System Lead Engineer

System Lead , High Tech and Development in Hengelo

What we do together is what makes us stronger. NTS Norma specialises in the development and manufacture of state-of-the-art precision mechanics and mechatronics modules. As System Lead Engineer, you play an integral role in the introduction of new modules that push the boundaries of technology, e.g. in the chip industry or in the field of nanofabrication. Operating from Development & Engineering, you are the linking pin to NTS Norma's manufacturing environment. Accelerate along with us!


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Job description

  • You are responsible for (co-)drafting, defining and monitoring the requirements and the system design as a whole for the duration of the project;
  • Your other responsibilities include maintaining the project's technical baseline and managing the various disciplines in your team;
  • As System Lead Engineer, you are tasked with executing projects and advising clients in the conceptual phase of a project. The emphasis is on new technologies in the field of physics, mechanics and electronics;
  • You play an active part in the manufacturing environment at NTS in Hengelo, with particular focus on the design of qualification tooling, technology development or problem solving;
  • You supervise, advise and monitor project conditions (planning, budget and specifications);
  • You liaise with clients, partners and suppliers and report directly to the Project Manager. 


Job requirements

  • You have graduated with a bachelor's or master's degree in mechanical engineering, physics or electrical engineering;
  • You can rely on at least 3 years of relevant work experience in system development, in a multidisciplinary and high-tech development and production environment;
  • You are capable of communicating with customers at a high analytical level;
  • You have experience in managing a multidisciplinary team;
  • Knowledge of specialist disciplines such as electronics, mechatronics, vacuum technology, optics and FEM is an advantage;
  • Working experience with Matlab and 3D software (preferably Unigraphics/NX and Solid Edge).


Your Impact

Ready to be challenged and really make an impact? At NTS you contribute to a more sustainable, healthier and future-proof world. Our shared passion and drive to devise the best innovative solutions for our clients energizes us and unites us as a company.

Creating, connecting and innovating together. It's very important for us to do this together. We have confidence in your knowledge and expertise. However, your team spirit is just as important to us. Being there for your colleagues and learning from each other and helping each other. This enables us to bring out the best in each other and to guarantee the best results for our clients.

Your passion-driven expertise, affinity with the technical sector and team spirit will really make an impact at NTS.


Your Team

No two days are the same when you work on unique, complex brain-teasers. On designing and improving groundbreaking products for our clients. You're the one who works on technical developments and solutions on a daily basis. Together with your multidisciplinary team. You see opportunities in what appear to be impossibilities. Whether in the field of mechatronics, cleanliness, optics, mechanics or software. You're expert in developing highly complex products for and with our clients. Your work has a real and concrete impact for your colleagues in production and assembly and, in particular, for our clients.


Your Terms of Employment

Working at NTS means working in a successful and dynamic high-tech company which has a leading and much respected market position. You can tell immediately from the dynamic atmosphere in our offices and production environment. Everyone at NTS is driven to be the best at what they do. We recognize and pay attention to every employee and proactiveness is highly valued.

Our employees are pioneers. Inquisitive and proactive professionals who wish to continue to develop. We make this possible. We invest in technology and in our employees. Since our customer portfolio includes a large number of leading international companies, every assignment is challenging and innovative.

Your unique challenge at NTS includes at least the following conditions:

  • Informal and friendly working atmosphere;
  • A modern work environment where we encourage each other to flourish;
  • Competitive salary;
  • 27 days holiday plus 13 free days resulting from the reduction in working hours scheme.


Working at NTS

At NTS we make "the impossible". What's special about our work is that our products are really unique and indispensable. We attach a great deal of importance to our contacts, both as supplier and employer. This characterizes our work culture and atmosphere. NTS achieves world-class results while always maintaining its no-nonsense attitude. The friendly and personal working atmosphere is what sets us apart as employer.


About NTS

We accelerate innovation at NTS. How do we do this? With our technical expertise we provide (opto)mechatronic systems and mechanical modules from A to Z, thus improving our clients' technical innovations. We do this for clients who are active in the semiconductor, health, analytical and optical industries. NTS is involved throughout the process, from the drawing-board to the test phase. For us, "Accelerating the Future" also means that we strive for long-term relationships with both our clients and employees.



Apply now! Click on the application button and send your resume. For more information about the vacancy or about our organization, please contact our Recruiter Sabine van Rooij, 06-21332911 or email

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You will be working at one of the leading first-tier suppliers in high-tech. You are passionate about and committed to your specialization, just like our other colleagues. In return for your passion and enthusiasm, we will provide you with chances and opportunities to grow further in your career.

You like to work on projects which contribute to the technology of the future. We make sure to connect challenging projects and activities to your knowledge and competences in the best possible way. That’s how we accelerate the future for you and our customers.

You are motivated to take professional and competence oriented courses, in order to keep developing your knowledge and skills in the field of innovation, creativity, talent development and entrepreneurship.

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