Product Development Engineer

  • Salary: Competitive
  • REF Number: 00049398
  • Consultant: Adrien Guimard
  • Contact: 0041 (0)78 250 85 35
  • Date Published: 03.12.2020
  • Sector:
  • Location: Basel, Basel Area
  • Discipline: Technical - Production/Manufacturing

Product Development Engineer - Basel CK QLS are recruiting for a dynamic candidate to join an innovative Medical Device company at their site based in Basel on a permanent basis.

Product Development Engineer Role: The main purpose of the role will be to:

  • Lead and coordinate development projects in line with internal processes.
  • Develop new products in cooperation with brand management, sales and customers.
  • Translate user needs and input from markets into technical specifications.
  • Ensure communication with stakeholders.
  • Establish documents according the product development process, maintain DHF.
  • Design models and establish technical drawings as well as 3D graphics.
  • Evaluate technical solutions and performance of feasibility studies.
  • Establish and coordinate verification and validation activities.

Further responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting production and suppliers during design transfer (production scale-up) activities.
  • Ensuring continuous technical product surveillance.
  • Supporting brand managers in technical questions.
  • Traveling activity (ca. 20%).

Your Background: In order to be considered for this role, you will be required to have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Master degree in Mechanical Engineering, Bioengineering, or related field of study.
  • Several years (5+) experience in development of medical device products, preferably within the dental field.
  • Proven track record in managing complexinternational projects.
  • Thorough knowledge of product development, manufacturing and testing.
  • Knowledge of specific development tools (e.g. FMEA, design of experiments, tolerance analysis, analysis of mechanical properties, statistical analysis).
  • Sound knowledge of standards and regulations (MDR, FDA, ISO).
  • Profound knowledge in 3D CAD, preferably SolidWorks.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, knowledge of SAP a plus.
  • Effective and convincing communication skills, both verbally and in writing, fluent in English and German is required. Additional languages are a plus.

Benefits: What you will get:

  • Challenging job in an exciting environment.
  • International employer with team oriented working atmosphere.
  • Attractive employment conditions.

Apply: For more information or to apply for this Product Development Engineer position, please contact Adrien on 0041 (0) 78 250 85 35 or email aguimard@ckqls.ch, quoting job ref 49398.

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It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in Switzerland.

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