-consciously, have an eye for the competitive market and always keep an eye on the customer and your colleagues. Together you get the job done!

So would you like to work in an informal company where unique transformers, coils and electromagnetic components are developed and produced in the high-tech industry? Where no two days are the same and your leadership and input are appreciated? Are you ready for a new challenge or the next step? Does this introductory text excite you and would you like to know more about the vacancy? Then keep on reading!




In this job you will be responsible for the day-to-day management of an enthusiastic and highly experienced but small team, you will contribute to the design of coils, transformers and assembled systems thereof. Together with your team, you are able to translate functional specifications with the corresponding preconditions from the customer into a concrete design. You frequently consult closely with the team about customer-specific questions and help to find solutions. You have an important role in the design and release process of our products. As Leading Engineer, you are also responsible for ensuring the team provides correct technical product documentation (TPD), milestone planning and change management. It is therefore important that you have good communication skills and stay in touch with everyone you lead. Close to the customer, the product and the people, that is what we stand for. It goes without saying that, based on your knowledge and motivation, you have an eye for modern production techniques and know how to apply them.


- Proven experience in a leadership role with a similar company
- Proven experience as a (development) engineer preferably in high-tech
- A completed HBO study in mechatronics, electronics or energy technology
- Strong communicative skills
- You speak Dutch and/ or English like no other
- You work target- and cost-consciously
- You are a people person
- You enjoy working in a team


Working at KUK Wijdeven means working at an innovative and entrepreneurial company where 'strength through co-operation' is key. We value a collegial and informal working atmosphere, where meeting the wishes and requirements of our customers comes first.

  • Excellent terms of employment in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for the Metalworking Industry
  • A salary corresponding to the weight of the job
  • A full-time job! Would you rather work 32 hours? This is negotiable
  • Working in an informal organisation with a passion for technology
  • A job with a broad scope with room for your own initiative and interpretation
  • Training opportunities


Any further questions? Feel free to call Janneke van Sloten- HR Manager. She will be happy to answer them.
We are looking forward to your reaction and motivation to become our new colleague! Who knows, see you soon!

Prefer to apply directly? You can!
Send your written application to HR e-mail address:

For questions about the position, please call Janneke at +31623619053.
Need more information? Take a look at our website, it will give you a good impression of our company