Industrialization Engineer

Novostia is a start-up company developing a unique heart valve prosthesis with the mission to improve the quality of life for patients suffering from heart valve disease, especially children and young patients.
Take up new challenges and join our innovative, dynamic, and passionate team!

Your main role

Reporting to the Product and Process Development Manager, your principal duties and responsibilities will be to:

  • Actively contribute to the design, development, and industrialization activities for the valve and its accessories
  • Ensure the creation and update of detailed and assembly drawings of the product using CAD
  • Develop test method and tooling for design and process activities
  • Document and support Engineering Change Request, with supplier impact follow-up
  • Manage supply chain with suppliers and OEM: communicate forecast, place order and follow reception, inspection and non-conformity to release invoices when appropriate
  • Update manufacturing and design documentation (specifications, drawings, BOM, MFC, risk analysis, …)
  • Participate to the development of quality and regulatory documentation related to the technology and the manufacturing process
  • Interface with all partners involved in the development and manufacturing activities

Your profile

  • Min. Bachelor’s degree in engineering (biomedical, mechanics, micro-technologies)
  • Min. 2 years’ experience as an engineer working with - medical devices, ideally in the cardiovascular industry – Senior welcome
  • Ability to design with CAD SolidWorks
  • Proven experience with product development
  • Consistent background and knowledge of the medical device industry regulations (ISO13485)
  • Technical knowledge in mechanical, surface treatment, material science
  • Rigor, attention to details, dedication, self-driven, and sense of responsibility
  • Ability and willingness to work in start-up environment
  • Good communication skills in English and French (German is a plus)

Additional information

  • Starting date: To be discussed
  • Localisation: Epalinges - Lausanne
  • Activity rate: 100%
  • Applicant must be holder of / or eligible for a valid work permit in Switzerland


Send your motivation pitch and your CV directly to the following email address > f.brungard [at] novostia.com