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Job Description

Cascade Drives AB is looking for an ambitious person that can complement the existing team in creating powerful skills in mechanical design.

Working at Cascade Drives AB

We offer a unique chance for the right person to be part of the core team of Cascade Drives. At Cascade Drives each team member works with a high degree of autonomy and flexibility, combined with a great personal responsibility. We offer a supportive, fun and international environment. You have the opportunity to develop innovative solutions from first idea to full verification. Having shown game changing performance, expectations are high and your work will be closely watched from around the world. If you have the right profile with a high degree of entrepreneurial ambition and want to be part of an electrifying motion, please contact us

Skills & Requirements


  • Investigate new solutions to improve performance, reliability or manufacturability
  • Perform 3D design and produce 2D drawings in SolidWorks
  • Perform strength and fatigue analysis using FEM tools
  • Produce technical documentation, report engineering calculations and analysis work for 3rd party verification
  • Perform failure mode, effects and criticality analysis for modules and system
  • Manage your modules to meet performance, schedule and budget targets
  • Lead procurement activities including component and supplier selection, manufacturing and factory acceptance testing of modules
  • Support assembly and testing of modules

Skills and qualifications

You have at least 5 years of relevant experience from developing mechanical systems and industrial equipment. Having worked with gearbox design or similar products or industries is a plus. You have a broad technical knowledge and genuine interest in the different aspects of machinery and mechanical design. Knowledge of hydraulics or electricity generation equipment is qualifying. Experience with FEM simulations is also an advantage.

You may have a B.Sc or a M.Sc. degree in mechanical engineering or related disciplines in combination with experience and interest in the field. You are proficient in English, both spoken and written.

As a person you

  • are passionate about bringing new technology to the market
  • you are striving for excellence, put quality into everything you do
  • you are self-motivated and hate to waste time
  • 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 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
  • you are comfortable in presenting your solutions internally and externally


The Mechanical Design Engineer reports to CEO.

Hiring Manager
kristian floresjo

About the company

Cascade Drives is a start-up company offering proprietary high performance electromechanical drive products. The drive units offer a competitive alternative to traditional drives based on hydraulics or electromechanical ball screws.

The solutions of Cascade Drives are more efficient compared to all other known solutions and support the overall trend of electrification and energy efficient solutions in industry and society. Examples of application areas are material handling equipment, construction equipment and machine tools, each sector offering a substantial market potential.

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