Mechanical Engineer in Scanner development

You will be a key-participant in making the next generation of 3D scanners and -solutions for dental clinics. We believe in combining theory and simulation with hands-on prototyping and testing.​
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You will be a key-participant in making the next generation of 3D scanners and -solutions for dental clinics. We believe in combining theory and simulation with hands-on prototyping and testing.

Are you motivated by working with leading technology? 
Do you turn problems into challenges and see them all the way to manufacturable solutions? 
Do you like to develop electro-mechanical devices which improves people’s lives?

Then the job as Mechanical Engineer in 3Shape Intraoral Scanner Development will be the right job for you.

Job Description

You will join a highly skilled and dedicated team of engineers and scientists and become a key-participant in making us realize the next generation of optical 3D scanner solutions, from concept to mass production.

Cross-functional collaboration 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 truly international environment.  

We expect your work will take you travelling 10-20 days/year.

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 industry within the fields of medical devices or precision instruments.
  • Experience includes multiple development projects from initial concept and design through to mass production.
  • Proficient in 3D CAD and Data Management (we use SolidWorks)
  • Interest in supply chain and design for manufacturing.
  • 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

We offer

  • Professional challenges in a highly dynamic and 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.


Søren Greve
Group manager, Mechanical Scanner Development
Telephone: +45 40387432

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.

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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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