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Would you like to make a significant contribution to improving tomorrow's world and help innovate cutting-edge, world-class products?

Then look no further and become part of our R&D team at our location in Männedorf, Zurich as a


Design Engineer with experience in Plastics Processing 80-100%


What you will do

In this versatile role, you will be responsible for providing technical leadership in the design and development of plastic parts and consumables. You will also support the R&D teams in the development or modification of laboratory equipment.


Your responsibilities will include

  • Mechanical design of plastic parts and consumables for laboratory automation systems
  • Advising project teams on injection molding issues, including filling simulations
  • Supplier evaluation and collaboration, definition of quality standards for suppliers
  • Preparation and execution of feasibility studies
  • Support of engineering tests to prove compliance with requirements
  • Clarifying inquiries from production, customer support and product management departments
  • Perform root cause analysis


What you bring with you

Technical education/studies, preferably in the field of plastics engineering
Further education in technical sciences in the field of hardware development and/or in ISO-GPS design and design-to-cost advantageous
Several years of experience in the development of plastic parts, preferably in the medical technology industry
Experience in the design of series products
Fluency in German and English, both written and spoken

What you can expect

Attractive compensation and benefits
Progressive employment conditions
Exciting career opportunities
Extensive training and development opportunities
International and diverse environment (30+ different nationalities)
Strong corporate culture with interesting history
Global thinking with "Swissness" as brand promise
Very attractive workplace directly on the shores of Lake Zurich

Look no further and apply now!

We look forward to receiving your application online. Please submit your CV (without photo and letter of motivation, certificates and diplomas are optional).


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Every lab. Every day. Empowered.
Our vision is to empower every laboratory, every day, around the world with Tecan technology, products and support. We will help to shape the future of automated workflows in life sciences and clinical diagnostics through unrivaled expertise, products and customer support.

We care about our culture.
Our values – trust, highest standards and ambition – are the cornerstones of our business, and give us the framework for the Tecan culture. We foster a positive and empowering environment, which allows us to bring our passion and energy to work. This helps us to deliver on our customer promise – ‘Always there for you’.

Legal entity:  Tecan Schweiz AG
City:  Männedorf
Country:  CH