Formed in 2019, through the merger of Sivantos and Widex, WS Audiology combines over 140 years of experience in pioneering the use of technology to help people with hearing loss hear the sounds that make life wonderful. We are active in over 125 markets and employ 11,000 people worldwide. Our broad portfolio of hearing-related products and services generates annual revenues of around EUR 2 billion.
Learn about us on www.wsa.com
We are expanding our R&D Mechanical Integration team in order to meet the strong demand for premium hearing aids. As part of the global R&D powerhouse of WS Audiology, we are developing the next-generation hearing aids for Widex and other brands in the WSA family.
You will join a functional team of proficient mechanical engineers, and participate in project work with cross-functional groups in close collaboration with colleagues from the hardware, wireless and electro-acoustic teams. The whole team is a part of our R&D department which currently has around 900 experts located in different countries.
As our new Mechanical Design Engineer you will work with the latest technology in CAD, simulation, and prototyping, including PTC CREO, Moldex3D, Abaqus FEA, COMSOL Multiphysics FEA, high-resolution 3D printers, etc. and place a high priority on professional skills with a focus on competency development, individual specialization, and continuous training.
Most of our components are high-precision injection molded parts, but we also develop metal and elastomer parts as well as hybrid mechatronic modules. Most projects are taken from the early phase to final release and ramp-up by the same product team, so be prepared to participate in all phases of product development.
In this role you will have the following responsibilities:
- Preliminary design studies and implementation of product architecture
- Detailed part/system design and maturation using PTC CREO and our PLM system
- Prototyping activities, proof-of-concept generation, and design evaluation
- Design for X in close collaboration with other departments (simulation and material specialists, in-house tool maker, NPI team, Operations, external suppliers, etc.)
- Specification and documentation according to our Quality Management System, Design Control requirements for Medical Device development, and internal guidelines
- Verification and validation of design output in close collaboration with our Reliability Test Team and System V&V teams
- Collaboration with Operations, Supply Chain, and suppliers regarding ramp-up and product launch activities
Are you motivated by a job where you will work in a global organization with cutting-edge technologies, with the aim of improving the lives of people with a hearing impairment by giving them access to the most natural sound? Then we would like to meet you!
- Degree in mechanical engineering, product design & innovation or similar. Additional education/experience as a polymer specialist, skilled tool maker and/or tool designer can be advantageous.
- A minimum of 5 years of experience with the development of polymer parts, and preferably also metal/elastomer parts. Experience with injection molding and processing of polymers is a clear advantage.
- A super-user of MCAD software (preferably PTC CREO).
- Enjoy working with integrated product development from the initial phases to final handover to mass production (experience with Medical Device development is advantageous).
- Able to achieve excellent results based on a strong analytical skillset as well as practical implementation.
Performance and personal competencies
- Embrace your role as a specialist, be a team player and approach your tasks with a positive mindset.
- Enjoy the challenges of complex mechatronic product development and have a passion for detailed mechanical design.
- Always strive to deliver high-quality solutions within the defined project framework and deadlines.
The corporate language is English, so you need to be fluent in English, both verbally and in writing.
About the offer
At WS Audiology, we enjoy both an informal and team-based approach to our professional work, with a global network of skilled colleagues (R&D sites in Germany and Singapore), a dynamic and varied work environment, and a large degree of freedom under responsibility.
Among other benefits, we offer a favorable pension scheme with health insurance, a sports and arts club, and good canteen facilities. Our Danish headquarter is based in an environmentally friendly and modern facility in Lynge, north of Copenhagen, Denmark.
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