Development Engineer - Spine Sustaining Engineering

Oberdorf, Switzerland
07 Jan 2021
04 Feb 2021
Neha Sharma
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

We have an exciting opportunity for a Medical Device Development Engineer with one of our Medical Devices clients based in Oberdorf, Switzerland.

Key responsibilities will include:

Development, improvements and modifications to current products according to the product development process

  • Responsible for the product design
  • Is primary contact person for technical questions/issues of existing products
  • Participates or leads product development projects
  • In close collaboration with the technical engineering office, drives changes of drawings, models and bill of materials
  • Responsible for the performance of the product and its mechanical stability, as well as the application of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
  • Develops mechanical test set-ups (including derivation of benchmarks) according to national and international standards and coordinates the activities required to fabricate test parts and complete mechanical testing (according to PD process)
  • Works with manufacturing to clarify design issues
  • Performs the required activities and generates the appropriate PD documents to ensure
    compliance with national and international regulations related to medical devices (in particular EU MDD, US FDA, Japanese PAL)
  • Performs other special projects and functions as assigned
  • Knows and follows all laws and policies that apply to the job, and to maintain the highest levels of professionalism, ethics and compliance at all times

The successful incumbent will possess:

  • University or ETH course plus 1-2 years practical experience or doctorate, or
  • Experienced professional, who has mastered the job through professional training and extensive experience (min. 10 years)
  • Knowledge of biomechanics, biology, anatomy is a plus
  • Experience in Spread sheet and CAD/CAM, materials science, Project management
  • Mechanical experience (construction, production), min. 1,5 - 2 years as Associate Development Engineer
  • Business fluent in English & German

This is a contract role for 12 months with a great chance for extension.

Please send your CV

Michael Bailey International is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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