Applied Medical

Automation Design Engineer

Category (Portal Searching) Engineering
Job Locations NL-Amersfoort



At Applied Medical, we are committed to make a meaningful, positive difference, each and every day. Within our European headquarters in Amersfoort (NL), we develop, manufacture, and support the implementation of our advanced medical devices across Europe and the MENA region. Applied’s team members enjoy working in an environmentally friendly and international environment, in which people of diverse backgrounds are valued, challenged, and acknowledged. We support our team members by giving them opportunities for ongoing learning and education, possibilities to take part in community volunteering activities, and a variety of onsite exercise classes and health activities.


If you are passionate about working in an organization that allows you to make decisions based upon what is right for the patient, customer, community, and environment, Applied Medical is the place for you.

Job Description

Are you eager to use your skills in engineering and automation design to work on interesting projects? Would you like to be part of a new team in our European headquarters? In this exciting position, you will design and develop automated equipment used in the production process of medical devices. You will provide support to our production, engineering, and various other teams. During the startup phase, the Automation Design team will be trained and will work closely with the equivalent US team. In this role, collaborating with the US team requires a bit of flexibility in order to participate in meetings and training (time zone differences apply).  


The Automation Design Engineer is part of the Applied Medical Europe Maintenance organization and reports to the Team Leader Automation Design.



  • Work on the automation and improvement of manufacturing processes to produce medical devices
  • Make sure that you are adequately trained, and that you follow safety and quality rules (e.g. CE, ISO, etc.)
  • Create SolidWorks models, drawings, and assemblies
  • Provide technical support, carry out root cause analysis, and corrective/preventive actions
  • Perform process capability studies, evaluations, and cost analysis
  • Develop, update, and peer-review engineering documents such as instructions, drawings, test procedures, and reports
  • Investigate new tooling, materials, prototypes, manufacturing processes, and technologies
  • Research and qualify new suppliers/vendors including requirements setting


  • Engineering degree (HBO/HTS/BSc/MSc) such as industrial, manufacturing or mechanical, or equivalent engineering experience
  • Experience in a highly regulated environment with planning and coordinating machine design automation processes
  • Technical analytical skills, a hands-on approach, and an understanding of technical reasoning, prototyping, and manufacturing processes
  • Experience in 3D modeling software such as SolidWorks, AutoCAD or equivalent
  • Experience with ERP, SAP, and/or Product Lifecycle Management applications is preferred
  • Excellent English both verbal and written is required and proficiency in Dutch is preferred

We Offer

  • Good remuneration package including pension and 27 vacation days
  • Travel allowance and health insurance benefits
  • Working from home option available
  • Opportunity for personal development and continuous learning
  • Education reimbursement program
  • An informal and international work environment with over 35 nationalities
  • Teambuilding and volunteer opportunities
  • Onsite group exercise classes and health activities



Would you like to be part of our expanding team? If the answer is yes, we'd love to get to know you and look forward to hearing from you!

For more information regarding our hiring process, click here. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us via or +31 (0)33 7548713.


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As a healthcare company, it’s of the utmost importance to keep our teams safe and healthy in this ever-changing COVID-19 environment. We highly encourage our team members to get vaccinated to help protect each other, our families, our customers, and our visitors, as we work together to help end the pandemic.


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