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Mechanical Design Engineer

Basel, Switzerland

  • Salary: CHF 90 – CHF 95 per hour
  • Job type: Interim/Contract
  • Posted: 05/04/2019
  • Contact name: Charlie Levi
  • Contact number:
  • Ref: 4220

Job description

Hobson Prior is seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer to be based in Basel, Switzerland. This position will be on a 6 months contract basis with the possible option for extension.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Cooperating with the team to develop medical devices used in combination products eg. auto-injector or injection pens.
  • Produce detailed CAD models and drawings of components, including proper dimensioning and tolerances.
  • Manage CAD Product Data Management database.
  • Work with suppliers to incorporate feedback on manufacturing processes and inspection dimensions
  • Test components and devices in the lab.


  • Minimum of five years of experience in product design, with a focus on plastic components. This should include an understanding of the injection molding process and how to design for high volume production.
  • Experience in Solidworks or other similar CAD package.
  • Experience working in Product Data Management (PDM) systems, such as Enterprise PDM or Windchill.
  • Knowledge of dimensioning and tolerancing standards.
  • Prior experience in Product Design and Design for Manufacturing.
  • Experience in medical device development would be an advantage.

Apply now:

If you are interested in learning more or applying to this exciting opportunity, please complete the form below and attach a copy of your CV. Alternatively, for further details or to talk directly to a life sciences recruitment specialist, please request a call back at the top of this page.

Hobson Prior is a leading life sciences recruiter focused on finding exceptional people and matching them with the finest positions across the globe. Hobson Prior is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.