ACE development and engineering industrial automation

Mechanical Designer

industrial automation

At ACE Development & Engineering, you will find yourself in a strong, people-oriented organization with short communication lines. Our (new) employees quickly feel at home in our direct and transparent no-nonsense company culture, where people and technology take central stage. We consciously choose to build and maintain long-term relationships, both with our clients and our own employees. At ACE, you will also be presented with a wide range of projects.

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As a Mechanical Design Engineer, you are responsible for the mechanical aspect of various challenging projects. You work closely with multidisciplinary teams and play a key role in the development process. Your tasks include, among other things:

  • Design and modeling of mechanical components and systems.
  • Perform feasibility studies and risk analysis for new designs.
  • Collaborate with other engineering disciplines to ensure integration of mechanical designs.
  • Preparation of technical documentation, including specifications, drawings and reports.
  • Perform testing and analysis to validate performance and reliability of designs.
  • Actively contribute to continuous improvement initiatives and propose innovative solutions.
  • You have a master's degree in electromechanics or mechanical engineering, or equivalent through experience.
  • Preferably you already have relevant experience, but we are also open to inquisitive school leavers.
  • You like variety & variation. You also have broad interests related to mechanical design, mechanical engineering, mechanical and structural engineering.
  • You have knowledge of 1 or more CAD packages such as Siemens NX, Inventor, Creo and Solidworks.
  • CAD design is your passion.
  • You are communicative and enjoy working in a team.
  • You have good spatial insight and possess analytical thinking skills.
  • You are flexible in terms of content work and work environment.
  • An exciting role with a lot of variety within a financially healthy, growing, and people-oriented engineering firm.
  • We have our own assembly & testing facility where we build and test machines before moving them to the customer.
  • A competitive salary based on knowledge and experience.
  • Meal and eco vouchers.
  • Company car + fuel card/charging infrastructure (Belgium) or increased km allowance.
  • Group and hospitalization insurance.
  • Net expense allowance.
  • 20 vacation days, 12 ADV days & up to 3 seniority days.
  • Good growth opportunities and autonomy in your role.
  • Regular gifts from ACE.
  • Training opportunities both physical and digital through our partnership with GoodHabitz.
  • A comprehensive Employee Assistance Program for you and your family members (ACE takes care of you).
  • Multiple events throughout the year: Christmas parties, employee meetings, company anniversaries, etc., creating unique and enjoyable gatherings. Will you join us next time?


In addition to these benefits, at ACE you can count on a pleasant working atmosphere and plenty of space to shape your role. This freedom is also reflected in our flexible working hours, which ensure a healthy work-life balance for our employees.

"At ACE, I work for various clients. I enjoy this because it gives me the chance to experience many different technologies." - Patrick Buyse, Mechanical Designer

"Here, you have the opportunity to continuously develop your talents." - Klaas De Smedt, Designer

"We communicate smoothly here, and there is enough time for humor during work. We can say a lot to each other. That is very important to me, as is being proud of your work." - Niels Van Ransbeeck, Mechanical Design Engineer

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