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Permanent Role - Mechatronics Technician (m/f/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · München

About us

tacterion is a high-tech startup based in Munich and was founded in 2015 as a spin-off of the German Aerospace Center (DLR). tacterion develops and markets a unique sensor technology called sensorskin. Based on our sensorskin technology, plyon® is our first product platform. It combines a highly flexible sensory layer that measures interaction and pressure on any surface with algorithms to understand how users interact with it. This patented technology was originally developed for robotics and provides the sense of touch for products and machines. tacterion’s sensitive surface layers enable the next generation of truly interactive and responsive products.

Why we need you
tacterion’s plyon® technology empowers our customers to design highly innovative products. We are looking for someone who works closely with our Lead Engineers and Embedded Systems experts to realize customer specific sensor solutions. In your role as Mechatronics Technician, you will support the development, manufacturing, and testing of these solutions. Your hands-on attitude and your love for electronics and tough technical challenges will ensure that we deliver state-of-the-art, reliable systems.
What to expect
tacterion is still a small company, so we rely on your eagerness to step into existing hardware projects and to contribute with your drive from day one. Your daily tasks will include the design, assembly and testing of prototypes at different integration levels, from low-fidelity mock-ups to near market-ready prototypes. To find clever solutions for the seamless integration of our sensors into our customers’ products, you will collaborate with our experts and engineers. In this team, you will gradually increase technology readiness until series production. Ideally, you bring experience in standardized testing and certification procedures as well as the development of bills of materials (BOMs). You should feel comfortable with troubleshooting hardware and software bugs.
Your profile in short
  • Apprenticeship and work experience as mechatronics technician
  • Know-how in the prototyping and testing of sensor electronics
  • Experience with troubleshooting of sensor hardware and firmware
  • Skilled in handling CAD/ CAM, programming in C++ and Python
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and communicate the progress to Lead Engineers
  • Communicative and supportive attitude, ready to work hands-on 
Why you will love tacterion
We offer a creative and solution-oriented work environment to unleash your full potential and development as a person. With an eight-digit investment to fuel our growth over the upcoming years, we offer the mentality of a dynamic high-tech startup combined with the financial soundness and long-term commitment you would expect from your employer.
  • Insights into a variety of industries and application use-cases
  • Opportunity to help tacterion’s customers to turn innovative products into reality
  • Interdisciplinary and motivated team with a love for tough technical challenges 

We are excited to get to know you!

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