Product Development Engineer

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A global medical devices company, based in Switzerland is growing their Product Development team in the Orthopaedic area and we therefore are looking for a development engineer on a long term contract position.


Designs and develops new implants and instruments and develops improvements and
modifications to current products according to the company's product development process
Responsible for the product design
Is primary contact person for technical questions/issues of existing products
Participates or leads product development projects
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
Maintains awareness of surgical trends through involvement with or support of AO expert groups
within the TK system and other expert bodies
Performs other special projects and functions as assigned
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 times

University mechanical engineering or biomechanics, biology,
CAD/CAM, Project management
Mechanical experience (construction, production),

This is 1.5 year contract role, based in Switzerland

Please send your CV

Michael Bailey International is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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