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Do you have experience in developing medical devices? Do you want to be a part of all phases in product development? And are you motivated by making a difference for your customers by providing new concepts and innovative products? Then your next career move may be as Senior R&D Engineer with Ambu.

In this newly established and challenging position, you will be an active contributor in the innovation team taking the role as mechanical lead. You will take part in development our future exciting endoscope development and secure the future success of Ambu in the interest of our users.

You will become part of a dynamic innovation culture characterized by a strong team spirit, and you will join an innovative project team. We have a tradition for fast completion of projects, which means that there is a visible link between your results and Ambu’s growth. Our Global Innovation team consists of 70 people and is located at our headquarters in Ballerup. We focus on developing new products and processes that combine technologies in new and innovative ways. This puts high demands on your skills and requires broad experience.

Active involvement - from conceptual design to product validation
As senior R&D Engineer, you are a vital player in product development projects as you are involved in all aspects of the innovation process - from the conceptual design to the product validation.

User driven innovation is in Ambu’s DNA which means that you will participate in the interaction with doctors, customers and users of the products as a natural part of the innovation process.

Your main responsibilities are:

  • To participate in a product innovation project as mechanical lead for the product design.
  • To identify user needs through participation in the project start-up phase where interaction with key opinion leaders, doctors and other experts worldwide is crucial in order to fulfil the ambitious innovation targets.
  • Concept development of ground-breaking products within new clinical and technological areas for Ambu.
  • Mechanical design, where you will be responsible for plastic and mechanical construction within the development project groups.

Your contact base is broad, and you will collaborate with Ambu’s global organisation, all departments involved in product development projects and externally with users, knowledge centers and suppliers.

Experienced medical device engineer
Ideally, you hold an educational background within design & innovation, mechanical engineering or similar.

You have at least 5 years of experience of developing medical devices, and you are able to translate user-needs into mechanical solutions. You have solid experience with plastic and mechanical construction. Most likely, you are employed in a similar job within the medical device industry or in a consultancy that deals with the medical device field.

As a person you are self-motivated, committed and have a strong sense of responsibility towards your work. You are thorough and detail-oriented but at the same time you have great interpersonal skills and have a sense of the situation, which makes you thrive in global teams. You are a “do’er” and prefer to act on rather than theorise about problems.

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 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 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 7 August 2019, 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 Director, Mechanical Engineering Niels Bjerrum Thomsen +45 7225 2000.

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