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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.

Associate Product Manager Hillsboro, OR, USA Product Management

The Associate Product Manager (APM) provides primarily downstream support of Acumed's product portfolio. The APM is responsible for complex and varied tasks related to the introduction of new products to the global market and support of legacy products over the product lifecycle. Must remain abreast of industry trends and focus heavily on satisfying the customer. The Associate Product Manager is the first line of contact for most product-related inquiries. The APM also drives projects across many departments including Marketing, Sales, Product Management, and Product Development.

Duties/Responsibilities
• Collaborates with other departments to ensure timely and cost effective launch of products.
• Responsible for writing technical and promotional product information for marketing and communications to the field.
• Prepares product information documents, technical guides, and other marketing materials for assigned projects.
• Provides product information in response to customers' questions/requests, including sales data and survey results.
• Responsible for taking and answering technical calls regarding Acumed products, both during and outside of regular business hours.
• Represents Product Management team at Product Development Team meetings and is responsible for communicating and/or completing tasks assigned to Product Management.
• Assists in gathering voice of customer and market data by conducting surveys and recording customer feedback.
• Manages feedback from field regarding Acumed product and enters data into product feedback database and the Acumed complaint system.
• Facilitates use of secondary market research through purchased reports, market research vendor resources and other business development sources.
• Conducts primary market research based on published literature, consulting surgeon surveys and field surveys.
• Collaborates in creation of new product presentation materials. Secures visuals for use in product management presentations, training events and the creation of marketing materials.
• Conducts product training programs for internal and external customers.
• Provides product training to surgeons and sales partners at tradeshows, bioskills courses, cadaver labs and other product training events.
• Responsible for gaining general product knowledge of the entire Acumed product portfolio in order to independently represent Acumed at events.
• Assists in developing surgeon relationships for consulting, product development, case studies, etc.
• Supports and participates in continuous improvement activities.

Qualifications
• BA/BS degree in Marketing or related field of study highly preferred.
• 2+ years of work experience in marketing or related field.
• High level verbal and written communication skills required for interacting with customers and coworkers.
• Must demonstrate strong presentation skills and the ability to create and deliver presentations to large groups of peers and customers.
• Proven positive and professional demeanor.
• Self-starter; ability to take ownership over processes.
• Advanced computer skills working with Excel and PowerPoint, proficient in remaining MS Office Suite.

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 Business Services

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 under 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.

Business Services Specialist Hillsboro, OR, USA Business Services

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 under 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 (swing 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 entry-level Machinist opportunity that offers a robust benefits package, a 401k plan, and a generous Paid Time Off program!

Shift: Swing Shift M-Th 3:00pm - 1:30am

Work Location: Cornelius Pass Screw                                                                                                                                   

Duties/Responsibilities
•Uses established practices to ensure Quality during operation including documentation and techniques.
•Monitors machine performance.
•Performs preventative maintenance as required.
•Performs general set-ups to ensure maximum utilization.
•Troubleshoot problems under the guidance of Senior Machinists.
•Work with Process Engineers to improve Cell processes.

Qualifications
•Generally requires 2-4 years CNC equipment operating experience.
•Ability to operate machine tools safely and understand set-up instructions.
•Familiar with basic blueprint reading or ability to acquire blueprint reading skills.
•Familiar with basic Inspection techniques and processes, or ability to learn and understand them.
•High School diploma or equivalent

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Director, Information Technology Hillsboro, OR, USA Information Technology

Job Purpose/Scope

The Information Technology (IT) Director develops, manages and maintains all internal information systems and enterprise architecture utilized by Acumed employees. He/She creates a long term roadmap to create and maintain systems and infrastructure, alerting the Executive Team to enterprise architecture needs and costs with sufficient lead time to establish budgeting to fund future needs. The IT Director maintains a project tracking process that establishes funding and timelines for IT projects, and monitors performance against those targets. He/She recommends the priority of IT projects to the CFO and Executive Team, and adjusts project priorities and timelines according to the needs of the organization. He/She hires, trains, and directs the daily efforts of a professional workforce.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Leads strategic technological planning to achieve business goals by prioritizing technology initiatives to enhance the enterprise architecture and coordinating the evaluation, deployment, and management of current and future technologies.
  • Develops business case justifications and cost/benefit analyses for technology spending and initiatives.
  • Collaborates with the appropriate departments and outside vendors to develop and maintain a technology plan that supports organizational needs.
  • Directs development and execution of a disaster recovery and business contingency plan.
  • Analyzes complex business needs presented by Acumed's user community and recommends technical solutions to the Executive Team.
  • Ensures adequate IT resources and support are provided for all Acumed buildings, remote users (including international travelers and employees), and subsidiaries.
  • Provides technical support in addressing building and equipment maintenance services, along with other services necessary for buildings and business operations.
  • Defines and communicates corporate procedures, policies, and standards for the organization for acquiring, implementing, and operating new network systems, equipment, software, and other technologies.
  • Contributes collaboratively within a fast-paced environment to ensure design and delivery of high quality solutions which adhere to industry standards for architecture, security and privacy, and best practices.
  • Conducts research to remain up-to-date and knowledgeable in regards to industry trends and emerging technologies in anticipation of new business processes and system alterations.
  • Stays abreast of technological trends; ensures that the company is making the best use of available technology.
  • Ensures maximum uptime of all information systems impacting company business including SAP system, desktop computers and associated software, business machines, cell and smart phones, and telephone systems.
  • Analyzes and improves upon technology standards across the organization to maintain a technological and competitive edge within the market.
  • Directs and prioritizes the workload of subordinate personnel and assists with workload prioritization as needed.
  • Ensures continuous delivery of technical services through oversight of service level agreements with end users and monitoring of systems, programs, and equipment performance.
  • Conducts and coordinates analysis, design and implementation of computer based information systems to meet user requirements.
  • Performs performance and conducts interviews and makes recommendations for new hires, consultants and/or replacement personnel.

 Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field. Master's degree preferred
  • 8 - 10 years of experience managing or directing technological operations with a proven ability to lead a progressive IT team to develop and implement IT program in a business environment
  • Prior supervisory experience required
  • Strong hands-on knowledge of technology environments, including telecommunications, networks, security, programming, server administration, and Helpdesk operations
  • Ability to work with multiple technologies, aptitude for new technologies and ability to effectively apply technological solutions to business problems
  • Proven experience in planning, organization, implementation and development
  • Experience successfully managing the support of SAP or another tier one ERP system
  • Ability to provide strong leadership and timely/effective performance feedback
  • Excellent written and oral communications, with ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical addressees
  • Exceptional organizational skills; proven ability to multi-task
  • Able to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

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.

Inventory Analyst Hillsboro, OR, USA Agent Inventory

Acumed is in search of the right candidate to fill our open Inventory Analyst (IA) position! This job could be a fit for you if you can use metrics to negotiate with agents and Regional Business Managers to determine where product usage and inventory levels are highest and make recommendations on consignment inventory movement. The IA also ensures the accuracy and integrity of agent inventories by conducting regular audits of inventory and collaborating with agents to assess appropriate and available inventory levels.

Take a peek below for more details about the day in the life of an IA at Acumed!

Duties/Responsibilities
• As the point of contact for consigned inventory for a designated region(s), receive and fulfill the customer service needs of agents and field sales representatives.
• Receive, analyze and promptly process requests from field sales reps for the issuance, transfer, or increase of consignment inventory.
• Using independent judgment, analyze requests for consignment inventory by applying established criteria including comparing requests to inventory budget, sales history, need, new business forecasts, etc.
• Assess and track product inventory levels and usage rates in the field and at customer sites. Negotiate with sales representatives and Regional Business Managers (RBMs) to determine placement of inventory which will maximize usage/sales.
• Coordinate and conduct physical inventory counts/audits annually to ensure accuracy of inventories consigned to agents and sales representatives.
• Troubleshoot and resolve issues that arise in the course of audit activities including batch discrepancies.
• Regularly run inventory reports detailing lot codes and expiring products. To ensure no expired product remains in the field, communicate to agents when product is required to be returned and coordinate the timely return of expiring product.
• Process monthly fees when applicable and communicate with agents. Use independent judgment to
• Respond to requests for additional ad hoc reporting and analysis.
• Support PDT action items related to new product implementation and expansions to ensure proper consignment inventory levels are planned.

Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree required (business related degree preferred). Candidates nearing completion of a 4-year degree may be considered, based on applicable experience.
• Minimum 2 years relevant work experience; 1 year of relevant Acumed experience may count as 2 years outside work experience.
• Strong analytical skills with ability to work with ERP system using inventory data and metrics
• Excellent negotiation skills with demonstrated ability to collaborate across functional lines.
• Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with all levels of personnel.
• Problem solving and analytical skills.
• High level of attention to detail.
• Maintain a high level of professionalism.
• Motivated and self-disciplined with the ability to complete critical tasks with a sense of urgency.
• Exercise sound judgment with an ability to independently conduct research, analyze and discern the cause of discrepancies and logically resolve issues.
• Ability to adapt in a changing environment.
• Ability to multi-task and manage time effectively.
• Ability to work well independently and interdependently.
• Proficiency with MS Office (Excel, Outlook and Word) and accounting software.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Marketing Materials Handler Hillsboro, OR, USA Logistics

The Marketing Materials Handler is responsible for inventory fulfillment to support Marketing and Med Ed events (such as display surgical sets, workshop sets, display materials and literature). This position works directly with the Acumed Sales Force, Product Marketing and Events Team to ensure adequate marketing material support for tradeshows, surgeon meetings and sales representative product training.

Duties/Responsibilities
• Maintain and organize marketing warehouse layout and shelving to ensure accessibility, prepping stations and inventory storage.
• Manage material movement to/from internal and external requestors - take/fulfill material requests, track inventory during usage, return inventory to warehouse, etc.
• Communicate with internal and external requestors to ensure adequate knowledge or requested materials status, quantity, required return date and so on.
• Work with Product Marketing and Event team to ensure adequate materials for all tradeshows, surgeon bioskills course and sales rep product trainings.
• Must be willing and able to travel as needed (approximately 3 times per year).
• Maintain and organize marketing warehouse layout and shelving to ensure accessibility, prepping stations and inventory storage.

Qualifications
• High school diploma or GED required; Associates in related field preferred.
• Experience in material coordination/shipping environment preferred.
• Intermediate computer skills (i.e. MS Word, Excel, Outlook)

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Product Manager - Medical Device Hillsboro, OR, USA Product Development

The Product Manager is responsible for driving mid- to large sized projects across departments including Events, Marketing, Sales and Product Management, managing one or more product lines within a portfolio. The focus of the position is heavily oriented toward high level industry/customer interaction and tactical items surrounding both new product introduction and legacy products.

This role is key to the success of Acumed's trauma portfolio. We are looking for an energetic and motivated marketing professional to join our team!

Day in the life of a Product Manager at Acumed ....
• Assist with the formulation of product portfolio strategies and tactical execution of those strategies.
• Provide high-level technical product information in response to customer questions/requests.
• Responsible for gathering and analyzing "voice of customer" data and driving implementation of customer feedback into product design.
• Conduct domestic and international product training programs for internal and external customers. Train Acumed field representatives on Acumed products and the competition at an advanced level.
• Develop and proposes ideas to adjust and promote various product lines in order to improve sales and profit.
• Assist in developing surgeon relationships for consulting, product development, case studies, etc.
• Collaborate with other departments to ensure timely and cost effective launch of products.
• Prepare product information documents, technical guides, and other marketing materials for assigned products.
• Provide mentorship and training to Associate Product Managers when necessary.
• Responsible for taking and answering technical calls regarding Acumed products, both during and outside of regular business hours.
• Conduct primary market research based on published literature, consulting surgeon surveys and field surveys.
• Facilitate use of secondary market research through purchased reports, market research vendor resources and other business development sources.
• Responsible for independently writing product information for marketing and communications to the field.
• Represent Product Management on Product Development Teams and is responsible for communicating and/or completing tasks assigned to Product Management for mid- to large sized projects assigned.
• Represent Acumed by directly interfacing with surgeons and sales partners at domestic and international tradeshows, bioskills courses, cadaver labs and other product training events.
• Responsible for gaining general product knowledge of the entire Acumed product portfolio in order to independently represent Acumed at events.
• Originate and oversee creation of new product presentation materials. Secure visuals for use in product management presentations, training events and sales support materials.
• Manage feedback from field regarding Acumed product and enter data into product feedback database and the Acumed complaint system.

Qualifications
• BA/BS degree in marketing, communications or related field of study required.
• 3+ years of work experience in a Product Management or Marketing role.
• High level verbal and written communication skills required for interacting with customers and coworkers.
• Must demonstrate strong presentation skills and the ability to create and deliver presentations to large groups of peers and customers.
• Proven positive and professional demeanor.
• Self-starter; ability to take ownership over processes.
• Advanced computer skills working with Excel and PowerPoint, proficient in remaining MS Office Suite.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Quality Assurance Technician (swing shift) Hillsboro, OR, USA Production

The Quality Assurance Technician inspects material, products, or processes, purchased or manufactured, to the required drawing or print specification, or other controlling document. Check out this great opporuntity with a climate controlled facility, generous PTO plan, insurance including medical + vision + dental and more!

Shift: Screw Cell swing shift at Acumed's Cornelius Pass facility.

Duties/Responsibilities

• Perform first article dimensional and documentation inspections.
• Audit In-process records, receiving inspection documentation, final inspection documentation, and other quality or manufacturing data for accuracy and completeness.
• Evaluate inspection processes for improvement using standard problem solving and improvement techniques (i.e. Redundant inspections, improved techniques and instructions).
• Actively participate in Manufacturing Cell teams as a Quality representative by addressing quality-related issues per documented processes.
• Accurately enter information into manufacturing data gathering system.
• Maintain and update Quality system documentation, such as work instructions, procedures, in-process inspection information, and other related documentation.
• Address and follow-up on quality-related issues between departments (i.e. Manufacturing Engineers, Design, Quality Engineers, Planning, Manufacturing).
• Demonstrate an understanding of final acceptance activities.
• Create Non-Conforming Material Reports (NCMR's) as needed.
• Participate in MRB (Dispositions – NCMR).
• Maintain calibration of gages and integrity of calibration system by accurately entering information.
• Track the status of receiving inspections (FIFO, Visual Indicators).

Qualifications
• High School Diploma/GED or equivalent
• Two years manufacturing experience required; 1 or more years of experience in manufacturing inspection preferred.
• Ability to read and speak English sufficiently to read work instructions, specifications and procedures and complete all paperwork.
• Ability to use precision measuring equipment including micrometers, calipers, gage pins, optical comparators, and other inspection equipment.
• Ability to read and understand engineering drawings and specifications related to manufactured products.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Quality Engineer III Hillsboro, OR, USA Quality

A Quality Engineer III is responsible for quality planning and the overall quality of new products being released to the market. This role actively participates in product development activities, ensuring product and process conformance to global standards (including FDA and ISO 13485). The purpose of this position is to serve as a resource to product development and manufacturing to improve product quality, reliability, and process capability and facilitate teams in identifying, documenting, assessing, correcting and presenting quality issues using risk analysis and root cause analysis tools.

Duties/Responsibilities
• Provide quality leadership to new product development teams in the areas of design control, design verification and validation, design transfer, process validation, risk management, and specification development
• Provide support to development, engineering and manufacturing functions for validation planning and transfer activities. Assist teams in determining validation needs and requirements.
• Collaborate with project teams to ensure understanding of and compliance with regulations, procedures, and requirements. Provide training, guidance and interpretation as needed.
• Ensure quality and completeness of project design history files, validation packages, and change orders
• Provide ongoing quality engineering support throughout the product life cycle, including CAPA investigations, and design changes.
• Enhance and drive product risk management activities. Ensure identified activities and mitigations are executed as agreed.
• Become familiar with the applicable technology to facilitate participation in technical discussions and risk-based decision making; coordinate issue resolution using a risk-based approach
• Review verification and validation reports and identify gaps for cGMP compliance. Develop and execute strategies to close gaps in an efficient, technical, and compliant manner.
• Provide consultation to end users and process owners with regard to data collection, analysis and creation of validation reports.
• Identify areas and opportunities to improve design and development process.
• Ensure product development and validation programs meet requirements of FDA and ISO
• Trend, analyze, and report on quality data in order to improve product and process; develop recommendations based on data analysis
• Provide management with status updates on assigned responsibilities and goals and escalate issues in a timely fashion.
• Review all product labeling to ensure it is accurate and consistent with the Risk Management system.

Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree in an engineering or science discipline; advanced degree preferred
• 5-10 years of experience in quality assurance in a regulated environment. Direct experience working with implantable devices preferred.
• Three – 5 years of experience applying quality regulations and standards (e.g. 21CFR 820, ISO 13485, ISO 14971, Medical Device Directive, etc.)
• Experience with CAPA and failure investigation tools and techniques.
• Applied experience with quality and statistical analysis tools (e.g. SPC, 6 Sigma, Risk Analysis, FMEA, DOE, trend analysis, etc.)
• Highly effective communicator, able to take action even when a position may be unpopular. Able to facilitate difficult conversations and negotiate solutions among different department representatives.
• Proven track record of strong team work and delivering results. Adaptable to fast-paced, dynamic work environment with shifting demands.
• Working knowledge of ERP Systems (SAP preferred) and Microsoft Office. Expert at Microsoft Excel.
• ASQ Certified Quality Engineer preferred.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Territory Manager - Latin America (home office required on Southeast U.S.) Hillsboro, OR, USA
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.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

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.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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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