• 12 juli 2019
  • Vacaturennummer lv-70573
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Our Customer is a high -performing and results-oriented company within the medical accessories industry. They develop and bring to market their own branded products as well as private label products. They deliver high quality operating room solutions for surgeons based all over the world. Their devices are marketed worldwide through a network of specialized distributors and medical devices companies. Their goal is to improve quality of patients’ lives whilst keeping an eye on cost and clinical outcomes.

Purpose of the position:
Over the past many years, the team have established themselves in the global industry as a reliable source of knowledge and quality products. Currently the team is exploring novel technologies and new application areas in close cooperation with KOLs and industry experts. The team is currently strengthening its innovation capabilities and is looking for a highly talented, motivated and professionally experienced:

(SR) PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER

Engaged to join the execution of their innovative and strategic growth objectives


Your Tasks & Responsibilities:
  • Demonstrated experience in actively participating in KOL discussions.
  • Manage successfully the fuzzy front-end of the innovation cycle where you define the market opportunity you intend to address in close cooperation with KOLs and your colleagues of the Marketing department.
  • Participate successfully in the fuzzy front-end of the innovation cycle – i.e. identification of the market opportunity – during which you have actively engaged with KOLs and your colleagues of the Marketing department.
  • You posses proven experience in:
    • defining a POP and verifying your design inputs;
    • bringing a POP to a POC and verifying your design inputs:
    • bringing a POC to an end product and validating your design inputs.
  • You will manage continuous improvements:
    • Actioning the outcome of PMS’s.
    • Successfully conducting projects regarding DFM and DFC. Engaging in product improvements (specifications, costing, quality) and dealing with these from a regulatory point of view and risk management point of view.
    • Participating in design reviews, risk management, CAPA, milestone reviews, etc.
What have you got on offer?
  • A degree (WO / HBO) in engineering - medical , biomedical, mechanical, electro-technical -or you can offer similar and substantial expertise build up throughout your career.
  • A proven track record of minimum 7 years in medical device development.
  • Experienced with the medical device product development process (in accordance with ISO13485) and have been through at least 2 full cycles of product development, ideally from POP / POC-stage through to regulatory approval and commercialisation.
  • Demonstrate theoretical and applied knowledge of human physiology
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in Dutch and English. Additional languages are a plus.
  • You are familiar with a project based way of working.
  • Ideally ou have mastered the basics of MS Project or other project management solutions: critical path analysis, resolving resource conflicts, etc.
  • You have successfully lead or at the very least participated in multi-disciplinary project teams.
  • You understand the interaction of the various disciplines throughout the entire product development cycle and know where your discipline is supposed to lead, to influence or to monitor.
  • Experience with formal problem solving techniques is considered a plus: 5 whys, Ishikawa diagram, DMAIC, FMEA, etc.
Personal characteristics (Keywords):
  • Team player, Can do mentality, high sense of urgency working, enthusiastic, positive, approachable, lead by example, good listener and observer.
Taking you further, step by step.
Characteristics that you will experience:
  • A high-performing and result-oriented company that is always looking for new challenges.
  • A passionate team that wants to join forces to develop business together.
  • A mentality to keep moving forward and get to a higher level.
  • A warm team that is eager to welcome you with open arms.
  • An organization that continuously works on professionalisation.
  • An active staff association that organises various activities.
  • A package of secondary employment conditions, for example: flexible working hours, 24 days of leave with expansion possibilities up to 30 days per year, travel payments allowance of the first km, WGA insurance, WIA excedent insurance, pension scheme, bonus scheme, fully motorized desks etc.
Interested ?
Limbourg & Partners takes care of the recruitment and pre-selection process for this position.
For more information about the position and the procedures you can contact Harry Kikken, Managing Director (043 – 358 54 32). If you want to respond immediately, we look forward receiving your resume with a short motivation.