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 responsibility of EV’s powertrain components from RFQ to SOP

  • Integrate electrical components into a mechanical assembly

  • Design for Manufacturing of complex parts – injected plastic, over-molding, bended metal parts

  • Prepare concept design and packaging studies

  • Participate in creative brainstorming for concept generation

  • 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 Shock tests

  • Develop and maintain design documentation, including internal/external standards, DFMEA, etc., required to meet product performance requirements

  • 2D drawing generation and release

  • Coordination and execution of the design transfer from R&D to production center

  • Maintain CAD system and files

Your Profile

  • Master's degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent

  • At least 5 years' experience in a similar position, including knowledge of using 3D software and creating technical drawings using CATIA V5 – Knowledge of PTC Creo is an added value

  • Knowledge of automotive industry standards

  • Familiarity with PLM/ERP

  • Proven expertise in mechanical stress analysis

  • Understanding of the different materials, manufacturing techniques and surface treatments as well as the associated process limits

  • Knowledge of technical documentation (e.g. bills of materials, design history, revision control)

  • Ability to multitask and meet multiple deadlines

  • Flexible, enthusiastic and self-motivated personality

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

  • Fluency 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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