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Mechanical Design Engineer

Zivid AS

Zivid AS

Oslo, Norway
Posted on Thursday, September 7, 2023

Join our dynamic and visionary team at Zivid as we pave the way for the future of 3D camera technology. If you're driven by innovation, thrive in a collaborative environment, and are eager to make a lasting impact, this is the opportunity you've been waiting for.


Zivid has developed the world's most accurate real-time 3D camera for robotics and industrial applications. The camera provides robots and machines with 3D vision to make them smarter, more flexible, and more intelligent. Among many applications, the Zivid product can be used to recognize randomly distributed parts for pick-and-place or do in-line quality control of 3D components in a production line.

We have high ambitions and will continue to develop the best products and solutions for the machine vision industry. You will join a small and cross-functional team with a firm belief in teamwork and growing together. We have a lot of fun while we challenge ourselves every day to develop products that define the future of machine vision and robotics. If you have the right skills and are excited about working in a team with high energy and passion, we would very much like to talk to you!

Job Description

As a Mechanical Design Engineer, you'll play a pivotal role in crafting the next generation of 3D cameras. Your work will encompass every stage of the design process, from concept inception to prototype realization, simulations, and seamless integration into mass production. You'll wield your expertise in various production technologies, including metal fabrication, plastic molding, and more. If you're excited by the challenge of translating complex CAD models into tangible, game-changing products, this role is tailor-made for you. Plus, if you're versed in optics and thermal design, your unique insights will be an invaluable asset.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with a team of brilliant minds to ideate, design, and refine cutting-edge 3D camera systems.
  • Leverage your mastery of 3D CAD tools, such as SolidWorks, to create intricate designs that bridge the gap between imagination and reality.
  • Lead the charge in selecting and implementing production techniques, spanning metal fabrication, plastic molding, and beyond.
  • Cultivate relationships with a global network of suppliers, harnessing their expertise to drive excellence in execution.
  • Seamlessly interface with diverse engineering disciplines and external partners, ensuring a smooth and holistic approach to product development.
  • Translate your technical prowess into impactful written and oral communication, influencing the trajectory of projects.


  • A degree in Mechanical Design or Industrial Design, showcasing your academic foundation in the field.
  • Proven proficiency in wielding 3D CAD tools, with a particular emphasis on SolidWorks or comparable software.
  • A track record of successful projects that demonstrate your command of metal fabrication, plastic molding, and similar production techniques.
  • Experience collaborating within a global supplier network, spotlighting your ability to create and maintain fruitful partnerships.
  • A self-driven mindset that enables you to independently manage tasks, multitask effectively, and harmonize with cross-functional teams.
  • Stellar communication skills, both written and verbal, allowing you to articulate complex concepts with clarity and precision.
  • A hands-on attitude and a willingness to dive into practical work, a testament to your dedication to tangible outcomes.
  • A minimum of 3 years of hands-on experience in Mechanical Design, showcasing your proven abilities.

What We Offer

  • A central, influential role within an emergent startup poised for international recognition.
  • Empowerment and ample room for personal and professional growth, nurtured by a culture of innovation.
  • A stimulating, collaborative, and diverse work environment that fuels creativity and fosters dynamic problem-solving.
  • The opportunity to interface with riveting hardware and software technologies that define the future of our industry.
  • A culture that values calculated risks and emboldens you to pioneer novel solutions.
  • Engaging challenges that keep you at the forefront of your field, balanced by a fun and supportive work atmosphere.
  • The chance to leave an indelible mark on the trajectory of the 3D vision market, influencing its exciting evolution
  • Social events like climbing, running, cage ball, movie night, and company cabin trips

Deadline: We encourage you to apply as soon as possible, but no later than October 06th. We review applications continuously.

Location: Oslo, Norway. This is an on-site position.

Start date: As soon as possible (upon agreement)

Qualified applicants from all over the world are encouraged to apply. We support relocation, visa application and language courses for employees moving to Norway.

Are you ready to redefine what's possible in 3D camera technology? To apply, please submit your resume, portfolio, and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and your vision for contributing to our team's success.

If you have specific questions about the position, they will be answered by Head of Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Design;