Bioengineering & Medical Engineering

Bioengineering & Medical Engineering

Engineering in the life sciences industry concerns the application of engineering principles and practices to living organisms, and is used in everything from stem cell engineering, biochips, biosensors, molecular biocomputing to medical imaging, infusion pumps to microkeratomes. Their task, to quote the InternationalSociety for Pharmaceutical Engineering, is to “devise new methods, technologies and products to improve our health and fight against disease.”

Thanks to an impeccable reputation for producing top quality products and a well-regulated environment, the phrase ‘Made in Germany’ has become synonymous with quality and innovation. Due to this reputation, Germany
has become the largest medical device sector in Europe and the third largest in the world. The sector takes up 10.2% of global tech production with most recent reports showing €27.6bn in sales, €17.6bn of which was in exports (

The coming years will see the medical device sector grow in importance - by 2035,Germany’s over-65 population will reach 24 million, representing a third of the domestic population, while the over-50 demographic will represent at least half. As such, digital health companies in Germany have become heavily focused on the ‘silver economy’, working on developing medical devices which will improve the quality of life for an ageing population. This will lead to a huge increase in the number of jobs created in the field.

A pharmaceutical engineer can be involved in every process of the production of a drug, right down to designing the packaging it comes in to ensure quality management, tamper indication and safety. This is a growing sector of the industry and its continued growth is sure to provide an abundance of jobs for the more creatively inclined pharmaceutical engineers. Theglobal pharmaceutical packaging marketsize was estimated at €82.6bn now, and is projected to expand at a CAGR of 8.3% until 2025. The increasing demand for pharmaceuticals owing to increase in healthcare coverage, growing ageing population, and an increase in non-communicable disease in emerging economies are the major drivers for the pharmaceutical packaging market.

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Engineering Jobs

CSV Engineer Opportunities

CSV Engineer $38/hr Leading biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and medical device companies collaborate with our client to offer creative and effective solutions that support their GxP organizations' launch, growth, and sustainability. Personnel are expected to live up to our core values at all times and exhibit a high level of integrity and personal responsibility, especially when interacting with our valued clients. The following is a short list of the typical responsibilities and deliverables of any given project. The level of knowledge expected will be commensurate with level of incoming experience. Qualifications: * A Bachelor's degree in science, engineering, or a related field. * Three to five years of experience in a controlled production setting in the pharmaceutical, medical device, or biotechnology sectors. * Working knowledge of quality systems (Change Control, Non-Conformances, Requalification, etc.), validation (IQ, OQ, PQ, PV, CV, CSV, etc.), and process excellence methodologies (Six-Sigma, Lean, etc.). * Great communication skills, both oral and written; exceptional technical writing abilities. * The capacity to collaborate with others and function well in a team setting. * Capacity to multitask and operate efficiently in a fast-paced setting. * Extensive practical understanding of cGMP and FDA rules as well as documentation standards. If you are interested in learning more about this role, don't hesitate to contact me. Email: Work Number: 310-759-0670

US$30 - US$45 per hour

Senior Director of Quality

Title: Senior Director of Quality Location: Irvine, CA (Hybrid) Compensation package: Benefits 401k Paternity/Maternity leave Generous PTO Qualifications: Extensive regulatory compliance experience (FDA regulations, ISO standards, etc) Experience in leading quality initiatives, fostering a culture of quality throughout the organization, and providing mentorship and guidance to their team members. Experience in driving continuous improvement initiatives, optimizing quality processes, and implementing best practices to enhance product quality and reliability. Experience in collaborating effectively with cross-functional teams including R&D, manufacturing, regulatory affairs, and supply chain. They should be able to influence stakeholders at all levels of the organization to ensure quality goals are met. Responsibilities: Develop and Maintain Quality Management Systems (QMS) Ensure Regulatory Compliance Quality Assurance and Control Leadership and Cross-functional Collaboration

US$200000 - US$240000 per year

Director of Quality (Medical Device)

We have a current opportunity for a Director of Quality (Medical Device). The position will be based in San Francisco, but has the ability to be remote.

US$170000 - US$200000 per year
San Francisco

Product Certification Engineer - Carugate, Italy

Are you an Electrical/Electronic Engineer with some experience in or an understanding of electrical/electronic safety testing to ensure product compliance with European and international standards? Project Certification Responsibilities: Identify and determine Client needs, analyze Client input, data and product construction; discuss technical issues and explain the companies procedures and requirements Determine project scope and specifications such as cost, time and sample requirements Agree project cost, deadlines and completion date Establish appropriate test programs by reviewing manufacturers' info, examine samples and keep Clients updated on any issues or concerns that might impact or change the project scope or specifications Prepare data sheets and coordinate all the laboratory test activities ensuring completion according to schedules; review outcomes and sign-off records when required Collate reports and communicate project status and results to Clients; follow up on Service Procedures and Information Pages Project Certification Requirements: University Degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, Industrial Technology or Diploma with some directly related equivalent experience Capable of reading schematics and ideally knowledge of product relevant conformity standards Able to build rapport and communicate effectively with Clients and Laboratory colleagues Happy to travel to Clients' sites when required Outstanding project management, record and time keeping skills Client-centric, Agile, Collaborative, taking pride and striving for excellence


Technical Sales Executive (US)

Our client, a key service provider to the global medical device industry, is seeking a Technical Sales Executive to drive business across the orthopedic and surgical markets. The candidate will have national coverage and will ideally be based in midwest, but the client will consider all strong candidates across the US. Desired Qualifications 3+ years of previous experience in B2B sales, specifically to medical device/medical technology organizations Experience in orthopedic, advanced surgical, and/or metals machining markets BS degreee, with technical or engineering focus Ability to travel up to 60% Demonstrated fluency with Microsoft Office Suite Proven ability to drive the sales process from lead generation to close. Preferred candidate locations Midwest US (Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, etc) Florida Texas California


Radiochemist/ Physicist (m/f/d) for Radiation Protection

Our client is seeking an experienced and qualified radiochemist/ physicist to join their dynamic team. As a leader in the medical physics, pharmaceuticals, and nuclear medicine sectors, they are committed to delivering high-quality products that improve patient care. Qualifications: - Completed studies in physics or radiochemistry - Several years of professional experience dealing with radioactivity - Professional experience as radiation protection officer/proof of expertise in radiation protection (S4.2) Skills Required: The ideal candidate should have excellent communication skills coupled with good analytical abilities while working effectively within teams. Other essential requirements include fluency in German & English languages plus familiarity using MS Office applications. Key responsibilities will be ensuring compliance with safety regulations regarding radioactive materials handling. Apply Now! If you meet these criteria above apply now by sending your CV through.


Computer Numerical Control Technician

We're looking for a dynamic CNC Operator to join our client team a leading Medical Device company in the French part of Switzerland. Your duties will include preparing and operating CNC machines, ensuring production quality, maintaining workplace safety, and communicating effectively between teams. Responsibilities: Prepare the start-up of the machines Operate CNC machines Guarantee product conformity to quality standards Notify at the end of each shift, the main and important points that the next team member must take into account to ensure a good sequence of work: Note and report any modifications, deviations or malfunctions to the line manager Ensure safety and team communication Encourage teamwork Respect priorities and delivery deadlines Qualifications: Mechanical training or equivalent, (mechanic-turner or bar-turner) Significant experience in machining and CNC controls Knowledge of Traub, Citizen and Tornos Swissnano turning machines (asset) Have a confirmed level in the use of measuring devices and cutting tools Willingness to work 2x8 hours and overtime Sense of responsibility, versatility, commitment Language requirement: Fluent French Further information: Rate of employment: 100% Start date: Immediately or by arrangement If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please reach out directly to find out more!


Research Scientist - Project Engineer

**Onsite Role in Boston, MA** Company Profile: EPM is currently partnered with a research laboratory company. This company is becoming a leading player and as a result, a highly experienced profile is required. Role: Research Scientist Contract: 9 Months, Contract to Hire Company Type: Small, Rapidly Growing Lab Qualifications: M.Sc. or BSc. in Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry, Polymer Science, or Chemistry, or equivalent work experience. 2-5 years (depending on degree level) of experience in lab Job Description/Skills: Manage and coordinate key resources on one primary client-based project in the medical device field Provide medical device development support and insight in a secondary project in the FemCare space The candidate is expected to conduct independent literature and experimental research under the supervision of senior staff to understand context and provide data interpretation specific to the project application. Support clients in determining the correct vendor and coordinate and act as a resource for client Critical analysis of data generated by other personnel Provide a resource for secondary analysis/review of data with a particular emphasis on critical thinking Benefits/Perks: 401k Health Insurance Please apply here directly if interested but If you are genuinely not interested, is there someone you can recommend?

US$50 - US$55 per hour

Automation Engineer

Title: Seeking an Experienced Automation Engineer for a Leading Pharmaceutical Firm in Singapore Summary: Our client, a reputable pharmaceutical company based in Singapore, is on the lookout for an experienced and skilled automation engineer to join their team. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing automation systems that improve production processes while adhering to industry standards. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or higher qualification in Electrical/Electronics/Instrumentation Engineering Minimum of 5 years' experience as an Automation Engineer Proven track record with Siemens S7 & Rockwell automated control systems development Skills: Siemens S7 - A programming language used specifically by Siemens controllers which automates complex tasks such as controlling machines. Packaging Experience Required - Knowledgeable regarding packaging machinery system operations typically found within manufacturing plants; including maintenance practices and safety procedures knowledge specific to this type of equipment. Responsibilities: The selected candidate will work closely with cross-functional teams consisting of process engineers, quality assurance personnel, technicians etc., towards achieving enhanced productivity levels using technology-driven solutions. Collaborating effectively with other departments/stakeholders during projects implementation phases Maintaining accurate documentation on project progress status reports Developing new instrumentation technologies necessary when existing ones are deemed insufficient Perform software testing activities before deploying them into live operating environments If you possess excellent analytical skills coupled up with outstanding problem-solving abilities needed to deliver cutting-edge technical support services apply today!


Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Senior Mechanical Engineer needed for Pharma sector in Singapore Summary: Our client, a leading pharmaceutical company based in Singapore is seeking an experienced Senior Mechanical Engineer to join their team. This permanent role offers the opportunity to work with cutting-edge technology and make meaningful contributions towards improving healthcare outcomes. Key Responsibilities: Oversee plant engineering projects from conception through completion Manage equipment performance metrics, data collection, analysis and reporting Collaborate with cross-functional teams including Manufacturing Engineers and Quality personnel Ensure compliance of all manufacturing processes within GMP guidelines Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or higher in mechanical engineering or related field Six years' experience working on Plant Engineering Projects preferably within Pharmaceuticals industry. Demonstrated knowledge of EPM systems & tools as well as understanding quality assurance standards such as ISO9001/14001/OHSAS18001 etc. Skills Required: Strong project management skills which include planning, scheduling, budgeting resource allocation Excellent verbal/written communication abilities that enables effective collaboration amongst diverse stakeholders at different levels both internally /externally. Ability conduct root cause failure analyses (RCFA), troubleshooting complex technical issues while continuously driving process improvement If you are looking for your next challenge where you can contribute meaningfully whilst developing professionally then please apply today!


Territory Sales Manager Minnesota

Title: Territory Sales Manager Salary: $75,000 - $80,000 Location: Minneapolis, MN Introduction Our client, a medical device manufacturing company, is looking for a Territory Sales Manager to join their team. This is a permanent position based in Minneapolis MN, United States. Responsibilities: Developing and executing a sales plan for the assigned territory Identifying and pursuing new business opportunities Building and maintaining strong relationships with key customers Analyzing sales data to identify trends and opportunities for growth Qualifications: 3 years B2B sales experience Knowledge of infection prevention, vascular access, environmental services, and surgical suite Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Strong organizational and time management skills Bachelor's degree in life science field If interested, apply today!

US$70000 - US$75000 per year

Mechanical Engineer

Opportunity: Join a leading Medical Device firm in Minnesota as a Mechanical Engineering Consultant. This company is focused on improving the quality of life for those who suffer from chronic illnesses. In this role, you will continue to the creation of these life-changing products by, developing theoretical models, performing engineering analysis, and building prototypes to demonstrate design feasibility. Career Growth: This role offers the chance to immerse yourself in an exciting role working hands-on with the production of groundbreaking devices. Mechanical will work in conjunction with more senior engineering staff to support product development projects, focusing on intermediate to advanced-level engineering execution. This cross-functional experience will allow you to work alongside multiple departments and be supported by each team member. Team Culture: You'll collaborate within a supportive and innovative team environment, contributing your expertise while learning from industry leaders in a state-of-the-art product line. Desired Background: Ideal candidates will possess extensive experience in providing oversight of outsourced process development activity and the ability to contribute to statistical experiments. You should be well versed in data analysis techniques using Minitab, Excel, and MATLAB. As well as possess the ability to manage their workload to achieve tasks assigned by management or more senior engineers. You must have a minimum of six years of experience working in an engineering field for the medical device/life science industry. Additional Details: The hourly rate for this position ranges from $60 to $85, based on experience and expertise, with a commitment of three days per week onsite in San Diego. The initial contract duration spans 12 months, with possibilities for extensions or full-time conversions based on performance and company needs.

Vision, Medical, Dental & 401k option