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Date: Aug 17, 2019

Location: Ecublens, VD, CH

Company: Boston Scientific

Company:

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:

This engineering position is dedicated to the development, optimization, validation and industrialization of cost effective manufacturing processes for intravascular catheters. It requires therefore a strong interaction with quality, manufacturing and the RD in charge of the development of delivery systems, to achieve the expected process yields, costs and capacity.

 

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Develop, optimize, validate and industrialize reliable and cost effective manufacturing processes for intravascular catheters in order to meet the yields, costs and capacity expectations;
  • Propose design modification when appropriate and support design verification accordingly;
  • Design, order and qualify tools and equipment to rationalize the manufacturing operations;
  • Develop and document internal in-vitro test procedures, realize bench tests and statistically analyze results;
  • Prepare the manufacturing documentation for new products
  • Support and train the Operations department during the manufacturing of devices for RD purposes e.g. verification & validation samples for new product developments, production ramp-up;

 

Your profile:

  • Minimum of two years in medical device manufacturing, ideally involving intravascular catheters
  • Knowledge in the following fields:
  • Process development and validation;
  • Quality system ISO 13485;
  • Risk management;
  • 6 Sigma and statistical process control;
  • Adhesive bonding and polymeric welding processes;
  • 3D CAD.
  • Degree (BSc or equivalent) in mechanical, micro-technical, biomedical or process engineering.
  • Team oriented;
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, committed to moving projects forward;
  • Flexible (able to work in a fast-evolving environment);
  • Ready for "hands-on" activities;
  • Fluent in French, ability to communicate in English (written, spoken), German is an asset
  • Able to communicate and train the manufacturing operators;
  • Able to understand the design and use of complex medical devices and the impact of manufacturing process on the product performances;

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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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