Jobs at Gerresheimer

Head of Design Verification Laboratory (w/m/d)

Solothurnerstrasse 235, Switzerland | Olten | Full-time

Job Description

  • You lead our Design Verification team with 6 tests engineers.
  • Your team is driving the major testing activities during the Development and Verification of the Design of our of intelligent, electromechanical medical products.
  • Your team establishes test methods, develops and realizes measurement setups, plans, protocols and executes a large variety of sophisticated tests.
  • Your team works closely with the Development Engineers who count on your professional support during feasibility testing.
  • Your team works closely with the Quality Engineers who define the Design Verification Plan that your team will make happen.
  • You are responsible for planning and coordination of the team members and of the laboratory equipment in order to deliver all Design Verification results in time.
  • You are managing the laboratory infrastructure and measurement equipment.
  • You are representing your subject area in meetings with our customers.
  • You are a member of the management team of the development department and work in a strong network with the heads of 4 other engineering teams.
  • You support your employees in all aspects of their work and ensure that the work environment (tools, training, working conditions, workload, collaboration) allows optimal and motivating work and in-time delivery of test results and protocols.
  • You are working on a limited amount of projects yourself.


  • University degree in engineering or equivalent with 5 years of experience in a test laboratory, ideally in the Medical Device Industry
  • Experience in leading teams
  • Ability to work in a team, under pressure and with precision
  • Proficiency in the regulated environment of Medical Technology (ISO 13485, MDR, FDA 21 CFR 820.30) is an advantage
  • Very good statistical skills or in viewing and interpreting data
  • Very good oral and written language skills in English and ideally in German
  • Experience in resource and project planning an advantage
  • Experience in electronics, software and mechanics

Additional Information

We offer a challenging, international environment and the opportunity to actively contribute to the company and different teams with knowledge and engagement, and to develop personally. We also offer a modern workplace in a historic building, advanced and flexible working conditions as well as salaries according to performance and well-developed social benefits.

Interested? Please upload your complete application (letter of motivation, CV, job references, diplomas / certificates) by clicking on the "apply now" button. We look forward to reading from you.

Your contact person - For further information please contact us, +41 62 209 71 00


Corporate Benefits

Benefit from special conditions with various brands in fashion, technology, leisure and many more.

Food & drinks

We offer you free beverages and snacks.

Healthcare & pension

Your health and well-being is important to us. We offer fitness trainings, company pension plans and a group insurance.

Learning & development

According to the job and position, we make sure our employees get regular trainings and coaching to unleash their possibilities.

Mobile working

Mobile working and home office arrangements make our work routine more flexible.

Working environment

Creating a great place to work is essential for us, so we live up to our values teamwork, responsibility, integrity, bold innovation and excellence (TRIBE).

Note: Benefits might vary depending on the position.

About Gerresheimer

Gerresheimer is the global partner for pharmaceutics, biotech, healthcare, and cosmetics with a very broad product range for pharmaceutical and cosmetic packaging solutions and drug delivery systems. The company is an innovative solution provider from concept to delivery of the end product. Gerresheimer achieves its ambitious goals through a high level of innovative strength, industrial competence and concentration on quality and customer focus. In developing innovative and sustainable solutions, Gerresheimer relies on a comprehensive international network with numerous innovation and production centers in Europe, America and Asia. Gerresheimer produces close to its customers worldwide with around 11,000 employees and generated annual revenues in 2022 of EUR 1.8bn. With its products and solutions, Gerresheimer plays an essential role in people's health and well-being.

Equal rights

We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants. All applicants are considered without any regard to color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status or membership, or any other legally protected status. Preference is given to hiring people with disabilities.

Interested? Apply today!