Mechanical Developers for Demant


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Mechanical Developers for Demant

Are you passionate about developing products that really changes the life of end-users?

If so, you should know that tons of very challenging and exiting platform development projects are heading to our HW Acoustic & Mechanical department. – From here we proudly take part in developing new and innovative hearing and connectivity products.

So, if You have the skills within mechanical development, then you have a huge opportunity to work with state-of-the-art facilities within prototyping, design facilities, reliability testing, tool manufacturing and production technologies.

Apart from working together with very passionate colleagues you will experience that we have great focus on your competence development, the departments professional skills and in Work-life balance.


Take part in the whole development circle

Demant is a well-established, international company, improving the life quality of people with a hearing disability worldwide. Our R&D department embraces the whole circle of development in-house, also including the development of our own chipsets. About 1500 people are working from our headquarters, and we have about 2000 colleagues at our production site in Poland and 13.000 in other sites around the world.

In this job, you will be part of Oticon’s group for Hardware Acoustics and Mechanics in Smørum, close to Copenhagen. We are part of the Hardware function and focus on the development of new multiple brand platforms. Overall, we are about 60 highly skilled colleagues with mechanical and electro-acoustic backgrounds. Our goal is to deliver discreet industry leading hearing healthcare platforms through increased specialization and strategic reuse. We challenge conventional solutions to enhance both end-user and customer satisfaction. We work all the way from the early concept phases to final introduction to production.

We focus on optimizing the parts for production in a close dialogue with the tool designers and process

engineers. We make sure that all parts and the documentation is in the right condition to transfer the platform from R&D to production. Your daily interfaces will be employees dealing with end-user testing, the electro acoustical design, electronics design, audiology, production, FEM simulations, Industrial designers and marketing.


Putting your fingerprint on our projects

You can look forward to putting your own fingerprint on new and running projects. As a newly educated or experienced Mechanical Developer, you do in depth mechanical design in cross-functional teams, ensuring the right quality and maturity at the right time. Your daily work tasks could include:


•                        Mechanical development in new and running projects

•                        Idea and concept development

•                        Specifying, designing and documenting mechanical components

•                        Supporting the project manager in planning the daily project activities

•                        Planning and executing design reviews including documentation

•                        Specifying requirements for new projects

•                        Transferring projects from development to production


You will be working closely together with engineers specialized in amplifiers, tooling and operations. You will work in cross-disciplinary projects utilizing Demant´s own prototype center with RPT technology and facilities for making micro-mechanical prototypes. You can expect 5-20 travel days a year, visiting suppliers and our production site in Poland.


Your experience as Mechanical Developer

We expect you to have a B.Sc. or M.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering or alike. Preferably You have a minimum of 2-4 years of work experience creating mechanical solutions, with experience in areas like:


•                        Mechanical development and design within medical- or small consumer electronic devices

•                        ME integration of electronics design (PCB, connectors, batteries, radios etc.)

•                        Robust design (Tolerance, DFM, DFA)

•                        Experience with PTC Creo 3D CAD and GPS/2D specification

•                        Mechanical simulation using for example Ansys

•                        Intellectual Properties

•                        Design for usability

•                        Risk Assessment


You have an analytical and curious mindset and a big interest in technical challenges. Furthermore, you are a team player that likes to work in cross-professional development teams, motivated by product development with a clear focus on customer needs. You know what it means to deliver quality solutions on time and thrive in a busy environment navigating among many stakeholders. We expect you to be fluent in English, as this is our company language.


We put people first

Our mission is clear: We want hearing impaired to be able to experience the sounds of life. This is what drives us and keeps us focused on innovation and efficiency. We furthermore believe that the best results come from a fruitful team effort. We support each other and share feedback and knowledge. We have an informal and creative atmosphere where respect is pivotal, and we strive for the common goal. You will be working with professional and ambitious colleagues and will have a lot of opportunities to develop your professional and personal skills.


Join our team!

Please send your CV and motivation letter - deadline for applications is September 25th 2020. If you would like to know more about the position, you are welcome to contact Hardware Manager Jan Thor Lunddahl Larsen on +45 4081 0608.

We are looking forward to hearing from you.

Make a true difference!

By joining the Oticon team, you help bring sounds to the millions of hearing impaired all over the world so they can live natural lives with friends and family.


You will find the perfect framework for your professional and personal development in a culture built on trust, openness and mutual respect. We welcome you in a growing international company where we push hard to be at the forefront of what is technically possible. No matter if the goal is a new, highly advanced hearing aid feature, a new ERP system or a totally revolutionary marketing tool, we strive to excel.

We are very proud of our company, our products and our unique culture. But don’t just take our word for it. In both 2016 and 2017 “Ingeniøren” (the Engineer) has awarded us the number one employer within electronics and telecommunications in Denmark. Want to join us?

About Oticon
500 million people worldwide suffer from hearing loss. It is Oticon's ambition that our customers - hearing clinics throughout the world - prefer to use our products for people with impaired hearing. Oticon is one of the two largest companies in the industry, and in Denmark all 1,300 employees, with passion, dedication and professional expertise, develop some of the most innovative hearing aids in the world. Oticon is an international growing company, and 98% of Group revenues is generated outside Denmark. We are part of William Demant Holding Group with more than 13,000 employees and revenues of more than DKK 13 billion.