Royal Duyvis Wiener B.V.

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Vacancy Mechanical Engineer - Duyvis Wiener Germany

Do you have a passion for engineering machines and ready to dive in the world of chocolate processing? We have the ideal position on offer at Duyvis Wiener Germany office  in Aachen. Join us in a world where steel and chocolate collide!

Mechanical Engineer

[Full Time]

Lead engineering projects

Contribute to state of the art equipment

Liaise between Germany and the Netherlands

Where chocolate and steel come together

Job description

The Mechanical Engineer is responsible for all engineering related activities, milestones and deliverables coming out of the engineering process of Duyvis Wiener Germany. All activities apply to the engineering standard process, procedures and structure of the holding.

The Mechanical Engineer reports directly to the Plant Manager of Duyvis Wiener Germany. Functionally, the Mechanical Engineer reports to the Manager Engineering of the holding Duyvis Wiener B.V. in The Netherlands.

Our ideal candidate has over 10 years of experience in a mechanical engineering role, with a minimum of 5 years experience working with CAD systems, eg. Autodesk: Inventor, Vault, preferably Autocad. You have at least a bachelor degree in Mechanical engineering and are familiar with of (European) Machine Directives and procedures. You have a good command of the English and German language.  We’re looking for a team player with excellent coordinating and project leading skills in engineering projects. You’re comfortable in an internationally oriented working environment and are able to work independently. For this role it is required that you live in the vicinity of Aachen (30-45 min) or are willing to move to the area. This role also requires frequent travel to HQ in the Netherlands (Amsterdam area)

  • Over 10 years of experience in a mechanical engineering role
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with CAD systems (Autodesk: Inventor, Vault, preferably Autocad)
  • Bachelor degree in Mechanical engineering (minimum)
  • Knowledge of (European) Machine Directives and procedures
  • Speaks German and English fluently
  • Team player
  • Excellent coordinating and project leading skills in engineering projects
  • Familiar with working in an international environment
  • Able to work independently
  • Living 30-45 min from Aachen, or is willing to move to the area
  • Willing to travel regularly to the head-office in the Netherlands (Amsterdam area)

Founded back in 1885 and headquartered in Koog aan de Zaan, the Netherlands, Royal Duyvis Wiener are one of the world’s leading manufacturers within the global cocoa, chocolate and nuts & seeds processing industry. Providing industrial solutions to the biggest companies in the market, Royal Duyvis Wiener supplies state-of-the-art equipment and expertise to facilitate the complete production process from bean to bar, helping their customers to reduce production costs, save energy and minimize downtime for maximum efficiency.

Did you know the vast majority of chocolate bars you’ll find in the grocery store are touched by a Royal Duyvis Wiener machine? Join us in a world where chocolate and steel collide. In your first months in Royal Duyvis Wiener you will learn everything there is to know about the processing of chocolate, nuts and seeds. As a bonus, your taste buds will be included in the training!

Royal Duyvis Wiener offers an informal environment with approximately 250 colleagues worldwide, of which about 50 work in the Duyvis Wiener Germany office in Aachen. Production pride and passion are paramount.

You will be given the space and responsibility that suits your background and experience. In addition to a good salary, we also offer an attractive package of fringe benefits.

Did we spark your interest?

Are you interested in the vacancy and do you see yourself at a desk in the Duyvis Wiener Germany office in Aachen? Send your your curriculum vitae
and cover letter to the recruitment team for the attention of Ms Colinda Vinke (HR Manager) via

Should you have any further question about this role, please reach out to Ms Monique van der Linden at +31 756 126 208


Your application will be treated confidentially.