Manager Product Development Risk Prevention

Heidenheim, Germany
05 Jun 2019
05 Jul 2019
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level

We are partnered with a world leading medical devices company. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who will be able to manage projects in textile medical device products used in surgery from start to finish.   Your area of responsibility:

  • Provide competitive product solutions that fulfill all relevant legal and regulatory requirements as well as customer needs
  • Management of product development projects
  • Identification of product requirements in close cooperation with marketing/sales to fulfill customer needs
  • Develop and implement product solutions to meet the identified customer needs
  • Generate basis for IP on own product solutions
  • Safeguard FTO
  • Close cooperation with other departments e. g. marketing, production, purchasing, SCM, regulatory affairs, suppliers, patents and licensing
  • Support market tests
  • Idea generation for new products, technologies, value analysis
  • Secure product compliance for all products in area of responsibility in regard to all relevant rules and guidelines (internal/external)
  • Competitor product analysis

  What we look for:

  • Bachelor or master degree in natural science or the like
  • At least 2+ years of work experience as product development manager (in the medical devices industry)
  • Acquirements of all relevant regulatory requirements for medical devices
  • Knowledge of the products/materials and production technologies in own area of responsibility
  • Experience with the product application at the customer side and ability to transfer this into product features
  • Proven track in product development techniques / design process / test design
  • Knowledge of the patent literature and basic knowledge of patent law
  • Process knowledge
  • Experience with QM and project management tools
  • Communication and negotiation skills