Senior Hardware Engineer til Struers

On behalf of our client – Struers – we are in search of a Senior Hardware Engineer with industry knowledge.

We are looking for an experienced, professional and ambitious colleague, dedicated to designing hardware, participating in R&D projects, from concept to product launch, with compliance in mind. It is expected, that the candidate is driven by a desire of developing high quality and reliable hardware solutions, leading to a high degree of integration between product platforms whereby the time to market is shortened.

About the department
The Product Development team is an experienced and dynamic team wanting to strengthen their hardware capabilities. The department consists of 25 employees across Struers’ sites in Denmark and the Czech Republic.

R&D is responsible for developing Struers’ portfolio of cutting, grinding and polishing systems.
They offer a high degree of influence and you will have the opportunity to be involved in the entire development process from scoping, risk evaluation, safety- and detailed design, design validation to product handover and launch.

Responsibilities of the position:
- Hardware designer participating in R&D projects (either lead or shared lead)
o From concept phase to product launch
o Develop hardware architecture and system design complying with relevant regulations; norms and standards
o Identify and choose low and high voltage components (e.g. motors, actuators, sensors and controls)
o Carry out detailed hardware design and analysis
o Implement hardware designs in prototypes and function models
o Establish required design and production documentation
o Conduct specification and functional tests as well as design validations
o Drive test and validation activities using external suppliers, e.g. EMC testing
o Hand over the product and documentation to engineering

- Compliance tasks, either participating in R&D projects or in separate tasks
o Lead the Risk Assessment process in accordance with EN ISO 12100
o Determine and document SRP/CS according to EN ISO 13849-1
o Conduct PL Calculationsaccording to EN ISO 13849-1; Sistema/PAScal
o Develop Validation Reports according to EN ISO 13849-2
o Participate in developing Safety Assessments according to the Machinery Directive

- Participate in frontend innovation tasks
o Work with external partners
o Explore own ideas

The right candidate holds a degree in Engineering or similar; has thorough knowledge of a broad range of technologies and components e.g. ac and stepper motors, frequency inverters, CANbus, Fieldbus, RFID, vision systems, digital and analog IO modules as well as vast experience in a broad range of R&D activities.

The candidate must have experience in risk assessment defining the level of machine safety and designing safety systems accordingly. This is a core activity in development projects consoled by the Struers stage gate model describing the entire product development process from concept to launch.

You are proactive, driving your own projects with a focus on creating results. The customer is at the center of your work, which you drive with a strong analytical methodology. You therefore manage to merge analytical skills with creative processes.
The right candidate is analytical and structured and has the ability to continually identify potential improvements to team cooperation as well as implemented designs. Further the candidate is a good communicator and supports good working relationships with colleagues and partners through projects and cross functional activities. It´s important that candidate is self-motivated and focused on moving the tasks toward the goal.

The right candidate is fluent in spoken and written English, and willing to travel 10-15 days per year.

About Struers:
Struers is the world’s leading provider of equipment, consumables and services for materialographic surface preparation and analysis of solid materials. With offices and affiliates in 24 countries and a presence in more than 50 countries worldwide. Struers is a well-consolidated growing organization with headquarter located in Ballerup where we develop and produce on site. We have a great working environment and you will be part of a dynamic team. We take pride in delivering high quality solutions coupled with an informal and open working atmosphere. Struers – Ensuring Certainty!

Contact information:
EPICO Search is responsible for the recruitment process. If you have questions regarding the position, please contact, Senior Business Manager, Charlotte Thomassen. Phone: +45 30 51 74 77. E-mail:
We conduct interviews with candidates continuously.

Charlotte Thomassen

Charlotte Thomassen

+45 30 51 74 77

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