Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - with Automotive experience Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - with Automotive experience

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - with Automotive experience

f/m/d | 100 %
Starting from: Upon agreement
Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - with Automotive experience

Your Position

Our culture is based on passion, creativity and collaboration, so that we can overcome the existing technological barriers in the industry and develop truly innovative technologies. To strengthen our team, we are looking for highly motivated and talented engineer with hands-on experience and a passion for the automotive industry. Specifically, we are looking for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer with proven design and integration skills.

We need you

Your Tasks

  • Mechanical design of EV’s powertrain components

  • Integrate electrical components into a mechanical assembly

  • Design for Manufacturing of complex parts – injected plastic, over-molding, bent sheet metal parts, die-casted aluminum parts, ferromagnetic materials

  • Prepare concept design and packaging studies

  • Enhance the improvements of our product design processes and support DFMEA, design review, LOP, logbook etc

  • Participate in creative brainstorming for concept generation

  • Mechanical stress analysis of new and existing parts via simulations and experimental tests

  • Evaluation and problem solving of the typical automotive stress’ related failures – vibration and shock tests

  • Develop and maintain design documentation

Your Profile

  • Master's degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent

  • At least 5-10 years of experience in a similar position, including knowledge of using 3D software and creating technical drawings (preferably, but not necessarily, in CATIA V5)

  • Previous work experience in the automotive industry is required, preferably in an electrical/electronic field

  • Familiarity with PLM/ERP

  • Proven experience in FEM analysis

  • Understanding of various materials, manufacturing processes as well as associated process limitations

  • Awareness of in-process quality control and end-of-line testing
    Engineering documentation skills ( (e.g. bills of materials, design history, revision control)

  • Flexible, enthusiastic and self-motivated personality

  • Clear and concise communication with excellent coordination, interpersonal and presentation skills

  • Fluent in English

Our Offer

Professional Growth

We are ambitious. We are driven by delivering best-in-class solutions to meet the needs of our customers. Talented people work with passion, heart and soul to make this happen.

Diverse and International Working Environment

Headquartered in Switzerland with locations worldwide, we embrace our diversity, multi-culturalism, and the potential for inter-cultural exchange. Fresh perspectives and insights bring us closer and make us stronger. 


Our global reach yet convenient size makes it easy to meet and build strong professional and personal connections.

Our people, their unique personalities, perspectives, and insights create the face of Schaffner to the world. 

Responsible Contact

Chiara Keller

Human Resources

Your future colleagues look forward to meeting you!

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Region of Solothurn

Living and working near a small urban town.

The region has much to offer from hiking and biking on the local mountain, enjoying the finer things in life and partying in the old town to jogging along the river.

It is a brand-new day.
Start a new beginning with us.

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - with Automotive experience

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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - with Automotive experience

f/m/d | 100 %
Starting from: Upon agreement
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