Medical Devices R&D Engineer


  • Category: Medical devices
  • Location: German part of Switzerland
  • Starting date: Apr 30, 2020
  • Applications have closed
  • Domain of experience: R&D, Product Development
  • Level required: Middle
  • Years of experience: 5+

Your Role

Joining our team of 350 Experts in the Life Sciences Industry, you will be supporting our clients in the Development of Medical Devices Systems in the R&D Department, working with on the most innovative technologies.

Your Tasks

In your role as a MedDev Engineer Consultant, you are supporting our clients and project teams by:

  • Designing and redesigning medium to high complexity mechanical and/or electronic medical devices and subsystems comprising mechanics, sometimes also HW and SW
  • Working in different stages of the medical Product Development Process (V-model and agile execution)
  • Creating and evaluating early prototypes to generate improved concepts and improved, optimal designs
  • Eliciting and managing design changes based on internal and external stakeholders, under your own leadership or under supervision
  • Testing and optimizing the mechanic and electronic systems by designing and conducting relevant experiments and evaluations
  • Collaborating with peers to manage the development of appropriate testing to verify and validate that the product meets the internal and external system and customer requirements (V&V cycle) and all the aspects of Quality Assurance / Reliability Engineering
  • Preparing full documentation in accordance with relevant regulations and specific, company-internal SOPs (Technical File, DHF, Market Approval Submission Documentation, …)
  • Maintaining accountability for the completion of specific R&D activities in accordance with agreed project plans/deliverables
  • Using advanced techniques to anticipate, identify and develop solutions or alternatives to a variety of common and uncommon problems
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks/projects with a strong problem-solving ability

Your Profile

  • Minimum 5-8 years of experience as an R&D Engineer
  • Experience in the Medical Devices industry (min. 3-4 years)
  • Master or Bachelor degree in Engineering or related University studies
  • Knowledge of ISO 13485 and ISO 14971, FDA Regulations such as 21 CFR 820
  • Proven experience in product development, proven technical expertise
  • Experience in Mechanical Design, or Mechatronics Design (HW, electronics, Software Development and Software and System Testing)
  • Able to analyze and solve complex engineering problems
  • Able to prioritize work, complete multiple tasks and work under deadline and budget guidelines



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