Test Engineer Biomechanics in Kloten, Switzerland at Nobel Biocare

Date Posted: 3/15/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: NOB001785

About Us

Nobel Biocare is a world leader in the field of innovative implant-based dental restorations – from single-tooth to fully edentulous indications.  Nobel Biocare offers you a great place to work by giving you the opportunity to grow and be recognized for your effort and achievements.


The main scope of the role is to provide expertise in the fields of medical device testing and test model development to support verification activities of newly developed products.A main part of the activities is dedicated to support the internal customers of Nobel Biocare.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and perform Product and Material Testing for the support of the product development process

  • Prepare and perform product approval tests according to international standards (Regulatory application)

  • Development of test concepts (i.e. designing of test set-ups, development of new test methods based on biomechanical principles).

  • Analysis of test results including statistical evaluations and compiling the results in test reports.

  • Communicate and discuss the results with the biomechanics team, research and product development.

  • Ensure an operational laboratory infrastructure (i.e. organization of maintenance and calibration)

  • Implementation of new SOP’s

  • Manage external test providers and resources

Job Requirements


  • “Dipl. Techniker/in HF/TS“ (or equivalent) degree in mechanical engineering, mechatronics or materials science or professional experience in dental prosthetics and restorations (dental technician)

  • Experience with working in a regulated environment

  • Skilled/Experienced in testing technologies and measuring applications or ideally the field of dental prosthetics and restorations

  • Experience with being part of an interdisciplinary project team

  • Knowledge in biomechanics / medical devices regulatory affairs / ISO Standards/ GLP is a plus

  • Motivated by applied research on medical devices

  • A systematic, result-oriented work style

  • Fluent in English (spoken and written) and good knowledge of German (at least B2 level)

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and industrial solutions. Our globally diverse team of 59,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.5B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 2,000% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.