Working at Optimum Sorting

Optimum Sorting offers you a professional, informal and no-nonsense working environment with the opportunity of further developing your talents.
Our company has a horizontal structure, with some 50 driven employees, characterized by short communication lines.
We offer a competitive salary with non-statutory benefits and all the necessary tools and training to fulfil your job, but above all a pleasant working environment in which all your talents can flourish.

Hasselt office BE

As Mechanical Design Engineer you will be working on the design and development of new products and improvements of existing machinery. You will be a member of the mechanical team in Hasselt and will work in close cooperation with other departments of Optimum Sorting.


  • You will be working on the design of optical sorting machines, both responsible for 3D development and 2D drawings
  • You are a good team player, also willing to work independently
  • You make sure your designs are easy to make, assemble and service
  • You can work creatively in multidisciplinary teams
  • You help creating the necessary input for customer documentation
  • You will report to the Mechanical Manager


  • Bachelor or master degree in mechanical or electromechanical engineering (or equivalent by experience)
  • Experienced in Autodesk Inventor or similar CAD package (e.g. SolidWorks, Creo, …) preferably with knowledge about top-down and modular design
  • Experience in machinery design is a plus (milling, turning, sheet metal, welding, …)
  • You are eager to learn and have a hands-on mentality, willing to test and install your own developments in the field
  • Strong communication skills in Dutch and/or English
  • Willing to travel abroad for about 20-30 days a year


You will work in a technically high quality and informal organization with plenty of room for personal growth and personal initiative. Optimum Sorting offers you a varied function with enthusiastic colleagues in a pleasant, no- nonsense working environment. We also guarantee good working conditions.



Please send us your C.V. and motivation letter to
For more information concerning the vacancy do not hesitate to contact Sophie Zangerle, phonenumber: +32 (0)11 71 80 20.

Eindhoven Office NL

Not immediatly a vacancy for you?

No worries! We are constantly looking for talent with a passion for automation, electromechanics or software.
​Do you have a passion for sorting solutions in the food industry? Optimum Sorting is also growing internationally!
Then apply spontaneously!

There are various vacancies for our offices in Hasselt and Eindhoven: Manager Finance, accountant, ...

Send your CV and letter with motivation to
Or contact Steve Raskin via +32 (0)11 71 80 20​