In this challenging position, you will be an active contributor to Ambu’s success within our endoscope’s development. We want to continue to be the world leader in developing and manufacturing single use cameras for medical endoscopes.

To do that we have established a dedicated cross discipline team to develop the future camera technologies to be used within single use endoscope. You will be working with realizing new miniature cameras on the cutting edge of what is possible.
To do that we have to be champions of technologies while collaborating with several partners inside and outside the company. We have to integrate several different science disciplines into our solutions and act as knowledge aggregators and distributers within the company while pursuing the innovation opportunities ahead.  

You will report directly to the Director of Technology Research and Image Processing. and join the team that consists of thirteen highly skilled colleagues.
You will be part of a dynamic innovation culture characterized by a strong team spirit. Our Global Innovation team consists of over 250 people located in Denmark, Germany, US, Malaysia and China. 

Develop new mechanical technology and solutions for miniature cameras
Your role will be to work on advanced optical technology development for Ambu’s portfolio of single use devices.

Your main responsibilities are

  • Develop, design and engineer new mechanical solution for miniature camera.
  • To lead technology development tasks at external partners towards tangible solutions that can be used in the later product development projects.
  • Lead the integration of technologies into product development.
  • Identify user needs of new application areas and translate them into tangible solutions. 
  • Make concepts/solution into tangible prototypes for test and documentation. 
  • Provide mechanical assistance to the product development teams during the development phases 
  • Interact and collaborate with both external and intern partners in a trusting and open manner.

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

Mechanical engineering with experience with product development of medical devices 
Ideally, you hold an educational background within mechanical engineering or similar and have worked with leading development tasks. You thrive on developing, designing and engineering new mechanical solutions for miniature cameras. You have an intuitive understanding of how to collaborate with internal and external stakeholders. You have at least 5 years’ experience developing medical devices, and you have deep understanding of mechanical design. You are able to translate user-needs into mechanical solutions and you have solid experience with plastic and mechanical construction. You work well in the early part of development where exploration is dominant, and uncertainty is high and thrive in acquiring new knowledge.

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. 

Since we are a global company, you will be involved in cross-cultural collaboration and you will join an international team. 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 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 8th November 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 Director of Technology Research & Image Processing, Finn Sonnenborg by phone +45 7225 2000.

About Ambu
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 4,200 people in Europe, North America and the Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit www.ambu.com

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