Senior Mechanical Design Engineer – F/M


Compensation and Logistics

  • Contact type : Full-Time Permanent Contract (CDI)
  • Statuts:  Executive
  • Location: Clichy (subway line 13 or subway line 14, high-speed train service linking Paris to the suburbs : line RER C, train L, bus 74 or 341…)
  • Benefits: luncheon vouchers (€8.50 per day worked), health insurance (employer pays 50%), provident fund (employer pays 100%), travel pass (employer pays 50%), 8 to 12 days RTT/year, 25 days CA/year.
  • Recruitment context: job creation
  • Partial teleworking possible (60 days/year)
  • Available from May 2024.

Please send your CV to:, reference « Senior Mechanical Design Engineer ».

Company description

CorWave is a medical technology startup, developing biomimetic implantable heart pumps with the goal of improving the survival and daily lives of patients with heart failure. 🫀

The CorWave pump with undulating membrane is a disruptive technology protected by over 50 patents and 20 years of research. Funded by leading international investors, supported by renowned surgeons, with more than 80 employees of more than 13 different nationalities, CorWave aims to become a global leader.

The “EPIC” values are at the heart of the company’s success and drive CorWavers in this scientific, medical, industrial and profoundly human adventure: Each other together, Persist with passion, Innovate for patients and Cultivate trust.


Recruitment context

Are you looking for an exciting professional adventure within a dynamic company? We’re a passionate team that has made the leap from R&D 🔬 to industrial production. 🏭

Join us to be part of a committed industrial team, where innovation is our driving force and excellence our destination. 🤝

Our mission? To manufacture ultra-high-performance, ultra-reliable heart pumps to improve the lives of patients suffering from advanced heart failure. 👨‍⚕️

If you are ready to take on the challenge with determination, professionalism in an agile environment then this is the opportunity for you.

Welcome to the team where every beat counts!


Job description 

As a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer, you will be part of a team of 5-10 employees.

You will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Contribution to the design of the Series 2 cardiac pump and the tooling required for pump assembly
  • Creation of concepts and designs for complex electromechanical implantable medical devices
  • Design, development, verification and revision of models/drawings of LVAD system components, parts and assemblies
  • Supporting service team members and ensuring that designs can be realized using efficient, high-quality manufacturing processes
  • Applying your knowledge and experience in mechanical and materials engineering to generate designs that meet durability and reliability requirements
  • Preparation and piloting of 3D models and correctly configured 2D drawings for the realization of the team’s designs
  • Creation and revision of detailed drawings and specifications for internal and external suppliers for the production of components and assemblies
  • Creation of inspection plans and acceptance criteria for mechanical components
  • Support for the manufacturing team in identifying and developing post-fabrication finishing processes (e.g. polishing, coating, etc.) to meet medical device performance requirements
  • Application of assembly processes to develop tools, assemblies and procedures for low-volume production of high-precision mechanical assemblies
  • Participation in the development and revision of documentation relating to design history and other aspects of the quality system.


  • You have at least 5 years’ higher education in an engineering school (specializing in mechanical engineering).
  • You have at least 5 to 10 years’ experience in a similar position in the medical device sector, or in a variety of demanding environments (high production quality) such as aeronautics, aerospace, automotive or other regulated mechanical industries.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is essential for this position (international environment).
Specific knowledge
  • You are familiar with medical devices, precision products (watches, instruments, etc.), aircraft, spacecraft, automobiles, machinery or other regulated mechanical industries.
  • Methods of processing and assembling precision mechanical parts for the manufacture of low-volume devices.
Technical skills
  • SolidWorks mastery
  • Rapid prototyping and manufacturing processes
  • Tolerance analysis, 2D drawing generation, GD&T modeling, GPS and 3D CAD
  • Knowledge of ISO + GPS dimensioning concepts.
People skills
  • Positive spirit
  • Precision, method and rigor
  • Agility
  • Taste for teamwork
  • Good communicator.

Recruitment Process

  1. Pre-qualification (telephone or on Teams)
  2. Manager interview (on Teams or on site)
  3. Workshop + HR interview (on site)
  4. Taking up references.