Are you creative and technically savvy, with a strong affinity for architecture, sustainability and design?
Do you want to work on leading public spaces in cities such as New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Toronto?
Then Streetlife might be looking for you as a Design Engineer!

The company

Streetlife was founded 25 years ago and is based in Leiden. It designs and supplies contemporary and sustainable products for public spaces.
Streetlife operates as an international company in Europe and North America. The team consists of around 50 architects and designers, with headquarters in Leiden and studios in Philadelphia, Malmö and Sydney.

The position

Our customers in America are increasingly asking for our low eco impact products, a renewed 'American Dream'. Streetlife produces in the US for its US and Canadian customers, the R&D team in Leiden manages this. Frequent contact with and visits to manufacturing partners in the USA is therefore part of this job. The realization of our projects is very dynamic due to smooth lead times and direct communication.

To strengthen the R&D team, consisting of about 20 designers and project leaders, Streetlife is looking for a design engineer with good CAD skills. Versatility, multilingualism and conscientiousness are key concepts in this job. After internal training, over time you will become an independent team member and project leader, dealing with various product developments and production technical aspects of our Streetlife Collection, specifically for the US region.

  • Further development and detailing of product lines and systems
  • Project management; you will be responsible for your own group of products
  • Collaboration with fellow designers on projects
  • Collaboration with manufacturing partners in the USA
  • Creating and optimizing (parametric) CAD models in Solidworks
  • Designing and developing (in team) new products for the Collection
Your profile
  • Education TU-IO or IPO
  • Good communication skills; Dutch and English and preferably from the USA
  • Efficient, meticulous and an eye for quality
  • Affinity with Design, Technology, Production and Logistics
  • At least 3 years of work experience, preferably in a production environment
  • In possession of a driving license
What Streetlife offers
  • A challenging job in a unique company and inspiring working environment.
  • An international team of colleagues, with diverse design and architecture backgrounds.
  • A nice working environment where everyone is approachable, equal and respected.
  • A healthy working environment including: fresh lunches daily, group walks, a good workplace, massages in the office and sporting and cultural activities outside the office.
  • A bi-monthly presentation session with company drinks and catering, a New Year dinner, Family Day and Saint celebrations.
  • A company excursion abroad once every 2 years.
  • A good salary with good fringe benefits.

You will be trained internally within a short time, after which you can quickly start working on your own projects. You will learn our company philosophy from the inside and share our goals in terms of sustainability.
You enjoy the special challenge of making the world a more beautiful, greener and healthier place!

Does this info appeal to you or if you have any questions, feel free to contact us!
We are looking forward to receiving your motivation letter and CV before the 14th June: att. Judith Dijkhuis.