PlusOne

Junior Mechanical Engineer - Medical Device - Liège

About PlusOne

You are looking for a professional challenge that allows you to work in a start-up environment in order to participate to the development of a product with huge potential?

You want to bring your expertise in mechanical design and work with talented people? You want to endorse polyvalent responsibilities in order to contribute to build the next generation of the product?

Plus One can offer you this great challenge.

Company

Our Client is a is an innovative early stage medical device company based in Liège. They are developing a cryotherapy system to treat patients with coronary artery disease that is prone to cause heart attacks. The mission of the company is to develop and market the novel cryoenergy therapy for patients that have suffered a heart attack or patients at risk.

Job Purpose:

To face the growing activities, our client is looking for a Junior Mechanical Engineer who will help the company building the next generation of the product. It involves mechanical designs, testing, drawings and other activities to bring products from concept to commercialization.

Role

  • Conceptualize, design and develop innovative interventional catheters, including the establishment of design requirements, prototype developments, animal testing, possible clinical support and commercialization.
  • Uses modeling software (such as AutoCAD or Solidworks) to make formal drawings of products and their components as well as test fixtures and apparatuses as required for testing.
  • Support the development of new test methods, tooling and equipment procurement, and executing large scale testing for products.
  • Work as a team member with other functions within CryoTherapeutics as well as with external vendors to deliver project's technical objectives.
  • Establish timelines and ensures adherence to timely execution
  • Develop appropriate test methods for product evaluations, writes and executes test protocols and test reports required per GMP and regulatory submissions
  • Collaborate with colleagues and physicians in both pre-clinical (animal) and clinical programs in order to evaluate technology in animal and clinical use.
  • Maintains strong and healthy relationships with outside vendors to ensure good quality products are delivered on time.

Profile

  • Master degree in Mechanical Engineering or Materials Science.
  • From 0 to 3 years of experience in mechanical designs and development.
  • Experience in medical device companies is a plus.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English. Other languages can be a plus.
  • Relevant technical and practical experience in mechanical (small part)
  • Experience in materials (plastics, adhesives and associated processes) is a plus.
  • Good knowledge of software modelling for mechanical designs and components, as well as fluidic systems. Computational Fluid Dynamics modeling is a plus.
  • Strong innovation and communication skills together with hands-on and pragmatic mind-set.
  • Very good organizational, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Highly collaborative, self-motivated and team-oriented individual in a company setting.
  • Up to 25% travel may be required.

Offer

Our Client offers a full-time permanent position along with an attractive remuneration package.

The position is based in Liège (Belgium) and has an international scope.

This is an agile start-up company culture focused on values of entrepreneurship, engagement, integrity, passion and team spirit.

Publication date

07.08.2020

Contact person

Caroline Franki

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