Saturday 15 December 2018
Vantura Systems

Product Development Engineer

Supply our customer the best door systems of the world, that is the principal viewpoint of all departments of Ventura Systems B.V. Door systems that are delivered worldwide to the automotive industry and are being used in public transport. The number of countries where our door systems are used is growing, as well as the number of clients.


Ventura Systems has been selected as ‘the Frisian Company of the year’ in 2015. Ventura is proud of that! Co-creation between users, customers and suppliers was found a distinctive characteristic of our company. You will discover this binding element in all functions at Ventura Systems. You are this connecting link. Ventura Systems is growing rapidly and to extend the team we are currently looking for a: 



Bolsward | fulltime


As a Product Development Engineer you develop innovative door systems/sub-systems/products/

components, based on customer or internal specifications, with a team of specialists (mechanical, software, service, safety, production, purchase)  in order to contribute to the innovation goals – best busdoors of the world - of Ventura Systems B.V.



  • You develop new door systems (completely new or variants) in a multi-disciplinary team. You are responsible for the project progress within predefined financial, regulatory and planning boundaries. 
  • You are responsible for all testing within a project. If necessary, you develop new testing methods and/or measuring methods.  You analyze the test results.
    • You explore new door system functionalities, mechanically and functional (software). You have contacts with customers to understand desired functionality, assembly and training methods. You participate in our internal innovation platform.
    • You have knowledge of, and support project administration related to WBSO, APQP (IATF) or similar regulations. This includes performing DFMEA/PFMEA/FMECA/safety hazard analysis studies.
    • You develop product related manuals in the fields of installation, use, maintenance, spare parts, service and repair.
    • You support our departments Sales, Marketing, Purchasing, Quality, Spare Parts, Logistics and Production to introduce a new product or functionality at trade fairs, customers and/or the Ventura organization worldwide.


What we expect of you

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in engineering (Automotive/WTB) or similar with 3-5 year experience in Product Development;
  • You have good knowledge of Dutch and English, both spoken and in writing; understanding of German is an advantage;
  • Experience in defining project timeframes and priorities based on project assignments and ongoing assignments;
  • You have knowledge of product development methods;
  • You have knowledge of pneumatical-, electrical systems and use of embedded software;
  • You have a comprehensive understanding of materials used in the automotive industry;
  • You have the ability to work in multi-functional teams and you adapt rapidly to a changing environment;
  • You are familiar with IATF 16949 and/or similar quality systems;
  • Good understanding of:
    • Project management;
    • Public transportation regulations;
    • Door mechanisms;
    • 3D CAD (Inventor) and Product Lifecycle Management principles;
    • Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook;
    • ERP (Navision).
  • Understanding of public transportation in general;


What we offer

Working at Ventura Systems B.V. means a challenging job in an organization with an informal, no nonsense culture. A company which is motivated by excellent performance! We offer an attractive salary and working conditions.



For specific questions about the job please contact Peter van Leeuwen, Technology Manager, 0515-577750/420. Are you interested in this job? Please send your CV and motivation to Ventura Systems B.V. to the attention of Ria Hoogenboom, de Marne 216, 8701 MH Bolsward, or by mail to The application term ends November 24, 2017.



Ventura Systems B.V. does not accept any unsolicited help of recruitment agencies with regard to this vacancy. All CV’s that are sent to Ventura Systems B.V. without any signed search agreement of the HRM department belong to Ventura Systems B.V. No reimbursement will be paid in case the candidate will be contracted by Ventura Systems B.V. as a result of this referral or via other resources. Reproduction of this vacancy, in any form, complete or partly, is not allowed. Acquisition as a result of this advertisement is not appreciated.

Ventura Systems BV De Marne 216 8701 MH Bolsward the Netherlands Tel. +31 515 577750 Fax +31 515 577751

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