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Mechanical Design Engineer


La Lima, CR

Job Family:  Manufacturing
Country/Region:  Costa Rica
Mechanical Design Engineer 

We are looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer passionate about mechanical improvement projects, machine design, and component manufacturing.


You will be a part of a growing team, as Coloplast is in the process of establishing a world-class manufacturing site in Cartago, Costa Rica. The ideal candidate is a reliable and competent professional, preferable with 1-2 years of experience in related positions. Travelling is expected. Availability to travel to Hungary for periods between 3 weeks and 7 weeks for training (this may vary).


You will report to Operation Development Manager, Coloplast Costa Rica Volume Manufacturing site, Cartago.





  • University Degree in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized institution ( Indispensable ).
  • INA or CTP precision mechanics degree (desirable - not essential).
  • Management of Microsoft Project, EPDM, Inventor Vault (Plus) (desirable - not essential)
  • High knowledge in AutoCad, Inventor, Solidworks (Indispensable)
  • Deep knowledge of fine fits and tolerances (GD&T) (desirable)
  • In-depth knowledge of mechanical measurement tools and processes.
  • Be able to read and interpret technical drawings (mechanical drawings)
  • Knowledge of programming in Code G.
  • Knowledge of machining processes on 2- or 3-axis CNC equipment (5-axis desirable - not essential)
  • Knowledge of CAM (Mastercam) programs (desirable - not essential)
  • Knowledge and understanding of different measurement equipment.
  • English language proficiency - minimum 85% - B2 (desirable - not essential)
  • Availability to work other shifts and overtime to complete work as needed.
  • Experience in automated industrial maintenance of machines
  • Must establish and follow through on behavioral expectations in accordance with Coloplast values


As a person, you are ambitious, structured, and result-oriented with a holistic business mindset. You have great communication - and coordinating skills, and able to handle stressful situations. You are a team player who focuses on good cooperation with colleagues for better deliverances. It is a benefit if you have a proven ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams in different geographies.



Why Coloplast?

Coloplast develops products and services that make life easier for people with personal and private medical conditions. Working closely with the people who use our products, we create solutions that are sensitive to their special needs. We call this Intimate Healthcare.


We are guided by three values:


  • Closeness: we work closely with our customers to find solutions that meet their specific needs
  • Passion: we work passionately to create new and innovative products that improve the quality of life for our customers
  • Respect and responsibility: we have deep respect for the private nature of the condition our customers face. Therefore, it’s our responsibility to find not only medical solutions, but also ways to minimize the trauma and taboo associated with these conditions


Our business includes Ostomy Care, Continence Care, Urology Care, and Wound and Skin Care.

Pursuing an ambitious growth agenda, Coloplast develops and markets products and services that make life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs. Employing about 12.000 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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