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Zurich, Switzerland,  ZH CH-8803
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Our Swiss client, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance optical sensor solutions is in search of a:




The Opto-Mechanical Packaging Design Engineer will be responsible for the mechanical functional concepts, designs, and associated documentation of optical, mechanical, opto-mechanical, and electronic assemblies of very small sensor systems.



Working in a multidisciplinary team being responsible for opto-mechanical packaging design:

  • Packaging design of optoelectronic devices
  • Integration of electronics, optics and mechanics
  • Contribute in refining the company's proprietary opto-mechanical packaging technologies
  • Be responsible of the product technical documentation
  • Act as technical project manager on the assigned development projects
  • Present findings to the project team, company or customer
  • Follow the product prototyping phase remotely or on site
  • Ongoing support to other members of the 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


Ideal Skills:

  • Must have a completed education, preferably a master degree or higher in mechanical engineering, electro-mechanical engineering, or mechatronics
  • Minimum 2yrs industry work experience in a similar position; should be familiar in handle multidisciplinary technical teams engaged in product design of microelectronics mechanical systems, sensors, or micro-components
  • 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.
  • Able to manage own schedule and technical work product
  • Have a very good level in English communication (spoken and written) German is a plus.



  • Strong background and experience in mechanical design, 3D modeling (Solid Works, Creo and AutoCAD preferred), prototyping and development
  •  Must have an excellent knowledge of personal computer systems and software programs Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
Required Skills

2+ years work experience
Masters in Mechanical Engineering or related
English fluency
EU passport holder

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