Development Engineer (Medical Device)

Posted on May 17, 2019 by Harvey Nash IT Recruitment Switzerland

Oberdorf, Nidwalden, Switzerland
Research & Development
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

For our client in Oberdorf we are looking for a Development Engineer (Medical Device) for an 7-month contract.

Duration: ASAP to 20/12/2019

Location: Oberdorf

Workload: 100%

Development Engineer will:

- be responsible for the design and development of instruments, as well as improvements and modifications of existing products
- participate in new product development project teams comprised of interdisciplinary members and who work closely with surgeons, sales and market development managers
- collaborate with the technical engineering office, generate product models, concept layouts, complete testing requirements and use CAD software
- maintain awareness of surgical, clinical, and technological trends

Information exchange and collaboration between internal, local, external and foreign partners is essential. Close cooperation with internal departments, domestic and international authorities as well as the conscientious preparation of the required documents ensures compliance with Medical Device Regulations (EU MDD, US FDA, JP PAL).

Your Profile:

For this position we are looking for a team player with strong initiative. You will have earned a higher degree in engineering and would preferably have some practical experience in a regulated industry. You are self-motivated and take responsibility in your projects. You are a creative problem-solver with excellent communication skills and strong leadership ability. You should have a keen interest in the interrelations between medicine and technology and a strong desire to work in a global company. Ability to communicate in both spoken and written German is required. Communication skills in English are highly preferred.

Specific profile:

Engineering Experience:
- min. 5 year experience in development

MedTech Experience:
- min. 3 year experience in MedTech business

Regulations/Standards knowledge:
- ISO 13485
- ISO 14971

- Ability to understand and use complex and interlinked processes

Technical Competences:
- Mechanical development
- Sustaining Engineering experience (Product Lifecycle Management)
- Pro-E CAD knowledge
- Good understanding of risk based development
- Verification testing experience
- Good documentation practice

For further details please contact Beata Arciszewska:
email: (see below)

Reference: 707539065

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