Design Engineer

Scandinavian Real Heart AB (SRH) is developing a Total Artificial Heart (TAH) called the ‘Realheart® TAH’ that replaces the natural heart and is intended to save the lives of patients suffering late stage heart failure. SRH is based in Västerås, Sweden and is publicly traded on the Swedish stock exchange.

SRH is looking for candidates motivated to progress the technology from the research stage to clinical use and commercialization. An opportunity exists for a design engineer professional to join the small and dynamic team to support design activities to meet documented performance requirements.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience with electro-mechanical equipment development in a regulated environment.

What we offer
Welcome to join our dynamic team where you will be working with an extraordinary product that can save peoples life. We have a flexible, innovative and technically advanced environment paired with a mutual drive to make a difference. It´s a full-time position with a wide variety of added employee benefits and a global working environment, giving you the opportunity to interact with highly skilled colleagues and partners from different countries. 

Key Objective

To work with existing design engineers and control CAD output within the company. To generate innovative designs to solve technical problems and analysis of system performance. 

Some level of hand-on testing of designs is expected and the candidate should be comfortable working performing basic performance testing of the system with guidance from more senior team members.


  • To design parts, components, and assemblies of the innovative artificial heart system
  • To setup CAD output control of all company CAD files
  • Conduct tests at the company facility
  • To generate reports and documentation in accordance with the company quality system.

Skills and Experience

  • Degree qualified in mechanical or biomedical engineering or equivalent.
  • Five years industrial work experience in the use of Solidworks is essential
  • Experience in a regulated environment such as medical device, defence, automotive or similar would be preferred.
  • Experience with analysis packages such as Ansys for structural and thermal investigations would be preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a small, innovative team.
  • Proven ability to work with external manufacturing partners and understanding of manufacturing capabilities and processes
  • Excellent written communications skills, and analytical problem-solving skills.

To be part of the Real Heart team please submit your application to:

Scandinavian Real Heart AB
Organisation number: 556729-5588
Kopparbergsvägen 10, 722 13 Västerås, Sweden
+46 (0) 21 475 55 50