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Lead Engineer Mechanical design & Plastics Technology (m/f/x)

Posted on Nov 24, 2019 by ZEISS

Berlin, Germany
Engineering
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

Step out of your comfort zone, excel and redefine the limits of what is possible. That's just what our employees are doing every single day - in order to set the pace through our innovations and enable outstanding achievements. After all, behind every successful company are many great fascinating people.

In a spacious modern setting full of opportunities for further development, ZEISS employees work in a place where expert knowledge and team spirit reign supreme. All of this is supported by a special ownership structure and the long-term goal of the Carl Zeiss Foundation: to bring science and society into the future together.

Join us today. Inspire people tomorrow.

Diversity is a part of ZEISS. We look forward to receiving your application regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion, philosophy of life, disability, age, sexual orientation or identity.

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  • To take over technical responsibility for development projects in the field of intraocular lenses and implant systems
  • To drive forward the development and enhancement of mechanical designs for these systems
  • To contribute your creative powers to the identification of ground-breaking innovations
  • To analyze product requirements and create product specifications with our product management
  • Working closely with the project manager and as a member of an interdisciplinary team composed of development, product management, regulatory and clinical affairs, engineering and purchasing staff, to convert these ideas into successful products
  • To form the interface between suppliers and Engineering with regard to manufacturing processes and plastics technology
  • To develop and foster cooperation with external partners in manufacturing industry and research institutions

  • A very good degree in mechanical engineering, plastics technology, medical technology, the natural sciences or comparable course of study
  • 3 years professional experience, ideally in the development of medical products
  • A passion for experimenting with fundamentally new ideas and approaches based on both theory and practice, and have demonstrated this, for example in a doctoral thesis
  • Relevant experience in the development and design of complex plastic components and the related manufacturing Technologies (e.g. injection molding)
  • Outstanding analytical and conceptual skills as well as a systematic, goal-oriented approach to solving of problems
  • A high level of creativity, initiative and willingness to accept responsibility
  • In-depth knowledge of the use of CAD construction software (ideally SolidWorks and Creo)
  • Fluent written and spoken English and enjoy working on international teams

For 170 years, ZEISS has embodied a pioneering spirit and a pragmatic approach. ZEISS offers its employees a modern working environment, above-average benefits and a host of opportunities for further development.

Reference: 801558721

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