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Mechanical Engineer - Vibroacoustic

Apply now Job no: 606150
Work type: Permanent
Location: Gothenburg
Categories: Engineering, Western Europe, Individual Contributor

Change people’s lives and love what you do!  Cochlear develops world-leading medical devices that help people hear. As a top 100 medical device company and market-leader in implantable hearing devices, more people choose a Cochlear-branded cochlear implant system than any other. Our employees tell us that the number one reason they enjoy working for Cochlear is the opportunity to make a difference to people’s lives.

We are seeking a Mechanical Engineer – Vibroacoustics to join our Technology Department. This role is based here in our Gothenburg office and reports directly to the department Manager.

This role is responsible for Mechanical Engineer – Vibroacoustics is to develop new bone conduction applications to improve hearing performance of our customers. The role includes the development of vibroacoustics and mechanical design, optimization of actuator by simulation, building and testing, support the organization with knowledge within the vibrational aspects on bone conduction audiology and prototype testing. The role will partly work closely with product development and clinical testing to provide the necessary understanding of the technical hearing performance of our products.

Key Responsibilities

  • Mechanical design & verification of acoustic implantable components compliant with quality, regulatory and manufacturing requirements
  • Support development projects of acoustic implantable transducers
  • Define critical questions for new concepts, create and execute plan to have them answered.
  • Design and evaluate different prototype configurations of bone conduction systems.
  • Increase the knowledge of different aspects of vibroacoustics and actuator design.
  • Develop and apply methods to evaluate concepts.
  • Contribute with improvement ideas on sound processing systems.
  • Develop and integrate technology into future products.

Why is this role right for you?

  • You have recently completed an Engineering Degree and looking for a career where you can not only use your knowledge and skills but also work with a product that makes a true difference to people’s lives
  • You have experience in testing, analysis and technical investigations
  • You have experience with CAD tools, drawings & mechanical tolerances (Pro Engineer) , MATLAB
  • You have an interest in implantable medical device design
  • You enjoy solving problems
  • You are looking for a role which will use your skills but also work with a product that can change people’s lives
  • You enjoy cross-functional team work
  • You are comfortable speaking and writing in English at a professional level (Swedish is ideal but not essential)
  • You can feel proud that the work you do helps more people around the world to hear again and live full lives.
  • You will enjoy spacious, modern facilities, surrounded by a beautiful forest in Mölnlycke
  • You will experience an engaged workplace, motivated team mates and supportive Manager
  • You are looking for that next career move where you can utilize your skills but also challenge yourself to learn something new

  A Little Bit About Cochlear

Cochlear’s global mission is to help people hear and be heard. Cochlear BAS is the division of Cochlear that designs and manufactures the world’s leading bone conduction and other implantable acoustic solutions. Our employees tell us that the number one reason they enjoy working for Cochlear is the opportunity to make a difference to people’s lives. Situated in Mölnlycke, 10 minutes from the city centre of Gothenburg, Sweden, the head office employs approximately 200 people whose responsibilities include research, product design and development, marketing, quality and regulatory, manufacturing, distribution and administration for our implantable acoustic products.

Does this sound of interest to you? Of course it does, where else would you be able to be an integral part of helping people hear and be heard? So what are you waiting for? If you feel your skills and experience match what we have mentioned then Apply Now!

Or maybe you want to learn more about Cochlear first, you can simply head to our website


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