Product Development Manager – Medical Device - Research and Development

Your responsibility:

• Participation in development projects as technical lead; preparation of material and product specifications, conducting

product risk analysis, transport validation, stability studies etc.

• Supporting production team members with production development for new products

• Development of product prototypes including testing/analysis of raw materials, product samples, finished products

• Working with Marketing teams to establish clinical and user needs to translate into product performance specifications

• Support of product registration processes by providing the necessary technical data (Global)

• Development of test methods supporting development requirements

• Evaluation of customer complaints within the specified area of responsibility and, if necessary, the taking of appropriate

measures; support during post-market surveillance

• Responding to technically-related customer queries and invitations to tender


Qualifications and requirements:

• Completed course of study (degree/MSc/doctorate) in sciences/engineering (e.g. biology, biotechnology, chemistry, polymer

chemistry, medical technology, materials science)

• Several years practical experience in the development of medical devices (ideally in the area of professional wound


• Experience as a member of a cross-functional project team

• Experience as a project manager

• Technical understanding of materials, material changes, test methods (physical, chemical, biological), manufacturing

processes, statistical methods etc

• Knowledge of the Medical Devices Directive and the associated specialist fields (e.g. application, biocompatibility, clinical

evaluation, risk management, sterilisation, CE conformity, FDA etc.)

• Analytical, organisational and communications skills


This opportunity has understandably been incredibly popular. We encourage all interested candidates to apply without delay as it is likely that recruitment will close prematurely. Please direct all questions (if necessary) to “Chris” at cswain (at) barringtonjames (dot) com alongside a copy of your CV.

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