Mechanical Design Engineer

Closing date: 
September 20, 2019
Gothenburg, Sweden


Join us on an irresistible engineering journey

We are looking for an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer who is driven by the desire to minimise the global carbon footprint and inspired by the challenges involved with moving technology frontiers forward.

As Mechanical Design Engineer at Minesto, you will be part of an international development team working together towards the commercialisation of a ground-breaking renewable energy technology with global expansion potential.

Join us on an irresistible engineering journey and on our mission to build a more sustainable tomorrow by enabling clean and commercially viable electricity generation from the ocean.

The role

You will be working in the Design Group based in Gothenburg but also close to our colleagues in Northern Ireland and Wales. The role requires occasional business travel to visit these and other sites as well as to suppliers. You report to the Design Manager.

Your work will include all product development phases from conceptual design to detailed design and supplier selection. This may include the design of steel and welded structures, composite parts, control surfaces and its actuators, sensors and electronics integration. All design is done in Catia V5 and Enovia (PLM).

Typical duties for you could be:

  • Develop and design subsystems of Minesto power plants
  • Cooperate with, evaluate and lead suppliers.
  • Participate in product development for next generation designs

Your profile

Key Qualifications:

  • MSc Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Documented experience with mechanical design in CATIA V5
  • Minimum five years of relevant experience

Merit Qualifications:

  • Subsea design experience
  • Composite design experience

Minesto is an international company and it is important that you have a confident level of English. This position is based in Gothenburg and basic skills in Swedish is therefore beneficial but not a must. 

We offer

Working at Minesto is an opportunity to be part of something that can make real change in the global battle on climate change. We are a pioneering developer in one of the world’s most expansive and dynamic industries. As Mechanical Design Engineer at Minesto, you will play an important role to progress the company’s technology and product development.

More information and apply

The role is a full-time position based at Minesto’s head office in Gothenburg (Nya Varvet, Västra Frölunda). Apply by sending resume and a cover letter to no later than the 20th of September 2019. Please mark your application with "Got Mechanical Design Engineer".

For more information, please contact Christian Norinder, Design Manager, at or +46 704 821 824.

Minesto considers Equal Opportunities to be of strategic value in its organisational model. We expect equality, fairness and respect for all in our employment. As such, Minesto opposes all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination of individuals.

About Minesto

Minesto is a leading marine energy technology company with the mission to minimise the global carbon footprint of the energy industry by enabling commercial power production from the ocean. 

Minesto’s award winning and patented product, Deep Green, is the only verified marine power plant that operates cost efficiently in areas with low-flow tidal streams and ocean currents.

With more than €40 million of awarded funding from the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh European Funding Office, European Innovation Council and InnoEnergy, Minesto is the European Union’s largest investment in marine energy to date.

Minesto was founded in 2007 as a spin-off from aircraft manufacturer Saab. Today, listed on the Nasdaq First North stock exchange with more than 50 employees and operations in Sweden, Wales, Northern Ireland and Taiwan, Minesto is a driving force in the creation of an emerging renewable energy industry.