The HARTMANN GROUP is one of the leading European providers of medical and hygiene products with core expertise being in wound treatment, incontinence care and infection prevention. Its range also includes products for compression therapy and First Aid in addition to care products and cosmetics. Furthermore, HARTMANN offers innovative system solutions for professional target groups in the medical and healthcare sector. The Company, which has its headquarters in Heidenheim/Germany and which has Europe as its focal market, is organised with its own country companies close to the market across the world. In 2017, the 10,764 employees of the HARTMANN GROUP generated sales of EUR 2.06 billion.

Your area of responsibility:

  • Participation in development projects as technical lead; preparation of material and product specifications, conducting product risk analysis, transport validation, stability studies etc.
  • Supporting production team members with production development for new products
  • Development of product prototypes including testing/analysis of raw materials, product samples, finished products
  • Working with Marketing teams to establish clinical and user needs to translate into product performance specifications
  • Support of product registration processes by providing the necessary technical data (Global)
  • Development of test methods supporting development requirements
  • Evaluation of customer complaints within the specified area of responsibility and, if necessary, the taking of appropriate measures; support during post-market surveillance
  • Responding to technically-related customer queries and invitations to tender

What we look for:

  • Completed course of study (degree/MSc/doctorate) in sciences/engineering (e.g. biology, biotechnology, chemistry, polymer chemistry, medical technology, materials science)
  • Several years practical experience in the development of medical devices (ideally in the area of professional wound management)
  • Experience as a member of a cross-functional project team
  • Experience as a project manager
  • Technical understanding of materials, material changes, test methods (physical, chemical, biological), manufacturing processes, statistical methods etc
  • Knowledge of the Medical Devices Directive and the associated specialist fields (e.g. application, biocompatibility, clinical evaluation, risk management, sterilisation, CE conformity, FDA etc.)
  • Analytical, organisational and communications skills

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.