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Senior R&D Medical Device Engineer, Zealand Pharma A/S, 1811 / CLOSED

The Company
Zealand Pharma A/S (Zealand) is a fast-growing Copenhagen-based biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of peptide-based medicine and a highly attractive pipeline. More than 10 drug candidates invented by Zealand have advanced into clinical development, of which two have reached the market and three candidates are in late-stage development. They are passionate about improving the quality of life for patients with metabolic and gastrointestinal diseases, and other specialty or rare disease areas with significant unmet medical needs. Zealand was founded in 1998, Denmark and has presence in the US. As well. See more at

Zealand´s employees are fundamental to their success, and they continue to be able to attract and retain people with experience and talent. They have a unique culture, characterized by excellent teamwork and strong engagement across the organization. You will be empowered, encouraged to take bold decisions and work with ambitious deadlines. You will get rewarded for the absent of ego, focusing on teamwork and making brilliant results together with your team.

The Team
You will be part of an experienced team with engaged and dedicated people in a stimulating international environment. In Device Development, they support the entire Zealand Pharma peptide portfolio, and work with international partners to develop the best possible delivery devices for each of their drugs. They work as one team across multiple continents and across many functional disciplines. Two days are never the same and you will have high influence on medical device development. The communication will be open, honest, and direct and one of the core values in the team is “your success equals success of the team”.

Senior R&D Medical Device Engineer
Do you want to be truly empowered?                          

  • Biotech company with innovative peptide-based medicines
  • Making a difference in people’s lives with metabolic & gastrointestinal diseases
  • You want to excel and are a brilliant R&D Medical Device Developer

The Challenge
You have a passion for medical device development and are motivated by understanding the user-situation and the user-needs. You have a drive to secures a high-quality user experience.

The job includes execution and support to device development, device manufacturing and lifecycle management improvement projects for drug delivery devices.

You will be working with all aspects of medical device development for drug delivery. You are experienced within Design Control and knowledgeable with Human Factors testing, and you have experience in setting device requirements, doing Risk Management and planning and executing Design Verification. This involves both medical devices and combination products as well as their packaging and labeling.

You will be working in an international environment and have interfaces with many different disciplines working closely together with external partners and CMO’s.

At Zealand they understand the value of a diverse workforce. As an employee, you will be part of an innovative, cross-disciplinary, and cross-cultural working environment characterized by strong teamwork, room for individual performance      and development, informality and respect, high work-ethics, engagement, and fun.

Zealand is a growing organization, and you will be encouraged and welcomed to bring forth new ideas, discuss concerns and share feed-back with colleagues and management. You will report to Vice President, Device Development & Manufacture.

Your Talent
The ideal candidate holds a degree in Life Science, within engineering, biochemistry, pharmaceutical sciences, or another relevant field and have at least 5+ years of experience from medical device development.

You should have solid experience within design control and device development according to ISO 13485, risk management and usability engineering from the medical device industry. Also, you are familiar with design verification and design validation principles. Ideally you are experienced with both FDA and Medical Device Requirements.

You are used to collaborating internationally and have strong communication skills (English – both verbal and written) that secure a smooth development process. On a personal note, you are a true team player with a positive and flexible mindset, who understands how to reach joint project goals.

You have a proactive mind-set and a constructive attitude to drive progress combined with the ability to plan, execute, and meet deadlines. Also, you have a good understanding of complex technical issues. You are used to work with multiple tasks at the same time and are analytical and capable of digesting complex data without losing the overall picture.

You have a genuine interest in working in a dynamic environment and taking on new challenges along with the ability and engagement to “walk the extra mile”. You see opportunities instead of difficulties.

You are motivated by having a high impact position and understand how to apply your cultural awareness to inspire trust and respect among your colleagues. As an open-minded, dedicated, and flexible person, you utilise your high level of energy and can-do attitude to proactively handle the various tasks at hand.

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