Test Engineer (Mechanical or electromechanical)

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For 65 years as international center of excellence in fluid dynamics, the von Karman Institute brings together young engineers and scientists from all over the world to study, improve their skills and perform their research.

Construct the future together! Besides its mission of education, the von Karman Institute gathers the top-level scientists and engineers to work on very challenging projects as the next generation of engines, new propulsion concepts, the new green energy, the safety of industry, solutions for a cleaner space, the Mission to Mars and many other fields of research which can make the difference for the human kind. Those scientists have access to more than 50 wind tunnels and test rigs, some of them unique in the world to help them in their projects.

VKI is a team of people looking in the same direction, for a better future, not only scientists and engineers but also students, PhD candidates, PostDocs, IT, Human Resources, accountants, librarians, designers and technicians and more....

“A scientist studies what is, whereas an engineer creates what never was“, Théodore von Kármán

Test Engineer (Mechanical or electromechanical)

Job Description

In cooperation with the technical team, you are in charge of designing, building and qualifying testing facilities.
In cooperation with the researchers, you will participate in measurement campaigns on these testing facilities.


• Industrial Engineer (MSc) – mechanics or electromechanics

• No experience required

• Solid general background, both scientific and technical

• Good knowledge of mechanical design

• Familiarity with CAO, FEA and CFD tools would be an asset

• Fluent in French/Dutch and a working knowledge of English

We offer :

• A contract of unlimited duration

• An attractive salary package, including Group Insurance and hospital plan, as well as other social benefits

• A stimulating and motivating job, scientific co-workers who are passionate about research

• An international work environment with a chance to work with students as part of a research and educational institute

Localisation :

Rhode-Saint-Genèse (Brabant Flamand)


Please apply online via the button "Apply for". Minimum info to complete:

• Tab "Individual Info": Personal details + CV + motivation letter

• Tab "Reference info": optional

- (Recruiting Mgr: Frank Eulitz)

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