As a Mechanical Architect, your role is essential in contributing to challenging business cases and technical roadmaps from a mechanical perspective and in a multi-disciplinary context.


At Sioux Technologies it’s all about making the pieces of the puzzle fit together.
We can’t do that without you, a driven Architect Mechanics
Sioux develops and produces state-of-the-art technology for the top end of the international high-tech community. Examples include a complex lithography machine, a compact electron microscope, a smart home automation system or an electric self-charging car. We raise the bar high and we often achieve the impossible. We do so together, as a team of enthusiastic electronics, software, mechanics, mechatronics and mathematics specialists.

Our Position

As a Mechanical Architect, your role is essential in contributing to challenging business cases and technical roadmaps from a mechanical perspective and in a multi-disciplinary context. You collaborate closely with the customer, other Architects, the Project Manager, the Account Manager and the rest of the project team, to ensure alignment and synergy.

Your expertise lies in translating customer needs into specifications, defining the mechanical architecture, budgets, and conceptual designs of (sub)systems. You specify tests and integration requirements to ‘close the V cycle’. Ensuring the quality of the delivered product (design) is also a key responsibility.

In addition, you actively build both internal and external networks, fostering relationships that contribute to the growth and success of the organization. You are at the forefront of introducing new technologies and solutions, driving innovation, and pushing the boundaries of what is possible. You investigate theoretical working principles and apply them practically in the project.
You lead by example and encourage your team of designers and engineers to take ownership of their deliverables.

What makes you a senior Architect Mechanics is that you take ownership of a larger scope of work and more complex challenges, including stakeholder management and project complexity. You will also take the technical lead of a larger team of engineers and designers in the field of Mechanics.

Your Experience

  • A MSc or PhD in Mechanical or Mechatronical Engineering
  • A proven track record in the field of Mechanics within high-tech system and/or equipment design
  • At least 10 Years – 15 year for the senior role – of experience and expertise in the design of mechatronic and precision systems and equipment.
  • A broad orientation. You know how your mechanical expertise fits in the large multi-disciplinary context.
  • Excellent analytical skills and levels of abstraction.
  • Skilled in the use of various analysis methods.
  • Excellent communication skills with both internal and external stakeholders
  • A technical leader, and inspirational coach towards team members
  • A solid theoretical and practical knowledge of technical designs, mechanisms, precision mechanics, Design for Excellence.

This is Sioux

At Sioux, we recognize that our employees are our greatest asset. Together, we aim to maximize our potential. To achieve this, we provide attractive terms and conditions of employment that align with your needs. Our employees consistently highlight the personal attention they receive at Sioux, which sets us apart and of which we are incredibly proud. Success, to us, means more than just a competitive salary. It’s about feeling valued, being entrusted with responsibility, and having the opportunity to develop yourself.
We value your expertise and recognize the importance of your role in bringing our cutting-edge technology to life. You will have the opportunity to make a significant impact by contributing your technical knowledge and skills to the design and development process. We believe in fostering a collaborative and innovative environment where we share knowledge, and anyone can thrive and continuously grow.

This is wat we offer:

  • Engaging in varied work that spans different technologies, markets, and projects.
  • Working in a stimulating environment that encourages your creativity and rewards original solutions.
  • Being involved in product development from customer needs to operational products, ranging from one-off’s to 1000 per year, manufactured in our own local protoshop and factory.
  • A competitive salary and appealing fringe benefits.
  • Flexible working hours of 32 to 40 hours per week, allowing for a healthy blend of remote work and office presence.
  • Being part of an open culture that promotes collaboration, continuous learning, knowledge sharing and fun!
  • Internal training, coaching and a large personal development budget of 6,000 euro per year
  • Collaborating directly with customers and partners, fostering strong internal and external relationships and impactful contributions

Your new job in 5 steps

Thank you for your interest. We are happy to share our selection process with you. Below you will find the steps we go through. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us. We wish you the best of luck with your application at Sioux Technologies!


Send us your CV and motivation letter.

Application received

One of our recruiters will review your application and get back to you asap.


We will plan an (online) introduction with a Sioux colleague to find out if there is a match.

Follow-up conversation(s)

In follow-up conversation(s), we dive into the (technical) depth. In some cases a personality test will be part of the conversation and will be discussed with you. In other cases you will be presented with a (technical) case.

Both excited?

If we are both enthusiastic, we would like to make you an offer. We will talk you through the offer and discuss it with you. Are you already curious about our terms of employment? You can find them here for the NetherlandsBelgiumGermany.

Welcome to Sioux Technologies!

We welcome you to Sioux and wish you success with your new challenge!

Are you interested?

To apply for this job please visit vacancy.sioux.eu.