Above is growing and we are now looking for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to be a key member of our tech team. We are looking for a passionate and skillful individual with experience in the development of consumer products. In this role, you will be involved in leading the whole development process, ranging from early concepting phases all the way through to setting up production with suppliers around the world. Projects can range from two weeks of prototype sprints to complete projects lasting around a year.
This is a wonderful opportunity for someone seeking to work with a hyper-talented multi-disciplinary team on a wide variety of design & innovation projects for some of the world's most exciting clients. Above was selected by Fast Company as one of the world’s best workplaces for innovators and we intend to continue to live up to this reputation by selecting and bringing together the world’s most passionate and curious minds.
One of our core philosophies is that we believe in bringing design and technology together from the very beginning, breaking down boundaries between the physical and the digital, while fusing hardware and software into meaningful products & services.
Skills & Requirements
Ideally, you have:
Minimum B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering or similar with 7+ years of relevant experience
Lead and inspired a multidisciplinary team on complex projects and been a part of full program projects from concept work all the way to production
Passion for and well-versed in 3D modeling, with Solidworks or CREO as weapon-of-choice
Rapid concepting and prototyping is second nature to you as is hands-on experience with building product prototypes in lab and workshop
Developed consumer products in cross-functional teams
Outside-the-box approach to mechanical engineering
Extra points if you also have:
Plastic design experience
Surface modeling skills
Experience in integrating electronics, user interfaces, or similar
A bit about Above
Above is a mirrorball of highly diverse competencies, nationalities, and backgrounds. And each and every one of us is devoted to creating value in people’s everyday lives. We are experts in breaking down boundaries between the physical and the digital with the fusion of hardware and software through products and services. We work with the full stack: from strategic concepting all the way through to manufacturing.
One of our core philosophies is that we believe in prototyping early and often by bringing designers and engineers together from the very start of a project. If our designers can understand and make technology decisions, while our engineers can grasp and influence the user experience, then we can truly find a meaningful collaboration that results in actual relevant products.
We work with amazing international brands, local Scandinavian heroes, and a fantastic collection of startups. We also have a passion for creating our own products and have a good track record of successful start-up ventures. We’re a team of warm, welcoming, dedicated professionals that love to build cool stuff. In everything we do, we strive for a world-class result and we believe you share that mindset.
If you have any questions regarding the job position, send an email to Morten Saxbol at [email protected] and if you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please send an email to our People & Operations Manager Therese Söfgren at [email protected]
We believe that diversity and inclusion strengthen our work and industry, and we significantly favor this in our recruitment. We are proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. We believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and better, more valuable solutions for our clients. This is something we value deeply and we encourage everyone to be a part of changing the way the world thinks about design and technology.
About the company
Above is a Scandinavian innovation agency driving positive change through a seamless fusion of strategy, design, and tech. We work with the world’s boldest companies to create futures that are optimistic, sustainable, and enjoyable. Our team of 80+ specialists work from our studions in Stockholm and Malmö, Sweden and satellites in Shenzhen, China, and San Francisco, US.
Want to make the world a better, cooler place? Take the next step of your journey with us.