Graduating Intern Mechatronics

Ingo Verhaak, Engineering Director:
“One of my key objectives is to develop an organization that will accelerate Growth and Innovation. As a consequence I am always on the lookout for eager students that can help bring our team to a next level with inputs based on recent knowledge and non-conventional perspectives.”

For our Engineering Department in Oldenzaal, we are looking for a:

Graduating Intern Mechatronics

The internship starts September 2017. Half of the time will be dedicated to the graduation project and half of the time to tasks that support the engineering part of this department. The subject of the graduation project will be determined in consultation with your company supervisor. Furthermore, it is expected that you will be most of your time present at our headquarters in Oldenzaal.

Your main tasks and responsibilities are:

  • Participate in knowledge generation projects that are defined in our technology roadmap
  • Actively supporting: ideation, analysis and definition of new product/market combinations Perform studies into feasibility, cost and benefits of new mechatronical concepts and technologies (sensors, communication, control systems)

What do we expect from you?

  • Final Year HBO/WO (International) student of a technical study
  • Technical background, interest in advanced motion control / mechatronics
  • Creative, flexible attitude and "can do" mentality • Proactive self-starter
  • Ability to work independently
  • Oral and written English communication skills (German is an advantage)
  • Willing to travel

Choose opportunity – choose Power Packer!

Power-Packer, with headquarters in Oldenzaal, The Netherlands, is a market leader in motion control systems. Power-Packer supplies specialized high-quality products, which include the development and manufacturing of (electro) hydraulic actuation systems for a large number of applications in the automotive, truck, marine, agriculture and medical market. Power-Packer develops, assembles and markets actuation systems for customers on a global basis including OEM’s and Tier 1’s in diverse end-markets.

Moreover, Power-Packer is part of the US based corporation Actuant (NYSE listing; ATU). Actuant is a growing company active in a diverse range of industrial markets with locations in more than 30 countries and 5.500 employees worldwide. Our business model is based on Growth and Innovation in Emerging Markets and New Vertical markets. Like Actuant, we are constantly looking for new growth opportunities and innovations. Furthermore, we operate under a strong financial model focused on cash flow and profitability.

Power-Packer Europe is responsible for the business units: Power-Packer, Sanlo, Gits and Yvel. Power-Packer markets served include: Automotive, Truck, Medical, Marine, Special Vehicles & Equipment. Power-Packer has locations in The Netherlands, France, Turkey, India, China, Brazil, Mexico and United States and has more than 1.000 employees.

If you’re looking for a unique, exciting career with variety and potential for growth, Power Packer offers challenges & extraordinary rewards for people on a global scale. We offer a pleasant working atmosphere; Fun and Pride are part of our core principles! With a can do attitude and open minded culture we create an environment where people can realize their full potential!

Are you interested?

For more information please contact Mr. Marcel Nieuwenhuis (Teamleader New Concepts & Technologies) at +31 541 584 500 or send your resume and motivation letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Acquisition to this vacancy is not appreciated.

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Power Packer Europa BV - P.O. Box 327 - 7570 AH Oldenzaal - The Netherlands - Tel: +31 541 584 500 - Fax: +31 541 51 00 44