Manufacturing Engineer

3Shape is the world leader in defining digital dentistry. The company focuses heavily on development, and our technological edge is founded in our innovative 3D optical scanning technology and software. In Lab and CBCT Scanner Development, we are designing scanners, equipment, appliances and services for dentists and dental laboratories.

Job Description

To help us to define and realize solutions for the next generation of dental appliances, we are looking for highly skilled engineers with knowledge and backgrounds within manufacturing engineering. The positions relate to the detailed development of manufacturing systems and manufacturing processes in a true cross functional environment.

To arrive with groundbreaking innovation on time, we are using state of the art modeling-, simulation- and manufacturing tools.  In the development projects, the successful candidate will apply his/her scientific and practical domain knowledge to provide commercially and technically optimal solutions. Using our internal prototyping facilities and external knowledge centers, a significant amount of time will be spent on conceptualizing and verifying aspects of the design against user needs and other requirements. Our products are medical devices, which leads to a natural focus on user requirements, safety, quality, and efficacy of our systems.

Your Profile

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • A higher university degree - most likely in manufacturing or mechanical engineering
  • Experience with manufacturing and product development, preferably, but not necessarily, from the medical device industry
  • Experience in analyzing, designing, and verifying industrial manufacturing systems
  • Experience includes multiple projects, being a part from initial concept and design through to production
  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing methods like conventional and CNC machining, net shape manufacturing processes including 3D printing, thermoforming, and surface finishing processes
  • Proficient in 3D CAD and preferably CAM and CAE
  • Knowledge or at least some familiarity with robotics, materials, CNC programming, electronics, software, or other adjacent fields
  • Exceptional communication and documentation skills
  • Spoken as well as written English at proficient level
  • Excellent at creating and maintaining cross-functional working relationships
  • Strong ability to maintain attention to detail and quality under tight deadlines

Most importantly, you are passionate about providing high-quality and innovative solutions, and enthusiastic about the possibility of working together with skilled colleagues across the organization to influence the future of digital dentistry.

We offer

  • Challenges in a highly dynamic globally oriented business environment
  • Experienced and skilled colleagues with highly diverse backgrounds
  • An attractive environment that supports technical, scientific, and personal development 

If you are interested, do not hesitate to apply via the link “send application” as we will be reviewing candidates continuously. We look forward to hearing from you.

Application deadline





Morten Falk Reventlow
Mobile: +45 24608227

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About Us

3Shape is changing dentistry together with dental professionals across the world by developing innovations that provide superior dental care for patients. Our portfolio of 3D scanners and CAD/CAM software solutions for the dental industry includes the multiple award-winning 3Shape TRIOS intraoral scanner, the upcoming 3Shape X1 CBCT scanner, and market leading scanning and design software solutions for dental labs.
Two graduate students founded 3Shape in Denmark’s capital in the year 2000. Today, 3Shape has over 1,200 employees serving customers in over 100 countries from an ever-growing number of 3Shape offices around the world. 3Shape’s products and innovations continue to challenge traditional methods, enabling dental professionals to treat more patients more effectively.

Working at 3Shape

Become part of an international success, financially as well as product wise. As an employee, you have plenty of room to both make a difference and fulfil personal ambitions in a very knowledge intensive and challenging environment.

3Shape Technology

Through the relentless drive for new digital innovation by 3Shape, we claim to be the most extensive and versatile CAD/CAM system on the market.

3Shape - a Global Company

3Shape is headquartered in Copenhagen, with development teams in Denmark as well as in the Ukraine and with a production site in Poland. 3Shape is a global company with presence in Europe, Asia and the Americas.

Our People

Employing and developing the right people is an important key to 3Shape's success. We want to be the best within our business, an ambition which has created a true fighting spirit throughout the company - with lots of commitment and courage, and a professional attitude towards business.