Careers at Simtec AG

Simtec AG is a small avionics and air data sensor company innovating at the leading edge of UAV and aerospace technology. Located in Basel area in northwest Switzerland, we are actively expanding our team.

We value bright individuals with a strong DIY, hands-on attitude, who work hard and thrive in a fast-paced environment. Join us and influence the future of aviation.

If you are interested in joining this small but dynamic and growing company, please send your CVs to

Mechanical Engineer, Experienced Technician (Mechatronics, Polymechanics)

Simtec AG is seeking a passionate individual to join our mechanical engineering team. Hands-on experience and a "get it done" attitude are very important for this vacancy. The engineer will promptly see ideas grow from concept to creation due to the fast pace of Simtec AG. The position offers a technical challenge and an opportunity to be at the forefront of a rapidly growing sector of aviation.


  • Support small-series production of mechanical parts, assembly of parts and sub-systems
  • Work closely with engineering to develop, test and build avionic systems and air data sensors
  • Design and build prototypes, test equipment and production tools
  • CAD design of parts and sub-assemblies
  • Optimize existing and future manufacturing processes
  • Source mechanical parts and control suppliers
  • Perform structural, environmental and functional tests on specific hardware to validate its design and manufacturing against established benchmarks
  • Generate test reports and documentation


  • Experienced technician/mechanics or a degree in engineering
  • Proficiency in mechanical design, material selection, troubleshooting and analysis
  • Familiar with CAD
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Hands-on attitude
  • Willing to travel to customers and test locations from time to time


  • Prototyping and testing experience
  • Experience with highly integrated electro-mechanical miniature systems
  • General interest in aviation, aircraft homebuilding, model aircraft, etc. is a plus


  • Excellent problem solving ability
  • Enthusiasm for the work and self-motivated

Please no agencies

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