Senior Mechanical Engineer

in Zurich, Switzerland

About Distran

Who we are

Distran is a fast-growing, award-winning, Swiss high technology company producing an extraordinary product: a sensor that literally sees the sounds. Our unique product is used by major global players in Oil and Gas, Chemical, Power and even Space Exploration to detect gas leaks before they become dangerous to either humans or the environment. With strong growth in 35+ countries, our company continues to expand thanks to our amazing people passionate about innovation, climate change, and protecting the environment.

the Distran team at work

Responsibilities for the Senior Mechanical Engineer job

About the role

As a Mechanical engineer you will have the opportunity to influence our growth by re-designing or designing new parts and by introducing new products. This role has a high impact as you will be able to work on a product from inception to realization. If you are a problem solver and think out of the box then this role is for you.

  • Contribute in defining requirement of the new products
  • Compose design concepts for new products
  • Create technical solutions to mechanical engineering challenges
  • Improve assembly and manufacturability by designing new parts and tools and by improving existing ones
  • Perform design reviews of the designs made by other team members before they get produced
  • Prepare documentation for production, assembly, and quality control
  • Be responsible for the components you designed from its concept design to its implementation at the end-use
  • Requirements for the Senior Mechanical Engineer job

    Your profile

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in mechanical engineering
  • 3-5 years of professional hands-on experience in similar role
  • Good understanding of design and production processes including; Plastic Injection Molding, CNC part design, and sheet metal components.
  • Good knowledge of 3D CAD modeling, ideally SolidWorks
  • Experience with GD&T and producing technical drawings
  • Experience with SolidWorks Simulation
  • Fluent in English (verbal and writing)
  • What we offer

    Bringing ground breaking innovative technology to a market best seller is a rewarding social and professional experience. This job is for you if you like to give meaning to your work and have a strong impact on a product, on a company and on your professional growth. Besides a competitive salary package, since the establishment of our offices, our employees in Zurich have been enjoying working in a multicultural and central location in the heart of a vibrant neighborhood of Zürich, as well as engaging weekly events sponsored by us.

    Want to join? Please submit your application here.

    Note to agencies

    Distran does not accept unsolicited resumes from any sources other than directly from a candidate. Distran will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited offer, even in a situation where Distran employs the relevant candidate. Agencies must obtain advance written approval from Distran’s Human Resources team to submit resumes, and then only in conjunction with a valid fully-executed agreement for service and in response to a specific job opening. Distran will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have such agreement in place.

    Offer added/modified on Sept. 11, 2023