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Senior Mechanical Technology Engineer for a fast growing and innovative medical device company

Do you have thorough knowledge of technology and mechanical design of single-use medical devices? Do you want to develop new mechanical technology and solutions that can be used across future product development projects? And do you want to join a successful company in rapid growth? Then your next career move may be with Ambu.

In this newly established and challenging position, you will contribute actively to Ambu’s success within the development of our exciting single-use endoscopes. We want to continue building our position as world leader in single-use endoscopy. To cement that position, we have established a dedicated cross-functional team to further develop the technologies for the mechanical parts and mechanisms of our endoscopes. You will be working on mechanical challenges which are on the cutting edge of what is possible to solve.

To achieve our ambitious goals, we must become technology champions, and collaborate closely with a palette of external partners, colleagues and other stakeholders. On the one hand, it’s our responsibility to integrate different scientific disciplines into our solutions, on the other hand, we have to act as knowledge aggregators within the company while pursuing the innovation opportunities ahead. 

You will be part of a dynamic innovation culture characterised by a strong team spirit. Our Global Innovation team consists of 60 people located at our headquarters in Ballerup.

Develop new mechanical technology and solutions for single-use endoscopes
Your responsibility will be to develop, mature and lead technology development of mechanical solutions for different mechanical modules of endoscopes which easily can be translated into product development.

Your main responsibilities will be to

  • Identify, develop and mature mechanical technology for single-use endoscopes
  • Develop, design and engineer new mechanical solutions
  • Identify user needs for new application areas and translate them into tangible solutions based on existing and new technology
  • Translate technology concepts into tangible prototypes ready for feasibility testing including documentation
  • Provide mechanical assistance to the product development teams during technology transfer and further development in the innovation process
  • Interact and collaborate with both external and internal partners in a trusting and open manner.
  • Documentation and testing according to FDA and ISO. 

You will have a broad interface: internally with Ambu’s development teams in China, Malaysia and Denmark as well as externally with users, technology partners, knowledge centers and suppliers.

Mechanical engineering with experience in product development of medical devices
Ideally, you hold an educational background within mechanical engineering, but it could also be related areas within product development/innovation, mechanics, physics or similar.

You have a deep understanding and experience with technology development, preferably within medical devices as well several years of experience of developing medical devices, In addition, you have thorough knowledge and experience with mechanical design on smaller scale. You can translate user-needs into mechanical solutions, and you have solid experience with plastic and mechanical engineering design.

As a person you are self-motivated, committed and have a strong sense of responsibility towards your work. You are thorough and detail-oriented, and you have great interpersonal skills. You have a good situational awareness that makes you thrive in global teams.

Since we are a global company, you will be involved in cross-cultural collaboration and you will join an international team. Consequently, you must be fluent in English and be able to communicate efficiently. Lastly, you thrive in a position that gives you the opportunity to travel approximately 20-30 days a year.

Ambu – an ambitious and professional workplace
Ambu is a company with ambitious growth objectives and we are very focused on developing and launching innovative products to the market. We reach our objectives through an interdisciplinary collaboration between motivated and competent colleagues in an informal work environment. Our rapid development means that there is a natural focus on the ongoing development of your professional and personal skills that will help to ensure Ambu's continued success.

We offer a wide range of professional, social and economic benefits, in addition to the exciting challenges of the job.

How to apply
If you are ready to apply for the position, please apply as soon as possible. Note that we will invite candidates for interviews on a continuous basis so no need to hesitate. This job ad might be online until 13th March 2020 but once we have found the right candidate, the ad will no longer be online.

Your application will of course be treated confidentially.

You can get additional information about the job and about Ambu by contacting Niels Bjerrum Thomsen at +45 7225 2587

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