Manufacturing Engineer

, Full-time - L934
Elekta • Veenendaal > Utrecht > Netherlands


Remco van Tuijl
+31 (0)6 34 21 99 31

The Function

The Manufacturing Engineer ensures flawless manufacturing of technical complex medical equipment. The Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for the specifications to manufacture medical equipment and all the software related to the production process,planning and stock. Besides the Manufacturing Engineer will participate in multidisciplinary project teams, running several improvement projects simultaneously, following strict regulations for Medical Devices (MDR).

The Organisation

Elekta is the leading innovator of equipment and software designed to improve,prolong and save the lives of people with cancer and brain disorders. Our advanced,effective solutions are created in collaboration with customers, and more than 6000 hospitals worldwide rely on Elekta technology. In The Netherlands, we constantly work to innovate and improve equipment and software for Brachy Therapy, a means of delivering High Dose Rate Radiotherapy with optimized accuracy and minimal invasiveness.In order to ensure the necessary level of quality and innovation Elekta maintains an approach in which new ideas are welcomed. Proactivity, openness, and a solution-focus approach are highly valued.

Elekta offers unique opportunities to be part of a global player and market leader in the field of Brachy Therapy. Besides, you will also enjoy the benefits of the local organization, based in Veenendaal and employing 200fte.


  • Responsible for country-specific labeling process implementation and maintenance;
  • Ensure Compliancy by setting up documentation for supply chain according to QMS;
  • Design for Manufacturability, Design Transfer towards MF Veenendaal and Supply Chain;
  • Define and validate manufacturing processes and tools;
  • Create and maintain work instructions for manufacturing;
  • Independent and/or in collaboration with colleagues from R&D,Manufacturing, Engineering or external experts, design and setup experiments aiming to improve and/or validate processes;
  • Maintain the ERP system (Movex) and item creation;
  • Handle and resolve non-conformities;
  • Project lead of projects within your field of expertise;
  • Process optimization, among others by applying the Lean principles;
  • Production setup at Elekta Veenendaal and suppliers;
  • Statistic analysis and reporting

Department & Supervisor

As a Manufacturing Engineer, you join a team of ten other Manufacturing Engineers and one Director responsible for this team. You will frequently lead and join cross-functional projects and have a close connection with R&D,Regulatory Affairs and Manufacturing.


As a company that operates in the medical device sector, our products and processes are subject to the most rigorous scrutiny and validation procedures. As such, there is a strong preference for candidates with an L6S Green Belt in Process Excellence. You should also bring the following attributes:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Manufacturing Engineering or Industrial Engineering;
  • At least four years of work experience in Manufacturing Engineering in a regulated industry, preferably medical devices;
  • Proficient with Movex (ERP) and PLM systems;
  • Familiar with the Medical Device Directive and Medical Device Regulation;
  • Powerful writing, speaking, and listening skills and a good knowledge of Dutch and English;
  • Team player, proactive and, quality-driven.


Elekta is a flexible and forward-thinking international organization that is fully focused on the well being of its employees. You will enjoy a flexible and informal working environment as well as learning and development opportunities that will enable you to progress in your career.

Further benefits include:

  • Profit-sharing: maximum of 16% yearly;
  • 27 vacation days and 13 ADV days;
  • 8% holiday allowance;
  • Tax-advantageous fitness package;
  • Flexible working hours;
  • Travel allowance for home-work travel.


Remco van Tuijl

+316 34 21 99 31