(Junior) Innovation Engineer
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(Junior) Innovation Engineer

  • Groenlo
  • Livestock Management

As an innovation engineer you are hands-on in translating new ideas into prototypes. In the early stages of concept development you have the freedom to find the best technical principle for the solutions of the future. You are responsible for delivering a working prototype that answers a market demand. You can immediately translate an abstract idea or a sketch on the back of a beer mat into a product idea. For you, nothing is unmanageable and you will build a prototype for any idea in a few days. Where necessary, you collaborate with other internal or external specialists to make the product idea work. Your creativity knows no bounds although you maintain a good balance between progressiveness and feasibility.

Your team

You will be working in a newly established team that is jointly responsible for progressive innovation. From the very beginning, discovering a potential new idea, to delivering a proven concept with business case to Product Management. The team consists of specialists who search externally for new disruptive market and technology opportunities but also convert hands-on ideas into concepts which are immediately tested by means of proof of concepts. In short, a group of pioneers who complement each other and together like to push the boundaries of what is possible in the market.

Our offer

Obviously, we offer excellent primary and secondary conditions. You are responsible for your own working hours and holidays. Nobody keeps track, as we rely on your own accountability. Moreover, we offer you the means to fulfil your own responsibilities. We also have a good financial arrangement. Nedap does not only offer you a salary and holiday allowance, but also an annual bonus, dividends, and the option of shares. Moreover, we have a very interesting pension arrangement. But most of all, we invest in your development! Nedap takes your development very seriously. We offer an extensive introduction program and a personal development journey, and we will gladly look at your potential with you.

Required experience and skills

  • You are able to switch quickly to a totally different line of thinking in order to arrive at the most promising solution as quickly as possible;
  • You are in your element in the early stages of development and can deal well with rapid changes in direction;
  • You are a creative 'all-round' engineer. You can translate a conceptual idea into a testable prototype;
  • You are curious and eager to learn. You find it natural to keep your knowledge up to date in the rapidly changing world;
  • Education level HBO/WO (technical education).

Nedap Livestock Management

About Nedap Livestock Management

At Nedap Livestock Management we help professional dairy and pig producers around the globe run a profitable, sustainable and enjoyable business. The solutions we create enable them to automate everyday tasks and make informed decisions based on individual animal identification and data. This way we empower livestock producers to respond to the growing global demand for animal protein in a way that is both profitable and aligned with rising standards for animal welfare, sustainability, transparency and the safety and quality of food.

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Application procedure

Interested? Send your motivation and CV via the application button for the attention of Anniek Kamerink. For more information you can send her an email (anniek.kamerink@nedap.com).

  • 1. Your application
  • 2. First interview
  • 3. Next meet & greet
  • 4. Offer
  • 5. High five!
Step 1
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