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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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Finisher (Swing Shift) Hillsboro, OR, USA Production

The Finisher finishes products according to approved prints through means of tumbling, deburring, polishing and/or blasting processes. This is a great opportunity to expand your manufacturing skillset. All full-time, regular Acumed employees are eligible for a robust medical benefits package, annual discretionary bonus opportunity, 401(k) plan, and much more!

Shift: Swing shift work schedule (M-Th 3:00pm - 1:30am)

Work Location: Cornelius Pass Plate Cell

General Duties/Responsibilities
• Maintain Acumed's high quality standards. Know, understand, and follow all SOP's and WI's.
• Continual focus on customer service (Quality, Cost & Delivery), lean manufacturing concepts, and process improvement activities.
• Accurately and thoroughly complete appropriate paperwork, and computer transactions with minimal supervision.
• Conduct preventive maintenance on finishing equipment with general supervision.
• Assist with monitoring supply levels – inform appropriate personnel when supplies are low.
• Complete individual finishing projects (tumbling, deburring, polishing and blasting).

Qualifications
• High School Diploma/GED or equivalent.
• Experience in metal finishing (hand and machine) and media blasting preferred but not required.
• Experience with machine operation preferred but not required.
• Basic mechanical aptitude, good hand-eye coordination, and detail-oriented.
• Ability to read and understand blueprints. Basic math skills.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Marketing Event Manager Hillsboro, OR, USA Marketing

Job Purpose/Scope
The Marketing Event Manager drives and owns planning and coordinating for Acumed's global tradeshows, Global Sales Meeting, and other Company marketing events. He or she plans and oversees the annual budgets, selects and works with outside vendors, identifies meeting sites and locations, and leads the cross functional discussions around global tradeshow and event strategy. This position is well versed in event management, including venue management, event production coordination, hotel room blocks, vendor management, and hotel contracts.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Plans, manages, and executes a variety of marketing events including tradeshows (US and International), Acumed's Global Sales Meeting, and other corporate events from inception to post event completion.
  • Works cross-functionally to develop tradeshow messaging, optimize booth layout, and produce product displays for all tradeshows and marketing events. Responsible for assuring event presence and messaging supports the overall marketing strategy and goals.
  • Leads venue research as well as the qualification and selection of external vendors. Allocates internal department resources to plan and execute marketing events on time and to budget.
  • Creates and manages Marketing Event budget, including authoring the annual Tradeshow and Global Sales Meeting AFE documents. Generates monthly budget reports that track spend per event and per Region.
  • Responsible for auditing tradeshow and event expenditures on a monthly basis to ensure correct allocation of expenses. Reviews event invoices for accuracy and submits purchase orders for payment.
  • Develops, manages, and oversees event project plan, budget, agenda, and timeline. Drives vendor and internal team deliverables to meet timeline and budget requirements.
  • Organizes all aspects of venue coordination, including meeting space allocation, tradeshow booth and meeting room set-up, diagrams, food & beverage, electrical, A/V, and transportation.
  • Leads on-site inspections of meeting venues and oversees meeting set-up and tear-down. Transitions program information and walks through program specifications and expectations with onsite internal staff (i.e. develops and delivers pre-con meeting presentations).
  • Coordinates surgeon consultants to arrange speaking engagements at tradeshow workshops and the Global Sales Meeting.
  • Independently identifies and implements cost savings opportunities and process improvements.
  • Monitors event activities to ensure compliance with applicable regulations and laws, satisfaction of participants, and resolution of any problems that arise. Attends and audits tradeshow and event execution in each region of the world on an annual basis.
  • Solicits feedback on the effectiveness of marketing events including displays, lead retrieval, booth staff, etc., creates action plans and recommend improvements to increase vendor quality, decrease costs, and increase program quality.
  • Receives and prioritizes tradeshow invitations from meeting associations based on level of corporate support determined through collaboration with Product Management and Sales.
  • Receives and prioritizes event staff requests for the Product Management department, executes selected events within approved budget.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Marketing, Communications, or related field required.
  • Prior experience partnering with corporate travel and finance departments, and working knowledge of major event destinations required.
  • 2 - 5 years of experience in tradeshow and marketing event planning management required.
  • Ability to consistently drive a high level of quality across multiple events, often running concurrently.
  • Must have a solid understanding and experience in creating and managing budgets (event-specific and overall budget for the functional area).
  • Ability to collaborate with cross functional teams and vendors to facilitate best-in-class company events.
  • Must have positive and consistent customer service orientation, and professional interpersonal skills for a broad spectrum of stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in computer word-processing, spreadsheets, and database applications (MS Office).
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required for interacting with customers and coworkers.
  • Must be flexible in a fast-paced setting with competing and changing tasks, and show a sense of urgency and strong work ethic.
  • Superior organizational skills, communication skills, time management, problem solving abilities, and keen attention to detail. Must be able to successfully manage multiple, concurrent project demands within established timelines and budgets on a global scale.

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.

Regulatory Affairs Specialist Hillsboro, OR, USA Regulatory

Under general supervision, the Regulatory Specialist helps create, develop and maintain materials needed for regulatory compliance. Assists with company compliance activities, new product submissions, listings, and registration of medical devices. Works independently as necessary.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Understands regulations, follows complex directions, and investigates when clarification is needed.
  • Initiates International product registration, including renewals or changes and certificates for foreign governments
  • Manages correspondence with the regulatory and standards agencies or organizations such as FDA, MDD Notified Body, Health Canada, Medimark
  • Prepares, organizes, and coordinates data for submission to the FDA or regulatory agencies (e.g. 510(k), MDD Technical Files, etc.)
  • Participates in the preparation and execution of ISO and FDA audits
  • Assures regulatory compliance and content accuracy of Technical Files and 510(k) files
  • Completes the duties described in the Quality Manual
  • Converts and/or approves ECRs/ECOs requiring regulatory review
  • Assists in package insert (instructions for use) development, organization and application
  • Assists in determination of appropriate safety, regulatory, evaluation and testing requirements for new and approved products
  • Product development design review team and risk team contributor, providing regulatory/compliance perspective and expertise, to assure products are in compliance with relevant US and foreign standards, codes and regulations
  • Reports standards changes and summarizes impact on Acumed products
  • Involvement in new country/market registration as required
  • Assists in labeling (e.g. package inserts/IFUs(instructions for use), marketing materials, package labels, etc.) development, organization, application and/or review
  • Assists in development of company regulatory strategies and determine priorities with Sales & Marketing, Engineering and Quality
  • Reports standards changes, determines impact and takes appropriate action

Qualifications

  • Masters of Science in Regulatory Affairs, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering or related field required and 5+ years of regulatory experience in medical device or equivalent industry; or Bachelor's degree and 6+ years of regulatory experience in medical device or equivalent industry
  • Evidence of applied knowledge of applicable FDA, CMDCAS, ISO, MDD, region-specific requirements and consensus standards
  • Ability to work with FDA, Notified Body, EU Authorized Representative and other global regulatory agencies
  • Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Proven track record of strong team work, creatively strategic thinking
  • Ability to work well with others, support regulatory activities and mentor/train others
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to read and speak English sufficiently to read, understand and complete all documentation
  • Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) preferred

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 – PP/PM/QM/ECM Hillsboro, OR, USA IT

What does the Business Systems Analyst do?

The SAP Business Systems Analyst (BSA) provides business process analysis and SAP configuration expertise to identify problems and realize opportunities for improvement to Acumed's business operations, and to design and implement SAP business solutions to facilitate day-to-day operations.  The BSA supports Acumed internal customers by maintaining and expanding the functionality of SAP in the Production Planning, Plant Maintenance, Quality Management and Engineering Change Management modules.  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/Responsibilties:

  • Designs, develops, tests, and implements SAP Production Planning, Plant Maintenance, Quality Management and Engineering Change Management solutions in support of key business applications.
  • Analyzes business processes and recommends improvements aligned with best practices within the assigned functional modules.
  • Provides end user support for break/fix issues and process improvement requests.
  • Provides subject matter expertise as the functional owner of SAP Production Planning and Execution, Materials Requirements Planning, Plant Maintenance, Quality Management and Engineering Change Management; responds promptly and accurately to issues and requests.
  • Expands or modifies system to serve new purposes or improve work flow.
  • Documents existing business processes in order to define current business activities for the development of procedures and models, develops strategies for enhancing or further leveraging processes.
  • Collaborates with decision makers, systems owners, and end users to define business, financial, and operations requirements and systems goals, makes recommendations based on expertise and implements agreed upon and approved solutions.
  • Prepares and delivers reports, recommendations, or alternatives for improving processes in operating systems across the organization.
  • Collaborates 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 of experience in the operation, analysis, and configuration of SAP Production Planning, Plant Maintenance, Quality Management and Engineering Change Management 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
  • Must possess strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Customer focused, service oriented mindset.

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.

Vice President, Marketing and Product Management - Medical Device Hillsboro, OR, USA Executive

JOB PURPOSE/SCOPE

The Vice President, Marketing and Product Management (VPMPM) identifies and supports the global marketing strategy that creates demand for Acumed products and services around the world.  S/he develops, implements, and directs all global marketing activities and establishes long- and short-term strategic goals and objectives which support and reflect the Company's Mission, innovation, customer care and growth strategies. S/he plans and implements policies, programs and systems to drive strategic direction and establishes plans to drive Acumed's brand penetration through the development and standardization of medical education and surgeon skill development.  The VPMPM oversees Marketing, Marketing Communications, Product Management, Medical Education and Product Training and is a member of the Company's Executive Team. 

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Creates and delivers integrated strategic marketing plans including positioning, branding, and promotions using marketing dynamics, customer needs/behavior and industry trends which meet short and long-term growth objectives.  Ensures resources are allocated to product categories and channels with the most market potential and plan is used as a framework for product portfolio decision making.
2. Oversees the development, performance and management of an innovative and multi-generational product roadmap which utilizes market and business analytics, external competitive performance/trends, and a best practices approach to NPI and legacy product portfolio management. Anticipates, identifies and acts on shrinking or sluggish product categories. 
3. With support from Finance and Sales, owns product line performance (P&L) from NPI launch to obsolescence and, throughout product lifecycle, maintains acute focus and attention on product profitability trajectory by anticipating, identifying, and mitigating roadblocks as necessary.
4. Drives prolific use of voice of the customer (VOC) and prospective customer data to ensure product value/specifications are defined per customer requirements.
5. Drives organizational adoption of growth mentality and point of view and ensures a relentless evaluation of product portfolio mix based on the market/customer demand and changing industry landscape. 
6. Drives comprehensive analysis and continued support of Acumed's full portfolio of new and legacy products to ensure no field/customer acceptance issues or unit trend declines occur and that all released products meet market share growth metrics.
7. Collaborates with the VP, Product Development & Engineering to align conflicting product development and management priorities and increase cross-category collaboration. Ensures all related functions are moving toward the same growth and profitability goal in an organized and meaningful way.
8. In partnership with Acumed's Executive Team, drives vision and consensus on how the Acumed brand is portrayed and positioned both internally and externally within the marketplace.  Defines brand identity, brand messaging, and external brand communication efforts.
9. Business Development - In collaboration with Finance, oversees business development and M&A actions and activities to drive organic and inorganic growth.
10. Project Management - Oversees all product release efforts and prioritizes projects to drive Acumed's product development and launch goals to achieve both short and long-term growth objectives. Ensures all new products meet on-time release and delivery schedules and achieve quick field/customer adoption. 
11. Medical Education & Product Sales Training - Oversees the development and implementation of US and International medical education and product training programs and initiatives for NPI and legacy products which meet compliance and regulatory requirements and can be effectively measured for success and analyzed for continuous improvement. 
12. Works collaboratively with VP of Global Sales to develop and execute marketing communication strategies for lead generation, marketing avenues and support range including content development, case studies, tradeshows and other lead generation type methods.
13. Collaborates with Finance and Sales to analyze and evaluate pricing and competitive analysis data including product pricing, discounts and channel programs.
14. Builds and maintains strong partnerships with partners, vendors and channel management stakeholders.
15. Defines and executes effective go-to-market strategies using segmentation, targeting and positioning (STP) methodology.
16. Develops, trains and manages performance of staff to ensure appropriate skills/behaviors are present to achieve department and business objectives.
17. Contributes collaboratively as a member of the Executive Team towards the short and long-term goals and vision of the Company.
18. Ensures all team members maintain understanding, knowledge and compliance with AdvaMed Code of Conduct related to HCP interactions.
19. Develops and implements solutions to organizational challenges by leading and coaching others through change while fostering a culture of accountability and ownership.

QUALIFICATIONS

1. Requires MBA or BS in Business, Marketing or related field plus relevant work experience.
2. Requires 15+ years related work experience leading business units or initiatives with increasing revenue and profit margin results, preferably in a medical device work environment.
3. Requires 10+ years' experience leading marketing including demonstrated success working in a senior leadership role.
4. Demonstrated business/project management skills, particularly across diverse and complex programs.
5. General knowledge of medical device business, especially orthopedics, including science, products, research and commercialization, process, manufacturing, marketing and sales.
6. Proven ability to translate market trends into a compelling product strategy and direction.
7. Strong financial analysis capabilities with experience calculating ROI, preparing forecasts, and identifying market shifts and threats.
8. Strong planning and analytical skills and experience integrating a strategic vision into an operational model.
9. Understanding and ability to use technical medical language to interact with internal and external customers.
10. Ability to build and maintain long-term relationships with high level surgical consultants, key strategic customers, and regional sales teams to promote and support Acumed products.
11. Collaborative and flexible with a strong customer service mentality.
12. A hands-on leader with integrity and a desire for work in a dynamic, growth environment.
13. An effective communicator, with exemplary verbal and written skills.
14. An intelligent and articulate individual who can relate to people at all levels of an organization and possesses excellent communication skills.
15. A decisive individual who possesses a strategic focus as well as an operational, implementation and detail-oriented perspective.

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

Acumed is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employ ment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

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