CAD Engineer


Purpose of the function

The primary purpose of the Operations/Capex Engineering team is to ensure that the manufacturing facility has the correct equipment for the manufacture, testing and transport of TCP products and that it operates in a robust and efficient manner.  This is achieved through a mixture of procurement of new equipment, upgrades to existing facilities for reliability/capability/capacity and cooperation with the Technology team to develop new processes/equipment.

The role of the CAD Engineer is to support the engineering work with CAD, engineering and implementation tasks and procurement support.


Position in the organization

Reports to                              : Operational Services Manager
Manager  of                           : n.a.



Within the Operations/Capex Engineering team the CAD Engineer has responsibility to:
  • Design in 3D CAD and produce detail parts drawings and GA’s as required
  • Work on the specification, design, upgrade and installation of TCP manufacturing and process equipment.  This includes integration of equipment from 3rd parties.
  • Assist in the purchasing of machined and fabricated parts
  • Creation and maintenance of BOM’s both within and outside of a PLM system
  • Assist with the assembly and testing of new manufacturing concepts
  • Assist the commercial projects team with end-fitting, auxiliary systems, (Deck)-layout drawings, packaging assembly drawings etc
  • Be the “gatekeeper” for the CAD system to ensure other users utilize the correct templates and approved processes for part and drawing creation
  • Strict implementation of Strohm’s equipment numbering methodology and maintenance of related documentation


1. Internal communication

The main communication channels internally are:
  • Within the Operations/Capex Engineering team, on daily basis
  • With the process engineering, asset management, work preparation and manufacturing teams
2. External communication
The main communication channels externally are:
  • To suppliers principally for machining and fabrication of bespoke design components/assemblies
  • To suppliers of off-the-shelf equipment and purchase parts


Functional competencies

  • Vocational education (MTS) Mechanical Engineering/Industrial Design or equivalent (6 years’ experience) or Bachelor’s degree Mechanical Engineering/Industrial Design or equivalent (4 years’ experience)
  • Experience with Creo between versions V4 through V7
  • Experience in 2D CAD programs (DraftSight, AutoCAD or similar)
  • Experience with Windchill or similar PLM system (desirable)
  • Excellent communication written and verbal inEnglish
  • Basic in Dutch, sufficient to interact with operators
  • 3+ year working experience in engineering equipment for production systems

Behavioural competencies 

  • Organizing and Realization 
  • Effective Communication 
  • Problem Solving 
  • Thoroughness 
  • Collaboration 
  • Safety Awareness 



If you require further information, please contact our HR department: + 31 (0)255 763500.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please apply online by submitting your application to 
Third party applications are not appreciated.