32-40 h/wk | Borculo

(junior) Engineer

Do you have technical insight, are you creative and have innovative ideas? Can you come up with out-of-the box solutions and do you want to develop yourself further? Then we are looking for you!

What will you do?

As a (junior) engineer you will collaborate on various projects. You will design and elaborate technical plans and sketch designs for our various packaging solutions. You record the work on site, and search for a technical solution. In addition, you give your client advice and assess the results of design work. You actually see your design come to fruition when the prototype is made.

You work closely with your supervisor and the (internal) client to discuss the progress of the work, possible assignments, offered solutions and deviations from the work. Meilink's services are characterized by a high variety of client-specific products and services, delivered with a short lead time. It is important that you know how to surprise our client with your creative (technical) solutions and technical insight with enthusiasm.

It is a varied job where every day and every project is unique. But not only your technical baggage, but especially your personality and character count. Do you bring a lot of positive energy, are you good at setting priorities and do you have problem-solving skills? Then we are looking for you.

What we offer.

  • You will become part of a dynamic packaging world where sustainability is paramount;
  • A work environment where you have room for initiative and entrepreneurship;
  • An attractive pension accrual, with 50% of your premium paid by Meilink;
  • Good benefits such as: travel reimbursement, vacation pay, profit sharing scheme, possibility of permanent employment;
  • Development opportunities to (continue to) develop yourself;
  • Various fun promotions from our staff association and at least once a year a team or company outing;
  • Fun and healthy work atmosphere within a nice team in a family business;
  • Of course delicious coffee and fresh fruit every day.

What do you bring?

  • HBO working and thinking level in a technical field such as industrial design;
  • You are used to working in SolidWorks and are willing to develop in ArtiosCad.
  • Good knowledge of the Dutch language in word and writing. German and English is an advantage.

Do you not meet all the requirements, but do you consider yourself suitable for the vacancy? Then don't hesitate to apply anyway! Maybe you are the addition to our team that we need.

Working at Meilink...

.... is working at a family-owned company that is one of the top industrial packaging companies. We design and manufacture industrial packaging, package industrial (capital) goods and take care of the transport thereof. We do this for various sectors such as: defence, construction, medical or electronics.

Meilink exists 148 years this year and has 7 branches with a total of over 450 employees. The Borculo branch consists of over 180 employees. The culture can be characterized as open and friendly.
We give a lot of trust and freedom which ensures a good work-life balance. Together we work hard to exceed the expectations of our clients. Of course, there is also room for fun: successes are celebrated, others take a leisurely walk outside and fun activities are organized every now and then.

Interested? Please respond quickly

We believe that work should be fun and should suit you. In terms of challenges, of course, but the balance between work and private life is also important. So if you sport intensively, or like to take your children to school, then together we can make proper arrangements. You happy, we happy!

Thank you for your interest. We look forward to receiving your application. For additional information about the position, please contact:

- Peter Smit, Deputy Director of Operations, available at: 0545-253525.

Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated!


"Everything has been thought about by Meilink. For example, you can see very clearly on purpose that the crates are screwed shut. This prevents the receiving party from opening the crate with a crowbar and still damaging the contents."

Bouke Willems | Royal Eijkelkamp