Senior Mechanical Engineer

Engineering and System Integration Team, Paris, Île-de-France, France - Full-time

The job

As part of the Engineering and System Integration Team in Paris, you will play a key role in the development of Welinq’s hardware technologies. You will take your experience in designing, assembling and delivering complex solutions, and apply it to Welinq’s industry-grade quantum memory product. As a Senior Mechanical Engineer, you will join our growing R&D team to:

  • Design, implement and test complex mechanical/opto-mechanical systems.
  • Participate actively in the integration of prototypes and their maintenance.
  • Analyze the performances of the hardware and specify control tests.
  • Study and manage compliance with applicable standards of cold-atom technology and specify improvements of the systems definitions.
  • Ensure consistency within the R&D projects of Welinq and compile updated system specifications with other entities of the company.

Required qualifications and Experience

  • MSc, Engineering degree, or higher in Mechanical Engineering/Physics.
  • 5+ years industry or academic experience in a relevant discipline.
  • Experience with major CAD and CAM software.

  • Self-motivated, comfortable working both independently and collaboratively with people of all disciplines on complex projects and in a fast-paced environment.
  • Fluency in English.

Preferred qualifications and Experience

  • 8+ years combined academic + industry experience, including 3+ years in industry.
  • Experience in designing opto-mechanical assemblies with 50+ parts.

  • Experience with thermal simulations.

  • Experience with liaising with suppliers and machining centers for parts production.

  • Hands on experience with CNC machining, 3D printing to quickly prototype concepts and ideas.


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