Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Are you ready for a challenging position within the fast growing UAS-industry? UMS Skeldar is still in an expansive phase and continues to grow with a number of exciting positions.
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Do you have experience of working with mechanical design within the aviation industry? Are you ready for a challenging position where you get to develop both yourself and your skills? This is a opportunity for you who want to be part of a fast-growing company that operates at an international level. Today, we focus on our existing customer contracts while continuing to develop the product portfolio to match the needs of our future customers.

For this position, we are looking for an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer who wants to take the next step in their career and develop within the UAV area. Our products, Skeldar V-150 and V-200, are both UAS (Unmanned Aircraft System) platforms developed for the military and civilian market worldwide.

In the position as a Mechanical Design Engineer, the main task is to contribute to the development of mechanical and structural designs on the V-200 platform. Depending on background and interest, there is also an opportunity to take greater technical responsibility in your area of expertise. You will belong to one of our four teams in the development department, which today consists of a total of about 50 employees in different disciplines. The position offers a varied and stimulating work with a high-tech product in an industry that is growing fast. If you also like to share your knowledge to develop both your colleagues and the organization, this position will suit you well.

Do you want to become one of us? Don´t hesitate to send in an application. 

We Offer:

  • A workplace with open-minded, ambitious and enthusiastic co-workers
  • High tech and market leading products in the unmanned industry
  • A dynamic workplace where you are a key player in our success
  • An international environment with two sites, one in Switzerland and one in Sweden, and customers from all over the world


  • Development of mechanical and structural design including identification of requirements and creating the design definition.
  • Select material, manufacturing process and components.
  • Release design definition data in the form of drawings, CAD-models and parts lists.
  • Identify and propose improvements in functionality, manufacturability, accessibility and customer benefit.
  • Participate in conceptual studies in order to define design proposals.
  • Participate in selection of supplier.
  • Participate in identification of maintenance and repair requirements.
  • Support production organization with problem solution of issues in prototype and series production.
  • Support flight organization with problem solution of issues that occurs during flight operation.


    • University degree within Mechanical Engineering
    • At least five years experience within mechanical design
    • Extra meritorious: work life experience from the aviation industry
    • Important personal characteristics: Ability to work together, communicative and a self-driven attitude
    • Fluent language skills in Swedish and English, both verbal and in writing

    Location / General:

    • You will be located in Linköping
    • Start immediately, considering possible notice.

    We usually respond within a week

    Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!



    Låsbomsgatan 18
    589 41 Linköping Directions

    • Diversity & Equality

      At UMS Skeldar we unite employees from more than 15 nations. We believe in the value of each unique identity, background, and experience. We create a workspace where our employees feel respected and accepted.

    • Training and development

      We are fully aware that we owe our success to our employees. We aim to keep and hire the world’s brightest minds to create limitless opportunities. We encourage our employees to constantly develop and grow to their full potential.

    • Involvement

      Every voice makes a difference. With our employees’ daily commitment, we are writing the next chapter about UMS Skeldar and its bid to revolutionize the unmanned aviation industry.

    Workplace & culture


    We are a fast-paced, dynamic and international working environment with a hands-on attitude and entrepreneurial spirit. At UMS Skeldar, you will have the unique chance to leave your footprint within our organization and to work in a dynamic workplace with fast reaction times and a high level of care and passion. We know our team is our biggest asset.


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