Device Development Engineer

As a device development engineer, you will start from an idea or early concept, gather input, and generate possible solutions/designs. The best solution will be optimized through performance and safety testing and input from surgeons or other health professionals. The output is a completely validated product that can be prepared for market launch.

What you will do

  • Define the scope, requirements, and specifications of development projects in collaboration with our internal and external clients and a team of surgeons
  • Opportunity spotting for new medical device applications and technologies
  • Translate medical device ideas into development projects
  • Design medical devices such as guides and implants
  • Verify and validate product performance and safety
  • Report and document according to medical device standards
  • Assist in regulatory submissions
  • Provide input to the process development team

Your profile

  • You have a master's degree in science or engineering (mechanical or biomechanical)
  • You have excellent problem-solving and technical communication skills
  • You enjoy working in a team and opportunity-seeking
  • You can easily think in 3D and are proficient in 3D modeling
  • You have project management skills
  • You are analytical and have an eye for detail
  • You are fluent in English, both speaking and writing
  • If possible, you have 2-3 years of experience in the medical device industry

Location and type of contract

  • Belgium 
  • Full-time

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Working at Materialise

Materialise is a dynamic, international high-tech company, founded in 1990 and headquartered in Belgium, with over 2,300 employees worldwide. Materialise’s mission is to innovate for a better and healthier world through its software and hardware infrastructure and in-depth knowledge of additive manufacturing (also known as 3D printing). Our customers are in diverse industries, such as automotive, aerospace, medical, research, and academia.

As a growing company, Materialise is always looking for enthusiastic professionals who want to work in an environment full of revolutionary technology and surrounded by people passionate about their work.


Having a healthy work-life balance

When creating a better and healthier world, a good place to start is with yourself. That’s why we encourage our employees to stay fit both physically and mentally by offering sports workshops and flexible hours with the possibility of working remotely.

Personal growth and career opportunities

Materialise invests in people and want to see them grow in a career that fits them best. We offer personal training to every employee, so they can access every available career opportunity.

Team building

It’s also important to enjoy working at Materialise. With initiatives such as memorable team-building activities, lively after-work drinks, and team lunches, we’re building a work environment in which our employees feel good.

Innovation is key

Innovation isn’t an empty word at Materialise. We create and deliver high-tech solutions in additive manufacturing. Innovation and leadership by our employees is both encouraged and rewarded.