Mechanical Design Engineer (gn)

planblue GmbH


As a Mechanical Design Engineer you’re working on a product that is continuously evolving. Nothing is set in stone. With your creative thinking you always find ways to improve. You get excited by the idea that your work will have great influence on our hardware.

Our technology
We combine underwater hyperspectral imaging and AI-based automated data processing to map the seafloor quicker, more efficiently and in greater detail. We have developed our own seafloor surveying solution to create a range of data products from the survey data. By ground-truthing aerial and satellite imagery, we unlock blue nature-based solutions around the globe and contribute to revealing the seafloor’s true economic and ecological value.


What you'll be doing

You will be part of the Field Tools team. This team works actively together with the Data Science team as our unique product offering is a synergy between soft- and hardware. Hence, a big part of being successful in your role is about being able to collaborate well. 

Besides this you will

  • Design the mechanical components for the DiveRay and its support hardware.
  • Take care of delivery of production files and manage (production) suppliers and manufacturers.
  • Manage integration, logistics and (sub)assembly of all parts.
  • Provide input to decide the best design direction for our hardware products.
  • Be taking your work through the full lifecycle: design, prototype, test, launch
  • Be responsible for the flow down of system requirements to the mechanical sub-system. 

As you’re working on a physical product, we welcome you to work from our HQ in Bremen.  


What you bring

  • Relevant educational background
  • 3+ years of professional experience with design and production of hardware products
  • Familiarity with material properties and production methods
  • Skilled in CAD Software (SolidWorks), you work according to project standards, BOM shouldn’t be a strange concept

Bonus points if you have

  • Experience working in a startup environment
  • Knowledge and experience in producing waterproof products
  • Know your way around a mechanical workshop
  • Have experience with FEA and interpretation of results for use in design optimization


What we offer

  • A part-time position with 20hrs/ week
  • A salary between €45k and €55k based on a full-time position 
  • 28 days of annual leave based on a full-time position
  • A 2-year contract with the aim to be extended
  • A bright office next to a park with free organic coffee, drinks & fruits
  • Free diving courses! 🤿
  • Access to multiple fitness, yoga and other sports studios (Hansefit)
  • Play a pivotal role in building our mission-driven company from the ground up
  • Be part of an international & entrepreneurial group of people who emphasize diversity & collaboration 
  • Opportunity to broaden your skills and develop further in your position during our next growth phase
  • Good balance between work & private life with flexible working and home office hours
planblue GmbH
Fahrenheitstraße 1
28359 Bremen
Anna Menneking
+49 421 220 81 20
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