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At Acumed, the people who work here are our most valuable asset. By providing a dynamic environment that supports individual growth and responsibility, we’ve been able to hire, and retain some of the brightest minds in healthcare. We believe strongly that each of our employees makes an impact on the lives of the patients who receive our products. Which is why we encourage everyone within the company to push the limits of their expertise, whether it’s in engineering, production, inspection, marketing, or regulatory and compliance. Personal health and happiness are highly valued at Acumed, and we devote a significant amount of resources to ensure it. We provide benefits that enhance medical care, help plan for the future and promote general well being.


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

Benefits Include . . .

  • Generous PTO
  • Medical, Dental, and Life Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Nine Paid Holidays
  • Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Educational Assistance
  • TriMet Bus Passes
  • Reduced Costco Membership Fees
  • Reduced Gym Membership Fees
  • Credit Union Membership
  • An Employee Referral Program
  • Bike Room and Showers

Current Open Positions

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Sales Trainer USA Medical Education February 11th, 2014

Job Purpose/Scope
The Sales Trainer conducts a wide range of training engagements including on-site and in-field sales training courses. Sales training courses will incorporate classroom, live video, and taped webinar sales support detailing effective sales techniques focused on Acumed’s strategic sales initiatives. Additionally, the Sales Trainer will provide the field sales organization learning outcomes driven by integrating sales methodologies, increasing market penetration, developing selling acumen, competitive insights, and product sales advantages to create confidence and excitement in choosing Acumed orthopaedic solutions. This position will support the Medical Education and Training Team Manager in the creation and execution of sales training and development plan.

General Duties/Responsibilities

  • Creates and delivers sales training content to the Acumed field sales organization focused on increasing product placement and selling skills.
  • Regularly assesses the sale force training needs by observing individual account manager’s performance/ behaviors and collaborates with the Medical Education and Training leadership to mitigate these needs.
  • Participates in strategic projects designed to fulfill the needs of the field Sales Force. These projects include continuous collaboration with all relevant support departments: Marketing, Regulatory, Product Management, Sales and include but are not limited to new product launches, new marketing directives, new indication launches and new positioning directives.
  • Analyzes and assesses sales training effectiveness to determine when revisions, enhancements, or new programs should occur and receives recommendation/input from team. Provides input to Medical Education and Training leadership.
  • Reviews department reports, sales trainee evaluations to evaluate the effectiveness of training feedback. Initiates continuous improvement plan based in response to this feedback.
  • Develops evaluations to measure training effectiveness and provide metrics for management review.
  • Acts as main point of contact for day to day operations related to development of new training initiatives or supporting changes in direction.
  • Oversee and manage on-site cadaveric lab usage. Implement business plan for leveraging the cad lab’s strategic future in sales training and other sales interests.

 

Qualifications

  • Minimum BS/BA/RN degree
  • 5+ years orthopaedic/healthcare commercial experience in sales, marketing, training, or related experience
  • 2+ years of orthopaedic training/teaching experience
  • Ability to develop/facilitate training classes/workshops
  • Excellent communication/presentation skills (both oral and written)
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently or in a team
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software (e.g. Power Point, Word, Excel)
  • Excellent planning and organization skills
  • Solid understanding of Acumed products and their surgical applications
  • Discretion, confidentiality and ability to build strong, trusting relationships
  • Solid understanding of global healthcare policies, trends and compliance issues
  • Conversational Spanish language skills, preferred

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Field and Education Training Specialist (West) USA Sales March 14th, 2014

Job Purpose/Scope

The Field Education & Training Specialist works in his/her territory to run or support local medical education events and distributor product training. The Field Education & Training Specialist defines his/her territory's annual strategy together with his/her Sales Director, and works with his/her manager to ensure education and training is executed in a consistent, high-quality standard.

General Duties/Responsibilities

  • Define territory's annual medical education and product training strategy, aligning the strategy with the needs of the territory and the strategy of the company.
  • Work with Managers and Directors to define performance metrics for which the FE&TS is responsible for measuring and report on monthly.
  • Work at tradeshows, medical education, and product training events in the field or at Acumed headquarters.
  • Communicate surgeon and distributor feedback to the appropriate people at Acumed.
  • Continuously build knowledge of the clinical practice of orthopedic trauma and Arthroplasty, Acumed and competitive products, support product knowledge training based on educational methodologies, published research and the overall managed care environment.
  • Occasionally help with account conversions, customer service, surgical coverage, etc., but only as necessary and agreed upon by direct line manager.
  • Maintain full compliance with Acumed's Code of Conduct and related FDA and AdvaMed regulations.

Qualifications

  • BA/BS in a related field or equivalent experience required
  • 3+ years medical sales experience (with 2+ years orthopedic / trauma sales experience) or 3+ years clinical orthopedic trauma experience required
  • Ability to think strategically and to contribute in a team environment
  • Knowledge of healthcare industry and trends
  • Ability to demonstrate proper surgical use of our product to physicians
  • Proficiency in computer word-processing, spreadsheets, and database applications. (MS Office).
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills
  • Ability to provide a working home office

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Production Supervisor USA Production April 15th, 2014

Overview

The Production Supervisor is responsible for providing leadership and support to cell members. Facilitates constructive communication and builds teamwork. Leads the cell teams toward achieving objectives for quality, delivery, and cost.

General Duties/Responsibilities

  • Primary responsibility is to provide support and direction to the cell team. This requires spending up to 40 percent of the average workday in the cell, interacting in person and building rapport with team members.
  • Work with team members to set measurable goals. Ensure that team objectives and efforts are aligned with the company's current strategies and priorities.
  • Provide training and tools team members need in order to grow professionally and achieve their goals.
  • Promote a customer focus in the cell.
  • Ensure that cell processes are managed and adhered to. Monitor key performance metrics to ensure constant improvement and waste reduction.
  • Promote and support continuous process improvement activities. Identify constraints and make sure cell members are aware of these and are working to eliminate bottlenecks.
  • Work with Process Engineers to standardize processes and maintain a smooth workflow.
  • In preparation for annual performance appraisals, follow up on progress with each cell member at least quarterly, and revisit/adjust goals as necessary.
  • Work proactively with other cells, and provide support as needed, to ensure that customer needs are met.
  • Build productive working relationships with internal and external customers (i.e. planning, quality assurance, outside vendors...)
  • Facilitate and actively participate in group team building activities.
  • Make sure that cell teams meet regularly, and provide guidance/support as needed.
  • Support new product introduction activities
  • Monitor capacity in the cell(s). Make sure they have the resources to accomplish the work in the most efficient manner possible.
  • Develop documentation to procure equipment - Authority for Expenditure (AFE) and Return on Investment (ROI).
  • Set a standard for proactive (rather than reactive) processes and decision-making.
  • Promote safety within the shop.
  • Other job related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years of supervising a team (preferably in a production environment), or equivalent education/ experience in a similar capacity.
  • Good supervising skills and ability to motivate others to work as a team towards a common goal
  • Excellent organizational skills with extensive knowledge of MS Office (i.e. Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Demonstrated accountability / time management. Must follow through with commitments and adhere to deadlines.
  • Ability to read and speak English sufficiently to read, understand and complete all paperwork.
  • Knowledge of MRP system to be able to enter electronic transactions.
  • Self-motivated; able to work with little supervision.
  • Track record of developing and empowering employees.
  • Extensive knowledge of Lean Manufacturing concepts and techniques.
  • Reliable, dependable and honest.
  • Experience working in a regulated environment.
  • Knowledge of all Acumed products and processes.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Regional Business Manager at Acute Innovations USA Acute April 15th, 2014

Overview

Acute Innovations is a subsidary company of Acumed. We have three open positions (Midwest, South, and West). All three positions are field-based and require a home office.

The Regional Business Manager plans, controls and directs activities of a defined US domestic sales region to attain maximum performance from that defined domestic market for ACUTE Innovations' products and services. This includes establishing strategic goals and objectives, recruitment and development of all sales team members, aligning efforts with ACUTE's Mission, Vision, Values, and reporting on progress.

General Duties/Responsibilities

  • Direct and coordinate initiatives involving regional U.S. sales of ACUTE Innovations' product, responsible for the establishment of both monthly and annual sales objectives in coordination with ACUTE's strategic sales plan.
  • Coordinate the specific objectives of strategic sales plan with all functional departments.
  • Actively selling in all open markets within defined region to establish new business, sales growth and product line visibility.
  • Participate in conventions, professional exhibitions and training courses to maintain company image.
  • Recruitment, manage and develop independent sales partners and direct sales team members to achieve ACUTE's domestic selling strategy in their region.
  • Establish and implement both market and target customer strategies and regional training programs in coordination with Global Marketing.
  • Coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales quotas, and goals, monitor performance on a continual basis and report to management.
  • Develop and maintain product line technical expertise.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with key surgeons and customers.
  • Ensure sales force adherence to all policies & procedures (compliance, inventory and Customer service).
  • Develop and manage effective relationships with new and existing sales groups.
  • Develop strategies to increase market share.
  • Gather data on competitors and analyze market.
  • Review and analyze sales agent/distributor proposals and contracts in order to ensure the hiring of those that best fit with ACUTE's global distribution strategic plans. Develop and execute improvement plans.
  • Cross functional communication, interaction, and collaboration on project and goal achievement.
  • Generate and implement process improvement initiatives.
  • Other work-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Minimum BA / BS in Business or related field required.
  • 5+ years sales experience in Thoracics or General trauma fields (orthopedics or related medical devices field considered).
  • Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products surgical products and implants, this includes sales techniques and sales control systems.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite.
  • Familiarity with AdvaMed code of ethics and other relevant laws as related to selling and working in the Medical Device Field.
  • Ability to read and speak English sufficiently to read, understand and complete all paperwork.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required for interacting with customers and coworkers

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

CNC Machinist USA Operations May 22nd, 2014

Overview

The Operator / Machinist produces medical devices using manual and CNC equipment. (Swing shift M-Th 3:00pm-1:30am)

General Duties

  • Under general supervision, conducts the following:
  • 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.

Qualifications

  • Generally requires 1-4 years CNC equipment operating experience.
  • Swiss machine experience preferred.
  • 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.
  • Basic knowledge of general manufacturing equipment.
  • Ability to follow instructions.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Basic math skills.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Ability to read and speak English sufficiently to read, understand and complete all documentation.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

PC Support Technician USA IT June 4th, 2014

Overview

Under general supervision, the PC Support Technician provides first-line support to company employees to maintain software and hardware.

General Duties/Responsibilities

  • Provide routine analysis and problem solving of network and PC software, hardware, and peripherals.
  • Maintain courteous customer service and professional manner.
  • Contact and coordinate with hardware and software vendors for service if necessary.
  • Install computer hardware, software, and peripherals for new employees or for employee relocations.
  • Install new software packages and upgrades.
  • Aid in the development of system documentation and procedure manuals as required.
  • Conduct training sessions for company employees in the operation of software/hardware systems.
  • Assist the network team in daily network administration.
  • Oversee the uncompleted technical requests and ensure open communication with users.
  • Oversee the inventory, configuration, and maintenance of all workstations.
  • Oversee the inventory, configuration, and maintenance of Acumed's library of laptops for employees' business use.
  • Request quotes from approved vendors and submit purchase requisitions for all hardware, software and IT supplies company-wide.
  • Troubleshoot and maintenance of fax, printer and copy machines company-wide.
  • Purchase and perform inventory control for all toner cartridges used in fax, printer and copy machines throughout the company.
  • Oversee and coordinate the administration, creation, and changing of company passwords.
  • Create and modify network profiles and Outlook mailboxes. Provide training to maintain mailboxes.
  • Maintain anti-virus and Spam applications across the network.
  • Perform PC equipment and phone relocations for end users.
  • Maintenance of Active Directory.
  • Administration of telephone system.
  • Other duties / projects as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or equivalent professional experience.
  • Minimum two years related experience or training.
  • A+ Certification preferred.
  • Microsoft Certified System Administrator (MCSA) a plus.
  • Experience with MS Local Area Networks.
  • Must have good written and verbal communication in English.
  • Must have the ability to multi-task, work independently, and be a willing and cooperative team player.
  • Must be able to work patiently and cooperatively with users that have varied technical abilities/knowledge.
  • Experience with Active Directory.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Inventory Analyst USA Supply Chain June 9th, 2014

Inventory Analyst

Under general supervision, the Inventory Analyst is responsible for assessing and fulfilling agent inventory requests, optimizing and maintaining appropriate inventory levels, and ensuring the accuracy and integrity of agent consignment inventory.

General Duties/Responsibilities

  • Balance the need to effectively utilize consignment field inventory with the sales rep's desire to have enough inventory to avoid a missed surgery.
  • Act as the lead point of contact for designated regions and fulfill the inventory needs of the agents and corresponding sales reps.
  • Manage consignment inventory levels and make decisions based on sales/case volume through performance and sales analysis.
  • Collaborate with regional business managers to conduct and effectively communicate quarterly inventory performance reviews with sales agents.
  • Manage the accuracy of agent consignment inventory through the coordination of annual inventory audits and transactional oversight.
  • Analyze and make decisions to fulfill requests for additional consignment inventory by comparing requests to inventory budget, sales history, new business forecasts, etc.
  • Track the performance of approved and fulfilled requests over time to identify successful decisions and take action as necessary.
  • Ability to handle and resolve challenging conversations professionally, while maintaining positive relationships.

Qualifications

  • 4-year degree required (business related degree preferred). Candidates nearing completion of a 4-year degree may be considered, based on applicable experience.
  • Minimum 2-4 years relevant work experience.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • 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.
  • Problem solving and analytical skills.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Quality Engineer III Hillsboro, Or Quality June 17th, 2014

Overview

This position has the responsibility and authority to provide Quality Assurance Engineering representation to Product Development teams. This position owns the risk management profile for products during their entire lifecycle, including risk identification, completion, and management of risk mitigation activities. Participates in facilitation of initial product design, development, design transfer to manufacturing, and process improvements to obtain optimum product reliability, safety, and effectiveness. Coordinate feedback of quality indicators and statistics to organization for use in business decisions. Partner with Operations and Engineering in process improvements.

Responsible for quality planning and the overall quality of new products being released to the market through participation in product development to ensure product and process conformance to global standards (including FDA and ISO 13485). Performs, directs, or consults in process and design validations. Provides QA approval for changes to design, test methods, and test equipment to assure the design and production of medical devices are in compliance with applicable standards. Drives investigations, corrective action implementation, and corrective action verification activities as assigned.

Position is also responsible to aide in the identification, documentation and subsequent testing of all design requirements identified by all internal and external customers, including end users, purchasing organizations, and regulators.

General Duties/Responsibilities

  • Provide quality leadership in product development teams to the entire design lifecycle of Acumed products to ensure compliance with Acumed policies and global regulations, including FDA Quality System Regulation and ISO 13485. The design lifecycle includes design control, design verification and validation, design transfer, process validation, risk management, and specification development.
  • Coordinate with Regulatory staff members to ensure that product testing and design requirements for intended markets are identified, part of the product requirements as documented in the Design History File, and met during the product development. Represent the needs of the Regulatory team during product development.
  • Guide teams to ensure robust application of appropriate design and manufacturing controls.
  • Educate project teams on requirements related to regulations, procedures, and requirements. Provide training, guidance and interpretation.
  • Ensure quality and completeness of project design history files, risk management files, validation packages, and change orders.
  • Provide ongoing quality engineering support throughout the product life cycle, including risk management, design and manufacturing changes, and CAPA investigations.
  • Lead all risk management activities for products throughout their lifecycle, including risk identification, completion, and management of risk mitigation activities.
  • Be a strong representative for Quality and Regulatory concerns during technical discussions and risk-based decision making; ensure issues are resolved using a risk-based approach.
  • Monitor the quality and performance of new products to ensure requirements are met and product is performing as anticipated. Identify concerns, develop a risk-based solution with impacted departments and lead implementation efforts, as appropriate.
  • Drive the creation and approval of verification and validation reports and identify gaps for compliance with Acumed policies and global regulations. Develop and execute strategies to close gaps in an efficient, technical, and compliant manner.
  • Deliver appropriate quality metrics to the organization to identify opportunities and drive improvements. Consult with end users and process owners on data collection, analysis and reporting.
  • Identify opportunities, develop solutions, and support implementation of improvements to the design and development process. Support continuous improvement efforts.
  • Report status updates on assigned responsibilities and goals; timely escalation of issues
  • Other activities as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering or science discipline; advanced degree preferred
  • 5-7 years of experience working in quality assurance role in a regulated environment. Experience working with implantable devices preferred.
  • Experience applying quality regulations and standards (e.g. 21 CFR 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, Six Sigma, Risk Analysis, FMEA, DOE, trend analysis, etc.)
  • Knowledge of ERP Systems (SAP preferred) and advanced Microsoft Office; expert level Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Certified Quality Engineer (or equivalent) preferred.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Quality System Manager Hillsboro, Or Quality June 17th, 2014

Quality System Manager

Develop, implement, and maintain the Acumed quality system in compliance with applicable regulations.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Build successful teams, develop and lead people to achieve continuous quality improvement and drive change.
  • Develop and implement quality system management in alignment with the Company's long term strategy.
  • Ensures system is compliant with all applicable regulations including those issued by FDA, SFDA, JPAL, etc.
  • Champion the quality system management strategy within the organization to gain compliance and commitment at all levels from the executive team to the shop floor.
  • Ensure quality metrics are adequately captured, analyzed and provided to company leadership for improvement activities. Lead Management Review activities.
  • Direct and supervise employees responsible for Document Control, Post-Market Surveillance, Corrective & Preventive Action, Field Action, Management Review, Performing Internal and Managing External Audits, and Quality System Software Validation.
  • Educate non-experts, internally and externally, on complex quality topics.
  • Assess, report, and implement new and changing regulations or the addition of new markets to the quality system.
  • Ensure international distributors are compliant with Acumed's Quality System
  • Ensure contract manufacturers are compliant with Acumed's Quality System through Supplier Quality oversight.
  • Approves post-market surveillance communications prior to submission and distribution
  • Plan and manage departmental activities in accordance with annual operating budget including capital expenditures.
  • Other activities as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering or science discipline; advanced degree preferred
  • 7-10 years of experience in medical device manufacturing
  • 5 years of experience in quality leadership role
  • Extensive knowledge of Quality System Regulation, US FDA, and ISO 13485. Experience with international quality system regulations (JPAL, CFDA, Health Canada, ANVISA, etc) is ideal.
  • Proven problem-solving skills and the ability to train teams to resolve various issues using available tools.
  • Familiarity with Lean Manufacturing concepts.
  • Knowledge and experience with ERP systems, preferably SAP, and its application in a quality-system environment.
  • Ability to read and speak English sufficiently to understand and complete all necessary documentation

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Human Resources and Benefits Administrator USA Human Resources June 30th, 2014

Overview

Under general supervision, the HR Administrator coordinates the administration of HR programs such as benefits, family leave, OSHA tracking, and worker's compensation. Performs work that is routine in nature, but also requires knowledge and application of fundamental employment law concepts.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Assumes responsibility for administering all aspects of benefits programs including health, life, disability, flex spending, EAP, FMLA/OFLA
  • Reconciles monthly statements to ensure billing accuracy
  • Administers open enrollment process, enrolls employees and verifies accuracy of enrollment documents
  • Assists employees with benefit questions, change requests, works with third parties to resolve issues
  • Builds and maintains key business relationships with benefit providers
  • Holds benefit meetings with new employees, explains benefit options, maintains presentation materials
  • Ensures compliance with guidelines and regulations that apply to benefit plans
  • Keeps abreast of changes to regulations as they occur and applies them as necessary
  • Plans, recommends, and implements changes in benefit plans
  • Responds to requests for leave; educate employees on their eligibility under federal and state family leave laws
  • Ensures that all appropriate documentation is collected, reviewed and managed correctly
  • Works with supervisors to ensure that they are tracking leave and regularly communicating with HR concerning employee leave status
  • Manages programs related to employee health and safety
  • Coordinates credentialing program for those who are required to be credentialed
  • Acts as liaison with our worker's compensation carrier as needed; assist employees who utilize our worker's compensation coverage
  • Maintains OSHA logs, ensures compliance with related regulations
  • Interprets and explains human resources policies, procedures, laws, standards, and/or regulations
  • Processes personnel action forms and ensures proper approvals are sought, disseminates approved forms as needed
  • Maintains accurate records within Acumed's HRIS (HR Information System)
  • Maintains employee personnel files in compliance with legal requirements
  • Other job-related duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in business, human resources or other related program or an equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Three to five years of professional experience administering employee benefits and protected leave programs
  • Prior experience with Human Resources Information Systems required, UltiPro preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of FMLA, OFLA, ADA/ADAAA, OSHA
  • PHR Certification preferred
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality when dealing with sensitive documents, issues, and situations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office tools

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Cost Accountant USA Accounting - Cost June 30th, 2014

Overview

The Cost Accountant is responsible for accurately maintaining the company's cost accounting system, including preparing, processing, analyzing, reconciling and reporting financial data. Using knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), current regulations, systems used at Acumed and the organization in general, the Cost Accountant oversees, evaluates and improves costing and other financial processes to improve accuracy and timeliness of reporting. Core responsibilities also include providing financial analysis, supporting company-wide process improvement initiatives, and mentoring others on how to interpret and utilize financial information.

General Duties/Responsibilities

  • Maintain cost accounting system, including overseeing COGS account activities, calculating overhead rates and providing monthly COGS reporting to management
  • Prepare and submit journal entries, properly maintaining general ledger, cost center and internal order structures in SAP
  • Reconcile GL accounts monthly, including resolving outstanding items
  • Prepare and disseminate routine and ad hoc financial reporting and analysis, utilizing complex spreadsheets as needed
  • Interpret financial data, identify trends and opportunities, and submit reports and/or recommendations to management
  • Mentor employees at all levels in the organization regarding the interpretation and utilization of financial information
  • Assist in preparing annual budgets
  • Prepare schedules and support for annual audit and tax return processes
  • Cross train with other accounting team members to ensure adequate coverage of duties
  • Implement process improvements in alignment with the company's and the department's strategic goals
  • Create and maintain documentation of accounting processes
  • Complete other job-related and team-related duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree in accounting or equivalent experience required
  • 2-5 years professional experience in an accounting or industrial engineering role required
  • SAP experience highly preferred
  • Familiarity with lean manufacturing and/or activity based costing preferred
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP, including basic accounting concepts, practices and procedures
  • Strong organizational skills in order to prioritize and complete work efficiently
  • Ability to independently conduct research and exercise judgment when resolving issues
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, including the ability to interact with all levels of personnel
  • Ability to effectively mentor others
  • 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
  • Ability to operate office equipment including – but not limited to - 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.

Network Engineer USA IT July 16th, 2014
Overview
 
The network engineer is responsible for the capacity planning, improvement and maintenance of Acumed's network infrastructure and related components.


Duties/Responsibilities
• Provide functional and empirical analysis related to the planning, evaluation, design, installation, and implementation of all network infrastructure components.
• Maintain seamless network operation and provide maximum uptime.
• Support acquisitions of network hardware and software.
• Perform maintenance of network devices. Backup configurations and perform hardware restorations as necessary.
• Ensure network security using IPS/IDS, Network Monitoring, Port Security, Auditing and Firewall Analysis, Access Control Servers (Radius/Tacacs)
• Work with end-users, support team members & contractors to resolve network issues.
• Negotiate and maintain relevant contracts with outside services and suppliers.
• Maintain telecommunications circuits and related hardware.
• Engage IT staff and users in order to be proactive and work collaboratively on IT Projects when needed.
• Backup to PC Support Technicians and Systems Engineer as needed.
• Other job-related duties as required.


Qualifications
• Minimum 4-year degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science or related field.
• Two plus years of related network infrastructure experience.
• Exceptional written and verbal communication.
• Strong time management skills, including the ability to multi-task.
• Work well independently and in a team environment.
• CCNA Routing and Switching/CCNA Security or similar level of knowledge preferred
Specific Applications – experience and knowledge of some or all of the following is preferred:
• Working experience of network protocols (including TCP/IP, UDP, NetBIOS, SNMP, SMTP, DHCP, WINS, DNS, Radius, Tacacs, FTP, SSH) and operating systems such as Cisco IOS, ASA, ACS, WLC, Windows Client Servers environment.
• Working experience in selecting, maintaining and implementing network components such as routers, switches,
• network monitoring appliances, VPN's, Zone Based Firewalls, Packet Filtering, Wireless Controllers and Access Points, DMZ and VOIP.
• Working experience with various Routing protocols in redundant and highly available environment EIGRP required; OSPF and BGP a plus
• Working experience with L2 – L3 Switches in a hierarchical network (including VLAN, stacks, Spanning Tree Protocol, L2 security, Access Lists implementation, basic QoS)
• Working Experience with Windows Networking that includes Exchange, Domain Servers, AD Structure, etc.
• Working Experience with some or all of the following network tools and management software such as, Wireshark, Netflows, Google Postini, Cisco ASDM, Cisco CLI, Cisco Network Assistant, Microsoft Visio (or similar design tool)
• Through understanding of the Network ISO/OSI Model.
• Knowledge of various cables and links
• Knowledge of Hardware Network Load Balancers a plus
• Knowledge and experience with Network Monitoring System such as Solarwinds Orion NPM, NTA, Google Apps for business a plus
• Preferred experience with Enterprise Cisco Equipment (including Catalyst series, Nexus, ASA Firewalls, ACS) and Dell Force 10 switches

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Compensation & HRIS Manager USA Human Resources July 16th, 2014
Overview
 

The Compensation/HRIS Manager (CHM) develops, evaluates, and administers employee base salary, bonus and incentive compensation plans for both US and International employees, commensurate with the Company's pay for performance philosophy and with the industry market.  The CHM also has primary responsibility for evaluating, analyzing, administering and maintaining the Company's Human Resources Information System (HRIS) including the creation and analysis of HRIS reports and record keeping processes that support HR and key management for analysis and decision-making purposes.  In both roles, the CHM acts as the Company's internal expert and key contact for employee inquires related to compensation & HRIS and may also serve as an HR business partner for select functions as assigned.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops and administers employee base salary, bonus, and incentive compensation plans for US and International employees as required. 
  • Administers employee salary review process and the Company's annual discretionary bonus program. 
  • Conducts job analysis for current and newly approved positions including designing/compiling job specification data, valuation and reclassification of positions and creation of job descriptions as required.
  • Provides regular guidance and input to department leadership on effective application of compensation and salary administration processes. 
  • Reviews, updates, and maintains salary ranges aligned to the job grade and banding structure; regularly reviews job grades for relevancy, internal equity and market competitiveness.
  • Evaluates, analyzes, designs, and maintains company Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) including analysis of HR requirements and software products to fulfill the growth needs of the organization. 
  • Regularly reviews data integrity, system testing, report writing and analysis of data flows for process improvement opportunities. 
  • Creates relevant metrics and statistical data reports including monthly, quarterly and annual standard and custom reports for all HR functional areas using HRIS data. 
  • Owns HRIS data and works closely with the VPHR and other HR team members to ensure accuracy of the data.  
  • Oversees entering and maintaining of HRIS data and ensures data is entered and maintained according to standards. Determines ways to automate processes, reducing manual data entry where possible.
  • Develops and maintains codes and tables within the HRIS system.
  • Develops and maintains a variety of standard and custom management reports using HRIS data and information.
  • Assists in the evaluation of HRIS organizational needs and ensures existing system design meets Company needs.
  • Serves as HR business partner and primary point of the contact for HR support to department employees and leaders as assigned.
  • Other work duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's degree in Business, Human Resources, Information Management/Systems or related field required.
  • CCP/PHR/SHPR certification preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of compensation and HRIS experience in a key analyst or senior level analyst capacity.
  • Advanced knowledge of compensation practices, including international compensation and salary administration practices, HR systems, performance management, HR Analytics, and federal and state employment laws highly preferred
  • Strong conflict management skills
  • Exemplary interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced computer proficiency in MS Office including Excel, Power Point, and Word required
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, averages and percentages using Excel micros and to create and interpret graphs and other analysis tools
  • Experience/interest in development and administration of global/international compensation programs preferred

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Packaging Engineer USA Engineering July 28th, 2014

Overview

The Packaging Engineer is responsible for packaging, product delivery and labelling solutions for medical devices from concept to commercialization. The Packaging Engineer works closely with Product Engineering, Product Management, Quality and Supply Chain teams to produce robust and cost-effective solutions that meet market and regulatory needs. Responsibilities include implementing new packaging, product delivery solutions, maintenance of existing packaging/ product delivery solutions/ labelling, testing and validation, and effective communication with team members, management and customers.


Duties/Responsibilities
• Review draft project plans and provide feedback to ensure the plans are realistic and complete
• Research product designs, indications, intended use(s), technologies, materials.
• 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
• Create complete models, drawings, specifications, and related documents required to produce products and prototypes.
• Follows established Best Known Methods and Standards
• Conduct design verification and validation activities.
• Maintain existing solutions through championing ECO's
• Provide leadership and mentorship to junior staff including interns
• Leads small teams
• Manage multiple tasks and smaller projects
• Create draft project plans and solicit feedback to ensure the plans are realistic and complete
• Create competitive product matrices for new and/or existing product lines
• Conduct tests, write protocols and reports
• Initiates Cad Labs for internal product development
• Create new designs with moderate complexity; drawings, models, define design requirements
• Collaborates with external design partners and vendors
• Develop presentations and present clearly to internal audiences (e.g. training events)
• Communicates effectively with Sales, Field Reps, suppliers and surgeons
• Make updates/modifications to existing SOP's/ Work Instructions
• Perform Design Control activities with some supervision
• Write clinical data reports
• Review and approve drawings in ECOs
• Support Regulatory with 510(k) and Technical File support documents
• Perform market analyses, work with Product Management on ROIs
• Interfaces with manufacturing, quality, planning, regulatory, and other departments on a regular basis to determine feasibility of new project ideas/concepts/designs.
• Act as independent reviewer on other projects
• Conduct patent analyses
• Performs complex mechanical / biomechanical analyses (ex: Finite Element Analysis, etc.)
• Create designs with significant complexity
• Develop presentations and present to external audiences
• Communicates effectively and forms relationships/collaborates with Surgeons/providers/consultants/Suppliers
• Develop/refine Acumed processes (SOPs, Work Instructions, etc.)


Qualifications
• Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering, Bio-Mechanical Engineering, or Equivalent
• 2-5yrs applicable experience and demonstrated ability to perform applicable job duties
• Competency in communicating anatomy/physiology (A/P)
• Proficient with application of GD&T
• Thorough understanding of anatomy
• Working knowledge of FDA and ISO requirements related to medical devices
The Packaging Engineer is responsible for packaging, product delivery and labelling solutions for medical devices from concept to commercialization. The Packaging Engineer works closely with Product Engineering, Product Management, Quality and Supply Chain teams to produce robust and cost-effective solutions that meet market and regulatory needs. Responsibilities include implementing new packaging, product delivery solutions, maintenance of existing packaging/ product delivery solutions/ labelling, testing and validation, and effective communication with team members, management and customers.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Returns Specialist USA Logistics July 28th, 2014

Overview

The Returns Specialist works under general supervision and follows complex, established procedures. Primarily responsible for the inspection, processing and disposition of returned product and the operation of the Returns cleaning room.


General Duties/Responsibilities
• Ensure that daily volume of returned product is inspected, processed and disposed of according to strict department quality standards and procedures.
• Attain a strong working knowledge of Acumed product lines - remain up-to-date on system techniques and content in order to properly inspect and dispose of returned product.
• Ensure on-time delivery to the Loaner Department by efficiently operating the Returns cleaning room (prioritizing sets that are needed)
• Appropriately handle all biohazardous material by cleaning and/or disposing of them in the proper containers.
• Perform preventive maintenance procedures on all department equipment and tools to keep the department in compliance with company standards.
• Execute inventory transactions in SAP to help maintain accurate inventory records.
• Provide support to the Returns Lead and/or Senior on any cross-functional project teams to ensure that effective departmental processes are put into place.
• Create purchase orders and communicate professionally with vendors to ensure quality and cost effectiveness of goods and services.
• Cross-functionally assist all other areas of Logistics on an as needed basis.
• Other duties as assigned


Qualifications
• Minimum of High School Diploma or GED. Bachelor's Degree preferred.
• Highly detail-oriented with strong focus on quality assurance.
• Strong verbal, written and telephone skills supported by strong interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment - maintain composure and adhere to daily deadlines.
• Strong ability to prioritize, multi-task and manage time efficiently.
• Strong problem solver with the ability to adapt to unexpected situations.
• Computer literacy with a good working knowledge of MS Office Suite required (Excel, Word, and Outlook).
• Ability to read, write and speak English fluently.
• Ability to contribute as a team member at a high level.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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