Lead Mechanical Engineer

4. Juli 2024


Are you a highly skilled Mechanical Engineer with a passion for leading projects and driving innovation? We are seeking an experienced Lead Mechanical Engineer to join our dynamic team at Optotune. In this role, you will be at the forefront of designing, developing, and implementing cutting-edge mechanical systems and solutions.


Lead, Develop, and Inspire the mechanical engineering team following Optotune’s core values
Supporting product, process and technology development from concept designs through to product launch and mass production
3D modelling, mechanical simulations and detailed design documentation including technical drawings
Process tooling development to ensure the manufacturability of our products at low costs, high throughput, and maximum yield
Feasibility studies and evaluation of new concepts
Responsible for the development and maintenance of the mechanical engineering toolset including CAD and Product Data Maintenance (PDM) systems and associated processes
Supporting the development of a world-class supply chain and integrating associated technologies into the product and process designs
Collaboration with project leaders and multidisciplinary project teams


MSc/BSc degree in mechanical or mechatronics engineering
5 years of detailed mechanical design experience in an industry setting
Strong leadership skills with the ability to inspire and develop a team
Experience in product development, preferably in Consumer, Meditech, or Industrial Opto-electronics industries
Solid understanding of engineering fundamentals with proficiency with design tools including: CAD (Solidworks), Simulations (Comsol), D/PFMEA, GD&T and tolerance stack up analysis
Experience in establishing, optimising and maintaining and using PDM systems valuable
Creative and analytical thinking, proactive, well organized, autonomous, hands-on, open-minded for challenging ideas
Proficiency in English required, German is an advantage

Why us?

A competitive salary with ESOP
Retirement savings plan with company match
Generous vacation policies
Opportunities for professional development and career growth
A collaborative and fast-paced work environment
Start-up flair mixed with SME professionalism
Flexible working environment & home office
Respectful and supportive culture with a lot of fun
We are extremely international and proud of our diversity in every aspect
Awesome regular company events!

We are a dynamic and motivated team. We live an open culture in which your work will be crucial to the success of the company. You will work with extraordinary colleagues, all striving for one common goal: to create an outstanding company.

So if you are looking for a challenging job in an innovative environment and you are determined to use your extraordinary skills to bring our revolutionary products to the market, then we would be pleased to get to know you. Only CV in English is needed.

Please note that we DO NOT engage with personal agencies for this position.

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