Mechanical Engineer – Automation

Mechanical Engineer – Automation.

Mechanical Engineer – Automation



CHF80000 - CHF100000 per year




BESS Engineers

Mechanical Engineer - Industrialisation / Automation

Salary Range - 80 000 CHF - 100 000 CHF

Location: Zurich, Switzerland

Our client is looking for a talented and experienced Mechanical Engineer with a passion for industrialisation / automation within the battery recycling field. They are seeking a highly skilled Mechanical Engineer to drive the development and implementation of cutting-edge industrial automation solutions. If you have a strong background in mechanical engineering, a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience, and a knack for optimizing processes, we want to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the team to design, develop, and implement mechanical solutions for industrial automation projects.
  • Perform detailed analysis, simulations, and testing of mechanical components and systems to ensure optimal performance and reliability.
  • Contribute to the creation of project specifications, design documents, and technical drawings.
  • Take a hands-on approach to prototype development, testing, and iteration to achieve project goals efficiently.
  • Lead the evaluation and selection of materials, manufacturing processes, and suppliers to ensure the highest quality and cost-effectiveness.
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance during the installation, commissioning, and maintenance phases of automation projects.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in mechanical engineering and industrial automation.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field.
  • Proficiency in English language, other languages a plus.
  • A minimum of 5 years of proven experience as a Mechanical Engineer, preferably with a focus on industrial automation.
  • Experience in designing and optimizing mechanical systems for automation applications.
  • Familiarity with batteries and energy storage systems is a bonus.
  • Solid understanding of materials, manufacturing processes, and mechanical principles.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication skills to convey complex technical concepts effectively.
  • Adaptable and eager to learn in a fast-paced, innovation-driven environment.
  • Prior experience in project management and leading small teams is a plus.

If you are a forward-thinking Mechanical Engineer with a passion for pushing the boundaries of industrial automation, we encourage you to apply. Join the team and be a driving force in revolutionizing the future of automation technology. Your expertise will play a pivotal role in shaping the way industries operate and innovate.


Darwin Recruitment AG is a Zurich based, SECO licensed, privately owned subsidiary of Darwin Professional Staffing Group Ltd (a Global IT Recruitment Consultancy).

Darwin Recruitment AG manages client relationships whilst also utilising Darwin Professional Staffing Group databases and networks to source Candidates and fulfil client requests.

We do not ask for a placement fee from Candidates/Employees.

If you wish to contact a specialist regarding this role, or your job search in general, please contact +41 (0)43 456 29 09

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