Product Development Manager - Risk Prevention - Germany

Ulm, Baden-Württemberg
Highly Competitive, Car and Bonus
21 Jul 2019
20 Aug 2019
cs med ff
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

This opportunity is for a new Manager Product Development Risk Prevention (f/m/d) for a leading Medical Device to be based in South Germany , our client allow their employees to make a real difference to health. Their healthcare products and solutions make an impact in millions of people’s lives around the world on a daily basis – in hospitals, in clinics, and at home. We believe that health can empower people to make a positive difference in the world, and this is something worth going further for.

Your area of responsibility:

  • Provide competitive product solutions that fulfil 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 fulfil 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)
  • Acquirement 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

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  c swain at barringtonjames dot com alongside a copy of your CV.