<![CDATA[Legacy MedSearch: jobboards]]> http://JOBS.LEGACYMEDSEARCH.COM/ en-us <![CDATA[Manager | Research & Development]]> Position Overview

An established medical device company has acquired an innovative and disruptive technology leading them to the forefront of their clinical area.  Our client operates in a complex, empowering environment where leadership, collaboration, and flexibility are key for success.  Due to the confidentiality of this search, more details about our client’s technology will be shared in conversation.

The  R&D Manager will lead the Product Development process from conceptualizing through transitioning new products all the way to the market.  The  R&D Manager will be responsible for developing and delivering innovative solutions that involve a complex technical nature and advanced problem solving.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Works cross-functionally with Marketing, Clinical Development, and Quality functions to understand and translate customer need into functional, safe and sell-able product
  • Supervise and mentor an engineering team
  • Act as representative, spokesperson and adviser at conferences, meetings and on advanced technical projects to management and customers
  • Act as the “Voice of the customer” and voice of the business while fusing with project teams and external partners
  • Work closely with manufacturing

Position Requirements:

  • 5 years of applicable R&D experience in a medical device and/or pharma environment
  • 1+ years managing direct reports
  • High level of new product development understanding
  • Deep understanding of the design control process as well as best practices and engineering analysis
  • Strong mechanical background and technical leadership
  • Investigative and analytical problem solving skills in solving complex design problems
  • Contribution to process improvements and functional handbooks
  • Experience working in a regulated medical device environment

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related (Mechanical or BioMed)
  • Masters’ degree preferred,

Location: FL

Keywords for this title include:  Engineering Manager, NPD Manager, R&D Manager, Research and Development Manager, Research & Development Manager, Product Development Manager

Keywords for this position include: NPD, New Product Development, R&D, Research and Development, Engineer, Design, Development, ISO 13485, Project Management, PMP, Six Sigma Black Belt, SSBB, Six Sigma Green Belt, SSGB, Manufacturing Floor, Medical Device, Vendor Management, Project Manager,

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and may have been abbreviated or maximized for online or mobile viewing. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

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<![CDATA[Staff Scientist]]> Confidential Posting

Due to the confidential nature of this position, please contact the recruiter for further information.

Position Summary

Industry-leading radiology core lab with expertise in orthopedics, spine, neurology, and cardiology

  • Imaging modalities including X-ray, MRI, CT, Ultrasound, and Nuclear Medicine
  • Expert domain knowledge in orthopedics and spine
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis tools used to analyze imaging data

Base: Commensurate to experience       
Travel: As required
Years of experience: 7+
Degree: PhD in health or engineering field required        
Location: Houston, TX

NOTE: This job description is confidential and not intended to be all-inclusive. Contact the recruiter below for more information.

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<![CDATA[Lead Design Engineer]]> Position Summary

The Lead Design Engineer is responsible for the application of their specific engineering field, along with expanded knowledge of medical and business fundamentals, to support the research and development of new technologies, processes and products.  

This unique role will be based in one of the top tourist destinations in Eastern Europe for approximately one year – Prague, Czech Republic.


  • Inform business leaders in support of pipeline development decisions
  • Lead internal and external research activities
  • Provide project leadership for cross-functional activities
  • Interact and build relationships with physicians and/or clinicians
  • Develop strong partnership with cross-functional team members
  • Complete documentation of all project data
  • Perform job functions in accordance with applicable GMP and ISO standards
  • Comply with applicable FDA and international regulatory laws and standards


This position does not have direct employee supervisory responsibility, though the success of this position is determined by the ability to effectively collaborate and partner with team members.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The items listed below are representative of the characteristics that are necessary to perform in this assignment. 

  • High level of integrity and strength of character.
  • Results-oriented -- focused on delivering results that exceed the company’s expectations.
  • Learning agility and ability to adapt and adjust quickly based on emergent needs from the business.
  • Exceptionally detail-oriented and high organizational skills.
  • Exemplifies servant leadership.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Chemical, or Bio-medical Engineering, or related technical field; Graduate degree in a technical discipline a plus
  • 3-5+ years of applicable work experience in an engineering role
  • 3-5+ years' of experience in product development, R&D engineering, or related work experience.
  • Understanding of medical device industry and competitor products. Working knowledge of other related disciplines. 
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative in keeping current with technology developments in specialized area.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of technical principles, theories, and concepts in related field of expertise to develop innovative approaches to work.
  • Effectively communicates and works cooperatively with others as part of a team. Shares information, status, needs, and issues with others in order to inform, gain input, and support decision-making.
  • Knowledge of statistical process control in mass production as well as Six Sigma (DFSS) for design validation and optimization.
  • Effective use of quality tools such as Design of Experiments, Statistical Process Control, hypothesis testing, regression analysis, Measurement Systems Analysis
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong problem solving skills


  • Medical device experience strongly preferred. Experience with medical device based products and technologies
  • Basic clinical knowledge for uses of product – Hospital beds and surface areas, capital, etc.
  • Knowledge of and ability to design reliable and innovative mechanical systems and mechanisms for consumer products.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes including stamping, molding, machining, MIM and extrusions.
  • Knowledge of clinical settings.
  • ISO and/or cGMP certifications


  • Greg Drolshagen

Recruiter Email:

Recruiter Phone:

  • 407-591-3032

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and may have been abbreviated or maximized for online or mobile viewing. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
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