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Date: 14 February 2022

Senior Product Development Engineer

A Product Development role that is ‘made for life’

Are you looking for a challenging function in an inspirational environment in an international company? Then come and join our Research and Development department and work together with us to develop innovative and sustainable textile products to protect people, on and off the job.

Work location

Netherlands – Nijverdal

Business unit

Research & Development

Minimal education

Bachelor degree

Are you the best fit?

We are looking for an enthusiastic colleague who’s committed to manage this challenging role, in which you can further develop your talents and ambitions.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Translate commercial needs into product development targets.

  • Directing development projects (laboratory experiments, pilot and production scale) in close collaboration with product management, production and technology that will lead to successful product commercialisation. Due to the complexity of the technology, innovative approaches might be required.

  • Give content to and provide technical sales trainings.

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • The opportunity to work partially from home
  • Personal and work-related growth through training an education
  • A pleasant, no-nonsense , international and dynamic work environment

What we ask:

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Textile Engineering, Chemical Engineering or similar
  • Minimum of 5 – 10 years experience
  • Experience with product development within an industrial organization
  • Languages; Dutch (preferred) an English (must)

What are your main competences?

  • Innovative and creative
  • Result oriented
  • Cooperative and consultative (teamplayer)
  • Learning ability

About TenCate Protective Fabrics

TenCate Protective Fabrics is enabling millions of people worldwide to be great at what they do. Generations of professionals in firefighting, emergency response, military, light and heavy industry, energy, oil and gas have been relying on our fabrics for safety, comfort and confidence. From the harshest working conditions to the welcoming sight of home. Because we recognize that the people we are protecting are unique individuals whose lives extend beyond work. Supporting their evolving needs, our innovations lead the way in user-centered design, technology and sustainability. At TenCate Protective Fabrics, we are proud to carry on our long-standing manufacturing tradition into the future as we continue to design, develop and produce fabrics that bring out the best in professionals. In work as well as in life.

An assessment is part of the procedure. Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.


Do you think you are a great fit?

We would love to hear from you. For more detail information about this function please contact Floris Slikker from FILO Executive Search via
(+31) 06-23750830 or F.slikker@filobv.nl.

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