Senior Mechanical Developer for Oticon Medical, Gothenburg


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Senior Mechanical Developer for Oticon Medical, Gothenburg

Have you ever considered that you could make true difference for people with hearing impairment world wide by helping us achieve our purpose which is: Sound matters?

You bring your skillset in mechanics from medical device development and we have the goal. Join us to develop new and innovative implantable hearing solutions that truly matters for people.

At Oticon Medical, we develop both Bone Anchored Hearing Systems (BAHS) and Cochlear Implants (CI). We are a fast growing and agile company. We are ambitious and possess an entrepreneur spirit and the will to win. We offer an opportunity to join us on our exciting journey and to help us develop innovative implantable hearing solutions that improve the lives of thousands of children and adults across the globe.

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As Senior Mechanical Developer, you will be based in Gothenburg and part of Oticon Medical R&D - consisting of 3 development sites; Smørum in Denmark, Gothenburg in Sweden and Vallauris on the French Rivera.


In general, as Sr. Mechanical developer in Oticon Medical, your focus will be to find technical solutions, balance requirements and act as technical lead and give guidance in your areas of your expertise. You are also expected to independently plan, organize and drive tasks within projects, early research or maintenance related topics. 


More specifically in this role you will play a key role in our next generation of implanted solutions, this in close collaboration with all our sites in Europe, in doing so you are required to help navigate and balance both technical, regulatory and practical tasks.   


For you to be successful in this job, we are looking on following skills and qualifications:

  • At least 10 years’ experience working in development projects.
  • Experience from being project manager and/or technical lead of a development projects
  • Experience working with medical device projects
  • Knowledge about biocompatibility, testing against standards is strongly meriting
  • Experienced working with technical documentation
  • Have very good communication skills is of essence in our international context
  • Fluent in English (spoken/written)
  • Likely a B.Sc. or an M.Sc. degree in mechanical, electrical engineering or similar


Oticon Medical is a growing company and we are always looking for talented people, do you lack the seniority that this role requires don’t hesitate to send in your unsolicited application.



It is said that smiling makes you happier and enhances your chance to live longer. Your approach is to deal with challenges with a positive attitude and a smile; a trait we encourage in our company. You are cable of handling uncertainties and from time to time situations under pressure. We provide a dynamic working environment where adapting to new situations is vital.

You bring a solid project management toolbox with you which enables you to set a clear direction, achieving your results by leading and motivating others. The projects you have led in the past have been cross-functional, working with R&D functions such as hardware, software, electro-acoustical or mechanical development. Your approach is constructive, structured and systematic, and you make an impact through clear communication.


How to join us?

You should be a flexible and positive person that thrives from team work  How to become part of us?
We are screening applications continuously, and would like to receive your application not later than 30th of September 2019.

For questions regarding the position, please contact Erik Holgersson on Questions about the recruitment process contact Ditte Mi Petræus through

About Oticon Medical
Oticon Medical is a global company in implantable hearing solutions, dedicated to bringing the magical world of sound to people at every stage of life. We are part of the Demant Group - one of the world’s largest groups of hearing health care companies with more than 14.500 employees worldwide and revenues of over DKK 14 billion. We share a close link with Oticon and have direct access to the latest advancements in hearing research and technologies. Our competencies span more than a century of innovations in sound processing and decades of pioneering experience in hearing implant technology. By working collaboratively with patients, physicians and hearing care professionals, we ensure that every solution we create is designed with user needs in mind. We share an unwavering commitment to provide innovative solutions and support that enhance quality of life for people wherever life may take them. Because we know how much sound matters.