Responsible for planning, identifying and developing high value technologies to contribute to the mid and long-term Orthopaedic pipeline. Works with cross-functional teams to identify customer needs and develops plans to address key needs through internal technology development and technology assessment. Executes technology assessment and development projects. Ensures all work is performed per internal, ISO, and regulatory standards.
Develops and evaluates existing and new technologies to be incorporated into products and services in new and existing markets; manages the collaboration of internal team, external partners, suppliers and Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs)Scouts/identifies new technologies to feed the mid to long-term pipeline for OrthopaedicsIdentifies key customer needs, utilizing observational methods, as well as other customer research methods
25% International TravelM.S. engineering or scientific discipline required; PhD preferredScience/engineering related experience required in medical device or related field with highly regulated safety conscious industry required. Three years relevant work experience post M.S. or two year relevant work experience post PhD required. - Must have a comprehensive understanding of concepts and principles within Research and Technology and experience executing research programs- Must have broad experience in data science, preferably data acquisition and analytics methodology- Must be able to develop strong relationships with customers- Must be entrepreneurial and comfortable leading through undefined research spaces- Must have experience working with a network of key collaborators within the external research and start-up community and have an excellent track record in establishing solid business relationships with both internal and external partners- Must be a willing to take risks- Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal- Clinical experience/knowledge desirable- Knowledge of device connectivity technologies and applications in digital healthcare desirable