Interested in joining a very innovative team with career opportunities in medical technology for orthopedics?

Are you interested in joining a global, innovative and action-driven organization that aims to provide the global standard of surgical knee cartilage repair? If yes, then please leave an open application at or check our open positions below or follow us on LinkedIn.

Open positions


Production Engineer

Askel Healthcare is a Finnish medical technology company set to transform surgical knee cartilage treatment and recovery. Our mission is to keep people in motion through our universal COPLA® implant, which is a ground-breaking innovation for the repair of knee cartilage defects. It is easy to implant and enables a fast recovery to pain-free activity. The implant is the result of more than 10 years of orthopedic and tissue engineering research at the University of Helsinki and Tampere University in Finland. Our vision is to become the global standard of surgical knee cartilage repair.

We are looking for a Production Engineer for a permanent position based in Tampere (on-site working in Tampere required). The ideal candidate will have some previous experience of working in a laboratory environment, preferably also in a clean room, however, this is an entry-level position. The position requires precision and a detail-oriented mindset. Working languages are English and Finnish and the position requires good written and oral skills in both languages. We are looking for an enthusiastic, work-oriented attitude with good collaboration and communication skills.

More detailed work tasks are the following:

-Production work, including working in a clean room
-Laboratory work;
o General maintenance of the laboratory
o Inventory accounting of chemicals
o Taking care of the overall order of laboratory
o Carrying out measurements, recording and reporting
o Laboratory equipment maintenance according to instructions
-Other Production and R&D assisting work

Requirements to be successful in the position are the following:

-Education: Laboratory Technician or equivalent, or Bachelor’s degree in engineering or science
-Minimum one year of experience from similar work
-Good oral and written English skills
-Experience in laboratory equipment maintenance
-Good computer skills (MS Office and Outlook)
-Experience with quality management systems ISO 9001/ISO 13485 and GMP is seen as an advantage
-Ability to work independently
-Good collaboration and communication skills
-A detail-oriented mindset and the capabilities to perform detailed tasks with precision
-A high work motivation and eagerness to learn new things

Please send your application (maximum of 1 page) and CV (maximum of 2 pages) in pdf format and preferably a short video introduction to: latest by 31st of October 2023.

If you have any questions or wish to discuss the position in more detail, please contact Askel Healthcare Chief Technology Officer at: or +358 40 489 3843 (availability 19th of
October 16:00-17:00 and 25th of October 16:00-17:00).