bookmark_border Senior Industrial Designer
  • domainAchilles Design
  • location_cityMechelen


As a Senior Industrial Designer, you are keen to design and develop different products in various industrial sectors.

Your days are filled with challenging tasks:

  • You feel comfortable in an innovative R&D-related product design environment as part of a multidisciplinary team of designers and engineers.
  • The product development department of Achilles Design offers state-of-the-art solutions within four sector specialisations: Healthcare, Industry, Consumer Goods and Retail. Projects can involve an intense collaboration with the Branding, Digital & Service Design teams. 
  • You will design products from A to Z: from an early sketch to prototype validation and industrial production. 
  • Styling skills, creating ideas and translating them into realistic products are your strengths. 
  • Because of your drawing skills you are able to use your sketches for an effective communication of technical concepts. 
  • You love producing and giving clean, high-quality presentations that explain your design concepts intuitively. 
  • You feel comfortable taking the lead for some projects as project leader, also vis-à-vis the client. You feel at ease communicating on a regular basis with clients, suppliers, and other team members.


Are you passionate about design and development, and are you up for a challenge? We would like to welcome you to our team if you have the following characteristics and attributes:

  • You are in the possession of a Master’s degree in Product Design and around 5 years of relevant work experience.
  • You are communicative, have a passion for technical and design challenges and developments and you are able to direct people in a co-operative. 
  • You take note of the needs of your (internal & external) customers and are able to transform these proactively into a plan of action
  • You have the technical knowledge and interest to turn a design idea into reality. 
  • Software tools such as CAD (Solidworks, Creo or equivalent), Adobe CC, rendering packages (such as Keyshot or equivalent) have no secrets for you.
  • Furthermore you have expertise in high-quality renderings and animations.
  • You are aware of the state-of-the-art production and prototyping techniques.
  • Working proficiency of English and Dutch is required. Knowledge of French & German is an advantage. 
  • You are naturally proactive, structured, dynamic, and results-driven. 
  • You are motivated to make a difference: internally as well as for our clients. 
  • As a Senior Industrial Designer you are easily able to open new contacts and to communicate professionally.


At Achilles Design you contribute to our continuous growth and profit and this is what you get from us:

  • An experienced team of designers and engineers who work as a self-steering organization. 
  • “Bore-out” is no option here because our broad portfolio guarantees a variety of projects. 
  • An attractive total package, including extra-legal benefits.
  • An open culture with an informal communication style and a pleasant working atmosphere.
  • All tools in your direct vicinity to transform your concepts into initial prototypes: 3D printers, laser cutter, milling machine, atelier, plotters, waterjet, …
  • An ambitious and strong growing organization that emphasizes on social engagement, durability, ecology and ethics.
  • Flexible working hours with a fixed contract of indefinite duration.

We kindly ask you to send your portfolio along with your CV.
  • Published 06 March 2020
  • City Mechelen
  • Region Antwerp
  • Sector Engineers
  • Education Master's Degree
  • Function Type Clerk
  • Experience At least 5 years experience
  • Driver License Vehicles <. 3,5t and max. 8 seats<. 3,5t and max. 8 seats
  • Skills Rekenvaardigheid, Technische vaardigheden, Kritisch denkvermogen, Onderzoeksvaardigheden, Verbeeldingskracht
  • Language skills Dutch, Flemish, English
  • Company Achilles Design
  • Function CEO
  • Person Axel Funhoff
Achilles Design