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Looking for a career that makes a difference? Acumed provides a progressive and exciting workplace. Acumed's position as an innovator in the orthopaedic implant market means that we move quickly to take advantage of areas unaddressed by larger companies. This creates a dynamic environment in which employees are supported in growth and responsibility.

Our people are by far the most valuable resource we have. We believe strongly in empowering each other to make a difference in the future of the company and the lives of the patients who receive our implants.

Pushing the limits in orthopaedics takes us all to new heights, whether that’s in engineering, manufacturing, inspection, marketing, or compliance.

Acumed is currently hiring for a variety of positions. To apply for an open position, please visit our careers portal.

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Accounting Specialist - Accounts Payable Hillsboro, OR, USA Finance

Job Purpose/Scope

The Accounting Specialist utilizes current systems to complete transactions, research and resolve discrepancies in transactions, maintain reports and provide effective communication to internal and external customers. Specific focus for this role is in Accounts Payable.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Voucher invoices received from vendors and process check requests
  • Generate payments (ACH, checks and wire transfers) against vouchers
  • Transmit check payment information to bank to support positive pay procedures
  • Research unprocessed invoices related to quantity and pricing variances and other issues of noncompliance
  • Research open purchase orders and work with PO creators to resolve discrepancies
  • Work with Receiving and Planning departments to improve payment processes and reduce errors
  • Prepare and provide support for monthly accruals of unpaid invoices and other outstanding liabilities
  • Respond to payment and invoice inquiries from vendors and employees
  • Communicate proper procedures with accounting and other personnel outside the department
  • Prepare annual 1099 tax reporting
  • Generate monthly commission reports to outside sales agents
  • Process adjustments to commissions (including stipends) monthly
  • Maintain and distribute incoming and outgoing Certificates of Liability Insurance
  • Work with outside accounting firm to generate, file and transmit payment for state sales and use taxes
  • Calculate, transmit payment for and record Medical Device Excise Tax (MET)
  • Maintain current sales tax exemption certificates for domestic customers
  • Complete reconciliation of petty cash and bank account activities
  • Ensure records are appropriately maintained
  • Prepare and maintain documentation of assigned processes
  • Create and implement process improvements aligned with company and department goals
  • Other projects and job related duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Associates Degree in accounting or business administration plus 1 year experience or equivalent combination of experience and education preferred.
  • Prior experience with accounting software required; SAP preferred.
  • 1+ years' experience working in an accounting environment preferred
  • Knowledge of basic accounting concepts, practices and procedures
  • Strong organizational skills in order to prioritize and complete work efficiently
  • Ability to independently conduct research on discrepancies with transactions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to interact with all levels of personnel
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities
  • Attention to detail with an eye for accuracy
  • Motivation and persistence to complete critical tasks in a timely manner
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office, with experience in transactional systems preferred
  • Ability to operate office equipment including multi-line phones, personal computers and copiers

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

Acumed is a drug-free environment and an equal-opportunity employer.

Business Services Specialist Hillsboro, OR, USA Customer Service

The Business Services Specialist interacts with customers to provide information in response to inquiries, receive orders for products, and works to handle and resolve complaints following established procedures to ensure that good customer relations are maintained, and complaints are resolved fairly and effectively, and in accordance with Acumed procedures. He or she will accurately and efficiently process orders, maintain reports, initiate process improvements, and provide effective communication. Assists senior staff on order status, product information, account status, pricing, product or service.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Confer with customers by telephone and email to provide information about products or services, take or enter orders, or obtain details or complaints
  • Ensure that issues are resolved both promptly and accurately
  • Assist with resolving billing issues and shipping discrepancies
  • Gather documentation and complete required forms for resolution
  • Efficiently and accurately enter customer orders
  • Receive and record customer complaints professionally and accurately, refer unresolved complaints to designated departments for investigation
  • Work with Planning, Logistics and other departments to ensure best results for customers

 

Qualifications

  • High School diploma required; Associates or Bachelor's degree preferred plus minimum of 1-2 years customer service experience required
  • Excellent people skills and a positive, professional image at all times
  • Excellent verbal, written and telephone skills supported by strong interpersonal skills and ability to work within a team structure
  • Ability to work in a high-stress environment, maintain composure and adhere to daily deadlines 
  • Effectively resolve problems and answer questions In a clear and concise manner
  • Ability to multi-task (i.e. simultaneously answer multiple phone calls and process orders) and manage time effectively
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

Acumed is a drug-free environment and an equal-opportunity employer.

CNC Machinist II (day shift) Hillsboro, OR, USA Production

The Machinist produces medical devices using manual and CNC equipment while ensuring product is loaded and unloaded correctly per standard operating procedures. This is a great Machinist opportunity that offers a robust benefits package, a 401k plan, and a generous Paid Time Off program!

Shift: Day Shift M-Th 5:00am - 3:30pm

Work Location: Cornelius Pass Screw Cell

Duties/Responsibilities
• Efficiently operates production machine tools to maintain Quality, Cost and Delivery.
• Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining.
• Visually inspects surfaces for flaws and smoothness.
• Empties chip bins.
• Sweeps and cleans work area and equipment.
• Use established practices to ensure Quality during operation including documentation and techniques.
• Monitor machine performance.
• Perform preventative maintenance as required.


Qualifications
• Generally requires 2-4 years related experience.
• General set-up competency on Cell specific Machine Tools.
• Demonstrated troubleshooting skills and basic programming understanding.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

Acumed is a drug-free environment and an equal-opportunity employer.

Engineering Intern Hillsboro, OR, USA Engineering

Job Purpose/Scope

The purpose of the Engineering Intern is to gain experience in engineering, designing and drafting. The Intern will gain insight into the medical device industry and gain engineering work experience, and will also be exposed to other vital company systems, such as manufacturing and quality departments.

Must be a current student in order to apply.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Aid the engineers in the creation of complete working drawings and related documents required by Acumed to produce product
  • Learn about and aid the maintenance of existing product designs through ECOs, NCRs, drawing revisions, engineering master revisions, etc.
  • Keep an up-to-date project list
  • Record detailed design notes of product development
  • Complete general engineering calculations
  • Communicate well with supervisor and other company personnel

Qualifications

  • Must be a current student in Engineering during the course of the internship. Completion of sophomore year preferred
  • Ability to read and speak English sufficiently to read, understand and complete all paperwork
  • Experience with mechanical design preferred
  • A basic knowledge of GD&T and basic drafting standards preferred
  • Some CAD experience or equivalent preferred
  • Basic computer skills required, MS Office

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

Acumed is a drug-free environment and an equal-opportunity employer.

Human Resources Assistant Hillsboro, OR, USA Human Resources

Acumed is looking for an HR Assistant to join our team! This position is a key contributor to multiple functions of HR, including recruitment and selection, employee benefits, HRIS administration, and performance management. The HR Assistant also provides routine coverage of the reception desk.

Duties/Responsibilities
• Receive and file personnel related documentation, including staffing, recruitment, training, performance evaluations, and employee leaves of absence; provide information for payroll and other uses as required
• Provide routine reception desk coverage
• Gather personnel records from other departments or employees
• Examine employee files to answer inquiries and provide information for personnel actions
• Assist with recruiting and on-boarding including scheduling interviews, checking references, processing background checks, arranging drug tests, and making new employee files
• Record, update, and maintain employee information in the HRIS system and employee files per established procedures
• Refer employees to appropriate resource to find Company policies, procedures, laws, standards and government regulations
• Maintain Company bulletin boards ensuring proper documents are posted and removed as required
• Assist planning of companywide events
• Prepare and create standard reports as assigned
• Maintain strict confidentiality

Qualifications
• Associates degree in Human Resources or business related field preferred; Bachelors degree preferred
• Two years related administrative work experience required, preferably in human resources
• Interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with employees at all levels of the organization
• Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service to internal and external HR customers
• Basic knowledge of principles and procedures for human resources including Human Resource Information
• Systems, recruitment, selection, training, benefits, and compensation
• Ability to identify problems, review related information, develop and evaluation options, and implement solutions

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

Acumed is a drug-free environment and an equal-opportunity employer.

Materials Manager Hillsboro, OR, USA Supply Chain

Job Purpose/Scope
The Materials Manager (MM) creates and executes short and long-range material plans and analysis to ensure efficient planning and flow of materials throughout the supply chain for both new product launches and existing production. S/he collaborates with internal business partners to determine requirements and develop production build plans which meet objectives, optimize inventory investment, and facilitate efficient utilization of manufacturing resources.  The MM develops, implements, and manages procurement and planning processes and procedures, negotiation strategies, and negotiates contracts and long term agreements in the best interest of the Company.  S/he establishes goals for procurement and planning, and analyzes data to measure the effectiveness of tactics implementing mitigation plans as necessary to achieve department and Company goals. S/he plans, organizes, coordinates, inspects, supervises, evaluates and provides oversight to a team of professional procurement and planning staff.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Participates in product life cycle planning with Sales, Finance, and Product Management to determine unit demand during new product introductions, product maturity and end-of-life periods and creates strategic, long-term plans.
  • Establishes and utilizes best practice methods to use statistics to create materials planning forecasts and adjust forecasts based on changes in demand and market trends.
  • Reviews forecast metrics, analyze results to understand root cause when variability exceeds expectations and determines methods to improve forecast accuracy.
  • Creates, maintains, and ensures execution of planning responsibilities for production in support of Company objectives. (Finished goods forecasting and Materials Requirements Planning).
  • Develops, implements, updates and oversees procurement processes which ensure product, materials, and supplies are provided to the Company which meet the quality, cost, delivery objectives and cost reduction strategies.
  • Plans, organizes, supervises, and evaluates the work of assigned staff responsible for procurement, purchasing and materials planning.
  • Identifies and leads continuous improvement efforts to streamline processes and procedures to remove non-value added effort.
  • Owns the development, implementation, and adherence to procedures directing the selection and qualification of suppliers. Coordinates supplier search, selection, and negotiation.
  • Develops and implements inventory control systems to maintain and track the order status and inventory levels which meet production requirements.
  • Provides leadership guidance and mentoring to direct reports. Develops and implements solutions to organizational challenges by leading and coaching others through changes. Fosters a culture of accountability and ownership within the team.


Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in materials management, business or related field of study
  • 6-8 years of experience in demand planning, scheduling, materials management, inventory control, and/or production control in a manufacturing environment required
  • Experience in and/or exposure to S&OP processes and procedures, customer planning and/or supply planning
  • APICS Certification, current preferred
  • Advanced skills in Excel, Access, SAP ERP and/or other ERP systems
  • Experienced with Lean Manufacturing Principles
  • Strong statistical and analytical skills and expertise
  • Strong negotiation skills with an ability to influence others
  • Personnel management and team building experience
  • Project management, training and background
  •  ISO9001 / FDA GMP training preferred
  • Ability to read and speak English sufficiently to read, understand and complete all paperwork
  • Change Management experience / cellular concept
  • Superior communication and written skills

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

Acumed is a drug-free environment and an equal-opportunity employer.

Medical Writer Hillsboro, OR, USA Regulatory

What does the Medical Writer do?
The Medical Writer conducts literature and clinical data searches, writes and evaluates medical and scientific content, and manages clinical evaluation reports and their process to ensure compliance with regulations and guidance documents as well as corporate and department policies and guidelines. S/he utilizes a working knowledge of Acumed and competitive products to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of Acumed products and serves as a subject matter expert on regulatory requirements of clinical data reporting as well as accessing available and relevant publications.

Duties/Responsibilties
1. Authors Clinical Evaluation Reports and other reports as assigned on Acumed products while ensuring compliance with the EU Medical Device Directive, relevant guidance documents, and Company procedures.
2. Develops and maintains knowledge of Company products and applies this knowledge to create thoroughly researched and well-written Clinical Evaluation Reports.
3. Conducts comprehensive literature and data searches of external and internal sources, including literature from journals, using Company systems and processes to support Clinical Evaluation Reports and other regulatory submissions.
4. Develops individual Clinical Evaluation Report strategy and leads other Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) such as Product Engineers, Regulatory Specialists, and clinicians to ensure clinical data analyses are sound, accurate and meet regulatory requirements for new and legacy products.
5. Manages correspondence with regulatory and standards agencies such as MDD Notified Body as appropriate to gain clarification of requirements, respond to inquiries during review of submissions, and provide industry feedback.
6. Identifies report requirements, obtains necessary information, and distills this information into detailed, accurate, concise and clear reports.
7. Manages work including scheduling and use of external resources (e.g. consulting surgeons) engaged in performing research, analysis, writing, or review to be included in a Clinical Evaluation Report per Company procedure.
8. Develops Company procedure and strategy to ensure Clinical Evaluation Reports meets regulatory requirements.
9. Collaborates with Regulatory and Quality departments on regulatory submissions, risk analyses, and other reports which may be needed to meet post-market surveillance plans (e.g. annual safety reports).
10. Occasionally assists in the creation or review of relevant Marketing Communication and Medical Education materials.

Qualifications
1. Bachelor's degree science, health or technical discipline required, advanced degree preferred.
2. 2+ years of technical writing or technical editing experience
3. 5+ years of scientific research experience
4. Experience as author or contributor on peer-reviewed manuscripts preferred
5. Experience in medical devices (orthopedics preferred)
6. Broad knowledge of medical/health information publications and sources, including online databases and reference materials
7. Expertise in literature and database searching and retrieving
8. Solid understanding of Clinical Evaluation Reports as defined by the current revision of MEDDEV2.7/1
9. Working knowledge of 21 CFR part 820, ISO13485, EU Medical Device Directive, and other applicable medical device regulations and standards (e.g. ISO 14971)
10. Demonstrates strong analytical, problem solving, and technical writing skills
11. Ability to work well with others, manage multiple projects simultaneously, and follow complex directions
12. Working knowledge of statistics, EndNote, document control systems, and orthopedic devices
13. Ability to read, write, and speak in English in order to read, understand, and complete all documentation and to communicate with team members and management.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

Acumed is a drug-free environment and an equal-opportunity employer.

Process Engineer - Medical Device Hillsboro, OR, USA Process Engineering

Job Purpose/Scope

The Process Engineer (PE) supports production cells and new product development teams to meet operational objectives by developing, integrating, and improving production processes and systems. The Process Engineer also ensures compliance to Acumed, FDA, and ISO regulations.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Develops manufacturing process instructions and documentation
  • Designs basic production fixtures including models, drawings, and specifications
  • Updates and maintains production Routings, In Process Inspection (IPI) and Bills of Material (BOMs)
  • Supports evaluation and execution of Quality Notifications (QN) dispositions
  • Supports Quality Engineering with process improvements derived as a result of Quality Notifications (QN) for non-conforming product
  • Participates in Process Improvement (Pi) initiatives
  • Participates in Process Validation activities and prepares test reports
  • Communicates effectively with supervisor, engineers, and cell team members

Qualifications

  • B.S. Degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Manufacturing, Industrial) or equivalent
  • 1-2 years of process engineering or related experience
  • Basic 3D CAD experience in Autodesk Inventor, Solidworks, PRO-E or equivalent
  • Skilled at data driven problem solving and root cause analysis
  • Ability to effectively communicate (read, write, speak) in English
  • Must excel working in a team environment
  • Knowledge of CNC machining processes

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

Acumed is a drug-free environment and an equal-opportunity employer.

Recruiting Coordinator Hillsboro, OR, USA Human Resources

Located in Hillsboro, OR, Acumed designs and manufactures medical devices for the orthopedic market.  We are currently seeking a Recruiting Coordinator to join our team part time about 25 hours per week. This opening is a Temp-to-Hire opportunity after 3 months. The ultimate candidate will be friendly and detail orientated. Ideally, you are tech smart, have at least one year of experience with strong organizational, scheduling, and administrative skills. Primary responsibilities include the administration and coordination of the recruitment process in support of our Recruiting Specialist. Visit us online at www.acumed.net. 

Duties/Responsibilities
• Schedules Interviews using Outlook and coordinates candidate travel as needed
• Maintains and updates Applicant Tracking System (ApplicantPro) with notes and statuses of candidates
• Gathers feedback from interviewers, tracks candidate activity in ATS (ApplicantPro) and performs other tasks to steadily drive the recruiting process
• Conducts prescreens of candidates to assess qualifications and fit for job, timely communicates feedback to Recruiting Specialist and hiring manager
• Conduct employment verifications and reference checks
• Posts, updates, and maintains job postings on Company site as well as external job boards
• Assists Recruiting Specialist with dispositioning candidates
• Assists Recruiting Specialist with email and phone correspondence
• Assists candidates with applications and general inquiries
• Regular, on-site attendance and timeliness is essential

Background/Qualifications
• High School Diploma or GED Certificate is required.

**Prior experience highly preferred!**
• Excellent communications skills (both verbally and written).
• Strong attention to detail and timely with applicant updates.
• Ability to work both individually and in a team environment.
• Working knowledge of Excel, Word and Outlook.
• Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality

Pre-employment drug screening and background check is required. Acumed LLC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Acumed LLC provides equal employment and affirmative action opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

Acumed is a drug-free environment and an equal-opportunity employer.

Sales Development Manager Hillsboro, OR, USA Sales
Job Purpose/Scope

The Sales and Development Manager (SDM) provides sales training, engages in business development, and serves as a technical expert in his/her assigned region.  As the product, clinical, and sales expert, the SDM works directly with independent sales contractor (ISC) principals, sales representatives, surgeons, and other health care professionals to promote Acumed products, increase clinical knowledge, and assist in closing sales to meet revenue targets.  

Duties/Responsibilities

  • In coordination with the Regional Business Manager (RBM), develops and executes a targeted plan to improve product fluency and sales skills for each distributor in the assigned region.
  • Ensures the sales channel in his/her assigned region is properly trained and educated on surgical systems/products and related clinical conditions.
  • Attends initial surgeries as required by the RBM to ensure outstanding first use experiences and build long-term product loyalty.
  • Contributes to the development and provision of compliant sales content for new product launches and all Sales Rep Product Training (SRPT) courses including introductory, intermediate, and advanced training programs.
  • Conducts and supports scheduled Sales Representative Product Training (SRPT) when assigned.
  • Attends and participates in assigned tradeshows, product training events, and regional cadaver labs in the field or at Acumed headquarters. 
  • Continually acquires knowledge of the clinical practice of orthopedic trauma and competitive products by staying current with publications and reviewing clinical evidence available in the orthopedic and trauma discipline.
  • Serves as the primary technical and clinical resource in the field to sales representatives, ISC principals, customers, and Acumed personnel to address basic and complex issues.
  • Develops long term relationships with Key Opinion Leaders. 
  • Participates, as requested by Product Management, in select voice-of-customer (VOC)-related input forums. 
  • Makes recommendations to Product Management regarding VOC participants based on their product knowledge and clinical expertise.
  • Enters field information into Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system as required.
  • Maintains full compliance with Acumed policies, AdvaMed’s Code of Conduct, and all applicable laws and regulations.

Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Business Administration or a related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience required
  • 3+ years of experience in orthopedic and/or trauma medical device sales required
  • Ability to think strategically, stay positive in stressful situations and work with other Acumed employees and independent sales agencies as ‘one team’
  • Strong selling, planning, organizational, and communication skills
  • Ability to master technical product knowledge with the ability to demonstrate proper surgical use of Acumed products to surgeons
  • Strong knowledge of orthopedic market, trends, and medical device products
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively handle difficult customer situations  
  • Proficiency in computer word-processing, spreadsheets, and database applications.  (MS Office)
  • Ability to provide a home working office

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

Acumed is a drug-free environment and an equal-opportunity employer.

SAP Business Systems Analyst - SD/LE/WM/MM Hillsboro, OR, USA Information Technology

Job Purpose/Scope

The SAP Business Systems Analyst's (BSA's) role is to analyze configuration problems and implement solutions in SAP, support the implementation of new SAP functionality, and provide internal customer support. The BSA works with a variety of business functions to design and implement technology-based, business process improvement solutions to increase productivity and profitability.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • SAP SD/LE/WM/MM (Sales & Distribution, Logistics Execution, Warehouse Management, and Materials Management)
  • Design, develop, test and implement SAP Sales & Distribution, Logistics Execution, Warehouse Management, and Materials Management modules in support of key business applications
  • Analyze business processes and recommend best practices within the assigned functional modules
  • Provide end user support for break/fix issues and process improvement requests
  • Responsible for SAP Order to Cash and Warehouse functionality for the company
  • Expand or modify system to serve new purposes or improve work flow
  • Chart existing business processes in order to define current business activities for the development of procedures and models, develop strategies for enhancing or further leveraging of these processes
  • Meet with decision makers, systems owners, and end users to define business, financial, and operations requirements and systems goals
  • Prepare and deliver reports, recommendations, or alternatives for improving processes in operating systems across the organization
  • Collaborate in planning, design, development and deployment of new applications, and enhancements to existing applications

Qualifications:

  • BS / BA in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Business or related field
  • 5+ years of professional IT application development and support experience required
  • 3+ years experience in the operation, analysis, and configuration of SAP ERP applications required
  • Demonstrated experience with business and technical requirements analysis, business process modeling/mapping, methodology development, and data modeling
  • Extensive knowledge in importing data for use in report software, spreadsheets, graphs, and flowcharts
  • Ability to create systematic and manual operations procedures in both technical and user-friendly language
  • Ability to cooperate with key users at all levels with regard to problem resolution and implementation of configuration changes and enhancements to meet business requirements

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

Acumed is a drug-free environment and an equal-opportunity employer.

Senior Executive Assistant to the CEO & President Hillsboro, OR, USA Executive

Job Summary

The Senior Executive Assistant (SEA) organizes, coordinates and manages the activities of the President/CEO's office including, but not limited to, scheduling appointments and meetings; making travel arrangements; handling internal and external correspondence, email and communications; assisting in preparation of presentations and speeches and maintaining electronic and physical files as directed.  The SEA facilitates and optimizes the efficiency of the President/CEO and other senior management as assigned by providing a wide and varied range of routine to complex administrative and project support and assistance in all relevant areas.  S/he maintains the highest degree of confidentiality regarding a variety of sensitive information and interacts professionally with all levels of staff, board members, shareholders and customers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  •  Receives and screens all office visitors, telephone calls, and incoming correspondence for President/CEO. Exercises discretion in screening telephone calls and handles as appropriate. May communicate with other industry executives, bankers, stockholders, customers, attorneys, auditors and others. 
  •  Writes business correspondence such as letters, memos, statements, invoices, reports, narratives, statistical and financial reports, dividend letters and Strategic Plan documents accurately and in a timely manner.  Opens, sorts, and distributes incoming mail and outgoing mail in a timely manner for assigned area.  Independently prepares routine correspondence and recurring reports for management's signature. 
  •  Maintains CEO's appointment calendars and proactively advises CEO of upcoming events, meetings, or other scheduling items.  Assures that complete information is available for all matters.
  •  Conducts research, compiles data and prepares papers for consideration and presentation by executives, managers, supervisors and project committees as instructed by the CEO.  Compiles and prepares presentations, notices, agendas and meeting minutes as requested.  Ensures all documentation is assembled in a timely manner allowing the presenter sufficient time to review compiled material.  Creates spreadsheets and summarizes data as appropriate.
  •  Establishes and maintains a variety of confidential files and records, which may include but are not limited to:
  •  Time, attendance, and vacation information/records.
  •  Official original corporate files, contracts and corporate documents.
  •  Board meeting agendas and minutes, dividend letters, shareholder stock listings and compensation.
  •  Profit Enhancement Plan (PEP) letters and Executive Stock Plan documents.
  •  Communications regarding coordination of intellectual property, patent searches, patent issuance issues, and stock certificates with outside legal counsel.
  •  Financial records such as Company issued credit cards and petty cash.
  •  Works independently or within a team on special nonrecurring and ongoing projects in support of Company, division and department objectives.  Utilizing various software tools, daily manages project files for high visibility projects to help ensure the timely completion of milestones by project team members and preparing regular summary reports to Management on project status.
  •  Maintains control files of matters in progress (suspense) and follows-up to ensure that actions are completed.  Monitors and reports strategic goal status and completion schedules.
  •  Monitors, tracks and reports on division budgets, including processing of vendor invoices and coding to appropriate account.
  •  Coordinates and assists with special projects and programs such as profit sharing distribution, community relations and donations for local schools and non-profits.
  •  Secures and distributes pay check to all employees in assigned area and may request payments to outside board members (board meetings, special meeting, committee meeting, etc.).
  •  Provides support to employees, managers, executive staff and shareholders as required. 
  •  Maintains corporate and division policies and procedures.
  •  Reviews operating practices and procedures in order to determine whether improvements can be made in areas such as workflow, reporting procedures, or expenditures.
  •  Makes recommendations for office equipment (company copy machines) and requests service and supplies.  Orders office supplies for the respective division.
  •  Acts as backup to other Executive Assistants or as directed.
  •  May serve as notary public for the Company.
  •  May perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma and a minimum of ten years experience performing senior administrative duties for executive level management is required.  College degree or certification in a business related field is preferred.  Knowledge of business terminology a plus.  An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Must possess the following skills and/or experience:
  • Exemplary interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.  Must demonstrate tact and diplomacy in a variety of sensitive and confidential situations.
  • Outstanding organization, prioritization and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong attention to details and demonstrated ability to multi-task.
  •  Experience in MS Office applications with proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and Outlook. 
  •  Demonstrated ability to work towards deadlines under pressure and shifting priorities.
  •  Public relations savvy in dealing with internal and external customers..
  •  Ability to project a positive and professional image at all times.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

Acumed is a drug-free environment and an equal-opportunity employer.

Senior Product Development Engineer Hillsboro, OR, USA Product Development Engineering

Job Purpose/Scope
The Product Development Engineer is responsible for development of a product from concept to commercialization. This includes research, planning, idea creation and realization, concept development, specification generation, maintenance of product designs, testing and validation protocols, as well as effective communication with team members, management, and customers.

Duties/Responsibilities
• Create and/or develop designs for potential new product solutions and/or improved product lines, and document the design and development
• Performs mechanical and biomechanics testing
• Participates in Cadaver Labs for internal product development
• Create complete models, drawings, specifications, and related documents required to produce products and prototypes
• Directs other staff on technical aspects across multiple projects
• May provide input to performance appraisals of lower level engineers
• Lead/mentor engineers, product designers, and other junior staff
• Provides input on direction and budgets for internal and external projects
• Leads multiple large cross functional engineering teams on critical projects
• Utilized for getting faltering teams back on track
• Develop potential IP concepts/designs and manage patent application process
• Interfaces with manufacturing, quality, planning, regulatory, and other departments on a regular basis to determine feasibility of new capabilities/concepts/designs
• Write high level documents (white papers, design rationales, technical answers etc.)
• Approve test protocols, test reports
• Creates and proliferates Best Known Methods / creates standards for design practices
• Serve as technical reviewer for business development opportunities
• Communicate effectively with executive team
• Organize and conduct cadaver labs with multiple surgeons
• Develop new surgeon relationships
• Forms relationships with new external partners/institutions both domestic and international
• Presents at External Forums/Conferences
• Defines and implements improvements to department processes
• Direct multiple projects and PDTs independently
• Approve design control documents, and Engineering Change Request (ECRs)
• Creates Standards/Policies/Infrastructure for Design Control activities
• Oversee and review important technical decisions for projects and lead root cause analysis activities, etc.

Qualifications
• Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering, Bio-Mechanical Engineering, or Equivalent with 6-12 years of related experience
• Ability to communicate independently and effectively with all levels of surgeons and demonstrated ability to develop new surgeon relationships
• Effective in organizing cadaver labs internally and externally with multiple surgeons and/or surgeon design team
• Ability to lead large complex projects
• Ability to independently develop solution and intellectual property
• Ability to independently create comprehensive and accurate design control documents
• Ability to effectively support 510k and Technical file submissions (assisted in 5+ products getting cleared/approved)
• Effective as an independent review for multiple projects
• Trusted resource for evaluation of business development opportunities (2+ evals)
• Advance knowledge of relevant surgical anatomy and techniques
• Independent Patent Analysis and ability to write technical product papers
• Expert reviewer of models, drawing and engineering standards
• Ability to investigate new product opportunities and make recommendations based on market/competitive analyses including ROI
• Ability to manage and/or mentor engineers, mechanical drafters and product designers
• Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with executive team and senior management

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

Acumed is a drug-free environment and an equal-opportunity employer.

Staff Product Engineer, Sustaining - Medical Device Hillsboro, OR, USA Sustaining Engineering

Job Purpose/Scope
The Product Engineer, Sustaining is responsible for products after development is completed and when they are released for commercialization. This includes supporting manufacturing, quality improvements, product analysis on field complaints, additional testing required by regulatory bodies for follow on regions and supporting product training to surgeons as needed. When needed, the Product Sustaining Engineer also participates on new product development teams and/or product update and extension projects.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Acts as Engineering Lead on medium to large cross functional projects.
  • Effectively Articulates and influences technical discussions cross-functionally.
  • Manages and delegates tasks to entry-level engineers, product designers, and other junior staff.
  • Mentors other staff on technical aspects across multiple projects.
  • Communicates effectively and influences key stakeholders internally and externally, including executives, HCP's and sales partners.
  • Builds good collaborative relationships with HCP's and sales personnel.
  • Presents to large cross-functional audiences and management teams and influences key decisions/stake holders.
  • Creates Engineering Change Orders (ECO's) and manages through completion.
  • Creates new test protocols for more complex experiments and fixturing. Applies and adapts ASTM standards.
  • Establishes mechanical and clinical correlations for test methods and designs as needed to support assigned projects.
  • Creates and updates designs, drawings and models within CAD/Windchill applying GD&T principles.
  • Performs critical CAD print/model reviews for tolerancing and manufacturability and translates outcomes into developing Best Known Methods (BKM's) and associated quality checks.
  • Performs 3D tolerance modeling and analysis to design constructs to ensure functionality and manufacturability.
  • Applies advanced Finite Element Analysis (FEA) principles for complex risk and failure mode analysis.
  • Leverages CAD/Windchill experience to create reusable design elements and standards.
  • Investigates and understands manufacturing requirements for projects assigned.
  • Collaborates with manufacturing and vendors on new technologies and processes.
  • Identifies project/product risks and assigns severity and probabilities within the Risk Management (RMR) system.
  • Participates in creating design control documents.
  • Provides product training and trade show booth support at HCP and sales training functions for specific Acumed products.
  • Applies a wide range of statistical tools to testing methods, interpretation of test results and conclusions.
  • Reviews and verifies statistical analysis performed by lower level engineers or designers.
  • Researches and develops working knowledge of 2 or more technical specialties as assigned by manager.
  • Understands how to leverage current manufacturing capabilities to product designs.
  • Updates existing Clinical Data Reports (CDR's).
  • Utilizes SAP for applicable engineering functions.
  • Understands and conducts work practices in compliance with applicable ISO and CFR regulations/guidance.
  • Researches and understands competitive products and techniques to support assigned projects.
  • Researches and understands clinically relevant content to support assigned projects.
  • Understands general anatomy and terminology to support assigned projects.
  • Participates in Cadaver Labs for internal product development as needed to support assigned projects.
  • Applies clinical research data/conclusions to assigned projects when relevant.
  • Completes the duties described in the Quality Manual.
  • Independently manages external vendors.
  • Utilizes various Root Cause Analysis (RCA) tools for complex issues, leads a team to investigate and resolve.
  • Works with Quality to define and co-author design risk inputs to Risk Management Report (RMR).
  • Acts as an independent reviewer for various design control activities.
  • Understands Acumed project funding process and provides design/engineering inputs. Evaluates and provide impacts of design changes to ROI and Project Management.
  • Interprets and applies clinical research data and relevancy to IOVV criteria and user needs as needed to support assigned projects.
  • Organizes and conducts cadaver labs with surgeons as needed to support assigned projects.
  • Approves test protocols and test reports when delegated.
  • Approves Engineering Change Requests (ECR's), when delegated.
  • Acts as internal reviewer and approver of Clinical Data Reports (CDR's).
  • Participates as a member of technical review boards for applicable projects/expertise.
  • Consults on technical matters and provides leadership for establishing solutions to recurring issues and establishing new design standards and practices.
  •  Researches, understands and consults with surgeons and field reps when formulating proposals on how to fulfill unmet needs on legacy products and systems.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering, Bio-Mechanical Engineering, or Equivalent with 8 yrs. experience
  • Ability to mentor engineers, mechanical drafters and product designers
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Ability to lead large complex projects
  • Ability to present and effectively communicate to larger cross functional groups/teams
  • Ability to communicate independently and effectively with all levels of HCP's and demonstrated ability to develop surgeon relationships
  • Effective in organizing product evaluation labs internally and externally with HCP's
  • Ability to create complex test protocols
  • Ability to independently develop solutions and intellectual property
  • Advanced knowledge of relevant techniques and products in order to provide business development and R&D guidance on product enhancements is preferred
  • Effective as an independent reviewer for multiple projects
  • Independent Patent Analysis and ability to write technical product papers preferred
  • Ability to investigate new product opportunities and make recommendations based on market/competitive analyses including ROI
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with executive team and senior management
  • Proficient in at least 2 technical specialty areas preferred

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Territory Manager - Latin America (home office required in Southeast U.S.) Hillsboro, OR, USA Sales
Job Purpose/Scope

The Territory Manager (TM) is responsible for the sales growth and financial performance of their assigned territory. The TM creates and executes the strategic plan for the assigned territory through the development of distributor relationships, product training and promotion, and competitive analysis.  This includes reviewing and hiring distribution groups, developing strategies to grow Acumed sales in the territory and establishing goals and objectives for the territory.

Duties/Responsibilities
  • Develops and implements long term strategies to increase market share and achieve sales goals.
  • Locates, reviews, analyzes and hires potential new distributors and new markets which present an opportunity to expand Acumed's global market share.
  • Sets goals and metrics for current distributor groups to achieve, monitors progress toward and provides feedback and strategy plans for those groups who are failing to meet objectives.
  • Develops and manages effective relationships with new and existing distributors in order to expand the Acumed trademark.
  • Provides monthly and yearly forecasts by market based on current sales trends, product mix, competitor activities, Medical Education events and new product launches.
  • Gathers data on competitors and analyzes markets to stay up with current competitive climates.
  • Establishes territory pricing, sales and methods of marketing and distribution.
  • Oversees the formulation of marketing strategies and tactical execution including the selection of market segments for special emphasis, promotional and advertising support of sales, and the necessary product specifications.
  • Arranges, organizes, and participates in Medical Education events to support marketing strategies
  • Participates in conventions and professional exhibitions to maintain company image, remain aware of product requirements and new market opportunities.
  • Determines appropriate product registrations for each market and creates launch plans in support of those registrations.
  • Maintains bottom line sales through financial analysis in support of special, expansions and investment pricing proposals.
  • Liaises with Product Marketing, Business Services and Marketing Communications to create trade show direction and focus, ensures the appropriate marketing collateral is ordered and delivered.
  • Trains and assists with Acumed field representatives regarding products and competition.
  • Monitors and supports all international orders as the main liaison between Acumed and assigned territories distribution groups.
Qualifications
  • Bachelors Degree in International Business or related field required
  • Two or more years of experience in medical device sales management preferred.
  • Demonstrated understanding of international regional marketing and business practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle customer product questions and objections in a way that is consistent with sales training methodology.
  • Knowledge of healthcare industry and trends.
  • Must be able to travel (fly and drive) regularly.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and independently in a cross-functional, team oriented environment.
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills, demonstrated ability to interact with other professionals to gather and disseminate information.
  • Strong attention to detail, tolerance for time pressure deadlines and the ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to deliver results with multiple and complex projects.

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Territory Manager - NYC New York City, NY, USA Sales

Job Purpose/Scope
The Territory Manager (TM) achieves sales goals through the recruitment and training of an independent sales channel within an assigned territory.  The TM executes the sales plan for the assigned territory by integrating sales channel goals with Acumed's mission and strategic growth plan.  The TM builds and maintains sales relationships which are aligned with Acumed's Mission and strategic growth plan and ensures product training and promotion activities are available and supported within the assigned territory.  The TM also oversees product inventory, equipment and materials within assigned region in compliance with corporate policies and directives.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Under the guidance of the assigned region's Regional Business Manager (RBM), builds and maintain new sales channel relationships in the form of independent sales group and/or individual contractors who have been identified as having current and potential ability to increase Acumed market share and achieve sales goals in the assigned region.
  • Regularly reviews and analyzes results of independent sales channel achievements to ensure continuing alignment with Acumed growth plans and/or goals.
  • Works directly with RBM to set sales goals for each district within the territory; measures these sales goals with current sales channel results and proposes changes including additions/terminations to independent sales channel to achieve territory revenue expectations. 
  • Ensures all sales channel relationships are bound by a current, Compliance-approved Acumed independent sales contract and that requirements of and compliance to all standard operating procedures regarding interaction with HCP (Health Care Professionals), product handling and complaints, expense reporting, sales activities and required compliance and regulatory training have been appropriately communicated.
  • Positively and proactively supports any and all compliance audit and reporting requirements related to independent sales channel relationships and activities.   
  • Provides input and feedback on monthly and yearly forecasts for the assigned regions based on current sales channel trends, product mix, competitor activities, Medical Education events and new product launches.
  • Develops and maintains product line technical expertise.
  • Participates in Medical Education events to support marketing strategies with a focus on Fellowship and Residency programs within the territory.
  • Participates in Local, Regional and National industry meetings and professional exhibitions to maintain company image and remain aware of product requirements and new market opportunities.
  • Works with assigned Inventory Analyst to ensure assigned field inventory within the territory is properly allocated to meet company inventory objectives.
  • Liaises with Product Marketing, Business Services and Marketing Communications to create trade show direction and focus, ensures the appropriate marketing collateral is ordered and delivered.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or related field required
  • Two or more years of experience in orthopedic medical device sales management within the assigned territory.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle customer product questions and objections in a way that is consistent with sales training methodology. 
  • Knowledge of healthcare industry and trends.
  • Must be able to travel (fly and drive) regularly.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and independently in a cross-functional, team oriented environment.
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills, demonstrated ability to interact with other professionals to gather and disseminate information.
  • Strong attention to detail, tolerance for time pressure deadlines and the ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to deliver results with multiple and complex projects.

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Vice President, Product Development and Engineering - Medical Device Hillsboro, OR, USA Other

Job Purpose/Scope

The Vice President, Product Development and Engineering (VPPDE) defines the product development methodology to support Company strategy, product strategy, and product integration into the current product portfolio. He or she establishes, monitors, and maintains systems and procedures to ensure high-quality, on-time, and cost effective products.  The VPPDE drives improvements in processes and technologies which enhance the Company's overall product portfolio offerings, competitive market position and Company profitability.  This role will lead direct and indirect reports to execute all aspects of the product development and innovation process.  The VPPDE oversees Research and Development including Prototyping, Design and Sustaining Engineering and is a member of the Company's Executive Team. 

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Manages all product development and release efforts; prioritizes projects to drive Acumed's product development and launch roadmaps, including focusing on scope and cost impacts with flexibility to accommodate changing priorities and deadlines.
  • Oversees activities of business concerned with research and development, new product development, and sustaining engineering activities; research, identify and evaluate potential new products for new product development.
  • Recommends improved engineering strategies and practices based on market research and competitor analyses; directs implementation and execution of engineering policies and practices.
  • Ensures coordinated communications regarding product development timelines and project status among all stakeholders.
  • Identifies creative, innovative, and relevant technical and product category opportunities to facilitate growth and development of the product portfolio.
  • Anticipates, identifies and internally communicates potential business risks related to product development; offers strategic and tactical solutions to meet goals.
  • Develops and trains staff to ensure appropriate skills/behaviors are present to achieve strategic objectives. Performs annual performance appraisals for direct reports.
  • Establishes and executes functional area budget and key performance objectives for Product Development, Engineering, and Research and Development.
  • Ensures resources are available to support Acumed's planned level of growth in existing and new product activities and operations through effective review and planning.
  • Ensures all team members maintain understanding, knowledge and compliance with AdvaMed Code of Conduct related to HCP interactions.
  • Participates in the development of the Company's plans and programs as a strategic partner, particularly and specifically from the perspective of the impact on products.
  • Provides leadership guidance and mentoring to direct reports. Develops and implements solutions to organizational challenges by leading and coaching others through changes. Fosters a culture of accountability and ownership within the department.

Qualifications

  • Requires BS in Engineering or related field, Masters of Business Administration preferred.
  • Requires 15+ years relevant experience in orthopedic medical device development and manufacturing including demonstrated success working as a member as a team in a senior leadership role.
  • Strong innovation mindset and background.
  • Experience directing large teams in areas of product development, project planning, and design reviews to achieve on-time and on-budget delivery.
  • Strong analytical skills and experience interpreting a strategic vision into an operational model.
  • A highly energetic, action- and deliverables-oriented technical expert who possesses the combined skills and characteristics of leadership, innovation and teamwork to create and maintain a high-performance Engineering organization.
  • An effective communicator, with strong verbal and written skills.
  • Strong commitment to developing team members.
  • Sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment and strong operational focus.
  • Strong business acumen as well as financial literacy.
  • Energetic, forward-thinking and creative individual with high ethical standards and an appropriate professional image.
  • Well-organized and self-directed individual who is a team player.

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