Trainee Engineer

Are you an ambitious and curious starter with a passion for engineering and do you want to learn from experienced colleagues? A traineeship at Fortimedix Surgical is the ultimate stepping-stone!

The job

As a trainee at Fortimedix Surgical, you will get the opportunity to develop advanced medical devices in order to enable next generation surgical procedures. You will gain knowledge and experience covering the full engineering domain of product and process development from conceptual design up to market introduction and scale-up.

In a team of engineers, you will work on design, development and testing of surgical instruments and its related manufacturing processes. You will improve product performance and manufacturability by calculating, modelling, prototyping and testing. Additionally, by developing processes to a world-class performance level by means of lean six sigma, you will optimize cost and consistency. Furthermore, you will get the chance to master high-tech manufacturing processes such as laser cutting, assembly and (optical) measurement.

During the traineeship, you will be part of our talented team of specialists and you will learn from our experts who will help you to develop yourself towards your role as Manufacturing or Research and Development Engineer. In order to compose a personal development plan, which fits your profile and ambitions, an extensive introduction program and assessment are part of the traineeship.


Your talents

  • Looking at questions from different perspectives
  • Dare to bring less obvious solutions
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Hands-on mentality
  • Eager to learn
  • Strong team player
  • Flexible


  • Bachelor or Master degree in Mechanical Engineering/Biomedical Engineering/Industrial Engineering or similar
  • Mastering the English language
  • A maximum of 3 years of work experience

We offer

A challenging job in an inspiring and rapidly developing high-tech company, where an open, professional and pleasant working culture is one of our most important assets. We embrace initiatives, ownership and a strong team spirit. By providing freedom, we support you to be creative and to organize the job in accordance with the overall goals of Fortimedix Surgical. We are committed to support your professional and personal development and give you the opportunity to cooperate with talented people.


Please submit your motivation and resume via the application form below, or contact human resources via If you have any questions regarding this vacancy or the applying procedure in general, please contact Ezra Erens (HR Director): +31 (0)45-544 95 20.

Extra details

Our preference is given to applicants residing within a 90 km radius of Geleen, the Netherlands. If an applicant resides outside of this radius and accepts the job, we expect that he or she is willing to relocate to a residence within a 90 km radius of Geleen.

Acquisition regarding this vacancy is not appreciated

Apply now!

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