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Engineering Traineeships at CoreDux Tilburg!

Traineeships Engineering (€2800 - €3400 per month)

Tilburg, Netherlands

Did you just graduate in Engineering and would you like to develop your expertise in a high-tech
OEM environment? CoreDux offers you a challenging career, professional education, a training program with personal development and challenging projects to work on! Interested? CoreDux has five different types of traineeships for you in store to choose from.


About the organization

CoreDux is an Original Design Manufacturer (ODM) and system integrator of metal and plastic hose systems that are assembled to machines of leading customers in the High Tech and Health Tech industry such as: ASML, Thermo Fisher, Siemens, Philips, GE and Air Liquide. These systems carry gas or liquid and are also known as the 'arteries' of the machine. A true specialism in which production and assembly are carried out under cleanroom conditions. With this unique and crucial high-tech concept, CoreDux has taken a rock-solid position in the market as a leading supplier: they are growing fast and are already realizing the facilities for the future. With approximately 200 enthusiastic employees we work together with shared values such as Openness, Collaboration, Flexibility, Quality Awareness, Passion and Responsibility.


  1.  Mechanical Design Engineer (DE)


As a Mechanical Design Engineer Trainee, you’ll have the chance to work with the Design Engineering Team of CoreDux. Their purpose is to develop the perfect artery system for the customer’s machines. This can be done by creating new gas and fluid layouts based on the customer’s requirements and ideas  or by adapting existing solutions to the state of the art standard.


In this traineeship you will learn how to:

  • Design the technical solution (fit, form, function and cost);
  • Check for manufacturability;
  • Communicate with different departments and external contacts to align the clients requirements and participating in opportunities and New Product Introductions (NPI’s);
  • Write test instructions and supervise the tests;
  • Perform design-FMEA (Failure Mode and Effects Analysis) and support in setting up a product and process FMEA;
  • Support Process Engineering to implement new processes and continuous improvement in production by assisting them with technological knowledge;
  • Design and align packaging for the product;
  • Participate in technology scouting, innovation projects and optimization of tools and methods.


  1. Manufacturing Engineer (ME)


As a Manufacturing Engineer Trainee you will learn how to translate the customer’s wishes from the technical product documentation (TPD) into CoreDux’ own documentation in order to make the new product manufacturable for the production department. Furthermore, the Manufacturing Engineer looks out for continuous improvements in production by adapting master data and work instructions in SAP in order to sustain the know-how of CoreDux.


In this traineeship you will learn how to:

  • Set up master data in SAP;
  • Create first article inspection documentation;
  • 3D print for tooling, test samples for Production- and Design Engineering;
  • Start and support Continuous Improvement Projects;
  • Run an 8D methodology in order to support quality;
  • Give second level support for production;
  • Support the initial quotation process for the Business Department;
  • Select or create product-specific packaging for internal and external transport.


  1. Process Engineer (PE)


As a Process Engineer Trainee you will be part of the Process Engineering team with the objective to achieve a ‘lean and clean’ production process at CoreDux. You are responsible for the development and improvement of new and existing machines and processes and are therefore a real trouble shooter and problem solver! Each team member has its own focus area in our production process, but you will work closely together in the pursuit of continuous improvement.


In this traineeship you will learn how to:

  • Analyse and optimize the efficiency of current work methods including the production process, the equipment, the workplace design, health and safety and environmental aspects;
  • Describe, document and develop work processes and learn how to use, amongst others, Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis for existing and new work processes;
  • Start and execute projects with improvement initiatives together with your colleagues;
  • Run a Six Sigma DMAIC and/or 8D methodology in order to support (quality) improvement projects;
  • Perform research, design and develop new equipment;
  • Set up, conduct and report tests;
  • Manage cost and time constraints.


  1. Quality Engineer (QE)


As a Quality Engineer Trainee you try to look at the end product of CoreDux through the eyes of our customer. Is the  product compliant to the specifications and the quality constant each time? And how should improvements be made? Therefore, as a Quality Engineer you strive for continuous improvement of the services and products provided. For this, you are often present on the work floor and you monitor and improve the regulations and procedures. You conduct internal and external audits, report and assess the results achieved, process performance, and the effectiveness of corrective and preventive actions.


In this traineeship you will learn how to:

  • Initiate and monitor actions to ensure the control of quality of CoreDux's product;
  • Participate in NPI (New Product Introduction) consultations with the (internal) customer to ensure the quality requirements during the development of the product;
  • Plan, organize and perform system and process & product audits;
  • Be co-responsible for achieving quality targets and ensure the implementation and enforcement of customer requirements;
  • Train and coach your colleagues and suppliers with regard to, quality control and improvement;
  • Ensure the handling and settlement of complaints reported by the customer based on the 8D principle;
  • Initiate , facilitate and/or participate in continuous improvement actions and programs based on Lean Six Sigma.


  1. Industrial Engineer (IE)


As an Industrial Engineer Trainee you will learn how to take care of the development and improvement of new and existing business processes within the high-tech engineering and production environment of CoreDux in the pursuit of continuous improvement.


In this traineeship you will learn how to:

  • Fulfill your proactive role in business improvement initiatives. Not only are you involved in optimizing day to day processes but you are also essential in creating and maintaining the mindset of a continuous improvement culture;
  • Analyse and optimize the efficiency of current business processes, such as production, planning, line management and capacity analysis, while maintaining an overall process overview;
  • Initiate , facilitate and/or lead continuous improvement actions and programs, based on Lean Six Sigma methodology;
  • Manage cost and time constraints within improvement projects.
  • Coach colleagues on Lean Six Sigma methodology and corresponding DMAIC tools.


What’s in it for you?

You can kick-start your career in a unique high-tech engineering and production environment. You will get the chance to learn from and work with our multidisciplinary team of (technical) experts and you will get a dedicated mentor to help you achieve your personal learning- and development goals. Besides your job at CoreDux, you will also take part in our educational programs and receive benefits, such as:

  •  A job with a dedicated training and education program (technical as well as non-technical), such as: Communication training, Presentation techniques training, Lean Six Sigma certification, A dedicated mentor with attention to your personal growth;
  • A competitive package of employment benefits: besides training and development you will receive a competitive salary, 8% holiday allowance and a travel allowance.


Who are you?

The traineeship program at CoreDux is open to graduates who:

  •                Have recently completed a Bachelor/Master degree (or comparable) in Engineering,

Such as: Mechanical-, Aerospace-, Industrial Engineering, Mechatronics or Robotics.

  •                Want to explore and learn about a high-tech machinery environment
  •                Are eligible to work in the Netherlands



Are you interested in these traineeships and do you match the profile? Or are you not sure yet what you would like to do after your studies? We invite you for the selection day on Wednesday the 6th of July 2022 at CoreDux dedicated to these traineeships to introduce you to the different departments and our plant in order for you to get a better understanding of the different traineeships and our company. You can meet your future colleagues and learn about the possibilities at CoreDux!


In order to apply or to get more information please contact Yessica Wiersma via mail: or call/WhatsApp: +31 6 19605470


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