Founded in 2009, CryoTherapeutics is an early stage European innovative company that is now establishing its operations in Awans (Liège). The company is in the process of developing a novel catheter system to treat atherosclerotic plaque that causes heart attacks by delivering cryoenergy to the coronary arteries. For additional information about the company, please visit http://www.cryotherapeutics.com/
CryoTherapeutics aims to develop and market the novel cryoenergy therapy initially for patients who have suffered a heart attack, and in the longer term also for patients identified as being at future risk of heart attack. CryoTherapeutics recently raised 7M€ in its latest round of financing and will use these funds to continue development of this technology with the aim of starting clinical studies later this year.
In order to support the expansion of the team in Liège, we are looking for a (m/f) :
Console System Engineer
As a Console System Engineer, the candidate will be involved in planning, specifying, designing, developing and testing future versions of the console which controls the catheter operation and provides the user interface.. Reporting to the Project Manager you play a key role in the R&D/innovation activities.
The position’s main responsibilities are:
- Collaborate with colleagues and physicians in both pre-clinical and clinical environments to evaluate system performance and identify opportunities to improve the technology and its ease of use.
- Plan and execute design verification testing for consoles and the full console/catheter system.
- Design improvement and manufacturing of the current generation console, including design evaluation, specification of design changes, design verification and validation, and design support during manufacturing transfer .
- Support the design of future generation consoles.
- Work with team members and external partners to deliver project’s technical objectives.
- Report results and work evolution on a regular basis to the top management.
- Establish timelines and ensure adherence to timely execution
- Mechanical, Electronic or Biomedical Engineering Masters degree.
- 5 years experience in electronic system design, development, testing and industrialization, including at least 2 years experience of medical device development.
- Relevant technical expertise in multi-disciplinary engineering of electro-mechanical systems with software control.
- Familiar with medical device regulatory requirements, Quality Management Systems and design control processes
- Experience of working with and managing component vendors and contract manufacturers..
- Strong innovation and communication skills together with hands-on and pragmatic mind-set.
- Very good organizational, analytical and problem solving skills.
- Highly collaborative, self-motivated and team-oriented individual in a company setting.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills in English. Any other language is a plus.
- Up to 25% travel may be required.
- A challenging position with a high potential innovative and young medical device company.
- To work in a human-sized, collaborative and respectful environment
- Work within a dynamic and experienced team that brings the best out of motivated potentials.
- An attractive compensation package in line with the position’s responsibilities and your experience.