Mechanical Engineer in Munich, Germany at X-Rite, Incorporated

Date Posted: 11/6/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job ID: X-R001141

About Us

X-Rite is the global leader in color measurement and color management, offering hardware, software and services for measuring, formulating and matching color. The company serves a range of industries, including automotive, paints, plastics, textiles, printing, packaging, photography, graphic design, video, dental and medical. X-Rite serves customers worldwide from its offices in Europe, Asia and the Americas.


Our competence center for In-Line Color Measurement and Closed Loop Color Control operates worldwide and is located in Martinsried, near Munich (Germany). We serve customers coming from paper manufacturing, coil coating, glass coating, plastic films, textile and other industries. For more information about the Inline products please refer our webpage

We are innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. To support the growing business, we are searching for a

Mechanical eNGINEER for Construction & DeSIGN (F/M)


This position is responsible for supporting operations and R&D. The Engineer will develop, improve and design our customized solutions as well as mechanical parts of instruments, work close with Operations and R&D to assure smooth production of products with highest obtainable quality and productivity.  Maintain product responsibility throughout the product life cycle.

Location and Report:

This position is based in Martinsried / Munich and reports to the Manager of Mechanical Engineering and Operations.


  • Develop and design customized frames and traversing beams for our customers

  • Develop and design housings and mechanical parts of instruments

  • Create technical drawings with SolidWorks

  • Assist Operations and Engineering to construct and test prototypes
  • Skilled craftsmanship
  • Maintain technical documentation

  • Evaluate, trouble shoot and solve product yield and quality issues. Interface with multiple disciplines to resolve problems

  • Work on problems of diverse scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of identifiable factors leading to root cause and irreversible corrective action.  Exercise judgment within defined practices and procedures to determine appropriate action

Job Requirements



  • Affinity to solve mechanical problems

  • Knowledge in design and in technical drawing

  • Knowledge of SolidWorks favorable

  • Team-oriented and innovative personality

  • Affinity with Optoelectronics would be a strong plus

  • Fluency in German and English


  • Master or bachelor’s degree in Mechanical/Optical Engineering or other related Engineering discipline


  • Strong teamwork skills across company lines

  • Professional maturity

  • Strong work ethic

  • Independence/self-starting (ability to deal with unstructured environment and ambiguity)

  • Bandwidth/multitasking capability (ability to juggle/handle multiple priorities at once)

  • Ability to work effectively in high-intensity/high-performance environment

  • Superior interpersonal skills

  • Strong Communicator

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.
Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.


  1. Mechanical Engineer Jobs
  2. Design Engineer Jobs