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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Description

We are looking for an ambitious person with relevant mechanical experience to join our Mech team! Do you want to take a key role in the development of wave energy?



  • Primary owner of design and testing of mechanical modules of the WEC system
  • Team leader of the Mechanical team
  • Perform 3D design and produce 2D drawings in Solid Works
  • Perform strength and fatigue analysis using FEM tools
  • Produce technical documentation
  • Report engineering calculations for 3rd party verification and certification
  • Perform failure mode, effects and criticality analysis for modules and system
  • Manage your modules to meet performance, schedule and budget targets
  • Investigate new solutions to improve performance, reliability or manufacturability
  • Support procurement activities including component and supplier selection, manufacturing and factory acceptance testing of modules
  • Perform assembly and testing of modules and prototype systems in our machine hall
  • Support pilot installations in the field
Skills & Requirements

You have a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience from designing mechanical systems and industrial equipment. Having worked with harsh environments such as offshore, mining or other challenging sectors is a plus as is having experience with machined, turned and welded structures. You have a broad technical knowledge and genuine interest in the different aspects of machinery and mechanical design. Knowledge of gear box technology, pneumatics, hydraulics, structural optimization, pressure vessel, composite or electricity generation equipment is qualifying.

You have experience of leading teams and product development. You also have experience from successfully driving projects through planning, designing, manufacturing and deploying industrial equipment.

You may have a B.Sc or a M.Sc. degree in mechanical engineering or related disciplines, but your personality, experience and interest in the field is the most important. You are proficient in English, both spoken and written.


As a person:

  • you are striving for excellence, put quality into everything you do
  • you are self-motivated and hate to waste time
  • you enjoy leading and coaching team members to reach the best joint results
  • you are product oriented with a strong commercial view on your work
  • you are comfortable in presenting your solutions internally and externally
  • you always search for the most simple and elegant solutions to difficult problems
  • you love to learn new things, and take pride in constantly developing your skills
  • you are persistent, knowing it takes stamina to reach ambitious goals
  • you are outspoken and like to interact with colleagues, partners and suppliers
  • you are data driven and strive to always back your points with a solid analysis
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Brinellvägen 23
114 28 Stockholm Directions

What's in it for you?

  • Our mission

    We are solving a challenge which no one has succeeded in doing to date, how to harness the vast power available from ocean waves. With growing global attention to the health of our Earth´s environment and challenge to significantly reduce carbon emissions, this mission is now more important than ever. We offer you the chance to join us and help us address this challenge by bringing our unique eco-friendly technology to the world. It does not get much better than that!

  • Your impact

    Each team member works with a high degree of autonomy and flexibility, combined with great personal responsibility. The technical challenges you will be part of solving are complex, cutting-edge and highly interesting. Entering the world of wave energy converter technology development with CPO gives you a unique chance to use, improve and hone your skills.

  • Fun!

    It's not all just hard work here at CPO. In reaching our goals we laugh, we care, we are a CPO-family that enjoy both solving challenges and hanging out with each other. During the journey to complete the dream of a better future there will be fun, laughter and tremendous sense of achievement - you don't want to miss it!

  • CPO benefits

    We also offer a competitive package including: long term incentive scheme, health & wellbeing support of 6 000 SEK/year (Friskvårdsbidrag), pension plan, health insurance, six weeks vacation and more....

Be part of something great

We are a dynamic, supportive, fun and a truly international team of more than 10 nationalities including industry experts, published innovators and experienced interdisciplinary engineers. 

CPO combine the best of world class knowledge from around the world with a true entrepeneurial spirit devoted to developing our new WEC technology.  


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