Team Lead Mechanical Engineering (m/f/d)


Your mission

With our Blickfeld LiDAR we develop eyes to see the world in an innovative kind of way. One supporting pillar for this revolutionary development is our mechanical design department. As our Team Lead Mechanical Engineering (m/f/d) you will play a key role in the development of our LiDAR system – from prototyping to series production.
Leading a growing team of mechanical engineers, you will fathom new methods to continuously improve the system performance, quality, producibility and cost effectiveness. Revolutionize the industrial and automotive world together with us and express your creativity and future-oriented approach.

Your tasks

⟋ You are responsible for the mechanical design of our LiDAR system; design product components like housings, optomechanical carriers and PCBA/mechanical interfaces for various manufacturing and assembly methods
⟋ You lead a team of mechanical engineers: You are the go-to guy for design reviews and decisions, organize and distribute tasks among the team
⟋ You work closely with other teams like electronics, optics, MEMS to develop concepts and clarify technical details
⟋ You are responsible for timeline and budget planning, align with project management and other teams to keep project milestones and reach our goals
⟋ You establish and maintain relationships to suppliers of (custom) mechanical components
⟋ You assure the quality and validity of CAD models, technical drawings and bill of materials
⟋ You help with mechanical design tasks aside from product development, like test stations, assembly tools and mechanical fixtures for RnD setups
⟋ You validate design concepts with (thermal) stress FEM simulations and measurements

Your profile

⟋ You hold a diploma or master’s degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent
⟋ You have 5+ years of experience in the mechanical design of industry or automotive products, ideally in the field of sensors or measurement equipment
⟋ You have solid knowledge of production-oriented design for various manufacturing processes like milling, plastic injection molding and metal injection molding
⟋ You are a prolific user of 3D CAD software (e.g. Autodesk Inventor) and are familiar with typical standards and practices like GD&T
⟋ You have a hands-on mentality and experience in building and leading teams
⟋ You have very good communication skills in German and English (verbal, written)

Why Blickfeld?

⟋ Enjoy free beverages and lunch allowance
⟋ Work in a dynamic environment with quick development cycles and flat hierarchies
⟋ Develop ideas and realize them
⟋ Be part of a great team, that lives and breathes technology
⟋ Make the future of mobility a reality today
⟋ We are one team – everybody pitches in
⟋ “Can do” attitude
⟋ Courage to act and to make decisions
⟋ Things can go wrong, that’s ok
⟋ Friendly and constructive behavior
⟋ We stick together and can rely on each other


We are looking forward to your application, including your CV, a letter of motivation and your certificates/diplomas.
Contact person: Markus Rauscher


Please send a short letter of motivation, your certificates and your CV. We are looking forward to your application!