Development Engineer - Senior

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Project Engineering, Project Management, Operations Management
  3. Switzerland
Posting date: 05 Mar 2019

ProClinical is advertising a vacancy for a Planner - Normal position with one of the most renowned and prestigious organisations in the world. This top ten organisation works across a range of industries from medical devices to pharmaceutical and consumer goods, operating in over 60 countries. This is an exciting opportunity to join their organisation in Switzerland.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing the design and development of instruments, as well as improvements and modifications of existing products.
  • Participating in new product development project teams comprised of interdisciplinary members and who work closely with surgeons, sales and market development managers.
  • Collaborating with the technical engineering office, generate product models, concept layouts, complete testing requirements and use CAD software.
  • Maintaining awareness of surgical, clinical, and technological trends.
  • Fostering collaboration and an exchange of information between internal, local, external, and foreign partners.
  • Closely cooperating with internal departments, domestic, and international authorities as well as the conscientious preparation of the required documents; ensuring compliance with Medical Device Regulations (EU MDD, US FDA, JP PAL).

Skills and Requirements:

  • A higher degree in engineering and would preferably have some practical experience in a regulated industry.
  • Ability to communicate in both spoken and written German is required.
  • Demonstrable Engineering Experience.
  • Five years of experience in development MedTech
  • Experience with and knowledge of business regulations /standards, particularly ISO 13485, ISO 14971, MDD/MDR/US FDA processes, and SOPs.
  • Ability to understand and use complex and interlinked processes
  • Experience in mechanical development.
  • Knowledge of Pro-E CAD
  • Good understanding of risk-based development.
  • Verification testing experience.
  • Good documentation practice.
  • Fluency in English and German is mandatory.
  • Ability to balance multiple tasks to meet priorities and timelines.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency in MS Office.

To Apply:

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In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Kelechi Dyke at +44 203 854 0200 or upload your CV on our website -

A full job description is available on request.

ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.