Since 1937, Ambu has developed, manufactured and sold medical devices. Today, millions of patients and healthcare professionals depend on the functionality and performance of Ambu’s products worldwide.

In this newly established and challenging position, you will be an active contributor in the innovation team and participate in securing the future success of Ambu in the interest of our users. 

You will be part of an effective innovation culture with a tradition for fast completion of projects, which means that there will be a visible link between your results and Ambu’s growth. You will be a member of the Front-end and Technology team, focusing on technology development within Neurology and Cardiology. Your focus will be on the electrical aspect of sensor development, and the options within development of wireless devices and new sensor types. The position is new, so you will also be part of building up knowledge.

Your workplace will be at Ambu’s headquarters in Ballerup.

Involved in all aspects of the innovation process 
As R&D engineer within technology development, you will be part a vital part of running and driving technology enhancement, shaping the long term perspective for our product development projects within our electrode portfolio. Your focus will very much be on the innovative aspect, however in Ambu this always entails keeping a strong focus on the user needs. You will work closely with marketing and participate in the interaction with future users to optimize the current product portfolio and identify opportunities for new products. You will have to gain an understanding of our production setup in order to understand how new technologies can fit in and where the need is greatest.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Executing Technology tracks, utilizing both Ambu and external resources
  • Concept development of ground-breaking products within the PMD portfolio 
  • Stakeholder management with customer and end-users and coordination across various in-house functions including, but not limited to, Marketing, Sales, Production, Clinical, Procurement and RA/QAE.

Your contact base will be broad, and you will have an interface with Ambu’s global organization, all departments involved in product development projects and externally with users, knowledge centers and suppliers.

You have knowledge of developing medical devices and the design control process preferably within sensors and wireless devices. You have a strong technical foundation and interest, and you can understand technical implications of various options, also in relation to production. You work well in teams and can comply with tight deadlines while managing multiple assignments. 

You hold a master’s degree in engineering, preferably within electronics, medical devices, health science or similar. Preferably you are specialized in designing electronic devices for wearable sensor technologies. Ideally you have knowledge about the signal pathway of bioelectric potentials from signal acquisition to analysis, and about wireless communication with both size and power constraints. Clinical experience or knowledge of signal processing/analysis of bioelectric potentials will be a bonus. You have at least three years of relevant experience, preferably within medical device development or a PhD with relevant area of focus. 

As a person you are curious, highly motivated and flexible. You have great interpersonal skills and have a sense of occasion, which makes you thrive in global teams. You have a passion for new challenges. You have a strong sense of responsibility towards your work. You work in a structured and proactive way, but you are flexible and able to “think outside the box”.

Since we are a global company, you will be involved in cross-cultural collaboration. Consequently, it is a requirement that you are fluent in English and that you are able to communicate efficiently. Lastly, you thrive in a position that gives you the opportunity to travel approximately 30-40 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 putting innovative products to 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.

When 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 March 1st 2021, but once we have found the right candidate, this 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 Thea Rank Falkenberg, Director of Front-end and Technology development, Anesthesia & Patient Monitoring by phone +45 2082 1800

Please write in your application that you've seen the job at Jobfinder.

About Ambu
Since 1937, breakthrough ideas have driven our work to bring efficient healthcare solutions to life within our fields of excellence: Anaesthesia, Patient Monitoring & Diagnostics and Emergency Care. Millions of patients and healthcare professionals worldwide depend and rely on the functionality and performance of our products. We are dedicated to improving patient safety and determined to advance single-use devices. 

The manifestations of our efforts range from early inventions like the Ambu Bag™ resuscitator and the legendary BlueSensor™ electrodes to our latest landmark solutions such as the aScope™ endoscope – the world’s first single-use flexible video scope. Our commitment to bringing new ideas and superior service to our customers has made Ambu one of the most recognised medico-technical companies in the world. Our head office is situated near Copenhagen in Denmark. Ambu employs approximately 4,200 people in Europe, North America, and the Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit