Mechanical Design Engineer

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Mechanical Design Engineer

We're looking for a new Mechanical Design Engineer who'd like to join our electric adventure! Are you the one? 

Full-time · Stavanger, Norway

Zaptec powers your next adventure

We combine the latest tech with human-centered design to offer highly intuitive and efficient EV chargers that ensure easier access to personal electric transport.

This gives people the freedom and potential to travel into a more sustainable future. How neat is that?

Within just a few years, we’ve built our domestic market-leading position by supplying superior charging installations for housing co-ops and private homes alike.

As a Norwegian EV pioneer, our goals are aimed at bringing the best charging technology to the rest of the world. Are you up for this challenge?

What your day would look like

Within Mechanical Development, you will join us during an exciting time as we are growing both in Norway as well as internationally. As our production volume grows and new markets require new specifications, we see ourselves in need of more engineers to continue enhancing the production of our products 🙌

In this innovative environment, you will work with people who share a passion for agility and, of course, electric mobility, power grid infrastructure, and renewable energy. Moreover, you are expected to help the company develop new solutions for new and existing products. You will be part of the Mechanical Development Department and will work closely with other departments inside the company as well as outsourced resources.

We can offer an environment where we facilitate autonomy, creativity, and growth, as well as the possibility to have a significant impact. 

Is this you?

We like to think of ourselves as changemakers and problem solvers within the electrical world. So, if you see yourself as someone with an open-minded approach to production and optimization, and have experience with CAD systems, 2D and 3D, you might just be who we are looking for 😎

Some personal skills we value

  • Working in a team comes naturally to you.

  • You have a natural aptitude for identifying and analyzing design challenges.
  • You 💚 designing and prototyping mechanical parts.
  • You can think outside of the box and find unique solutions.

As for the skills required for this job

  • Proficiency in using CAD Systems such as SolidWorks, NX, Inventor, etc.
  • Familiarity with injection moulding.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of mechanical systems, components, and mechanisms.
  • Proficiency in creating prototypes, conducting tests, and analyzing data to validate design concepts and identify areas for improvement.
  • Familiarity with different materials, their properties, and suitability for specific applications.
  • Ability to generate and inspect comprehensive technical documents, including design specifications, engineering reports, and assembly instructions.

Good to have:

  • Experience in performing FEA simulations to evaluate structural integrity, thermal performance, and other critical aspects of mechanical designs.

Unsure if you have the right set of experience? We would still love to hear from you!

Say 👋🏼 to your inner circle of colleagues

Jonatan Laland

Mechanical Design Engineer

Marcos Fernandes Gomes

Mechanical Development Manager

Join in! ☕️ Yes, we do spend a lot of time in front of our desks, but we also love coffee, conversations, nerdy talks, lunches and jokes. 🤡

Perks & benefits

We trust you do your job, flex your own day
We'll provide the hardware you need
Career growth & competence development
We equip you with our own gym clothes
We got your back in regards to insurance and pensions
Don't forget social events

And why work in our company?

We strive to be the best at what we do, both in the eyes of our customers and our coworkers. We believe in a flexible and trustworthy way of working. We focus on results, not necessarily the approach because we respect that each coworker has unique ways of working to reach the target. 🙌🏽

Customer experience is the core of everything we do to provide a worry-free EV life.

We believe in our employees' uniqueness and the multidisciplinary way of working, and we work collaboratively toward a common goal.

Zaptec's products and services are making a difference to EV drivers, as we provide EV owners the freedom to charge from home and explore new adventures. By joining our team, you are joining us in our mission to create a more sustainable and electrical future, providing user-oriented EV charging experiences.

Surround yourself with highly motivated fellow Zapiens who support one another to reach our common goal. At Zaptec, you will impact improving the EV journey globally.

Our Recruitment Process

1. Screening call
A short and informal call with one of our recruiters to get to know each other better.

2. Meet & Greet
Time to meet the Hiring Manager and learn more about the team and the tasks of the job

3. Secondary interview
A more thorough interview to get to know you even better. Might include different assessments tools.

4. Reference Check
So far, so good! Time to do a reference check with someone you have worked closely with.

5. Offer
We hope you like what we can offer

6. Preboarding and onboarding!
Welcome as a Zapien!

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