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Mechanical Designer – Electronic Warfare

Tampere, Finland
Closing date: 30 July 2023

Saab Technology Center continues expanding its development unit in Tampere and looking for a Mechanical Designer to join our cross-functional product development team working on the state of the art systems in extremely interesting projects on the area of Electronic Warfare.

Your role

As part of a cross-functional development team, your work spans over the whole product development life cycle, from understanding the system and mechanical requirements to fully qualified product. Your daily activities consist of developing mechanical and electro-mechanical solutions but also product integration, testing and qualification related matters.


  • Innovate and develop 2D and 3D models of electronic, mechanical and electro-mechanical components and assemblies
  • Documentation of design solutions including reports, engineering drawings and Bill of Materials
  • Select and propose methods and techniques for implementing solutions in leading edge technologies
  • Ensure that all engineering problems are resolved thoroughly
  • Collaborate with other team members and manufacturing partners to develop the next generation EW systems from concept state into mass production

Your profile

Required skills:

  • A degree in a relevant engineering or science discipline or equivalent
  • Previous relevant experience of product design or mechanical engineering
  • A good balance of practical and theoretical skills - calculations from first principles, prototype building and establishing test methods to analyse the design
  • Strong CAD skills essential
  • Experience in the full design cycle, from concept to production including DFM and robust design an advantage
  • Ability to effectively interface with functional teams and other stakeholders
  • Experience estimating size, cost and schedule of a mechanical development effort
  • Fluent (both orally and in writing) in Finnish and in English

In this job, some of your tasks have a connection to defense secrecy. Therefore, a drug test and approved security clearance in accordance with the Finnish Security Clearance act 726/2014 is required for the selected applicant.

What you will be a part of?

Your work place will be in Saab Technology Center in Tampere but since Saab is a global company this role will require some travelling and being able to communicate with your colleagues abroad.

At Saab Technology Center you will be a part of the Electronic Warfare Systems Business Unit that delivers electronic warfare applications for air, land and naval products. Saab Technology Center contributes to the next generation distributed systems for Electronic Support and Electronic Attack on absolute cutting-edge hardware and software.

Saab offers you great opportunities for technical and personal growth. Impressive people build absolutely amazing products with the latest technology on sites all over the world. It is largely up to you how you want to experience this! 

Would you like to know more about the Saab-life and the benefits of joining us? Read our People Philosophy.

Take your chance to build your future career at Saab by submitting your CV and application via Saab Careers already now! The job ad is open for longer period due to summer holidays, thus we are actively processing applications received until end of June 2023.

Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and that the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement