Schaffner Job Details



Start Date 01.01.2021

Mechanical Design Engineer

To strengthen our team at the office in () we are looking for a/an
Mechanical Design Engineer

Your tasks

  • Mechanical design of EV’s powertrain components
  • Integration of electrical components into a mechanical assembly
  • Design for manufacturing (DFM) of complex parts – injected plastic, over-molding, bended sheet metal parts, die-casted aluminum parts, ferromagnetic materials.
  • Design for quality
  • Interactive solution finding with the customer and with suppliers (simultaneous engineering)
  • Support DFMEA
  • Mechanical stress analysis of new and existing parts via simulation and/or experimental test
  • Evaluation and problem solving of the typical Automotive stress’ related failures – vibration and thermal shock tests
  • Coordination and execution of the design transfer from R&D to production center

Your profile

  • Mechanical Engineering Degree
  • 3 years’ experience in a similar position
  • 3 years' experience using 3D software producing technical drawings (preferable but not mandatory in CATIA V5)
  • Previous work experience in the Automotive or Aerospace industry
  • Familiarity with PLM/ERP
  • Proven experience in mechanical stress analysis
  • Experience with electrical/electronic assemblies is a plus
  • Understanding of various materials, manufacturing processes as well as associated process limitations
  • Understanding of in-process quality control and end-of-line testing
  • Engineering documentation skills (e.g. BOMs, design history, revision control)
  • Able to problem solve, working accurately & methodically, often under pressure due to tight deadlines
  • Flexible, enthusiastic individual who is self-motivated and able to work well under own initiative
  • Clear and concise communicator with excellent coordination, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Fluent in English

What we offer

We offer a challenging position in dynamic and international organization. You will profit from the professional advantages of an environment that supports your personal development and recognizes your achievements. We strive to continue offering a competitive benefits package (e.g. 6 weeks holiday) and great working conditions in a complete new and modern work ambience.


Would you like to create your future with us?

We are looking forward to receive your application until 31.10.2020.

Please send your application to:

Chiara Keller
 +41326816600 (MO/WE/TH)
 Luterbach - Solothurn Switzerland