Senior R&D Mechanical Engineer
Do you have experience in developing medical devices? Would you like 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 Mechanical Engineer with Ambu…
In this newly established and challenging position, you will be an active contributor to the innovation team taking the role as mechanical lead. You will take part in developing our new, exciting endoscope products and secure the future success of Ambu as well as to the benefit for 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 is located at our headquarters in Ballerup. We focus on developing new products that combine technologies in new and innovative ways. This puts high demands on your skills and requires a broad experience.
Active involvement – from conceptual design to product validation
As senior R&D Mechanical 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 include:
- Participate in a product innovation projects as mechanical lead for/responsible for modules of the product design
- Mechanical design incl. the 3D models, where you will be responsible for e.g. mechanisms and plastic parts/modules design in the development project securing a robust and reliable final product
- Concept development of ground-breaking products within existing or new clinical and technological areas for Ambu.
- Identify user needs 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
- Documentation and testing according to FDA and ISO requirements.
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 mechanical product design. You are familiar with translating user needs into functional and robust mechanical solutions. You have solid experience with 3D modelling (preferably in Autodesk Inventor), plastic and mechanical design especially for single-use products. 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 pro-active, with high drive, committed and have a strong sense of responsibility for your own tasks. You are thorough and quality-minded; you have great interpersonal skills and have a good situational awareness making you a great team-player 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 can communicate efficiently.
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.
How to apply
If you are ready to apply for the position, please apply as soon as possible. We will invite candidates for interviews on a continuous basis so no need to hesitate. This job ad might be available until 31st May 2020.
You can get additional information about the job and about Ambu by contacting Director, Mechanical Engineering Niels Bjerrum Thomsen +45 7225 2000.
Your application will be treated confidentially
Since 1937, breakthrough ideas have fuelled our work on bringing efficient healthcare solutions to life. This is what we create within our fields of excellence – Anaesthesia, Patient Monitoring & Diagnostics, and Emergency Care. Millions of patients and healthcare professionals worldwide depend on the functionality and performance of our products. We are dedicated to improve 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 newest landmark solutions like the Ambu aScope™ – the world’s first single-use flexible endoscope. Our commitment to bringing new ideas and superior service to our customers has made Ambu one of the most recognized medical companies in the world. Headquartered near Copenhagen in Denmark, Ambu employs approximately 3,100 people in Europe, North America and the Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit www.ambu.com
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