Team Leader Mechatronics (Leuven)

To expand our fast-growing team, Octinion is currently looking for a team leader for the mechatronics team.


As mechatronic team leader you’ll be responsible for:

  • Mechatronic system design for several internal and external projects
  • Setting up specifications, requirements, test plans and planning for the mechatronic system design
  • Mechatronic component selection and sizing (sensors, actuators, motors, …)
  • Cooperation between different technologies and teams such as software, mechanics, electrics/electronics, …  to reach the project goal
  • Technical guidance of multidisciplinary teams
  • Timing/budget estimation and planning


  • You have a Master’s in Engineering Sciences (or equivalent through experience), preferably in Mechatronics
  • You have at least a first work experience in a mechatronic environment and you love to combine your technical skills with coaching and project management skills
  • Basic interest in and knowledge of different technology domains as software, mechanics, electrics, electronics, ... is required. Profound knowledge of motors, actuators and/or sensors is an asset.
  • You have strong project management skills
  • Any self-taught technical knowledge is a strong advantage
  • You have high standards and strive for perfection, but you can also be pragmatic in order to respect the deadlines and budget
  • You communicate well and are able to work in team
  • Excellent knowledge of Dutch and English is required (written and oral)


Welcome to the home of innovation: Octinion is the world leader in agricultural robotics, bringing together a unique mix of engineering skills in Leuven and Roeselare. At Octinion you’ll become part of an innovative, challenging work environment with an entrepreneurial atmosphere. Since we are a young but fast-growing company the career opportunities are ample. 

You'll work at the Leuven office, and will occasionally visit our offices in Roeselare.