Mechanical CAD Designer

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Mechanical CAD Designer

Are you a tech-talent with a BSc/hbo degree and provable hands-on / practical experience? Do you want to work for an innovative and technical company? Then this is the job for you!


Mechanical CAD Designer

Advanced Lightweight Engineering Delft (ALE Delft) is specialized in lightweight structures in both composites and metals. We offer solutions where weight, strength, and maintenance are critical.

Located in Delft, The Netherlands, the loW8 (Low W-eight) company is dedicated to the development, testing and licensing of the most environmental friendly technology for ultra-low weight pressurized composite cylinders. The loW8 company is a 100% subsidiary of ALE Delft B.V. (

“Bringing Aerospace Technology Down to Earth” is what we do. For the loW8 cylinders, this means: introducing for the very first time an ultra-lightweight composite cylinder which is truly impact resistant, maintenance free, environmentally friendly and safe.

We are looking for a Mechanical Engineer or similar background with strong knowledge of 3D CAD modelling. For this challenging function, you will be cooperating with the engineering team in the design and optimization of the loW8 composite LPG cylinder, as well as the machinery involved in the production of the cylinders. You will be responsible for the improvement of the actual production line in order to make it faster, safer and more streamlined.

For this full-time job, it is required deep knowledge of mechanical aspects of industrial machinery, 3D model assemblies, mechanical assemblies and production of detailed technical drawings.

ALE Delft offers a competitive salary in an innovative and technical company.


  • Bsc/hbo degree Mechanical Engineering or similar


  • + 3 years of relevant experience in similar position.

Knowledge of:

  • Manufacturing environment experience is preferred;
  • 2D and 3D CAD modelling software, preferably SolidWorks;
  • Out-of-the box thinking;
  • Machinery Design;
  • Lightweight structure design;


  • Flexible, creative, responsible, accurately and team player;
  • Willing to travel abroad for long periods of time (usually multiple weeks in a team);
  • Good communication skills both written and oral in English.

For more information, contact Matthijs van der Velden +31 (0) 15 251 34 30.

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