Technical and Engineering, Engineering general

Mechanical and CAD Engineer

Last updated: 3 months ago
Expires: 2 months ago
Job Role:
Technical and Engineering, Engineering general
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Job description

Are you passionate about aerospace technology? Do you like working in a multicultural and creative environment? Then Destinus could be the right place for you!

We are an aerospace technology company founded under the belief that in the future, distance shouldn’t matter at all. We are therefore building a fleet of near-space vehicles and the associated infrastructures to support the world’s fastest transportation network. We define a new class of fast.


The potential mechanical engineer will support the propulsion team with regard to design for manufacturing. The position requires adaptive learning and problem solving as the engineer will be faced with technical, time and development challenges associated with rapid prototyping of next generation technology.


  • Generate 3D CAD models and related drawings for manufacturing and assembly
  • Document technical specifics from mechanical design and manufacturing process
  • Define the design of engine assemblies and sub-assemblies, while balancing performance and manufacturability
  • Maintain the consistency of the layout and the building files
  • Serve as interface between technical teams, quality assurance, procurement and manufacturing inside and outside of the company to ensure product development success


  • MSc in mechanical or aerospace engineering or equivalent, and/or BTech/Beng with a few years of trade school/artisan experience [5+ years of industry experience in mechanical design]
  • Practiced with “catalogue engineering”
  • Seal and fastener design
  • Auxiliary component selection – general electro/mechanical components
  • Good knowledge of manufacturing and assembly processes
  • ISO GD&T knowledge required for precision machining (CNC included) and assembly
  • Welding and joining processes
  • Knowledge and experience with regard to prototyping
  • Conduct a more detailed design study (e.g. basic calculations, material selection, tolerance stack-up, etc.)
  • Familiar with manufacturing process development.
  • Good GD&T knowledge. Good Manufacturing process knowledge- CNC machining, Fabrication, welding, sheet metal forming, additive process
  • Good engineering material knowledge
  • Fluent in English as working language
  • Proficiency in Siemens tool suite: NX, PLM, TeamCenter

Preferred skills & experience:

  • Basic rocket and air-breathing engine architecture and construction
  • Knowledge regarding latest prototyping methods
  • Spanish language is beneficial


  • Learning opportunities: Language courses
  • Lineal organization and flexible working hours
  • Company events and free lunch with the team once a week
  • Relocation process package and the possibility to visit different working locations
  • Competitive salary
  • Health benefits
  • Diversity: We value diversity in our company and our teams. We do not discriminate based on age, race, religion, colour, country of origin, gender, sexual orientation, or disability status.
  • Fruits and soft drinks
  • Local events