Sr Mechanical Engineer


Step out of your comfort zone, excel and redefine the limits of what is possible. That’s just what our employees are doing every single day – in order to set the pace through our innovations and enable outstanding achievements. After all, behind every successful company are many great fascinating people.

We are looking for people who are keen to try something new:

  • Work effectively as a dedicated team member in a joint development team including overseas engineers to develop new products for China and European or US markets.
  • Develop and analyze design concepts according to given systems or module specifications. Design for ease of manufacture and service.
  • Generation of mechanical design documents and technical drawings for medical products.
  • Conduct design verification and design reviews. This can include basic thermal and stress calculations etc. as well as the checking of drawings for conformity with drawing standards, for technical consistency and for safety.
  • Providing necessary technical documents and information for the development process to the Quality Assurance responsible in a development project. Define of critical dimensions and participate in creating design verification test plans and first article inspection plans (critical dimensions).
  • The scope of design jobs is including designs for products as well as for test equipment, prototypes and assembly- and adjustment equipment for these products.
  • Participate in prototype assembly, verification testing, troubleshooting.
  • Consulting function during the Design Transfer and production ramp-up phase of the development project.
  • Generate module- and system validation plans together with project partners in development projects. Perform/Support endurance tests, definition of life cycles and realize them in products. Definition of adequate qualification procedures together with application specialists.
  • Design-maintenance of modules and components of future systems.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

You are:

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • A minimum of 8 years working experience in Mechanical Design, preferably in the field of optical instruments or medical devices. An advanced degree, such as a master’s degree is advantageous and 5 years working experience in Mechanical Design is needed.
  • Competent in mechanical design (3D modeling and 2D drafting) with Pro-E; knowledge about other 3-D CAD systems (Autocad & Solidworks). Experience with PLM software (preferably SAP).
  • Familiar with design in product development projects and design control processes. Familiarity with ISO 9001, ISO 13485, IEC 60601 3rd edition is a plus.
  • Experience in Validation Test Planning and/or Validation Test Execution.
  • Experience in designing different kinds of parts, such as: Machined (multiple axis CNC, multiple axis lathe) parts, die cast parts, injection molded and plastic parts, sheet metal parts. Familiar with design to cost principles.
  • Familiar with design for thermal, humidity, shock and vibration or with the design of precision mechanical assemblies or opto-mechanical mount design is a big plus.
  • Familiar with geometrical dimensioning and tolerancing (ISO-standards) and how to inspect tolerances. Experience in tolerance budgets and analysis.
  • Familiar with production equipments and testing instruments (like CMM, CNC-programming). Experience in Quality Control is a plus. Experience in lathe and mill operation is advantageous.
  • Creativity, one’s own initiative, analytical skills and judgment. Experience in Forward Engineering can provide problem solving proposals from different considering ways based on his/her knowledge and experience and make trade-offs by analysis and calculation.
  • Good command of English, both oral & written.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks
In a spacious modern setting full of opportunities for further development, ZEISS employees work in a place where expert knowledge and team spirit reign supreme. All of this is supported by a special ownership structure and the long-term goal of the Carl Zeiss Foundation: to bring science and society into the future together.

Join us today. Inspire people tomorrow.

Diversity is a part of ZEISS. We look forward to receiving your application regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion, philosophy of life, disability, age, sexual orientation or identity.

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