Mechanical Engineer, Research and Development

You will be a key-participant in making the next generation of optical 3D scanners and solutions for dental industry. We believe in combining a theoretical with hands-on prototyping and testing.
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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 3Shape Laboratory and X-ray Scanner Development will be the right job for you.

Job Description

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 where 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 will 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
  • Excellent at creating and maintaining cross-functional working relationships
  • Strong ability to maintain attention to detail 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

  • 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
  • Challenges in a highly dynamic globally oriented business environment
  • Experienced and skilled colleagues with highly diverse backgrounds.

Applications will be reviewed continuously, with deadline August 15th, 2020. 


Morten Reventlow

Development Manager Lab and X-ray Scanners

Telephone: +45 88 44 53 44

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 1,600+ 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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DK - Copenhagen

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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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