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Date: Jun 18, 2019

Location: Ecublens, VD, CH

Company: Boston Scientific


Symetis, a Boston Scientific Company, develops and produces innovative, minimally invasive heart valve replacement devices. The company’s product ACURATE neo, based on proprietary design and delivery technologies, is available in key markets such as Europe, and is well positioned to target the constantly growing TAVI market. Its manufacturing sites are in Ecublens, Switzerland and Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

Purpose and Passion:

At Boston Scientific, 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 are solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we are 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 position requires a solid background in engineering and corporate experience in the medical industry.

The engineer will contribute to the development and validation of innovative bioprosthesis following Product Development Process and Design Control requirements.

This position is created to support the bioprosthesis validation activities and development.


Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Support work assignments 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.
  • Support the development and manufacturing processes of medical device components including component design, technical documentation and definition of specifications.
  • Development and documentation of in-vitro test methods. Support in-vitro product design verification and testing.
  • Prepare reports and presentations to communicate technical assessments and analysis results.
  • Develop medical devices / components according to applicable international standards and internal procedures.
  • Implement changes within the project/department practices and supports a culture of challenging the status quo to create best in class products.
    Your profile:
  • 3 years of relevant work experience preferably in a medical device or pharmaceutical environment.
  • Degree (MSc or equivalent) in biological, life science, chemical, material science engineering, 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.
  • PLM software (e.g. Windchill) is an advantage.
  • Ability to high pace environment.
  • Committed to moving projects forward.
  • Self-starter, results oriented and ability to multitask.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with teamwork spirit and good leadership abilities.
  • Fluent in French, good English level (written, spoken) required, Portuguese is an asset


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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 and clicking on the link below.

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