Senior Mechanical Engineer

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Essen, Germany

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30+ days ago

We are looking for a Senior Mechanical Engineer with a broad vision for technology to join our team.

You'll be working in the new product development team and oversee our products from early concept development through to mass volume production.

About EVBox

We empower forward-thinking businesses to build a sustainable future by providing flexible and scalable electric vehicle charging solutions.

You'll be contributing to the way our innovative charging solutions are designed, built, and maintained. At every stage, our solutions need to be in peak condition to make electric mobility easy and affordable for businesses and drivers around the world.

Get to know the team

"EVBox gives us the freedom to work the way we want, and this is reflected in our high level of productivity—especially now that we're working from home. The company culture is the reason why so many people join. When I first started, there were around 45 EVBoxers at the company. Today, there are more than 600 of us." – Borja, Regional Director Southern Europe

For more information, check out our YouTube video

Your main responsibilities will include, but aren't limited to:

  • Technical ownership for NPD products from early concept phase to mass production launch
  • You will evaluate the feasibility of design proposals
  • Concept development for cost efficient and high-quality in mass production
  • Managing our suppliers to ensure high quality of engineering and end products
  • Detailed product development with design tools like, design reviews, DFMEA, tolerance analysis, DFM/DFA etc.
  • You will track/create and approve the 3D CAD data, bill of materials and drawings submitted by our suppliers
  • Managing product data management and product lifecycle management systems
  • Documentation and approval for tool-manufacturing and early stage parts/ assemblies
  • Support in developing and optimizing engineering processes and standards
  • Build relationships within internal teams and external partners
  • Solving complex mechanical and thermal engineering problems
  • Check design for strict requirements of UL, CE and automotive standard
  • Support the creation of DVP, test and measurement plans

What you'll bring to the team

Technical Skills/ Hard Skills

  • 7+ year experience with mechanical engineering; products involving electronic assemblies and thermal management is a plus
  • Deep understanding of new product development, starting from initial ideation/industrial design to production to mass volume (DFM/DFA)
  • A good mix of designing diverse materials (plastic, metal, aluminum, etc.) and manufacturing /prototyping processes (injection molding, rapid prototyping, assembly, stamping, extrusion, etc.)
  • Knowledge of product data management (PDM) and product lifecycle management (PLM) systems
  • Familiar with SolidWorks or other major 3D CAD design tools (i.e. CATIA, NX, ProEngineer)

We want you to demonstrate

  • You communicate efficiently with multiple stakeholders
  • You are a proactive hands-on teamplayer
  • You deliver high-quality results and have strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • You have solid skills in DFMEAs, DVP&R's, GD&T, tolerance stack up, specifications development and other technical documents


  • Experience with design for IP(54+) and IK(10) rating
  • Experience with FEA and mold flow analysis
  • Experience in product development to UL, CE and automotive standards

Additional benefits we bring to the table

  • Holiday Swap (2 days)
  • Access to learning platforms and personal development budget
  • Volunteer Day
  • Work from anywhere for 2 weeks
  • Work from home (even post-corona) + budget to set up your home office

Still need convincing? Find out even more about us by visiting and by checking us out on LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

EVBox does not accept resumes of candidates from agencies or other intermediaries. Any such profiles will be disregarded. In case EVBox concluded an employment agreement with any of those candidates, this shall not create any right for, and no fees are owed to the agency who submitted such a resume.

What it's like to work at Amsterdam

We work together to power our sustainable future. Here's what drives us:

  • Our friendly, entrepreneurial, and collaborative work environment
  • Working to help grow one of the key regions in Europe with your work
  • Bringing new ideas that are always highly appreciated
  • Interacting in an environment with colleagues from all over the world
  • Working in a brand new office in Amsterdam West that meets all your needs (when not working from home)

Your interviewing stages might look something like

  • Your resume will be reviewed by our team.
  • If your application is selected, you will first have an interview with a member of our recruitment team.
  • Get ready to meet the hiring manager.
  • Your final stage will be a reference check.

EVBox is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We guide ourselves using three values: being passionate, being reliable, and being human. EVBox celebrates diversity and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where all employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

Ready to power our sustainable future? Hit apply.