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Lead Mechanical Engineer Budapest, Hungary

Lead Mechanical Engineer Description

Job #: 51496
Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.


Established in 1993, EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE: EPAM) is recognized as a leader in software product development by independent research agencies. Headquartered in the United States, EPAM serves clients worldwide utilizing its award-winning global delivery platform and its locations in over 26 countries across North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. EPAM was ranked #6 in 2013 America's 25 Fastest-Growing Tech Companies and #3 in 2014 America's Best Small Companies lists by Forbes Magazine.


This multinational company with Hungarian roots is assigned a prominent role in its international growth to its Hungarian offices in Budapest, Szeged and Debrecen. In Hungary currently 1400+ IT Engineers help the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer and deliver software that changes the world. We are in the heartbeat of EPAM, running a large scale of projects and technologies – which provide long-term international career path, travelling and even relocation opportunities for our colleagues.
We believe that the team you build is the company you build. Our offices are digital laboratories. Our clients are major global brands. We’re always looking for talented teammates. Think you’ve got what it takes?


Currently we are looking for a Lead Mechanical Engineer with 7+ years of experience who is interested in joining a variety of new product development programs for electromechanical – often medical – systems, and in helping to build our new hardware engineering business.


  • Develop creative and robust solutions to complex problems, and your skills demonstrate a broad base of practical knowledge in mechanical design and manufacturing, but you have the ability to ‘go theoretical’ to attain the necessary results
  • Learn and adapt with creativity. You are energetic and passionate about solving problems and may even lead others to innovate
  • Seek to understand the big picture while also being thorough about the details
  • Able to orchestrate a team to achieve real results including technical project management through continuous communication with internal design and engineering personnel as well as external prototyping and manufacturing vendors
  • Communicate effectively, with impact and influence others positively
  • Able to build partnerships and provide feedback that helps develop your associates


  • Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent from an accredited engineering program
  • 7+ years of mechanical engineering experience
  • Experienced to expert level 3D CAD skills (SolidWorks)
  • Strong background with various manufacturing processes
  • Experience designing and executing proof-of-concept prototypes through integrated alpha designs
  • Strong theoretical mechanical engineering background
  • Dimension and tolerance study
  • Ability to speak with prospective clients and convey strengths of group
  • Ability to develop a project schedule with realistic timelines, resourcing, and granular feature set

Nice to have

  • Design for manufacturing including injection molding, sheet metal, structural frame and machining
  • Maintenance of manufacturing files and databases per internal design control procedures
  • Material research and selection
  • Electromechanical system design
  • Systems engineering
  • Ability to use thermal analysis and flow simulation tools
  • Deep knowledge in statistics and data analysis
  • Applied safety standards, IEC-61010, IEC-60601 or equivalent
  • Ability to write clearly and effectively for proposals, promoting skills of the department in technical and non-technical areas
  • Ability to manage and communicate risk as it relates to the project timeline
  • Ability to interview, hire, and manage contractors
  • Driven to document thoroughly and facilitate work-product re-integration within our clients’ organizations and external manufacturing partners

We offer

  • Dynamic, entrepreneurial, high speed, high growth corporate environment
  • Diverse multicultural, multi-functional, and multilingual work environment
  • Opportunities for personal and career growth in a progressive industry
  • Global scope, international projects
  • Widespread training and development opportunities
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Competitive salary and various benefits
  • Sport and social teams support, recreation area, advanced CSR programs
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