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Are you a Mechanical Engineer that likes to drive new products with high strategic impact to the market? Do you turn problems into challenges and see them all the way to solutions? Do you like to develop true electro-mechanical devices in a close teamwork with world class colleagues? Then the job as Mechanical Engineer in 3Shape Scanner Development will be the right job for you.

3Shape is a world leading technology company headquartered in Copenhagen. Our aim is to lead digital dentistry in the global market creating value for our customers and improving the lives of patients like you and me.

The role

You will be a key-participant in making us realize the next generation of optical 3D scanner products and solutions for dental laboratories and dentists. You will be joining a highly skilled and dedicated team of engineers and scientists where teamwork and solutions are made across engineering disciplines is key to our success. We believe in combining a theoretical approach with hands-on prototyping and testing. For the latter we have local prototyping facilities to help us conceptualize and verify our designs against user needs and other requirements. 

Our products are medical devices, which leads to a natural focus on user requirements, safety, quality, and efficacy of our systems. As our products are sold globally and 3shape has manufacturing and R&D centers around the world the job will require that you like to work in a true international environment.

Your Profile

The ideal candidate possess the following qualifications:

  • B.Sc. or higher university degree in mechanics engineering
  • Strong performance both theoretically as well as in practice
  • Some years of experience with technical product development, preferably from the medical device or precision device industry
  • Experience includes multiple development projects taking parts from initial concept and design through to production
  • Proficient in 3D CAD and Data Management
  • Commercial and supply chain interest
  • Exceptional communication and documentation skills
  • Spoken as well as written English at business level

We are looking for someone that is excellent at creating and maintaining cross-functional working relationships and has a strong ability to maintain attention to details and quality under tight deadlines.

Most importantly - you are passionate about providing high-quality and innovative solutions, and enthusiastic about the possibility of working together with skilled colleagues across the organization to influence the future of digital dentistry.

We offer

With us you will be part of the success that 3Shape has created over the past 20 years. Right now, we are at a super exciting point in our growth journey, so it has perhaps never been more exciting to join us. You will be able to work on solutions used by thousands of dental professionals worldwide! Moreover, we offer:

  • Empowerment and challenging tasks in a young, successful and dynamic MedTech company with cutting edge technology
  • An inspiring international and informal environment with committed and highly skilled colleagues – we are more than 30 nationalities in our building
  • Work/life balance to keep you in tune with your interests including remote work for up to 2 days per week
  • An attractive office in downtown Copenhagen
  • Great social work environment with many optional activities and employee clubs, ranging from wine, board games to bicycle clubs
  • Good Health Insurance package, and fresh and delicious lunch cooked by our private chef

Join 3Shape and make a difference by changing dentistry together with dental professionals across the world by developing innovative solutions that provide excellent patient care in a rapidly growing industry. 

Visit our website if you want to read more about our company, mission, or why 3Shape is a great place to work!

Get in touch now!

Please do not hesitate to apply for this exciting opportunity at one of Denmark´s most successful and fastest-growing high-tech companies, as applications will be processed continuously. Please apply as soon as possible by attaching your CV, cover letter and other relevant information. 

We encourage all relevant applicants to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other status. All qualified applicants will be given equal opportunity and the selection is based on job-related factors.

About us

3Shape started with a simple idea - to make 3D scanning better. First, we applied it to the hearing industry, then we succeeded in dentistry. Now, twenty years later, 3Shape is 1,700+ employees globally. With the help of dental professionals and amazing colleagues we’re creating award-winning scanning and CAD/CAM solutions to change dentistry together! Together, we contribute to a better world. Experience the everyday #lifeat3Shape across the globe on Facebook.

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DK - Copenhagen

Holmens Kanal 7
1060 København Directions View page

Our biggest assets are our people and culture 💗

Life at 3Shape is great! We bring passion and talent to work every day to innovate for superior patient care. 3Shape is built on a culture of thinking differently and being innovative when solving challenges. We embrace new ways to exchange ideas with colleagues across departments and think and work in an agile way. Experience the everyday #lifeat3Shape across the globe on Facebook. 

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