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Mechanical Design Engineer

Are you enthusiastic about developing mechanics, and fascinated by vacuum conveying? Come join our R&D team in the Vacuum Conveying division!

As a Mechanical Design Engineer, you will be a crucial part of a highly skilled R&D team in the Vacuum Conveying division, developing innovative solutions. You will be involved throughout the entire product life cycle from concept and feasibility studies, development of final products as well as maintenance of installed systems.

In addition, you will have an interface to our global application engineering and sales organization with offices in Americas, EMEA and APAC to ensure that the customer perspective is brought into the development work.

You will report to R&D Director Vacuum Conveying division and the position is located at Piab’s head office in Täby, Sweden.

What you will do

  • Develop mechanics for vacuum conveying systems in the food, pharmaceutical, additive manufacturing and chemical industries
  • Be involved throughout the product development process, with responsibility for concept development and implementation
  • Create drawings and other product documentation needed for production
  • Discuss technical solutions with suppliers to ensure manufacturability to achieve cost targets and high product performance
  • Plan, execute and analyze development tests, including building and setup of test equipment needed
  • Bring ideas on how we can improve

We are looking for

You are passionate about realizing ideas aiming to expand the functionality and performance of our products.

You are quick in analyzing problems and coming up with applicable solutions.

You are comfortable working in teams as well as independently. You should embrace a diverse workday. This could include hands-on development lab-tests and trouble shooting at a customer site.

Skills, knowledge, and experience:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Mechanical engineering or equivalent
  • 1-3 years of working experience from mechanical design, preferably in sheet metal, welding or similar
  • Experience from creating and interpreting drawings and specifications
  • Experience from working with CAD tools
  • Good English skills, both verbal and written
  • Knowledge in test design and methodology is a merit
  • International experience and/or exposure is an advantage

We offer

As a Piab employee, you are part of an innovative company that is at the forefront in its field. We are a growing organization, which creates opportunities for career development, both within Sweden and abroad, and together we build Piab’s future.

Together with your colleagues, you work in a family atmosphere where there is good team spirit and collaboration throughout the organization.

We offer a favorable working week, flextime, pension plan and wellness allowance. You also have free access to a well-equipped gym in the same building.


Apply for the position by sending us your CV to recruitment.se@piab.com. This is an ongoing selection, so make sure to apply as soon as possible. We look forward to receiving your application!

Please note that you need to hold a Swedish work permit to apply for this position.


Should you have any questions regarding the position, you are welcome to contact Mattias Berg, R&D Director Vacuum Conveying division, at Mattias.berg@piab.com.

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