Senior Mechanical Engineer


Humlebæk, DK

Job Family:  Research & Development
Country/Region:  Denmark

Are you passionate about shaping the future of medical devices, from initial concept ideation to product launch?


Do you thrive in a dynamic, high-performing team, collaborating with skilled professionals to create innovative solutions that make a meaningful impact on people's lives? If so, Coloplast invites you to join our exceptional development team. 


The job
As a Senior Mechanical Engineer, you will be an integral part of our cross-functional team, contributing to every stage of the development process within our robust stage gate model. From conceiving early-stage ideas to mass production, you'll play a pivotal role in inventing and implementing cutting-edge technologies. Your role will involve collaboration with experts in Industrial Design, Materials, Simulation, and Production, ensuring a holistic approach to product development.


Your key responsibilities are


  • Designing new and inventive mechanical solutions
  • Systematic concept development and evaluation
  • Identifying functionality based on stakeholder needs and translating functions into specifications
  • Maintaining a high focus on sustainability and optimizing plastic parts
  • Planning, coordinating, and effectively managing tasks
  • Implementing Design for Manufacturing (DFM) principles


The ideal candidate for the job possesses several of the following qualifications:



  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. with speciality in Innovation, Mechanical Design, Product development or similar
  • Strong in both visual and oral communication
  • Strong analytical and theoretical skills, with the ability to apply these in practice
  • Proficiency in 3D CAD software, specifically SolidWorks or equivalent 
  • Experience in design for injection molding and high-volume production
  • Expertise in robust design analysis and tolerance calculations
  • An analytic approach for data-driven decisions, ensuring high-quality deliverables
  • Strong cross-functional cooperation skills and a holistic perspective on product development


We are seeking a proactive, open-minded, and ambitious team player with a structured, effective, and self-driven approach. The ability to excel in both early project phases and as a meticulous finisher with attention to detail is crucial. Taking the lead to motivate colleagues and demonstrating flexibility and a willingness to contribute to our team are highly valued.


Join us on this exciting journey of innovation and contribute to creating life-changing medical devices. Apply now and be a part of our success story!


Need more information
For more information please contact Niels Emme, Head of Concepts & Solutions, at +45 4911 17 03


Deadline for application is 15.04.2024. Candidates will be evaluated continuously, and the job ad closed once the right cancidate is found.


Pursuing an ambitious growth agenda, Coloplast develops and markets products and services that make life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs. Employing about 16.000 people and with products available in more than 143 countries, we are one of the world´s leading medical device companies. We are constantly growing our business and always looking for new ways to move forward – we explore, learn and look for new ways of doing things.


Coloplast is committed to being an inclusive organization, where people bring their differences to work each day, fulfil their potential and have a strong sense of belonging because – and not despite – of their differences. We therefore encourage all qualified candidates to apply regardless of gender, age, race, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religious belief or physical ability.


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