Mechanical Principal Design Engineer

Region Augsburg
Job category Engineering, Healthcare
Language requirements English (C1)
For graduates no
Salary by agreement

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  • Petra Kubečková

Our client is a German development center with implementation of innovative technologies for the medical device market. They focus on the development of endoscopes based on future-oriented CMOS camera technology. We are looking for a Mechanical Principal Design Engineer (m/f/d) who is innovative and wants to work in an international environment.

Description and responsibilities

Having Senior Designer experience, you can recognize future trends of innovations in endoscopy and implement them into development projects. In doing so, you bring in your high creative potential and derive technical solutions using your abstraction skills:
  • Observing and evaluating the technology market and clinical needs (e.g. with customer surveys, congresses, relevant literature)
  • Evaluating different design concepts and developing them together with a highly interdisciplinary team
  • Analyzing and evaluating concepts and constructions both theoretically and practically (e.g. in the form of measurements and simulations)
  • Designing complex mechanical solutions (e.g. from a single part to a complex assembly)

Your profile

  • Completed degree in precision engineering, medical engineering, mechanics or comparable degree program
  • 5+ years professional experience in medical technology with in-depth knowledge in the use of CAD design software, preferably with SolidWorks
  • Knowledge of the relevant Medical Norms is an advantage
  • Transfer medical problems into technical solutions
  • Passion to experiment with fundamentally new ideas and solutions theoretically and practically. Additionally, having a proven track record of this is seen as an advantage
  • Relevant experience in designing and constructing complex plastic components and relevant manufacturing technologies (such as injection molding)
  • Very good technical English language skills, German language skills are an advantage


  • Being part of a creative and experienced development team!
  • Room for creativity and innovation with the opportunity to influence company development in a trend-setting manner plus developing yourself personally and professionally through working on current and exciting topics and having a high level of responsibility
  • Open-mindend and direct innovation culture
  • Enjoy flat hierarchies, short decision-making paths and an international environment
  • Attractive salary, comprehensive social benefits and development opportunities
  • Permanent contract with flexible working hours
  • 28 days of holidays
  • Weekly in-house English course
  • Very modern workspace, good traffic connections and parking spots
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