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Mechanical Designer – Mechanical engineering – Lund University, Sweden – 2022


MAX IV are looking for a mechanical designer who will be part of the mechanical design team, contributing to the mission of MAX IV at Lund University, Sweden – 2022

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General Info

Position: Mechanical Designer
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: Permanent position
Salary: According to standard norms

Lunds universitet, MAX IV

Lund University, Sweden


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Qualification Details

  • Education in mechanical engineering or related field.
  • At least 10 years’ experience in mechanical designs: studies, 3D modelling, parts design, assembly, etc.
  • Working knowledge with 3D CAD SOLIDWORKS, SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional.
  • Experience in fine mechanics and high precision design.
  • Experience with design, design review and interaction with mechanical workshops and suppliers.
  • Technical understanding and ability to propose solutions.
  • Good command in spoken and written English.
  • Soft skills: creative, quality conscious, service minded, problem solving analytical ability and have the ability to cooperate.

Below are seen as merits

  • Experience in mechanical design for particle accelerators.
  • Experience in design for Ultra High Vacuum applications, cryogenic, high temperature, FEA,
  • Experience with additive manufacturing technology

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Producing mechanical designs based on input from machine and beamline engineers and scientists
  • Apply and follow up the general design standards as well as MAX IV standards, in relation of ultra-high vacuum, stability, precision mechanism and general design of scientific equipment.
  • Produce preliminary designs, conceptual designs, layouts, detailed assembly drawings, installation drawings and manufacturing drawings
  • Participation in the design review meetings for beamlines and machine projects.
  • Performing FEA and mechanical studies for proposed designs, or per need for machine and beamlines.
  • Procurement of the mechanical parts from suppliers, or requests to MAX IV mechanical workshop.
  • Participate in the maintenance of the design software.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: PA2022/648

Application Procedure

Basic documents required for the application

About the Department/Section/Group

The mechanical design team is part of Engineering I group and responsible for providing support to all MAX IV and its users, the main tasks done by the team are: mechanical design work, feasibility studies, mechanical and thermal simulations, support during design review meetings with the suppliers and procurement of mechanical parts. The team is consisting of designers and engineers who have outstanding experience in designing complicated and challenging parts for the machine and the beamlines.

About the Employer:

Note or Other details

When you join our MAX IV family, you step into a world of front edge science. We make the invisible visible by supporting scientist from all over the world, generating scientific results for the benefit of society. We offer you a multicultural work environment with great opportunities for personal development with respect for a healthy work-life balance.

Would you like to work in a challenging and supporting environment? Then join us and take the opportunity to make a real difference!

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