Product Development Engineer (18-month contract)

  • Job category
    Engineering, Environment / Health
  • Job level
  • Contract type
  • Location
  • Salary
    S$4100 - S$7700

Job Description

At SGInnovate, we invest in startups that have the ambition, passion and expertise to develop Deep Tech solutions to challenging global problems. We help them knock down barriers — technical, adoption, and market — like no other and connect them with top talent and bring together great minds across the ecosystem to discuss, share and inspire ideas of innovation. SGInnovate is a private-limited venture capital wholly owned by the Singapore Government.

The Role

As a Product Development Engineer, you will have the opportunity to develop a specific innovative medical solution for chronic respiratory conditions. We love people who are passionate about their work and enjoy working in a fast-paced startup-like environment.


Your primary role will be focused on the various engineering aspects of product development for a first-in-human clinical trial, in addition to other strategic clinical and commercialisation-related activities as and when required.

  • Close involvement in various stages of new product development of class II medical device product involving a hardware and software
  • Facilitate the  planning and execution of in-house V&V capabilities for the project team
  • Evaluating product design and function to assess and establish the engineering requirements that are essential for the performance and quality of the device
  • Develop and  execute design verification and validation protocols alongside the product team
  • Create mechanical conceptual designs of the medical device product
  • Generate &  maintain design control documentation
  • Be involved in  ideation, conceptualisation, prototyping and translation as required
  • Modify and improve existing designs and products
  • Track and manage engineering change requests, notices, etc.


· Bachelor’s/Master’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent with 5-8 years of experience in new product development in medical devices

· Experienced with rapid prototyping, cross-functional system integration and associated troubleshooting

· Technically proficient in engineering tools such as 2D and 3D engineering design tools i.e. Solidworks, etc.

· Robust knowledge of product development cycle, quality management systems (ISO 13485) and regulatory requirements

· Experienced in implementation and maintenance of cGMP, ISO 13485

· Respiratory medical device experience, programming skills are a plus

  • Experience with respiratory products is a plus

Other Skills

  • Highly detail oriented, methodical with strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong sense of teamwork, ownership and accountability
  • Proven ability of analytical problem solving and troubleshooting
  • Comfortable with uncertainty and a fast-paced startup like environment

Closing on 18 Mar 2021

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