Sr Mechanical Engineer


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Sr Mechanical Engineer

to join our team in Zurich. Become part of a young and aspiring team which is responsible for developing and sustaining mechatronic devices and consumables for our implantable and extracorporeal blood pump systems. With your work, you’ll ensure our products stay at the forefront of innovation and meet the highest standards of our industry. In your role you will be interfacing and collaborating with cross-functional teams in Switzerland and the US. Main Responsibilities

  • Collaborate on interdisciplinary Product development activities on the full life-cycle of class 2 and class 3 Medical Devices
  • Lead product sustaining activities including regulatory and quality aspects, e.g. obsolescence projects, corrective and preventive actions (CAPAs)
  • Lead technical support activities of design/drafting, field testing, lab testing, and documentation including regulatory submissions
  • Lead new product development activities including verification and validation activities, e.g. test method development
  • (Sub-) Project Management on New Product Development and Sustaining projects
  • Own and support risk management activities
  • Own and support CAPAs and related investigations
  • Work closely with Manufacturing Engineering and Production for the mechanical parts of our portfolio
  • Designing, layouting, construction and commissioning of prototypes
  • Designing, planning, conducting and documentation of tests in compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Active participation in internal and external audits

 Required Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent (ETH/FH or comparable education)
  • 5+ years of experience in a similar position in the MedTech industry
  • Experience with owning and driving CAPAs and HHEs
  • Proven expertise in risk analysis (Product Risk Analysis / FMEAs)
  • Experience in Requirements Engineering including Product Architecture and design transfer of requirements
  • Experience in Design Verification & Validation planning and execution
  • Broad kledge of manufacturing methods and applicable designs for manufacturability guidelines
  • Excellent skills in SolidWorks or similar CAD programs
  • Detailed kledge of medical standards like IEC 60601, ISO 13485, FDA 21CFR820, ISO 14971, MDR, GMP, GDP
  • Excellent analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Flexible collaborator with accurate working and documentation style
  • English Level C2 is required, communicative German is a plus

 Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in manufacturing of mechatronic medical devices and injection molding parts
  • Hands-on simulation experience (structural mechanics, fluid flow, …)  
  • Kledge of Root Cause Analysis Methods (Fishbone, 5 Whys, etc.)
  • Kledge of Windchill (PLM and Change Control system) and SolidWorks
  • Kledge of statistical methods, techniques, and statistical software tools

We are looking for service-oriented person with a strong maker mentality who would like to be part of our enthusiastic team with broad responsibilities. Do you have what it takes? Then send us your application including motivation letter, curriculum vitae, letter of recommendation and diplomas today. We are looking forward to meeting you in the heart of Zurich!Please follow our Career site and check for available openings: Abbott Jobs | | Abbott Laboratories CareersDiscover why candidates choose a career at Abbott Switzerland.