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Punch Powertrain, headquartered in Sint-Truiden and with a second production facility in Nanjing (China) offers a complete portfolio of powertrain solutions for the most popular passenger car segments (conventional, hybrid and full electric). These innovative products provide excellent driving dynamics, enhanced comfort, fun of driving and an ever improving fuel economy. As a leading independent supplier to the automotive industry, Punch Powertrain is expanding rapidly. In this context we are able to offer inspiring career opportunities for motivated engineers. We are currently looking for (m/f):

Mechanical - Geartrain Design


Mechanical Engineer – Geartrain Design

Job description


  • As Geartrain Specialist you will be working within the R&D team for automatic transmissions, hybrid and full electric powertrains.
  • You will have the responsibility for the design and improvement of mechanical components and systems, with specialization for gears, shafts and bearings. 
  • You will lead simultaneous engineering activities based on your good knowledge on manufacturing technologies for gears and geartrain components.
  • Validation is a key area for your work, which you are willing to manage through the development and supervision of testing methods, monitoring and the use of FMEA.
  • Initiate and develop new concepts to improve transmissions.
  • You provide technical expertise to support the assembly department.
  • In close collaboration you will work with internal departments such as production, quality, purchasing and with external partners for development and production.




  • You have a Master engineering degree (mechanical, electromechanical or industrial) or equivalent by experience.
  • You have proven experience with Geartrain design (>5 years)
  • You have thorough knowledge and experience in the field of mechanics, dynamics and manufacturing (preferably in an automotive environment).
  • You have good knowledge and experience in analytical development software such as KISSsoft and MASTA
  • You have strong experience in structured problem resolution processes such as 8D and 6-sigma
  • Thanks to your strong communication skills and good knowledge of English, you excel at teamwork and are strong in reporting knowledge and results.
  • You are an independent, perseverant and systematic worker with a goal-oriented and analytical mindset.



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