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R&D Product Engineer

We are looking for an experienced and driven R&D Product Engineer who will help realize the further growth of Nuctech Netherlands B.V. Are you interested to make the world a safer place? Do you want to specialise your skills? Then we are looking for you!

Nuctech is a globally advanced provider of security inspection equipment, products and solutions. Building on independent innovations and customer demands, Nuctech has supplied customers in more than 170 countries and regions with the most advanced innovative technologies, excellent quality products and integrated security inspection systems. Nuctech Netherlands is the sales, marketing, and R&D center for Nuctech in Europe.

Job description

As R&D Product Engineer you design and/or develop new x-ray products. Our scanning and detection product range includes highly innovative components and our products are constantly renewed to ensure a safer world. In this position, you will support and be part of our R&D team.

What are you going to do?

In close cooperation with our industrial designers, you are responsible for developing concepts for new products and systems. You make a consideration between different concepts and evaluate their feasibility while taking the defined product specifications & requirements into account. When you have supported your ideas technically to your team and the R&D Manager, you decide to go for the chosen concept and develop it with detailed drawings, perform calculations and simulations. And of course, if needed, you will investigate the applicability of new materials and manufacturing processes to build and test prototypes, in order to work towards a feasible end product.

You are going to work in a brand new team and can make a huge difference with your contribution and knowledge.

Your responsibilities:

  • Translate design concepts into engineered products using 3D-CAD modeling software
  • Plan, conceptualize and create mechanical designs for new products
  • Develop testing processes, perform tests and validation of new designs
  • Generate working prototypes for testing and customer demonstration
  • Perform engineering calculations to support design work
  • Create and review technical drawings, plans, and specifications using computer software
  • Collaborate with multi-disciplinary design teams
  • Deliver detailed documentation to track project development and design process
  • Ensure the project timeline is met and the project stays within budget

Job requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in industrial product design engineering or a related field, or simular
  • 3-6 years of experience working in product engineering
  • Firm grasp of engineering concepts, and experience designing mechanical systems and products
  • Excellent math skills: ability to apply advanced mathematical principles and statistics to solve problems
  • Experience using 3D-CAD software such as SolidWorks, Pro-Engineer, CREO, or similar
  • Exceptional technical and problem-solving skills and reasoning ability
  • Ability to communicate effectively and clearly in English and preferably Dutch
  • Must be self-motivated and a great team worker

What we offer

  • A competitive salary
  • Contract with Nuctech Netherlands BV.
  • A unique experience to help develop a new R&D Team and to have a significant impact on the development of the BV and to be able to grow with the company
  • Opportunity for development and training
  • Working in a prime location with a magnificent view of Rotterdam


For more information about the position, please contact our HR department: + 31 (0)10-2001109. Or please send us your CV + cover letter. The application period is 4 weeks.

Please note as a part of our application and pre-employment procedure Nuctech Netherlands may ask for a Statement of Conduct.


  1. Apply
    Fill out the form, and send in your resume and a motivation letter.
  2. Review
    We will look with great care at your submitted information, and respond as soon as possible.
  3. Invitation
    If we think you are fitting to the position, we will invite you to our office and meet you in person.