Senior Development & Design Transfer Engineer

Posted 17 March 2023
Job type Full Time
Discipline Medical Devices
Contact NameBenji Delaney

Job description

The Development & Design Transfer Engineer reports to the CTO / Director D&D and is responsible for the design & development of medical devices and for establishing, maintaining & optimizing external suppliers and manufacturers collaboration. In doing so, the individual will reference state of the art technology and development best practices and provide support on risk management and usability engineering activities. The individual will also represent manufacturing engineering as a project core team member responsible for design transfer to production, supporting process validations and efficiency optimization of processes considering business planning.

  • Salary: <120,000 CHF + Benefits

  • Work Style: Hybrid


  • Develop product from concept to validation phase considering regulatory and quality parameters according to the ISO 13485 standard, specifically risk assessment and usability requirements

  • Conduct and document verification/validation/engineering testing

  • Create specifications and support production by monitoring manufacturing activities

  • Participate in the selection and qualification of new suppliers, and work closely with suppliers, purchasing and development to ensure design requirements are adequately defined and met

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, Material Science or related Engineering disciplines

  • Minimum 5-years development/engineering experience in medical device industry, preferably in implantable and/or active medical devices and system engineering of medical devices

  • Expertise in development and documentation according to ISO 13485 and FDA requirements (e.g.: 510(k) pathway, etc.)

  • Understanding of former MDD 93/42 EEC and MDR 2017/745 is a plus

  • Experience in risk management of medical devices according to ISO 14971

  • Experienced in application of usability engineering according to IEC 62366

  • Track record in management of design transfer and management of external suppliers

Mantell Associates is a specialist Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences headhunting firm. For more information on this role, please contact us at +44 (0)20 3854 7700.