Design Engineer - Customer Medical Device Development

ConvaTec Denmark A/S


Design Engineer - Customer Medical Device Development

Are you passionate about developing products that improve people’s live? Do you want to join a world leading company specialized in treatment of chronic diseases such as Diabetes and Parkinson’s Disease? Then you might be the right candidate to join our R&D organization, where you will have an exciting key role in our customer projects, developing new products and product variants.

We are looking for a highly motivated and talented mechanical engineer, to work with customer projects characterised by a short lead time from design to market, in a close collaboration with the cross-functional project team and stakeholders.

As a Design Engineer you are involved in all phases of the development and understand the importance of good documentation practices. You will participate in the specification of devices and make well-founded decisions and customer advising about design solutions, parts and materials to ensure safety and a robust mechanical design. Parts of your job will involve analysis, simulation, detailed design descriptions, implementation, documentation, planning and coordination.

We offer you a central role in an exciting company in constant growth. You will work in a dynamic team with international exposure and a multi-cultural organisation. You will part of a team of 7 mechanical engineers and will report to the Mechanical Manager in R&D. Up to 10 - 20 travel days yearly is to be expected.

Professional Qualifications:

  • Master or Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering with at least 3 years of relevant experience
  • Hands-on experience with Design Control in accordance with EU ISO 13485 & US 21CFR820 Quality Systems for Medical Devices
  • Experience within tolerance analysis, CAD modelling, SolidWorks, DFA/DFM, 2D, GPS, and FEA
  • Experience in high volume medical device manufacturing processes like injection moulding, extrusion, assembly, packaging or sterilization
  • Experience within mould qualification
  • Knowledge within polymer materials in an advantage

Personal Qualifications:

Besides having a solid mechanical foundation, you are a distinct team player with a holistic mindset. You utilize your good collaborations skills to build strong collaboration with other functions like production, sourcing, and QA. You are pragmatic and operate with a sense of urgency to meet your deadlines. You enjoy a busy working day and can progress several tasks in parallel. You have proven analytical and problem-solving skills that will help you to develop competitive and user centric designs. You understand the importance of good documentation practices and see the value in creating solid documentation of the design. You have excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Danish.

For further information:

Do not hesitate to contact Poul Berthelsen, Mechanical Manager, at cell phone +45 3119 2023 or e-mail:

Relevant candidates will be called for interviews even before the application period is closed.

ConvaTec, Infusion Care Division / Unomedical a/s is a global Medical Device company specialized in the treatment of chronic diseases, such as Diabetes Mellitus and Parkinson’s Disease. We develop and market sterile disposable products for subcutaneous infusion of various medications. Our manufacturing facilities in Denmark and Mexico produce more than 100 million infusion sets per year, making us the world leader within this field. Our R&D function with 40 people is situated in Osted, Denmark, making sure that new products meet highest industry standards, satisfy patient needs and comply with applicable regulatory requirements. Further information about the company can be found at our website or

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ConvaTec er en global producent af medicotekniske produkter med ledende markedspositioner indenfor stomipleje, sårbehandling, kontinens, intensivbehandling og subkutan infusionsterapi.

Skinderskovvej 32-36
2730 Herlev
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