Manager Application Engineering

Company Details

We started in 1951 with one product and a few people who worked out of an old airplane hangar in East Aurora, USA. Now, after nearly 60 years of continuous innovation, we’re a world class, nearly two billion–dollar company operating in more than 26 countries, and with customers in over 90 countries. The cutting–edge technology we produce today places our influence at the frontier of human endeavor. We helped put men on the moon in 1969 and right this minute our components are travelling through space, aiding satellites as they explore our universe. We make sure military aircrew are equipped to fly under the radar and our technology helps keep their devices absolutely precise. We enhance and control racing cars. We’ve helped sink a Venetian building for James Bond. And we make sure patients recover more quickly by helping create medical advances that improve quality of life.

Moog B.V. in Nieuw-Vennep is one of the few pure Dutch Mechatronic companies where working with a unique combination of software, electronics and mechanics is provided. Moog Nieuw-Vennep, designs, manufactures and supplies since 25 years mechatronic-hydraulic-mechanical turnkey products for the aviation, aerospace and automotive industry.

Within an international oriented working environment, the group exists of a young, enthusiastic and dynamic team of 115 employees. Moog Nieuw-Vennep offers varied work in the exciting market of the aviation and automotive industries. Examples from Moog Nieuw-Vennep products are mechanical test systems for aircraft and automotive components, motion systems and force-feedback systems for flight and drive simulators. It is truly a very attractive and energizing part of the industry to operate in.

For our Simulation & Test Systems Business Unit we are looking for a:

Application Engineering Manager

The function:

The Moog B.V. Application Engineers are a highly customer focused group of engineers that are responsible for the customization, commissioning and tuning of Test and Simulation products. They are product experts that act as Moog’s customer interface gathering customer requirements and implementing them in order to meet customer expectations.

The Application Engineering Manager is responsible for:

  • Leading, organizing and prioritizing the work for a group of appr. 10 Application Engineers.
  • Organizing interfaces between the Application Engineering and other Engineering groups.
  • Manage engineering processes through the whole life cycle of a customer project – from engineering support for quoting to solution development and some aftersales support.
  • Manage product improvements and, on a smaller scale, new product introduction.

With the Software Manager, the System Engineering Manager, Mechanical Engineering Manager, the Application Engineer Manager is a member of the Engineering management team that organizes and improves engineering activities and best practices within the engineering teams on a daily basis. The Application Engineering Manager takes a strong role in develop the engineering skills of his/her group.

The ideal candidate has:

  • An Engineering degree with 7 years of postgraduate experience of working with complex systems in a relevant field.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in managing and mentoring a group of engineers.
  • Process minded, with a structured analytical and disciplined approach to work and solving problems.
  • Understand the role and content of other disciplines on the performance of the system.
  • Ability to deal with structuring/prioritizing within a highly dynamic environment
  • Good interpersonal skills, able to communicate effectively with people at all levels of the organization.
  • Willingness to work in a global organization with colleagues around the world.
  • Good level of spoken and written English. German is a clear advantage.

Location of organization:

The function is located in Nieuw-Vennep, willingness to travel globally on a time to time basis.

Reporting line:

The candidate will report directly to the Engineering Director Test and Simulation.

What do we offer?

A fun and intellectually stimulating work environment with a high-level of engineering craftsmanship.

A large variety of software technologies used in challenging projects. The chance to develop and grow in a high-tech international environment.

The salary and secondary conditions are according Moog BV CAO and good in line with the weight of the position.


Please apply at the HR department at with actual CV and motivation letter.

More “technical” information:

Jean Paul Warmerdam, Engineering Director Test and Simulation:

About Moog, Inc.:

Our company began in 1951 with Bill Moog’s invention, the servo valve, a device which became the heart of high performance motion control systems. Today, Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of motion control parts and systems.

Headquartered in East Aurora, NY, we proudly serve customers in more than 90 countries. Our operations extend to more than 27 countries and our talented, global workforce is nearly 12,000 strong.

Our company is organized into five operating groups: Aircraft, Space and Defense, Industrial, Medical Devices, and Corporate. Our high-performance systems control military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, automated industrial machinery, and marine and medical equipment. What sets Moog apart is our commitment to creating high-performance solutions that solve our customers’ most difficult technical challenges.

But it’s more than technical excellence that defines us. Moog is a performance culture that empowers people to achieve great things. Our employees enjoy tackling interesting technical challenges in a culture of trust. For you, working with us can mean deeper job satisfaction, better rewards, and a great quality of life inside and outside of work.

Moog is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such affirms the right of every person to participate in all aspects of employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our Human Resources department via phone at 844-367-5787.

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