Advanced CAD Engineer

Salzburg. Full time

Solve with our Engineering team!

We’re looking for an experienced mechanical engineer with a background in 3D modelling, assembly, and manufacturing to join our enterprising team. Apply your understanding of component development to actualise designs and create CAD models for a range of projects, from motorcycles to next-gen electric mobility. You’ll work on a wide variety of projects and test your skills by encountering challenges which require highly creative solutions. Actualise designs and drive them to mass production in a fast-paced, goal-oriented environment.

In this role you will…

  • Create components, assemblies, and systems for products using advanced CAD tools. Refine initial ideas and find optimised mechanical solutions.
  • Carry out simulations to accompany your designs – including FEA and Topological.
  • Collaborate with designers and other engineers to create design solutions based on product requirements.
  • Develop physical prototypes for testing and validation and assist in planning and executing testing procedures.
  • Optimise designs for peak performance, address uprising challenges, and stay on the pulse of CAD technology advancements.

We are looking for…

  • Extensive experience in CAD (including complex surface modelling and intricate assemblies) and preferably in PTC Creo too. An enthusiasm for updating your skillset using the latest tools and methodologies.
  • A strong interdisciplinary knowledge of materials, manufacturing processes, and production. Finite Element Analysis (FEA) knowledge.
  • Keen attention to detail and a precise working method. An analytical mindset and ability to break down issues, analyse components, and develop effective solutions.
  • Someone able to think outside the box and propose innovative solutions and novel designs.
  • Clear communication with team members, clients, and other stakeholders. An affinity for collaboration and understanding.

KISKA is an equal opportunity employer. It’s a no-brainer, but important to mention. Salary compensation is based on current market expectations, as well as your proven skills and experience. We offer competitive benefits to all our employees, from intern to director. Live with the support of our HR team and in the rich diversity and culture of our 5,900 m2 studio. Work according to your schedule with our Flexi-time policy. Play in the alpine playground on our doorstep or throw yourself into one of our social events. What are you waiting for? Your next big adventure is waiting for you.

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Why choose KISKA?

With four global locations, we have a perfect destination for everyone. But no matter which location intrigues you, you’ll find some things stay the same. We are all united by our desire to design cutting-edge products. We’re linked by our dedication to breathe life into every brand experience. And we are proud of our collaboration of professionals from every walk of life – nerds, athletes, musicians, adrenaline-junkies, artists, introverts, extroverts, mums, dads. If you share the vision, you are a Kiskanian.


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  • Choose your adventure. From the heart of the Alps in Salzburg to the never-sleeping city of Shanghai, from long sunlit evenings of Murrieta to a European capital of innovation in Munich – each studio has a unique look and feel. Which is for you?
  • Get settled. Immerse yourself in the local culture and traditions with the help of our HR team – friendly faces who can advise on visas, language classes, insurance, and much more!


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  • Expand your creativity. Join one of our diverse teams and find the newest ways to innovate in our 6000 m2 Salzburg HQ studio. Then, kick back and relax with our in-house comforts – well-equipped kitchens, bike storage, social spaces, and more!
  • Get obsessed. Share our desire to delight consumers and relish in solving challenges with brand and design. Bring your skillset and perspective to our diverse team and collaborate with experts around the world. Our collective passion is what makes KISKA unique.


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  • Dive in! Join your teammates on a new pursuit – whether it’s surfing, motocross, skateboarding, mountain biking, running, e-sports, or rock-climbing. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg! What will be your next obsession?
  • Meet the KISKA family! Strap on your Lederhosen and get your dancing shoes on because we host social events throughout the year. Or if that’s not your style, simply unwind after work with a local beer from our kitchen.

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