Vlaamse Technische Kring

Fortimedix Surgical B.V.

Master: Mechanical Engineering

Sector: Biomedical & Pharmaceutical

Locatie: Abroad

Stad: Geleen, The Netherlands

Trainee Engineer

Fortimedix Surgical is a powerful medical device company, aiming to challenge the status quo in minimally invasive surgery by creating novel devices that improve health outcomes and increase procedural efficiency. We are headquartered in Nuth, The Netherlands, and have a U.S. subsidiary in San Diego, CA. With a strong history as a global market leader in contract stent manufacturing, Fortimedix has been a trusted partner in the medical device industry for almost 20 years. Fortimedix Surgical is committed to driving the evolution of healthcare through smart innovation across surgical specialties to improve the quality of life of patients throughout the world.

Are you an ambitious and curious starter with a passion for engineering and do you want to learn from experienced colleagues? A traineeship at Fortimedix Surgical will be the ultimate stepping stone!

Starting your career in the medical device industry is a smart choice. It’s all about high quality standards, well-considered structures and details, combined with multiple techniques such as laser cutting, (electro) chemistry and optical measurement. As a trainee at Fortimedix Surgical you will have the opportunity to be a part of our very talented team of specialists working on the development of a brand new surgical product line that challenges the status quo in minimally invasive surgery. You will learn from our experts who will help you to grow in your role and become a Manufacturing or Development engineer in the near future.

During the traineeship your tasks will consist of optimizing, maintaining and supporting manufacturing processes for the Production of medical devices, as well as implementing product, process and equipment changes. You will also participate in challenging projects like developing new devices or equipment, building pilot processes or determining root causes.

An extensive introduction program and assessment are part of the traineeship to compose a personal development plan, fitting your profile and ambitions.


We offer a challenging job in an inspiring and rapidly developing high-tech company, where an open, professional and pleasant working culture is one of our most important assets. We embrace initiatives, ownership and a strong team spirit. By providing freedom, we support you to be creative and to organize the job in accordance with the overall goals of Fortimedix Surgical. We are committed to support your professional and personal development and give you the opportunity to cooperate with talented people.

Qualifications & competencies: • Bachelor or Master degree in Mechanical Engineering/Biomedical Engineering/Industrial Engineering or similar • Having a fresh approach to technical topics • Mastering the English language • A maximum of 3 years of work experience

Your talents: • Looking at questions from different perspectives and dare to bring less obvious solutions • Strong analytical skills • Hands-on mentality • Eager to learn • Strong communicator • Flexible • Focused on getting the best results