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Date: Jun 26, 2019

Location: Ecublens, VD, CH

Company: Boston Scientific


Symetis SA, a Boston Scientific Company, develops and produces innovative, minimally invasive heart valve replacement devices. The company’s product ACURATE neoand delivery systems, based on proprietary design and delivery technologies, are marketed and sold in key markets in Europe and in other markets, and are well positioned to target the constantly growing TAVI market.

Purpose and Passion:

At Boston, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people’s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose improving lives through your life’s work.


Role purpose:

The R&D department is looking for a R&D engineer with experience in the development and validation of medical devices. The engineer will also be responsible of maintaining the R&D documentation level up-to date through the design change activities and regulation compliance.


Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Support the development of medical device components including component design, manufacturing processes, technical documentation and definition of specifications in collaboration with external suppliers and internal departments.
  • Familiarity with requirements and procedures that govern the Product Development Process and Design Control requirements. Work in accordance to the ISO 13485 standard and the internal SOP procedures.
  • Prepare reports and presentation to communicate technical assessments and analysis results.


Your profile:

  • 3 years of relevant work experience preferably in a Medical Device or Pharmaceutical environment.
  • Degree (MSc or equivalent) in mechanical, micro-technical, biomedical, material science, physics or equivalent.
  • Familiarity with requirements and procedures that govern the Product Development Process and Design Control requirements.
  • Experienced in validation techniques, risk management, statistical techniques and compliance to regulatory requirements. Responsible for verification / validation protocols, reports and design documentation supporting product development / sustaining engineering projects.
  • 3D CAD software (e.g. Solidworks).
  • PLM software (e.g. Windchill) is an advantage.
  • Ready for "hands-on" activities.
  • Ability to high pace environment.
  • Committed to moving projects forward.
  • Self-starter, results oriented and ability to multitask.
  • Teamwork spirit, excellent coordination and communication skills.
  • Fluent in French, good English level (written, spoken) required.

Apply now:

In addition, for this exciting job we offer you an attractive compensation package, very good opportunities for personal and professional development through our established talent management program. Above all, you will have the opportunity to become part of a culture where everyone contributes to improving people's lives at all levels. Please let us know more about yourself by applying in English or French and clicking on the link below.

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