Senior Opto Mechanical Packaging Design Engineer

Job Title
Senior Opto Mechanical Packaging Design Engineer
Job ID
Zurich, Switzerland,  CH-8803
Other Location


Our Swiss client, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance optical sensor solutions is in search of a:


Senior Opto Mechanical Packaging Design Engineer (M/F)




Working a multidisciplinary team being responsible of the design:


  • Packaging design of optoelectronic devices
  • Integrating the electronic, optics and mechanics
  • Contribute in refining company proprietary opto-electronic packaging technologies
  • Drive the other junior members in the design team with mechanical design, analysis and simulations.
  • Be responsible of the product technical documentation
  • Act as technical project manager on the assigned development projects
  • Reports to the Product Design Team Manager



Required Skills & Knowledge: 

Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years of experiences working in a similar position, should be familiar in handle multidisciplinary technical teams engaged in the product design and have a completed education, preferably a masters degree or higher in: mechanical engineering, electro-mechanical or mechatronic engineering.


  • Strong background and experience in mechanical design, 3D modeling  (Solid Works, Creo and AutoCAD preferred), prototyping and development
  • Good experience designing very small electro-optics components
  • Good knowledge of mechanical and thermal behavior of plastic materials
  • Good knowledge of various molding techniques
  • Scientific method, experimental process, root cause analysis, tolerance analysis.
  • Excellent critical analysis and logic/reasoning skills.
  • Skill in Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) numerical techniques for thermal modeling and mechanical finite element analysis (FEA) of IC packaging, using FLOSIMULATION or COMSOL or similar tools is a plus.
  • Have a very good level in English communication (spoken and written)
  • German is a plus.


As a member of the company team, the candidate will have a wide and varying set of responsibilities as our organization grows and evolves. These may include:

  • Sharing the responsibility in Product Design team with the members.
  • Ongoing support to other members of the company design team locally and abroad
  • Contributing to the ongoing creation of a positive, productive work environment
  • Must be willing to travel, 20% of the work time



Required Skills

5+ years work experience in optics
BSc in Engineering or Science related
English fluency
EU passport holder

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