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Flow Robotics A/S

Mechanical Design Engineer – Will you create our next FlowBot?

Flow Robotics A/S, Copenhagen

Flow-Robotics A/S is the first liquid handling robot company in Denmark and is a spin-out of the IT University of Copenhagen with a mission to revolutionize liquid handling automation in the life science sectors. The aim is to be a global manufacturer of user-friendly, flexible liquid handling robots based on our patented augmented reality technology. The global market for liquid handling automation is expected to reach 25 billion DKK by 2022.

The company is founded by Kasper Støy, who also co-founded Universal Robots A/S, and is supported by an extremely talented technical team. The company has developed a liquid handling robot in collaboration with major customers in the market and has concluded the first sales in 2019. With a strong interest from the market we are now scaling up the business and growing. This is where you come in. We are recruiting for an influential key position in a small dynamic team within a high potential robotic scale-up.

Job functions:

  • Mechanical product design of next generation products and continuous improvements, using CAD (3D & drawings) in collaboration with the Design-, SW- and Electronics- departments
  • Propose functional, durable and cost optimised designs and materials, based on strength- and durability- calculations
  • Design for Manufacturing, Assembly and Cost
  • Perform Design- freezes, -releases & -documentation
  • Manage BoP and input to ERP system
  • Define Product Assembly Instructions
  • Lead test builds of products before SOP
  • Implement best practice Design Change Management
  • Define Critical design- and process- Characteristics and Tolerances
  • Participate in Design and Process FMEAs
  • Propose and implement PDM system relevant to the size of our business
  • Propose collaboration with external design partners when needed


  • Education: you have a degree in mechanical engineering or industrial design
  • Experience: a minimum of 5 years work experience in mechanical design of an industrial product and relevant experience and motivation to help taking Flow-Robotics A/S to “the next level”. It is necessary to have experience with design in common materials such as aluminium and plastic. It is beneficial if you have relevant experience in the automation- or robotics- product field, and with cable design and mechatronics. Experience from other start-up or scale-up companies or industrialization projects is beneficial.

Other desired skills and abilities include:

  • Being a team-player
  • Being trustworthy
  • Taking accountability and initiative
  • Having ability to collaborate with both internal and external parties
  • Speaking English and preferably Danish

About us:

At Flow Robotics A/S we ask a lot from our employees, but in exchange we offer an exciting job in a dynamic and exciting company with the opportunity of working alongside skilled and talented colleagues. You will be given responsibility and are allowed to take responsibility. We trust

our employees to make educated decisions that benefit the organization.

Start date: 1st of October or as soon as possible

Place: Copenhagen area

Reward: Market based salary in line with the candidate’s experience

Application: Please send your application by e-mail to

Questions: Please contact Jørn Lambertsen on or +45 2482 6869

Application deadline: We process applications as they come, so please send in your CV and application sooner rather than later

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