Development Engineer in Zuchwil

Olivier Worch, Basel Professionals Health Care & Life Sciences
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Zuchwil, Solothurn
Life Sciences
Olivier Worch, Basel Professionals Health Care & Life Sciences
058 201 55 50
jetzt bewerben


Randstad Professionals is currently looking for a Development engineer (Medical device - TraumaCMF)  who will be assigned an interesting contract for a major client based close to Solothurn.

This contract is an unique opportunity to join a major client, global group focusing on the Healthcare / Medical device sector. The initial assignment will start in May 2019 and will last until December 2019


Contract details:

Start Date:   01/05/2019

Requisition End Date:   31/12/2019 with extension in 2020 very likely


Assignment overview  

Responsible for global Design & Technical Documentation of Trauma/CMF implants and instruments following European (MDD/MDR), US (510k) and other regulations.

The position is focused on Lifecycle management more than new product development.


Position Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Designs/develops new implants and instruments and develops improvements and modifications to current products according to the product development process

  • Responsible for the product design

  • Primary contact person for technical questions/issues of existing products

  • Participates or leads development and/or product improvement projects

  • Interacts within cross-functional teams and supply chain and participates or leads process & product improvements

  • 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

  • In close collaboration with the technical engineering office, generates product models, concept layouts, and prints using CAD software ProE/CREO.

  • Responsible for the performance of the product and its mechanical stability, as well as the application of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T)

  • Develops mechanical test set-ups

  • 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 technical documents to ensure compliance with national and international regulations related to medical devices (in particular EU MDD, EU MDR, US FDA, Japanese PAL)

  • Responsible for implementing of new MDR requirements/documentation across Trauma/CMF products. Strong collaboration and interaction with Supply Chain – in EU as well as in US



  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in product development and/or life-cycle-management of medical devices.

  • Experience with documentation and Technical Files according to EU MDD and CFDA, MDR precognition preferred.

  • Manufacturing background or profound manufacturing process know-how, experience in manufacturing of medical devices preferred.

  • Good mechanical engineering skills combined with problem-solving and project management abilities.

  • Profound knowledge of applicable European (EN), US (ASTM, etc.) and international (ISO, etc.) standards for medical devices

  • Excellent communication and interaction skills (Fluent English / German welcome)



  • A minimum of BS in a related scientific or engineering field.


If you are interested to learn more about this great opportunity, don’t hesitate to get in touch with me. Feel free to send me your CV at following email

I am looking forward to receiving your applications


Olivier Worch