Mechanical Engineer

You will analyze production and quality issues, find solutions and take responsibility for improvements. This involves working with our CAD, ERP & Change-control systems to ensure implementation.
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Over the past 10 years, 3Shape has successfully launched several revolutionary optical 3D scanner products, serving the audiological and dental restoration industries. This has moved dental clinics from an analogue to a digital workflow and changed dentistry. We are now looking for a skilled mechanical engineer to help us continuing the exciting journey.

 To improve our innovative brand further we are looking for a person with high technical skills who can drive small improvement projects related to design for quality/manufacturing/assembly/etc.

 You will work in the interface between R&D, Production, Sourcing and Support to improve product quality, production efficiency and cost, as well enabling new product configurations.

 Job Description

You will analyze production and quality issues to identify root causes, find solutions and take responsibility to implement improvements. This involves working with our CAD, ERP & Change-control systems to ensure successful implementation.

You will further work with developing production tools and contribute to new product introduction and design for manufacture. Your work will vary between improvement tasks you have identified yourself and solving urgent issues and hence requires a flexibility towards changes and an ability to maintain attention to detail and quality under tight deadlines.

The ideal candidate is a hands-on, implementer who enjoys working in a cross functional team and further has some years of experience within production of electro mechanical devices.

The work will take you travelling for 10-20 days per year. 

Candidate profile 

The ideal candidate is a hands-on, implementer who enjoys working in a cross functional team, and further has most of the following qualifications:

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in mechanics engineering,
  • At least 3 years of experience with production and/or product development,
  • Proficient in 3D CAD tools (we use SolidWorks & PDM/Enterprise) and ERP systems (we use AX),
  • Experience with design for manufacture and working with suppliers,
  • Experience with project management of smaller R&D projects,
  • Preferably experience with Medical Devices,
  • Familiarity with electro-mechanics, electronics, optics and/or software and production technologies as injection molding, milling, CAM, robotics or 3D printing

What we offer

  • A professional challenge in a highly dynamic globally oriented business environment,
  • An opportunity to become part of a successful, enthusiastic, international development team in an informal workplace,
  • Competitive employment terms and benefits, good work-life balance, and influence on own tasks,
  • A great location in downtown Copenhagen, 

Contact Lasse Leick, +45 50909193 (email:
Reference Position refers into the IOS department in R&D, with direct reference to Lasse Leick

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 1,600+ 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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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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