Innovation Engineer - Mechanical Design

  • Job title: Innovation Engineer - Mechanical Design
  • Function: Corporate Accelerator
  • Language: Fluent in English (both verbal and written), German or Italian a plus
  • Location: Dübendorf, Switzerland
  • Travel: Less than 10% (Part-time employment is an option)

Role description

We are a diverse team of engineers and business developers working on a multitude of innovative products and technology projects on a mission to take transport in industrial intra-logistics to the next level.

We foster a collaborative and empowering environment where your ideas will be valued, and your potential will be unleashed.

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • Take ownership of the development of innovative automation solutions to make food production safer, more accessible and more sustainable
  • Collaborate with international multi-disciplinary engineering teams to develop prototypes, products and technologies
  • Take designs from proof of concept and prototyping to full-scale industrialization
  • Work alongside industry leading experts and influential managers
  • Develop innovative mechanical concepts and generate detailed engineering drawings, specifications, and documentation for manufacturing
  • Collaborate with our in-house machine shop and external suppliers during prototype and first series production
  • Keep up with the latest industry trends and technologies related to the role

Education and experience

  • University degree in Mechanical Engineering, preferably a Master degree
  • Proven experience (4 years min.) in mechanical design of industrial automation solutions
  • Proficiency in CAD software (preferably SolidWorks) for 3D modeling and manufacturing drawings
  • Good understanding of manufacturing processes and methods
  • Experience with product development
  • Strong understanding of hygienic design principles and regulations for food or pharmaceutical industries or willingess to learn
  • Background in industrial design is a big plus
  • Demonstrated ability to develop creative design solutions

Personal characteristics

  • You enjoy working on complex and diverse technical challenges
  • You have excellent problem-solving skills, critical and analytical thinking
  • You work with a flexible and collaborative mindset in adapting to changing demands and embracing a responsive development approach
  • You are excited about working collaboratively in a multidisciplinary environment to achieve greater outcomes
  • You are curious and you like learning new skills, even when they are out of your comfort zone
  • You have strong communication, negotiation and conflict management skills