Development Engineer - Ventilation

Ostend / Ghent - Belgium

As EMEA Development Centre (EDC), we develop air-conditioning, heating, refrigeration and ventilation products. As well controls and IOT solutions are developed. These are produced in different factories located within and outside Europe. These products are put on the market through our various Daikin distributors and affiliates within Europe, Middle East and Africa.


Job content

As a Development Engineer within our EMEA Development Centre, you will be involved in the development of heat-pumps and commercial air conditionings and ventilation products, taking account of the requirements of the different stakeholders (customers, manufacturing, sales,…).

Core tasks in these developments include:

  • Development of the mechanical design in order to reach the required product specifications.
  • Determine which tests and evaluations the products must undergo and analyse the test results.
  • Determination/calculation of components taking specifications, cost and unit constrains into account.
  • Determine which IAQ (indoor air quality) methods to use and determine required components and control logic required for this.
  • Determine your own work-plan autonomously while taking the global planning within and outside EDC into account.
  • Discuss your interim results with the management, make diagnoses and ensure the setting up and implementation of action plans to identify and avoid bottlenecks.
  • Equally important is your role as contact person between EDC and other departments such as Sales, Procurement, Quality and Production, whereby you will acquire a good insight to the whole Daikin production process.



  • You have a Master degree in Mechanical Engineering, preferably with a background in ventilation or IAQ.
  • You are a person with a strong technical interest.
  • You are a team player who is driven to find solutions for technical requirements and specific client enquiries.
  • You enjoy playing an active role in projects and you have the requisite self-discipline to draw up timetables, make priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge of both spoken and written English are essential for this position. Knowledge of another European language is a plus.
  • This vacancy is open to both recent graduates and candidates with experience.


Our offer

At Daikin you can count on a varied job, with an international market leader which encourages people to work together and develop. We can offer you a permanent contract. You will work in the European Development Centre (EDC) which is expanding rapidly recent years. You will become part of the EDC team which is engaged to make the world a greener place by introducing renewable alternatives in our cooling/heating market. You will be supported by a team of enthusiastic engineers. From the very beginning you can count on thorough training and intensive support. Your competitive salary is complemented by a package of extra-legal benefits.


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