Job Title: Director of Innovation & Technology, AE Medical Platform
Reports to: Business Leader for AE Medical Platform

Position Purpose: The Director of Innovation & Technology will lead the strategy, development and implementation of the product portfolio for the medical device/orthopedic venture.

Job Requirements
Duties include but are not limited to:

Leadership & Innovation

  • Technical, strategic medical device/orthopedic leader with broad and deep experience
  • Understands medical device/orthopedic landscape and healthcare trends
  • Understands current compliance and regulatory landscape for product development
  • Owns relationships with vendors (suppliers, manufacturers, OEM, testing, etc.,)
  • Drives all product development activities and functions
  • Maintains intellectual property portfolio and strategy
  • Manages Development Engineer(s) and project timelines
  • Collaboratively works with internal and external partners, including health care professionals
  • Assesses feasibility, manufacturability and market acceptance of technologies
  • Working knowledge of material properties and testing methodologies
  • Demonstrated ability to take taking products through entire product lifecycle (ideation to post-market)

Documentation & Administration

  • Expert in good documentation practices, change management, design controls, DHFs, and technical files
  • Experience with expense management and development of budgets
  • Executes and manages health care professionals’ contracts
  • Compliance documentation (HCP spend, etc.,)

Requirements:

  • Comfortable working in a start-up environment, and willingness to perform functions outside area
  • Creative and high attention to detail
  • Creation and manipulation of drawings/CAD files
  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Travel (domestic, international)
  • 10-15 years of product development experience in medical devices/orthopedics required
  • B.S. in Engineering (Mechanical, Biomedical, MET)
  • M.S. and/or M.B.A preferred

The mission of this medical venture is simple. We exist to change, restore, and improve lives through alleviating pain and restoring motion. We believe God gave each of us a purpose and ours is providing others the opportunity to live life again.