Candela is young company, but we're making big waves in the industry building the first electric boats and ships that will put maritime transport on a path to sustainability. At our head office and factory in Lidingö, our 40-strong team develops and builds the next generation of electric craft.

 This is a place where you’ll have great opportunities to learn, lead and perform at your best, being part of shaping the future of Candela’s product development. The team at Candela is growing rapidly, with everyone from electronics design to composite lamination working side by side. Now we want you to join our team.

Why Candela

We are a small and fast-growing company comprised of some of the most competent people in their respective fields. In less than a year, we have gone from launching serial production of our first model, the Candela Seven, to becoming Europe’s fastest-selling electric boat brand. At Candela, we believe in a flat hierarchy, where everyone has responsibility, autonomy and the opportunity to provide input. Since we are growing at a fast pace, new opportunities are emerging constantly. 

We need conscientious, curious and value-driven new colleagues to help build of our business. In return, we promise to provide a dynamic, intellectually stimulating and fun workplace. We believe that personal and professional development is crucial and would love to see you try new things and learn about the many different aspects of Candela.

The job

You will be working in our R&D organization, mainly in our mechanical workshop with a broad range of tasks involving everything from manual machining and CNC milling to composites, electrical drivetrain, control systems and building prototypes.

Qualifications and skills we are looking for:

  • 3-10 year depending on what you have worked with
  • CNC competence, CAD competence, self-going with manual machines (milling machine and lathe) in the mechanical workshop
  • We think you come from some of this fields; building prototypes, build special machines, maintenance in the industry, service where you are solving a lot of tasks by yourself
  • Academic degree is a plus but we value your practical experience higher
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken

Useful qualifications:

  • Working as a designer
  • Experience in composites
  • Experience in electronics
  • Boating experience
  • Your own DIY projects

You are a proactive person who likes to make things happen. You like to build stuff and love to learn in the process! You thrive on understanding a system and contribute to making things even better. 

Primary location is our Headquarter and production facility in Gåshaga, Lidingö


We recruit on an ongoing basis, so send your application in Swedish or English as soon as it is ready. Successful candidates will be invited to an interview where you will have the opportunity to meet the team. Please note that we do not accept applications other than through our website. Last day to apply is the 15th of March, 2021. 

We are more than happy to receive materials of projects you have been part of and things you have done! 

 We welcome the opportunity to meet you!




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


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181 66 Lidingö Directions View page

As a team we are very diverse, covering 11 nationalities and specialties ranging from electronics design to composite lamination. We love and are 100% focused on what we do, but are at the same time conscious about finding an acceptable balance with our lives outside Candela. And being good to each other is key – work is hard but should be fun. Candela is a great place to work. And an insanely cool Product.


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