Principal Design Engineer

As a Principal Design Engineer you translate the customer's wishes into realistic designs for various cable systems

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Job Description

Custom-made designs for various cable systems
Who likes to translate the client’s wishes into designs for various cable systems? From Variable Depth Sonar to Neutrino Detectors, from Wave Energy Converters to Remotely Operated Vehicles and from deep-sea mines to hot air balloons. No cable system is the same. You find new applications, technologies, and solutions on own initiative. Some of the key responsibilities will include:

  • Together with (international) clients designing custom-made cable systems.
  • Working on projects consisting of several subprojects or on projects with a value greater than 500,000 EUR.
  • Calculate cost prices and discuss technical challenges with the R&D manager and the team.
  • Design test setups to check whether everything works as you envisioned it.
  • Give training courses to colleagues and presentations or webinars to customers or industrial peer groups.
  • 2-3 times a year travel to international clients and participate in trade shows together with Sales.

Job Qualifications

The ideal candidate has a bachelor’s or master’s degree Electrical Engineering (or Physics, Aerospace Engineering, Mechatronics) and minimum of 5 years work experience with cable product development. In addition:
• you are an experienced project manager and have good knowledge of material properties
• with your good interpersonal abilities, you can lead discussions with a great variety of international clients
• you like to work with technically complex custom build products
• in addition to an innovative mind, you have good analytic skills
• you, like the rest of the team, have an enthusiastic, positive drive
• fluency in English is mandatory (95% of the customers come from abroad), Dutch is a pre
• you will be reporting directly to the manager R&D
• the state-of-the-art office and production location is located in Krimpen aan de Lek and you can work 1-2 days / week from home

We offer

DeRegt has a divers and inclusive headcount of 90 enthusiastic professionals and an open and direct culture. We offer room for initiatives and plenty of options for following training courses or seminars. Interested? For this position we are partnering with Mercuri Urval, Executive Search and Leadership Advisory. Apply via For more information call Tineke Wilhelm, consultant at Mercuri Urval, on +31 33 450 14 00.