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Design Engineer – Electromagnetic Navigation - Germany  

Brain Lab (company)


Posted on : 02 May 2017

Project Description

  • Electromagnetic tracking is a powerful and versatile technology. It is used to navigate surgical instruments in applications like ENT or Neurosurgery. 
  • For our growing electromagnetic [EM] navigation department we are looking for a new design engineer. 
  • You will be part of a young and dynamic team – a kind of a startup within a well-established and inspiring company.
  • As a design engineer you will:
    • Work independently as well as in small teams
    • Develop sterile and non-sterile tracked instruments for our lab EM navigation systems
    • Assume ownership within the project
  • Develop medical devices for image guided surgery from idea to market launch including:
    • Patent and competitor research
    • Systematic development of concepts and evaluation thereof
    • Design of mechanical devices (machined/ injection molded)
    • Perform and coordinate functional tests of medical devices
    • Create technical documentation according to international and company standards
    • Coordinate with external development partners and suppliers
  • Maintain the documentation of existing medical products 

The ideal candidate has:
  • Education in mechanical engineering or related discipline, or equivalent working experience
  • Extensive experience with CAD systems (preferred Creo Parametric with Windchill)
  • Very good written and oral communication skills in English
  • Good written and oral communication skills in German
  • Experience in writing technical documentation for medical devices
  • Well organized and clearly structured working style
  • High quality documentation standards
  • Plus: Experience in the development of EM tracked instruments
  • Plus: Knowledge of clinical workflows and devices in the field of ENT/cranial surgery

  • We offer you a professional business atmosphere, an international team and a performance-oriented environment as a base to consequently realize your ideas. 
  • Through distinguished training, efficient education and the regular exchange of experience with colleagues from different departments, you will develop and be challenged, both professionally and personally.