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R&D Engineer

Zuchwil, Switzerland   •  Contract/Temporary, Full time

QLS are recruiting for an R&D Engineer to join a project with a global Medical Device Company based in Zuchwil on a contract basis for 6 months.

Main Responsibilities:
? Designs and develops new implants and instruments and develops improvements and modifications to current products according to the ?company? product development process
? Is primary contact person for technical questions/issues of existing products
? Works with surgeons, sales force and others for design requirements, design concept development, prototype and cadaver evaluation, and clinical follow-up
? Responsible for initial patent review of designs for freedom to operate as well as for the protection of new concepts, techniques and products through proper patenting
? In close collaboration with the technical engineering office, generates product models, concept layouts, and prints using a CAD software
? 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 during the design stages to incorporate manufacturability into the product designs and during the implementation phase 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)
? Supports surgeons with regards to handling of implants/instruments and engineering-specific questions
? Know and follow all laws and policies that apply to the job, and to maintain the highest levels of professionalism, ethics and compliance at all time

Candidate?s Requirements:
? University plus at least 3 years practical experience or Experienced professional, who has mastered the job through professional training and extensive experience (min. 7 years)
? Experience in the medical devices field mandatory (ideally in trauma products)
? Ideally Mechanical experience (construction, production)
? Knowledge of biomechanic, biology, anatomy is a plus
? Spread sheet and CAD/CAM, materials science ? Project management
? Interpersonal skills / characteristics:
? Creative/problem-solving skills
? Planning skills
? Willingness to accept responsibility
? Independent
? Team player
English Mandatory and German is a plus

Please could you send any correspondence in English. Please quote job reference 53583 in all correspondence.

You must have the right to work in Switzerland.

  • Agency: CK Group
  • Reference: 53583
  • Posted: 9th May 2022
  • Expires: 6th June 2022

CK Group

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