Full Time
November 30, 2023

Mechanical Magician: Lead Engineer

Are you able to initiate the change of the energy era?
Is your brain always tinkering with problems and do you not turn your hand to devising practical solutions?
Do you see yourself shifting gears in an innovative company in the energy sector, where you know how to transfer your knowledge and expertise?
Then this vacancy is the gear that sets everything in motion for you!

S4 Energy is a leading company that uses specialised expertise, equipment, and advanced software to fully harness the power of energy storage. As experts in electrical engineering, we play a critical role in helping power producers, grid operators and end users stabilise supply and demand stability and make optimal use of their existing infrastructure and energy flows. Our mission is to make our customers' energy and asset management smarter, more flexible and more profitable.

Our solutions include a range of innovative storage technologies, including chemical, electrolytic, and kinetic. As experts in energy storage, we have developed several patents, including our uniquely efficient KINEXT storage units.

As Lead Mechanical Engineer at S4 Energy, you will be the visionary problem solver who provides our customers with ground-breaking and creative solutions to their mechanical engineering challenges.

You have a keen eye for detail and can respond quickly to customer needs, even if they are not yet aware of certain issues. Your expertise in mechanical engineering allows you to get to the bottom of complex issues and come up with innovative solutions.

Your work will include:

  1. Lead and deliver mechanical work packages in multiple projects.
  2. Identify scope, design and management objectives and provide project documentation to ensure quality and flow of information required by contractors, suppliers, and government agencies.
  3. Writing technical specifications and reports with innovative ideas.
  4. Assist project manager in preparation/review of project cost, risk assessments with sound mechanical approach.
  5. Develop and maintain progressive relationships with suppliers to ensure continuous technical professional development.
  6. Review preliminary qualifications of contractors and prepare summaries for tender reviews with innovative insights.
  7. Evaluate proposals and recommendations to client regarding supplier selection with cutting edge proposals.
  8. Writing technical specifications for tenders with creative concepts.
  9. Represent the company in construction, factory acceptance testing, and on-site testing and commissioning activities with extensive knowledge.
  10. Communicate status of projects to internal executives and external stakeholders (customers) on an ad hoc and formal basis with inspiring insights.

What we are looking for:

  • A completed HBO or WO education in a relevant direction (e.g., Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering).
  • Extensive experience within the process industry with proven expertise in mechanical engineering.
  • Experience with multidisciplinary project work with a thorough approach.

Your characteristics:

  • Ability to distinguish main and secondary issues and come up with innovative solutions.
  • Strong conceptual thinking skills with creative insights.
  • Proactive intaking initiative, both in the projects you execute and in improving our services with inspiring ideas.

In addition to being responsible for leading and delivering mechanical work packages across multiple projects, you will have the opportunity to participate in the development of S4 Energy. Our focus is mainly on the energy transition and all the challenges that come with it.

Your contributions are not limited to involvement in projects, as you also play a key role in optimising our internal business processes and sharing innovative knowledge within your area of expertise. In this way, we strive for continuous growth and development, both for our company and for our team members with solid expertise in mechanical engineering.

Interested in this job or want to know more?

Please contact Rachel Kiers our HR Advisor +31 (0)6 436 375 16 directly. Or email her directly here:
Interested in this job or want to know more?

Please contact Rachel Kiers our HR Advisor +31 (0)6 436 375 16 directly. Send her an email or complete the application form below:
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