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Product Development Technician

Ostend/Ghent - Belgium

Do you want to help make a difference within our latest Daikin developments?  
Do you want to be a part of the solution for climate change? 


In our European Development Center, located in Ostend and future research and development center in Ghent, all our new products are being developed and tested on their performance, safety, sustainability and reliability. Only then they are produced and sold on a large scale. And this is precisely where you are the vital link! 


As a Product Development Technician, you are co-responsible for the high quality of our newest Daikin products. During the development process, the validation of product reliability is proven by testing and evaluation of prototypes.  


This all happens in our large variety of test rooms in which all possible weather conditions are simulated. The capacity of our test facilities is doubled over the past years, reaching over 30 rooms, and is still growing.  


Would you like to make a difference and help our team with its growth?  

Then you are the person we are looking for! 

Job content

You will be integrated in a project team where you will be responsible for the practical arrangements and the support for the product validation engineers:


  • Foresee, maintain all equipment for a test and install them (power meter, camera’s, data cables, sensors,…).

  • Execute validation tests e.g. structure, electrical safety based on work instructions and check lists.

  • Assist in evaluating serviceability, ease of use, installation feasibility.

  • Plan, follow up and assist test setups in our test rooms. 

  • Assist our improvement teams to enhance efficiency of development tests.

  • Maintain work instruction system and project files to guarantee knowledge sharing and growth.


  • You obtained your bachelor degree in a technical domain such as Electromechanics, or you have obtained your secondary degree within a technical specialization topped off with proven work experience. 

  • You have a hands-on mentality and have an analytical, quality-focused mindset.

  • You are driven to achieve the objectives successfully together with your team.

  • You have the ability to react efficiently to occurring changes and problems. 

  • You are a team player and are not afraid to communicate with different departments throughout the entire organization.

  • You have a very good knowledge of English. Knowledge of another European language is an asset.

Our offer

At Daikin, you can count on a stable and varied job with an international market leader that stimulates its people to grow and to work together. We offer you an open ended contract. You will be given extensive training and will be well supported from the start. The position carries a competitive salary and a package of extra-legal benefits. 

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