Mechanical Designer

Mechanical Designer


Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has around 44 000 students and more than 8 000 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

Lund University welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset.

MAX IV are looking for a mechanical designer who will part of the mechanical design team,
contributing to the mission of MAX IV.

Would you like to work at the brightest lightsource in the world?

Your team
The mechanical design team is part of Engineering I group and responsible for providing support to all MAX IV and its users, the main tasks done by the team are: mechanical design work, feasibility studies, mechanical and thermal simulations, support during design review meetings with the suppliers and procurement of mechanical parts. The team is consisting of designers and engineers who have outstanding experience in designing complicated and challenging parts for the machine and the beamlines.

Your main work tasks will be 
•    Producing mechanical designs based on input from machine and beamline engineers and scientists
•    Apply and follow up the general design standards as well as MAX IV standards, in relation of ultra-high vacuum, stability, precision mechanism and general design of scientific equipment.
•    Produce preliminary designs, conceptual designs, layouts, detailed assembly drawings, installation drawings and manufacturing drawings
•    Participation in the design review meetings for beamlines and machine projects.
•    Performing FEA and mechanical studies for proposed designs, or per need for machine and beamlines.
•    Procurement of the mechanical parts from suppliers, or requests to MAX IV mechanical workshop.
•    Participate in the maintenance of the design software.

To be successful in this role you need to have the following qualifications 
•    Education in mechanical engineering or related field. 
•    At least 10 years experience in mechanical designs: studies, 3D modelling, parts design, assembly, etc.
•    At least 5 years experience in mechanical design for particle accelerators. 
•    Experience in design for Ultra High Vacuum applications, cryogenic and high temperature.
•    Working knowledge with 3D CAD SOLIDWORKS, SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional.
•    Experience in finite element analysis (FEA) preferable using ANSYS or Solidworks simulations.  
•    Experience in fine mechanics and high precision design.
•    Experience with design, design review and interaction with mechanical workshops and suppliers.
•    Technical understanding and ability to propose solutions.
•    Good command in spoken and written English.

Below are seen as merits
•    Experience with additive manufacturing technology 

As a person you are creative, quality conscious, service minded, problem solving analytical ability and have the ability to cooperate.

What we offer
When you join our MAX IV family, you step into a world of front edge science. We make the invisible visible by supporting scientist from all over the world, generating scientific results for the benefit of society. We offer you a multicultural work environment with great opportunities for personal development with respect for a healthy work-life balance.

Would you like to work in a challenging and supporting environment? Then join us and take the opportunity to make a real difference!

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Probationary period may apply.

On call services may apply in the future.

MAX IV is a Swedish national large-scale research laboratory hosted by Lund University. It provides scientists from Sweden as well as internationally, with state-of-the-art instrumentation for research in areas such as engineering, physics, structural biology, chemistry and nanotechnology. Fully developed it will receive more than 2 000 scientists annually, conducting ground-breaking experiments in materials and life sciences using the brilliant X-ray light.

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Kontaktpersoner på detta företaget

Magnus Berglund
Brian Norsk Jensen
Annika Jerrebo



P.O Box 118


P.O Box 118
Lund, 22100

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