Mechanical Design Engineer

Job description

At Eternalsun Spire we design and manufacture high-end solar simulators for the global solar industry. Solar simulators are critical tools used in manufacturing (for quality checking and measuring solar panels) and in research (for developing the next generation of high efficiency solar panels). Our client base ranges from research laboratories in locations such as Mexico and Australia to some of the largest solar panel producers in the world in America and Asia. We share the same passion and goal as our customers - to help accelerate the transition to a sustainable future.

Our head office and main production is located in The Hague, with local presence in China, Malaysia and North America close to our customers. We are a young & dynamic, 50 person international team with 13 different nationalities. At Eternalsun Spire, team members can enjoy operational freedom and flexibility in close cooperation with the rest of the team. You will find an open atmosphere with ownership, quality and high standard customer service as the core values for our success.

The role

Because of the strong growth in the solar market our company is looking for an additional Mechanical Design Engineer in The Hague. The main responsibilities will be designing and construction of our solar simulators and climate chambers.

Examples of a working day as a Mechanical Design Engineer:

  • Creating and optimizing the mechanical design of our solar simulators
  • Supporting our assemblers on the shop floor on how to build your design
  • Troubleshooting a system where the heat distribution is different than expected
  • Reviewing conceptual designs of new solar simulators together with our team of engineers and CTO
  • Handover meetings with procurement so they can start procuring your design
  • Traveling to customers to support installation of new solar simulators (on a voluntary basis)


About you

You enjoy:

  • Designing complex industrial equipment
  • Being hands-on with technology
  • Troubleshooting and understanding the applications behind the equipment
  • Learning and being inventive
  • Working with an international team and customers

The following skills are an absolute must-have:

  • Experience as a Mechanical Design Engineer
  • Experience in detailed design with 3D CAD in SolidWorks or similar
  • Experience in creating technical drawings and assembly instructions
  • Able to take ownership of projects from beginning to end

Any of the following skills are a plus:

  • Experience with thermodynamics like cooling/heating in climate chambers
  • Experience in working closely with a multi-disciplinary team of Electrical Engineers
  • Experience with Root Cause Analysis structuring

We offer

  • A good salary
  • Travel costs commuting 0.23ct per km, your presence at our office in The Hague is necessary
  • A nice bonus with profit on an annual basis
  • A good pension plan with 2 extra modules that you can get through your old age with 25 vacation days and the option to buy extra free time
  • A daily joint lunch in our canteen at the set table
  • We like to invest in development and growth, starting with a fixed-term contract


Check out our website for a more detailed description of the company: . Want to join us? Send your resume and motivation letter to Priscilla Lim | HR Manager.