R&D Engineer - Project Manager

R&D Engineer - Project Manager

Job Title: R&D Engineer - Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Basel
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: asap
Reference: SPPO1005_1494412924
Contact Name: Petra Ognjenovic
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 10, 2017 11:42

Job Description

R&D Engineer - Project Manager (m/w)

To further strengthen the team in Basel our client is currently looking urgently for candidate with following qualifications:

Main Responsibilities:

  • Lead and coordinate development projects in line with internal processes
  • Develop new products in cooperation with product management, sales and customers
  • Translate user needs and input from markets into technical specifications
  • Ensure communication with stakeholders
  • Establish documents according the product development process, maintain DHF
  • Design models and establish technical drawings as well as 3D graphics
  • Evaluate technical solutions and performance of feasibility studies
  • Establish and coordinate verification and validation activities
  • Support production and suppliers during design transfer (production scale-up) activities
  • Manage and follow-up of projects in collaboration with sub-contractors
  • Ensure continuous technical product surveillance
  • Support product managers in technical questions
  • Traveling activity (approx. 20%) Qualifications:

Required Qualification:

  • Degree in mechanical engineering, bioengineering, or related field of study
  • Several years (5+) experience in development of medical device products, preferably within the dental field
  • Proven track record in managing complex international projects
  • Thorough knowledge of product development, manufacturing and testing
  • Knowledge of specific development tools (e.g. FMEA, design of experiments, tolerance analysis, analysis of mechanical properties, statistical analysis)
  • Sound knowledge of standards and regulations (MDD, FDA, ISO)
  • Profound knowledge in 3D CAD, preferably SolidWorks
  • Proficiency in MS Office, knowledge of SAP a plus
  • Effective and convincing communication skills, both verbally and in writing, fluent in English and German. Additional languages are a plus Social competence and skills:
  • Comfortable in operating in a complex and changing environment
  • Strong analytical skills and results-oriented attitude
  • Distinctive interpersonal skills and customer focus
  • Entrepreneurial attitude and calculated risk taking
  • Proactive and able to successfully maintain a network of productive relationships
  • Excellent ability to work cooperatively in a team as well as independently Do your professional and personal qualifications match our requirements? We look forward to receiving your application.

In case of any further question, please do not hesitate to contact
Petra Ognjenovic: 0049 89 2109 4906.

SciPro is a people business. We specialise in sourcing, advising and introducing highly skilled life sciences candidates to our client partners across the globe, helping them to achieve their business goals. The art of recruitment isn't solely about filling jobs, it's about matching people with people and creating harmonious and successful working environments. As a leading staffing specialist with offices in the UK, Europe and North America our biggest USP is representing candidates of all levels across Research & Development, Operational Excellence & Performance, Manufacturing Quality, Compliance, Regulation, Data Management, Cost Optimisation and Innovation. We pride ourselves on being able to deliver to almost every requirement in your business, in any location you need it.

Are you motivated, committed and flexible? Do you enjoy taking the initiative and working independently? Do you have a highly developed quality awareness? Do you work conscientiously, and are you resilient to stress?

Then please send your complete application documents by email to Petra Ognjenovic:


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