Lead Product Development Engineer


About this job

  • Market: Life Sciences & Health Care
  • Branche: Medical devices
  • Area of expertise: Research & Development
  • Location: Best

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Professional Master
  • Closing date: Thursday, September 23, 2021

About this role

About this role

In this role as Lead Product Development Engineer you are responsible for the design, realization (schematics, drawings and documents), integration and test of sub-systems, components or modules on the basis of design specifications in accordance with the functional specifications. As we do not want to harm people with our products, which can be very dangerous when malfunctioning, so predictability, reliability and traceability of our design is essential. Thus, documentation and the documentation process play an important role in our development.

As a Lead Product Development Engineer, of the Business Unit in Medical Devices, you are designing and developing hardware of products for hospitals. Together with a multidisciplinary team, you will take products from concept through design into production using DfX (FMEA,DFMA etc) approaches to meet the needs of our customers and their demanding environment.



It is about your attitude and behavior. The right mindset, planning and communication skills and behavior will get you the results necessary.

  • You have a Masters (WO) Degree or equivalent through experience in mechanical engineering;
  • You have lead engineer skills and experience in the process to release components for production in a medical or other highly regulated environment;
  • You are able to guide and work with multiple projects at once, keeping up plannings of multiple projects, step in if necessary on documentation, release-process steps;
  • You take leadership, planning for commitments, open communication with leadership and other department leaders, process-creativity, negotiation skills, get-things-done mentality are necessary to get your project or projects done efficient and faster than the original timeline.
  • Please note: for this position it is required to already have residence and work experience in the EU



Our clients offer is challenging tasks on technical interesting products. The opportunity to grow beyond initially assigned tasks/responsibilities for those with the right drive and skills. A pleasant working environment with flexible working hours.

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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Veerle Schielen is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

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Veerle Schielen
Brunel Netherlands Eindhoven
+31 40 257 8208