Mechanical Design/Mechatronics Engineer for Lavis, Italy

Projects Engineering Dept. – Gunnebo Entrance Control S.p.A. Lavis (Trento) - Italy

Within the Gunnebo Entrance Control, the role of the Projects Engineering Department is to design and develop new products or customise the existing ones, mainly but not only for Mass Transit projects like Airports, Metro, Railways and Bus systems.

The Projects Engineering Department works very close with Business Development and receive the inputs (requirements and targets) by the project managers of Metro and Airport division.

Working as part of the Projects Engineering team, the Mechanical/Mechatronics Engineer will be responsible of the customization of mechanical and electrical devices (including looms), metal carpentry and of the integration of 3rd parties electronic peripherals. The development process will include concept, CAD design with SolidWorks, renders, prototype development, CAE basic simulation and hands-on integration and test. 

Main Responsibilities

  • Mechanical design and customization of security systems devices
  • Prototyping and validation
  • Support and improvement of existing components
  • Training and supporting Operation and Service departments
  • Product documentation, when required (manuals, instructions …)

Experience requirements

  • Knowledge and experience in CAD 3D software programs, preferably Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks 
  • Metalworking knowledge (bending, welding, machining …)
  • Knowledge of automation devices (motors, drivers, actuators, sensors …)  
  • Familiarity in CAE simulation like FEM mechanical analysis
  • Documentation skills
  • Knowledge of the principles of Design for Manufacturing and Lean Manufacturing 
  • Ability to evaluate alternative design solutions in order to optimize product cost targets

Knowledge / Education requirements

  • University degree of Mechanical/Mechatronics Engineer or similar
  • Very good English in writing and speaking required
  • Very good Italian in writing and speaking required
  • Preferable experience of some months in a company
  • Preferable knowledge in CE certification of products:

            •Risk assessment, FMEA, safety solutions (Machine Directive)

            •EMC and Low Voltage requirements

Personality requirements

  • Able to work both individually and as part of a team
  • Used to work structured and organized
  • Relates well to people at all levels
  • Like to work in international environment and virtual teams
  • Able to work effectively under pressure, quickly reacting to sudden change of priorities and deadlines or new tasks
  • Available for short business trips a few times a year, inside and outside Europe


Gunnebo Entrance Control S.p.A., Lavis, Italy


This is permanent full time position

Reporting to

This position reports to the Projects Engineering Department Manager of Lavis Plant (TN)


Please submit your application by e-mail to before 3rd Sept 2021.

Your application will be treated confidentially. It should contain:
1.Résumé / Curriculum Vitae
2.An application letter which should contain:
•A reflection on your background / track record
•Comments on your personality (in relation to what is required for this role)
•What makes you interested in this role

Application Deadline: 30th September 2021

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