Adoc Talent management is looking for a medical device design engineer for its client, a fast-growing company, disrupting the field of surgery and specialized in cutting edge biomaterials technologies development and commercialization to improve health of patients across various medical indications, in particular tissue reconstruction. The company is expanding its team dedicated the design of surgical instrumentation to be used in conjunction with its polymer implants.

Position

In direct collaboration with the Head of Surgical Instrumentation, you will play a key role in designing and developing innovative surgical instrumentations, across the concept design phase through to product improvement.

Thus, you will collaborate with Innovation and Product Development teams to understand customer, clinical, functional and manufacturing requirements. With the aim of feeding those inputs into the design development, you will realise the instrument design through calculations, 3D models, rapid prototypes & 2D technical drawings.

In order to demonstrate that the product performance, manufacturability, safety and cost are consistent with the customer, regulatory and production requirements, you will support the evaluation and documentation of the feasibility, reliability and risk of concepts and / or prototypes through engineering analysis and testing. You will be responsible for the manufacturing efficiency and ease of assembly of the product by applying Design For Manufacture and Design For Assembly principles and by actively seeking feedback from product development, manufacturing engineers, external suppliers and other sources.

Finally, coordinating and managing suppliers’ activities as well as generating and reviewing documentation of the design in compliance with Quality System Regulations, International Standards Organisation and company requirements throughout the project life cycle will also be part of your responsibilities.

Profile

You hold a PhD or Master’s degree and demonstrate a strong background in mechanical engineering/ design. With a minimum of 3 years’ experience designing mechanisms and devices in a regulated environment (ideally in the medical field), you can use a variety of complex features within Solidworks, you have experience with rapid prototyping technologies and their application, current drawing standards and practices for the generation and maintenance of technical drawings and a good understanding of Finite Element Analysis. Prior exposure to risk management, life cycle management and manufacturing methods for plastics and metal would also be advantageous.

To collaborate efficiently with the team, you will need excellent team working and communication skills and be proficient in both spoken and written English. You will need to be curious, open-minded, organized, self-driven, rigorous and are able to prioritise whilst multitasking. Proactive, you are recognized as a problem-solver, creative in approaching technical challenges and with a desire to innovate.

Looking for a hands-on position where you will grow your skills while working on cutting-edge medical technologies? Don’t hesitate to send your application to Adoc Talent Management.