Senior Mechanical Designer – W/M


SILINA is a deeptech startup that has raised several million euros to give birth to the new generation of vision systems, thanks to a disruptive technology that enables to curve imaging sensors (e.g CMOS) at industrial scale.

This major innovation in the semiconductor field aims to become the new standard of the imaging industry. It brings superior image and detection quality to vision systems & cameras in multiple imaging markets, with the added bonus of reducing the weight, volume and cost of these systems.

SILINA offers its clients turnkey sensor curving solutions. Having already attracted major players in aerospace, smartphones, automotive, virtual reality …  it now enters its manufacturing phase. SILINA needs you in order to close formal deals with several partners and clients, and drive the spreading of the curved sensors standard across the industry

Your missions

Reporting to the VP engineering, you are responsible of the mechanical design of the high volume equipment of the company. The position is based in Gardanne (13), with some travel.

As a senior mechanical designer, your role is to 

  • Design and sketch up (3D, 2D) prototypes for SILINA’s equipment, using input from engineers and R&D.
  • Integrate Off The Shelf components such as sensors, actuators, pneumatic or thermal equipment.
  • Perform simple calculations if needed (tolerances, stress & dimensions).
  • Find and follow outsourcing partners (internal sub-contracting or full outsourced design) to design the part of the equipment that are not done internally.
  • Find and communicate with the proper supply chain to manufacture the prototypes.
  • Provide support during the building and installation process.
  • Report to management, schedule and track design activities.
  • The position may evolve to a team leader position for the design team of SILINA.

Your profile

  • You have 7+ years’ experience in designing complex mechatronics systems.
  • You have deep knowledge of CAD softwares, especially SolidWorks.
  • You have a mandatory experience in one of the 3 following fields.
    • Semi-conductor equipment
    • Medical equipment
    • Instrumentation equipment
  • You are capable of sketching and designing quickly, and to make the right trade-off to ensure efficient design under aggressive schedule.
  • You have a passion for creating solutions to new complex problems.
  • You understand the startup culture and you have a flexible approach to work and the ability to adapt to change.
  • You are comfortable working in a team environment.
  • You have a high level of autonomy.
  • You are capable of reading, writing and communicating on technical topics in English.

Job highlights

  • An unexplored area of mechatronics solutions to create. 
  • The energy of a young startup

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