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Turbomachinery Engineer



Software Engineering
Hengelo, Netherlands
Posted on Sunday, July 7, 2024
Destinus is an aerospace technology company founded under the belief that in the future distance shouldn’t matter at all. We are therefore building the near-space vehicle and the associated infrastructure. Moving at the border of Space, our hydrogen-powered cars are ten times faster than conventional aircraft, providing the just-in-time backbone for logistics, e-commerce, and supply chain companies who can’t wait. We define a new class of fast: our mission is to bring instantly your stuff to the other part of the world – and we mean it literally.

Destinus R&D Team is searching for experienced engineers to take up the position of Turbomachinery Engineer. This is a key position for the development of our next generation of turbomachinery solutions. Do you want to help us drive the world’s energy transition and reduce emissions? Are you the proactive candidate with the technical affinity we are looking for? Then this is your chance!


  • Mechanical design of gas turbine components and assemblies
  • Perform FEA simulations and basic calculations to support the design process
  • Participate and/or lead technical investigations
  • Set up and qualify suppliers and manufacturing processes in collaboration with our supply chain
  • Setting up and managing development projects and tasks
  • Mentoring of junior engineers
  • Providing technical support to Supply chain, Operations and Field Service


  • University degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar with an MEng, MSc, or equivalent
  • Working knowledge in mechanical design of gas turbine components
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Software skills including SolidWorks or equivalent
  • Experience with FEA
  • Knowledge about high-temperature materials is an advantage
  • Knowledge about manufacturing processes is an advantage
  • Experience from lifetime assessments of gas turbine components is an advantage
  • Important competencies are: Written and verbal communication skills, Results-driven, Initiative, Knowledge, Problem-solving


What do we offer?

Destinus is an equal-opportunity employer: we value diversity in our companies and our teams. We do not discriminate based on age, race, religion, color, country of origin, gender, sexual orientation, or disability status