Product Development Engineer (18-month contract) | SGInnovate

Product Development Engineer (18-month contract)

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

If the above sounds like you and your dream job, send us your CV at and let's do a coffee chat.