Mechanical Engineer

Do you want to work with the company behind the world´s brightest X-ray tube? Great, then you´ve come to the right place! Excillum is a leading company in the field of high-end microfocus and nanofocus X-ray sources and was founded in 2007 by researchers from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH). If you have some years of work experience with mechanical engineering and are looking for a tough (but fun) technical challenge in a growing company – look no further, welcome to Excillum!

I this process we cooperate with Academic Work and you will initially be in contact with them.

About the role

Currently, Excillum offer the MetalJet source, based on the company-founding metal-jet-anode technology, and the NanoTube source powered by their refined e-beam technology.  You will be a part of a small team with two other Mechanical Engineers but work cross functionally and collaborate with electrical and system engineers as well as compliance engineers, researchers, production, and sales. Excillum are headquartered in Kista, with R&D lab and production all in house.

You are offered

  • You will be part of a growing international company with clients all over the world and with the ambition to both grow with new employees and new products the coming years
  • “Great responsibilities” – Maybe you have heard that before 😉 but at Excillum, you will not only have great responsibilities, you will also play an important role in discussions about how to drive better technical decisions and exploration of new technologies, designing work processes etc.
  • You will be part of a company with a strong engineering culture and work closely with experts within electronics, software, and mechanics – we believe that this will create good opportunities for you to develop both as a mechanical engineer but also within other technical areas
  • A company with a friendly and helpful work environment with humble and motivated colleagues, all of them eager to contribute to the company´s vision and mission

Job duties

  • Completing assemblies and products from your own construction ideas
  • Developing and testing prototypes of new mechanical designs
  • Providing support and improvements to present product lines
  • Construction of advanced milled and cut 3D structures
  • Preparing drawings

We are looking for

In this recruitment process we will attach great importance on your personal skills and your interest for this position and Excillum as a company. You are probably motivated by new challenges and likes to share your knowledge with your team as well as contribute to improvements of ways of working.

On top of this, you also have…

  • A B.Sc or M. Sc. In mechanical engineering
  • Some years (around 3 or more) of work experience as a mechanical engineer
  • Proficiency in 3D CAD programs, Excillum is working with Creo
  • Hands-on experience working, refining and trouble shooting of advanced technical systems
  • Professional knowledge in English, written and spoken

It´s an additional qualification if you have…

  • Experience with simulations
  • Experience with high vacuum
  • Experience in Creo Suit
  • Experience with structure analyze/static analyze

Other information

  • Start: Immediate, but an eventual notice period or other circumstances will be considered
  • Work extent: Fulltime
  • Location: Kista in Stockholm, Sweden
  • This recruitment process is conducted by Academic Work. It is a request from Excillum that all questions regarding the position are handled by Academic Work.
  • Contact information: Recruitment Consultant Johanna Sörell,
  • Our selection process is continuous and the advert may close before the recruitment process is completed if we have moved forward to the screening or interview phase

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


Jan Stenbecks torg
164 40 Kista Directions

On Top

  • Autonomy

    We trust the employees in planning their work and finding the way to the goal. The scope of action is wide and built on trust - we know this is highly appreciated by our employees.

  • Grow your skill-set

    Being a small company with a global reach and a multi-disciplinary technology we really enables you to grow your skill-set.

  • Energized by our mission

    Our mission is to enable new science, improve medicine and enhance manufacturing by continuous development of state-of-the-art X-ray Sources.
    This is a true purpose. With this on top of mind you will get things done.

  • Extras

    To help you go beyond we offer health care insurance, team outings, flexible working hours, a relocation policy to mention a few extras. This is of course on top of a competitive compensation and insurance package.

Life at Excillum

Excillum people are guided by a casual, open-office environment that enables interaction and collaboration between people and teams. The experimental tradition is strong where you will be encouraged to test and move quickly with new ideas. Working close to the mission each employee really has an impact on our success – and every success is celebrated by the whole team.

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