Biomedical Engineer - Cardiac Implant Products Development (m/f/d)

Research & Development
Biomedical Engineer

Occlutech is the leader in developing innovative products for the treatment of structural heart disease. The Company manufactures, develops, sells and markets Class III medical devices for the transcatheter repair of structural heart defects, including a range of specialized devices for patients with atrial fibrillation or heart failure, in over 90 markets around the world. Occlutech operates facilities in Germany, Turkey and Sweden. For additional information please visit our website at

Position: R&D Engineer (m/f/d)
Location: Jena, Germany

The Occlutech R&D department stands for fast and creative development of new cardiac implant devices that enable physicians all over the world to save human lives every day.

Primary responsibilities include execution (and managing) of engineering related tasks during product development from concept to launch. This will include working together closely with Manufacturing, Regulatory, Quality and Clinical Affairs colleagues locally and at the Company's international sites in Turkey and Sweden.

Your work will focus on

  • development of novel devices, accessories and other specialized cardiac implant products in close collaboration with physicians and external partners
  • preparation of test protocols, reports, budgets, and presenting results as required
  • Manage testing performed by third parties.
  • performing design verification/validation studies, bench testing and technical documentation according to international medical device guidelines and regulations
  • Support technical aspects during the preparation of CE mark and international registration documentations

We are looking for a candidate, who

  • holds a degree, Bachelor, Master or Diploma in an engineering field, preferably in biomedical engineering
  • has experience in an engineering department of a manufacturing company in a regulated environment, preferably R&D in a medical device company in the area of cardiology
  • is experienced in the whole development process for medical devices, starting with an idea, creating requirements, V&V tests, up to providing relevant documentation for the submission to the notified body

If you are

  • a team player who likes challenges
  • a confident user of standard office software and familiar with 3D CAD systems
  • fluent in written and spoken English (level B2.2)
  • excellent in leadership, communication, organization and time management
  • open to occasional international travel
Then we can offer you an interesting job in a team of people who like to work together and always focus on helping our customers to save and improve patient’s lives with innovative and highest quality products.

Are you interested?

We look forward to receiving your application (cover letter, CV, references - all documents in one pdf file), your salary expectation and the earliest possible date for start of work to

Occlutech GmbH
Winzerlaer Str. 2
D-07745 Jena

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About Occlutech GmbH

OCCLUTECH – Arbeitgeber mit Herz. In Jena Im Jahr 2003 entwickelten die Ingenieure von Occlutech in enger Zusammenarbeit mit Prof. Dr. Hans Figulla von der Universitätsklinik Jena eine völlig neuartige Generation von Occludern, deren innovatives Metallgeflecht aus Nitinoldraht einen deutlich geringeren Materialeinsatz erforderlich machte. Das wiederum ermöglicht eine...
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