Technical Transfer/ Process Engineer in Kloten, Switzerland at Nobel Biocare

Date Posted: 3/8/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job ID: NOB001639

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.


This position will have a key role in the development of processes related to new dental materials and serve as a liaison between the R&D and manufacturing groups for the development and transfer of products to manufacturing. The individual will be responsible for implementing upcoming processes, ensuring that proper manufacturability is built into product development and process design.

Main Responsibilities

  • Ensure testing and processes are properly documented to meet regulatory needs.

  • Engage with key technology partners and suppliers to develop products and processes that best support the delivery of business objectives

  • Apply Engineering, Materials and Process knowledge to the design, development & validation of innovative materials and technologies that are scalable across the global manufacturing network

  • Foster collaborative relationships with Marketing, Manufacturing, Quality, Regulatory, Research & Development, supply chain and Operations to facilitate development and validation of new products and processes.

  • Conduct feasibility studies to assess new technologies or process improvements

  • Manage key project stakeholders through effective and timely communications of meaningful data

  • Participate in collaborations with R&D and academic institutions

  • Specialist must also stay up-to-date on industry standards, government regulations and new developments in the FDA regulated medical device field.

  • Provide material expertise in the design and development of products and new processes. This may include prototyping, pilot operations and process characterization to ensure the successful implementation of new product lines that meet all demands/requirements.

  • Identify latest technology to improve materials processing and throughput

  • Support R&D group in selecting right processes and identifying third party vendors

Job Requirements


  • M.Sc or PhD in Chemical Engineering or Process Engineering

  • The successful candidate will have a broad understanding of technical solutions that can be applied in the medical device field.

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to perform failure analysis and solve quality issues through an understanding of first principles, experimental design and the use of analytical equipment.

  • Serve as a subject matter expert in new materials process engineering for pipeline projects as well as for surface treatment processes for on market products

  • Subject matter will be on surface technologies and biomaterials

  • Process development and/or product development experience

  • At least 5 years Medical Device industry (ideally dental) background; alternatively, in combination with a comparable regulated industry.

  • Proven track record of relevant Project Management experience

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.