Application Development Engineer

Do you like to act at the interface of application development, manufacturing process development and technical customer support?And would you like to work in a dynamic environment and multidisciplinary team, providing innovative fibre enhanced plastics solutions for the future needs of the customers?Then you are the talent we're looking for!! 

Vacancy information

Your main responsibility is to support the development of new customer applications for fibre enhanced plastics, provide technical customer support and support manufacturing development. The emphasis will be on the first two activities. You will operate in a fast paced and interdisciplinary environment. You will closely work together with Technical Product Management but also with Sales, Business Management, Manufacturing, R&D, Customers and Suppliers.

Main activities of the job:

  • Support the application and manufacturing development processes by initiating and follow up of internal and external testing and report the results to internal stakeholders ensuring projects are run within agreed planning and budget
  • Initiating and follow up of internal and external compounding tests and report results to stakeholders
  • Support customer’s injection moulding and compounding trials
  • Support in follow up of customer’s product complaints
  • Contribute as project member in various technology projects
  • Provide technical product market support to the commercial team
  • Maintain a strong external network with suppliers, laboratories, consultancies in order to execute project work in an effective way
  • Support supply chain activities by arranging raw materials for production and application/manufacturing development projects

Vacancy demands

  • BSc or MSc degree or equivalent experience in engineering related fields
  • Technical background in plastic processing with a focus on injection moulding applications
  • Knowledge and experience in the field of polymers, material properties and statistics
  • Experienced in building strong relations with both internal and external parties
  • Customer focus
  • Independent and proactive with the ability to identify and lead opportunities and responsibilities
  • Ability to think creatively and communicate technical ideas effectively in both technical and non-technical environments
  • Open and out of the box mind-set, clear can do mentality with an entrepreneurial spirit, problem solver
  • Team player being able to operate in cross-functional teams, managing stakeholders on different levels of the organization
  • The position requires excellent written and oral English communication skills. Additional languages are considered to be an asset
  • Multi-day traveling on occasional basis is required

Organization description

Our customer is seeking to build a new business for fiber enhanced plastics. This customer is using a market driven approach to develop new products by means of an iterative process of interviewing possible customers, producing sample material, doing customer trials and adjust development according to acquired knowledge. Currently a base portfolio and first production capacity has been established and numerous commercial trials in a diverse range of market segments ranging from furniture, appliances to automotive, are ongoing. We are looking to further accelerate the market entrance of the fiber enhanced plastic materials..

Our offer

Your personal development is our priority. At ENTER you will have the chance to develop yourself and to make your ambitions come true via a variety of projects at different customers.

Besides this we offer you:

  • Courses and trainings to grow your career via our ENTER Professional Development Program, including a personal coach.
  • Community and network with your technology professional colleagues
  • Events and master classes with interesting speakers and appealing companies ranging from start-ups to the industry leaders
  • Intensive support and guidance for international candidates (including Dutch lessons, tax-return and accommodation assistance)

Moreover, you can count on excellent job conditions, adapted to your personal situation and work-life balance.


Would you like to know more about the vacancy, please contact:

Ingrid van Gerwen:


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