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Development Engineer

Harvey Nash IT Recruitment Switzerland

Posted on Nov 1, 2020 by Harvey Nash IT Recruitment Switzerland

Oberdorf, Nidwalden, Switzerland
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

For our client in Oberdorf we are looking for a Development Engineer for a long term contract.

Development Engineer - Sustaining Engineering/MEDICAL DEVICES

Overall responsibilities
Is responsible for the design, development and documentation of existing electromechanical medical devices. Can work on independently complex assignments.


- Works with internal shared services (Design Engineering, Quality, Regulatory) and external suppliers to achieve agreed project milestones (eg For supplier Change Requests, Design Changes)
- Is contact person for internal and external technical questions/issues of products on market
- Update of technical documentation (eg Product Risk Management, Design Requirements, Design Outputs) according to MDR regulations and internal processes
- Performs the required activities (eg create rationales, decision finding protocols) and generates the appropriate PD documents to ensure compliance with national and international regulations related to medical devices (MDR, US FDA, Japanese PAL, ISO 13485)
- Designs, develops and improves electromechanical medical devices according to the Synthes product development/change process
- Investigation of issues of products on market (NC, SCAR, CAPA, Complaint)
- Works with manufacturing during the design stages to incorporate manufacturability into the product designs and during the implementation phase
- Develops with the test team test set-ups (including derivation of benchmarks) and coordinates the activities required to fabricate test parts and - complete testing (according to PD process)
- Knowledge and compliance with laws and policies that apply to the job and ensure a high level of professionalism, ethics and compliance at all time

- Master/bachelor's degree in mechanical or mechatronics engineering
- At least 3 years of experience in the design and development of medical devices
- Business fluent in German and English
- MS Office (Work, Excel) knowledge is required
- Creative/problem-solving skills
- Good documentation practice (GDP) knowledge
- CAD knowledge preferably PTC Creo
- Analytical skills
- Willingness to accept responsibility
- Team player

- Reports directly to the sustaining engineering lead

For more information please contact Barbara Tenerowicz:
E: (see below)

Reference: 989912543

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