The HARTMANN GROUP is one of the leading European providers of medical and hygiene products with core competences in wound treatment, incontinence care and infection protection. The portfolio is supplemented by products for compression therapy and first aid. Moreover, HARTMANN offers innovative system solutions for professional target groups in the medical and care sector. The company with its headquarters in Heidenheim/Germany, whose priority market is Europe, has operations around the world. In 2016, just over 10,300 employees in the HARTMANN GROUP generated sales of about EUR 1,986.5 million.

Your area of responsibility:

  • Leading and managing various product development and product change projects in the field of incontinence management
  • Responsibility for material-product specifications and their maintenance
  • Actively manage various interfaces on a global level
  • Creation and maintenance of Technical Documentation (Product Risk Management File, Design History File, material- and product specifications)
  • Development of testing methods for the characterization of material and product properties in line with relevant norms and regulations
  • Qualification of suppliers and supervision of supplier audits
  • Selection of external service providers (e.g. laboratory, development packages, reports) and drafting contracts (non-disclosure agreements, etc.)
  • Self-dependent analysis of materials, product samples, manufactured products, competitive products and presentation of the results
  • Realization of the product registration processes (EU and Non-EU) through providing the required data
  • Valuation of customer complaints within the defined area of responsibility and implementation of necessary actions
  • Patent evaluation and monitoring of the market environment by expo-, congress- and costumer visits
  • Decisive participation in standardization committees representing the interests of HARTMANN



What we look for:

  • University degree (diploma/MSc/PhD) in Science or Engineering (e.g. biology, biotechnology, chemistry, medical engineering, process engineering, materials science)
  • Several years of experience in the development of medical devices
  • Solid knowledge of the medical devices regulation and the associated subject areas (e.g. application, design control, biocompatibility, clinical evaluation, risk management, sterilization, CE conformity, FDA, etc.).
  • Designated analytical, organizational and communicative skills
  • Distinctive project management competences and project leadership
  • Goal-oriented planning and outcome-driven actions
  • Ability to initiate new tasks, think out of the box and implement change in a sustainable manner
  • Technical understanding for manufacturing processes
  • Fluent in English and German
  • Other foreign languages would be an advantage

Your contact

Ms Silvia H├Ągele

PAUL HARTMANN AG, Human Resources Management

P.O. Box 1420, 89504 Heidenheim, Germany

If you wish to join our company, we will appreciate to receive your informative application with cover letter, curriculum vitae and copies of certificates.