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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 mak e 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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Business Development & Strategy Professional Hillsboro, OR, USA Business Development

The Business Development and Strategy Professional, works closely with the Vice President, Business Development and the leadership team to build and cultivate a pipeline of potential inorganic sales/growth opportunities including mergers & acquisitions, distribution agreements, and licensing deals. This individual leads Acumed's business development process through the different aspects of a potential transaction including, but not limited to opportunity assessment, valuation, financial modeling and due diligence. Under the guidance of executive leadership, this position compiles research and analytical support to identify, evaluate, and analyze strategic priorities and/or problems. This individual also facilitates the annual strategic planning process and delivery of the Company's strategic plan which drives business development focus and activities.

Duties/Responsibilities
• Leads business development activities including scouting/screening, assessment, and acquisition activities.
• Performs business development related due diligence, assists with integration, and performs post-integration reviews.
• Attends business conferences, trade shows, and technology seminars to understand the market landscape and potential targets.
• Proactively meets with business development target companies and acts as their primary internal contact.
• Assesses the strategic fit of products and technologies with the Company's strategy and makes formal recommendations to leadership and executive teams.
• Performs market research, including customer interviews, to understand the market opportunity and potential risks, communicates risk assessment and recommends mitigation to stakeholders.
• Works closely with Business Analytics to develop various financial models – from market sizing to revenue plans to discounted cash flows – to help value potential targets.
• Leads/facilitates the Company's strategic planning process and activities resulting in the delivery of a short and long term strategic plan.
• Prepares, compiles, summarizes and presents insights on the competitive landscapes and the business implications of market research and analysis and recommends actions to executive leadership and Acumed's functional teams.
• Monitors industry and Company performance; compares against competitor trends to determine if strategies need to be adjusted or new strategies adopted.
• Develops communication tools and infrastructure which will drive strategy understanding and alignment throughout the Company.
• Continually assesses the effectiveness of strategic initiatives to ensure alignment with the Company's objectives.

Qualifications
• BA or BS degree in Business, Marketing, Finance, Economics, or Engineering; MBA degree strongly preferred.
• Minimum 6 years' experience in management, strategic planning, business development opportunity analysis or similar experience in medical device industry; Orthopedics background & business acquisition experience preferred
• Strong background in technology, financial analysis, business performance analysis, business planning, business forecasting concepts, and strategic planning.
• Extensive data analysis/financial modeling experience required including advanced Excel skills & quantitative modeling
• Self-starter, problem solver with analytical mindset, strong attention to detail and ability to prioritize multiple projects
• MS PowerPoint and Project skills required
• Superior organizational, communication, presentation and interpersonal skills (need to converse effectively with entrepreneurs, bankers, investors, scientists, and surgeons)
• Ability to rapidly learn new subject areas (e.g. technologies, disease states)
• Ability to witness surgeries as part of research
• Ability to work with a wide range of sensitive and confidential issues

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Business Services Specialist Hillsboro, OR, USA Customer Service

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

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

Qualifications
• High School diploma required; Associates or Bachelor's degree preferred plus minimum of 1-2 years customer service experience required
• Excellent people skills and a positive, professional image at all times
• Excellent verbal, written and telephone skills supported by strong interpersonal skills and ability to work within a team structure
• Ability to work 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.

Chemical Process Technician II Hillsboro, OR, USA Production

The Chemical Process Technician 2 (CPT2) follows detailed instructions to blending, dilute and mix chemicals.  The CPT executes and monitors established processes and operates equipment associated with the chemical processes for a specific Acumed product line. The CPT also monitors maintenance activities and performs minor maintenance as needed.

Duties/Responsibilities

  •          Safely mixes chemicals and reagent solutions with repeated and consistent accuracy.
  •          Performs set-up, operation and maintenance of laboratory equipment and media.
  •          Operates lab equipment including a spectrophotometer and performs Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR).
  •          Performs tests on in-process and finished products to ensure quality, creates and disseminates reports on results.
  •          Consistently follows established rigorous health and safety practices and precautions.
  •          Follows instructions to safely handle and dispose of harmful chemicals and hazardous waste.
  •          Maintains detailed and precise batch production and quality records and performs record entry into SAP.
  •          Performs all work using GMP and ISO9001 principles.
  •          Collaborates with Process Engineering to develop and execute experiments, interpret and analyze results, draw conclusions and make recommendations for process improvements.
  •          Executes to approved validation protocols (IQ/OQ/PQ).
  •          Recommends and executes developing and updating of Standard Operating Procedures and Work Instructions.
  •          Supports investigation of corrections due to non-conforming product.

Qualifications

  •          B.S. Degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering or 5+ years of work experience as a Chemical Lab Technician.
  •          Demonstrated understanding of basic principles of organic and inorganic chemistry; prior experience with solvents preferred.
  •          Proficiency in safely handling and mixing chemicals.
  •          Experience in process development or R&D of chemical reactions.
  •          Experience operating lab equipment accurately and efficiently.
  •          Experience applying scientific laboratory procedures and techniques used in chemistry laboratory.
  •          Experience identifying and executing designed experiments focused on chemical reactions.
  •          Ability to follow rigorous safety protocols and abide by Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements.
  •          High level attention to detail.
  •          Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. 
  •          Ability to communicate effectively, make presentations and write concise reports for all levels of employees.
  •          Ability to read, understand and follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and other written instructions.
  •          Ability to apply scientific laboratory procedures and techniques used in a chemistry laboratory.
  •          Effective utilize computer hardware and software applications (MS WORD, Excel, PowerPoint).

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Clinical Research Specialist Hillsboro, OR, USA Clinical Studies

The Clinical Research Specialist (CRS) is responsible for the facilitating assigned research studies in accordance with established procedures and regulations. The CRS executes strategies for pre- and post-market clinical studies and facilitates operational and logistical tasks to ensure efficient clinical trials. Collaborates with VP, Quality, Regulatory, Compliance, and Project Management to ensure study activities occur in compliance with the appropriate regulations, including Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, Investigational Device Exemption (IDE), 510 (k) guidelines, etc. The CRS coordinates resources for patient recruitment, trial site selection, and execution of trials with a focus on quality.


Duties/Responsibilities
• Facilitates and tracks compliance of review process to ensure Acumed and Investigator-initiated research projects are ethical, medically relevant, and scientifically valid.
• Serves as internal and external point of contact for daily activities of assigned Acumed or investigator-initiated research.
• Administers site compensation on assigned projects, ensuring compliance and deliverables are met. 
• Monitors and reports metrics on assigned studies to assess research performance, including speed and effectiveness of contracting, start-up, training, recruitment, protocol adherence, data collection and reporting.
• Interfaces with investigators, clinical site personnel, Clinical Research Organizations (CROs), Institutional Review Boards (IRBs), and appropriate company personnel as required regarding research projects.
• Collaborates with Regulatory and Compliance team members to ensure research needs are met.
• Performs clinical trial site visits as needed to ensure regulatory and study compliance.
• Collaborates with other team members to coordinate the development and finalization of key study documents.
• Contributes to the development of relevant standard operating procedures.


Qualifications
• BS or BA in Quality Assurance, Regulatory Affairs, Clinical Research or related field required; focus in biological science or research or equivalent preferred. Advanced degree preferred.
• Minimum 1-3 years of experience in Clinical Research.
• Demonstrated awareness and understanding of positive ethical and moral principles consistent with clinical research and the mission and values of the organization.
• Knowledge of FDA and International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) regulatory requirements and general clinical research operations.
• Demonstrated independent judgment and decision-making skills with respect to functional responsibilities. 
• Motivated to optimize clinical operations processes to meet deliverables.
• Ability to effectively work with teams and promote collaboration. 
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Adaptable to changing environments.
• Able to work in a fast-paced environment.
• Manage multiple projects simultaneously.
• High level of proficiency in MS Office.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Clinical Studies Manager Hillsboro, OR, USA Clinical Studies

The Clinical Studies Manager (CSM) directs and manages all clinical studies activity conducted by the Company.  This individual collaborates cross-functionally to develop strategies for pre- and post-market clinical studies and manages operational and logistical tasks of clinical development to ensure efficient execution of trials within established budgets and timelines.  The CSM ensures all study activities occur in compliance with the appropriate regulations, including FDA regulations, IDE, 510 (k) guidelines etc.  This individual coordinates the efforts of internal and external resources to ensure fast patient recruitment, trial site selection, trial plan optimization and execution of trials with a focus on quality.  The CSM oversees the performance and directs to work of other Clinical Studies employees.

Duties/Responsibilities

  •          Plans and executes clinical trial activities that support US and international studies, regulatory filings and approvals, marketing objectives and other business goals of the company.
  •          Writes Clinical Trial Plans and analyzes, interprets and reports trial findings.
  •          Identifies and selects high-quality clinical vendors in conjunction with the appropriate team members by interviewing and assessing vendor skillsets.
  •          Provides oversight of the daily activities of Clinical Studies employees.
  •          Develops and implements plans for final data collection, database cleaning, and archiving of data.
  •          For Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) / Pre-Market Approval (PMA) studies, actively participates in submissions and review processes.
  •          Develops, monitors and reports metrics designed to improve and assess trial performance, including speed and effectiveness of site start-up, training, speed and accuracy of screening, recruitment, protocol adherence, data collection and reporting.
  •          Ensures health, economic and clinical outcomes projects are medically relevant, scientifically valid and appropriately planned, managed and executed.
  •          In cooperation with Regulatory and Compliance, ensures clinical studies meet all guidelines and requirements of federal, state, and international laws, rules and regulations.
  •          Develops and manages the clinical studies budget.  Regularly audits expenditures versus budget to identify and correct errors, and forecasts future expenditure levels.  Partners with product teams to prioritize spending.
  •          Manages clinical vendors and functional service providers to ensure data integrity and adherence with regulatory requirements.
  •          Assists site coordinators, investigators, field clinical staff, CRO (as applicable) in collecting data in a timely manner which meets the protocol requirements.
  •          Performs site visits to ensure regulatory and study requirements are being fulfilled.
  •          Develops monitoring requirements to assure quality monitoring activities.
  •          Works with other functional teams to negotiate and prepare all legal and financial documents (e.g. contracts, budget proposals, confidentiality and indemnification agreements, insurance, etc.)
  •          Collaborates with team members to coordinate the development and finalization of key study documents.
  •          Ensures documentation from investigators and investigational sites meets FDA/GCP/ICH requirements.
  •          Prepares Clinical Evaluation Plans and Reports as required.
  •          Contributes to the development of formal and informal standards and champion operational excellence by sharing best practices and contributing to continuous improvement initiatives.
  •          Develops and trains staff to ensure appropriate skills/behaviors are present to achieve strategic objectives. Performs annual performance appraisals for direct reports.
  •          Ensures all team members maintain understanding, knowledge and compliance with AdvaMed Code of Conduct related to HCP interactions.
  •          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.

Qualifications

  •          Minimum BS or BA in a related field; focus in biological science or research or equivalent preferred.  Advanced degrees preferred.
  •          Six to 8 years of experience in Clinical Research with prior experience in leadership required. Experience in the management of clinical trials, working knowledge of general clinical research operations.
  •          Three or more years of experience in medical device monitoring preferred in orthopedics.
  •          Ability to mentor team members and guide a team towards successful completion of high quality projects
  •          Demonstrates awareness and understanding of positive ethical and moral principles consistent with the mission and values of the organization.
  •          Working knowledge of FDA and ICH regulatory requirements (e.g. Guidance guidelines, CFR, etc.) and implementation guidelines.
  •          Independent judgment and decision-making skills with respect to functional responsibilities.
  •          Innovative and motivated in optimizing clinical operations processes to meet deliverables.
  •          Ability to effectively work with teams and promote collaboration. Exceptional interpersonal skills including ability to influence negotiate & resolve conflicts.
  •          Excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to interact with all levels of management within the organization and to external business contacts.
  •          Excellent coaching skills with ability to deliver innovative solutions and gain consensus through personal influence
  •          Adaptable to changing regulatory environments.
  •          Able to work with minimal supervision, set priorities, and be flexible within a fast-paced environment.
  •          Manage multiple projects and lead multiple study teams simultaneously.
  •          High level of proficiency in MS Office.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

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

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

Shift: Day Shift M-Th 5:00am - 3:30pm

Work Location: Brookwood StableLoc Cell

Machine Assignment: Swiss Automatic Lathe

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

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

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

CNC Machinist II (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 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: Brookwood Plate Cell

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

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

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Contracts Administrator Hillsboro, OR, USA Contracts

The Contracts Administrator (CA) writes, revises, and reviews terms & conditions for assigned contracts and pricing agreements on time to ensure compliance with Acumed guidelines and requirements for hospitals, IDN, or GPO. The CA prepares timely bid responses to RFPs/RFIs/proposals, advises management of contractual rights and obligations, compiles and analyzes data and prepares reports, and maintains historical information on contracts and customers. This individual will ensure accurate pricing is loaded into SAP system and serve as a resource to Business Services and AR personnel in researching and resolving pricing discrepancies. The CA analyzes RFPs for estimates of product usage, contract performance requirements, and delivery schedules to ensure accuracy and completeness.


Duties/Responsibilities
• Provides timely responses to assigned RFPs, RFIs, and other proposals by developing and submitting pricing and terms in conformance to guidelines and formatted according to Acumed and/or hospital or purchasing group requirements.
• Analyzes or recommends proposed pricing and obtain appropriate management feedback and approvals.
• Interprets customer imposed terms & conditions to ensure they conform to Acumed standards and obtain approvals where they do not.
• Administers contractual agreements with hospitals including but not limited to pricing agreements, additions or deletions of products, term extensions and other changes that are governed by the contract.
• Assists with contract performance and compliance monitoring and reporting development and execution.
• Loads and maintains pricing in SAP.
• As assigned, responds to hospital, IDN, and GPO inquiries about pricing and/or usage information. Researches and resolves pricing discrepancies, requesting credits or adjustments as necessary, and providing such information to requesting party. Analyzes usage and provides reports to requesting parties.
• Prepares and administers routine correspondence, negotiation memoranda, and contract documentation to ensure timely and coordinated submittal.
• Maintains customer master records related to contracts and pricing in SAP.
• Assists in developing and implementing process improvements in alignment with company and departmental strategic goals.

Qualifications
• BA/BS, with concentration in business, contract management or related field, required
• 3+ years Contract Administration experience, preferably in medical device field
• Analytical capabilities to review differences, omissions and details of contracts.
• Basic mathematical skills, e.g. averages, percentages
• Strong ability to prioritize, managing both time and tasks
• Experience using Word, Excel, and other related software programs.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Ability to work well under pressure; good time management, problem prevention, and problem-solving skills
• Ability to work accurately with close attention to detail and to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
• Ability to work with co-workers, customers, and outside agencies professionally and tactfully
• Ability work independently and as part of a team
• Ability to reach out and navigate through a hospital system to find the correct contact for correspondence
• SAP experience preferred

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Controller Hillsboro, OR, USA Finance

The Controller is the key accounting and financial reporting authority, and together with the CFO, ensures the overall accuracy, timeliness and completeness of the financial information for financial reporting and fiscal responsibility. The Controller directs the creation of and adherence to the organization's accounting principles, practices, policies, procedures, and internal controls. Directs general and proprietary accounting, cost accounting, payroll and travel expense, and budgetary control. Manages and mentors an effective Accounting Team. Appraises operational results in terms of revenue, costs, budgets, operation policies, trends and increased profit opportunities.

 

Duties/Responsibilities
• Directs an effective and efficient operational and general ledger month-end close process and preparation of accurate monthly/quarterly/annual consolidated financial statements for Flash and 10 Day Reporting including analysis, commentary, and supporting documentation. 
• Reviews monthly detail of consolidation of the financial results of the various legal entities.
• Ensures financial results are fairly stated in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and regulatory requirements.
• Establishes strong relationships with inter-departmental co-workers and serves as the accounting and financial reporting resource.
• Creates and implements strong internal controls around accounting, financial, operational and business processes that protect Acumed's assets and profits. Complies with and build upon the Management Company's (Colson Associates) policies.
• Oversees Payroll and Travel & Expense. Coordinates with Administrator to ensure timely, accurate and compliant payroll and related taxes/benefits. Directs T&E policy and related systems/tools (Concur) and travel agencies. 
• Coordinates with external and internal auditors for all audit requirements including support of periodic reviews, responses to internal audit memos, and preparation for annual financial audit activities. Manages the annual financial audit including coordinating the annual "C and O memo", footnotes, and recommendations for procedural improvements.
• Coordinates with corporate tax consultants for Company tax return preparation and other requirements including IRS, state and local tax audits. Supports and reviews data for preparation of corporate tax returns.
• Works with Regulatory and Compliance to ensure requirements are met as it relates to accounting matters. 
• Works closely with Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Agent Inventory to ensure proper recordkeeping of inventory and cost of goods sold. Ensures adequate controls are established and followed to manage the Company's inventories including valuations, impairment and costing.
• Works closely with Business Services and Sales to ensure proper record keeping of revenue and receivables. Ensures adequate controls are established and followed to manage the Company's receivables and revenue recognition.
• Supports the process of budget and forecast preparation and analysis including balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow.
• Works with Accounting Manager to ensure the Company's financial obligations (vendor payments) are paid timely and adequate controls are in place to support proper payment.
• Regularly audits the Acumed financial and control systems worldwide, scrutinizes financial activities and details such as reserve levels of international subsidiaries.
• Directs and coordinates debt financing and debt service payments with external agencies and the Management Company.
• Directs and coordinates corporate insurance with external agencies and the Management Company.
• Delegates authority to the Management Company for banking and custody of funds, securities, and financial instruments, certain legal matters, insurance, certain policies, corporate taxes, and issuance of annual audit report.
• Maintains current knowledge for organizational policies and procedures, federal and state policies and directives, and current accounting standards.
• Ensures compliance with local, state, and federal reporting requirements.

 

Qualifications
• Master's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field, OR Bachelor's degree in Accounting with a CPA or equivalent work experience.
• 10+ years of experience in a senior-level finance or accounting position (with a minimum of 4 years with a national public accounting firm) with a focus in manufacturing, product development, sales, and marketing environments.
• Knowledge of finance, budgeting, cost control, and accounting principles including Generally Accepted and International Accounting Principles.
• Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections.
• Experience in managing and mentoring accounting teams.
• Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems/business enterprise system; SAP preferred.
• Experience in dealing with audits including internal and external financial audits, regulatory, payroll, sales & use tax, insurance, and benefit plans (CERP).
• Experience in managing international subsidiaries.
• Demonstrated experience in developing strategic business plans and annual budgets.
• Knowledge of federal and state financial regulations.
• Working knowledge of short and long term budgeting and forecasting, rolling budgets, and product-line profitability analysis.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Engineering Supervisor, Packaging Hillsboro, OR, USA Product Development - Packaging

The Engineering Supervisor, Packaging is responsible for supervising, leading, motivating, and mentoring the teams in design and development functions, leading packaging product strategy development in conjunction with product management, and participating in and leading teams.


Duties/Responsibilities
• Works with Engineering Management, Product Management, and Executive Management to establish project priorities for new and existing product lines.
• Works with the Product Management and Sales personnel to conduct market research, identify market opportunities, determine future product strategy, and communicate to Executive Management for approval.
• Develops relationships with surgeons and engages with the sales field, both domestically and internationally.
• Communicates priorities to the team, helps individuals formulate targets and timelines, and manages/drives the product development process, design control process, and related systems.
• Regularly provides mentoring, feedback, training and guidance to engineering team members.
• Designs and implements improvements to the product development process.
• Interfaces with manufacturing, quality, planning, regulatory, and other departments on a regular basis, and participates in/leads multi-functional product development teams.
• Investigates, analyzes, reviews, and evaluates ideas, scientific and mechanical data, and market data to provide recommendations on existing and future projects.
• Assures that the engineering team completes duties described in the Quality Manual.
• Oversees engineering's response to Engineering Change Orders and product complaints.
• Contributes to the development of resource and budget plans for the team and department including leading the hiring process for new personnel.
• Performs supervisory tasks such as performance reviews; time off, travel, and expense approvals; training.

Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field plus 5 or more years of experience in orthopedic industry design or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Three or more years of leadership experience.
• Project management experience required
• Proven ability to effectively lead teams and positively interact cross-functionally.
• Experience with developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with internal and external
• customers.
• Experience with FDA and ISO regulations.
• Proficient knowledge of production processes, quality control, costs and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods, experience with Quality Assurance Systems and concepts.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Environmental Health and Safety Manager Hillsboro, OR, USA Safety

The Environmental Health and Safety Manager (EHSM) creates, implements, and coordinates environmental health and safety programs and policies in accordance with local, state and federal regulations to prevent or correct unsafe and hazardous working conditions. The EHSM ensures proper execution of EHS training programs throughout the organization. The EHSM develops and maintains EHS records and reports as required and in accordance with established guidelines and regulations. The EHSM provides guidance, awareness, proactive leadership and solutions to ensure safe and hazard-free working conditions.

Duties/Responsibilities
• Develops, implements, and monitors environmental health and safety systems, policies, and procedures including the Company's Emergency Response Plan.
• Promotes safety policy and program compliance by leading and conducting inspections, establishing and reporting on metrics, and coaching leaders and employees.
• Performs risk assessments in labs, offices, and manufacturing areas, and recommends/implements appropriate safety practices.
• Reviews all incident, injury and illness reports, investigates root cause, and makes appropriate recommendations to management to eliminate future exposure.
• Develops and implements accident investigation techniques, data analysis, trends and proactive preventative programs and procedures.
• Identifies and anticipates environmental health and safety hazards by surveying operational and occupational conditions, providing recommendations on new equipment and procedures, investigating violations and recommending preventive programs.
• In collaboration with the Training & Development team, drafts training content for New Hire Safety Orientation, Lab Safety, Biological Safety, OSHA, Oregon OSHA, Chemical Safety, Bloodborne Pathogens, Safety Data Sheets, Global Harmonized System for Hazard Communication, Shipping Hazardous Materials, (DOT/IATA), Personal Protective Equipment, Ergonomics, and other trainings for EH&S compliance.
• Oversees and coordinates the activities of the Safety Committee to ensure OSHA requirements are met.
• Oversees and ensures compliance of the Company's Radiation Safety Program.
• Participates in Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspections, provides inspectors with appropriate documents and identifies safety measures.
• Manages all operational waste streams including identifying opportunities to reduce costs and minimize waste across all biological, hazardous, and universal waste streams and service providers.
• Develops safety campaigns and communications that are consistent with Company safety objectives. Organizes and executes Company safety reminders.
• Organizes fire drills, security tests, policy reviews, annual safety meetings, etc.
• Maintains proficiency in best practices, standards, guidelines, and regulatory changes established by OSHA, OR-OSHA, EPA and DOT.
• Promotes a safe environment by coordinating and cooperating with local, state and regional safety groups and agencies; acts as liaison with the Hillsboro Police Department, Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue, OSHA, and other federal, state, and local agencies.
• Assists with the development and auditing of the annual safety budget and properly administers expenditures.

Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree in Industrial Safety, Environmental Safety, Biology, or a related field plus 5 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• 5 or more years of experience in a health and safety related role in a manufacturing environment required.
• Working knowledge of applicable Environmental, Safety, Health, and Training regulations including health physics.
• Knowledge of safety principles, methods and techniques needed to define, control and eliminate unsafe physical conditions, equipment and machine hazards and risks.
• Ability to recognize potential and active high-risk situations and to formulate and advocate corrective and/or preventative measures. Ability to respond well to emergency situations.
• Professional certifications (OSHA, Certified Safety Professional, Certified Industrial Hygienist, Lean Certification, and HAZWOPER) preferred.
• Knowledge of organic chemistry, especially halogenated hydrocarbons, is preferred.
• Well-organized, detailed and customer (internal and external) oriented self-starter. Ability to manage multiple projects of varying priorities simultaneously.
• Ability to exercise sound judgment, work well independently, prioritize duties and follow through tasks to completion.
• Excellent interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication (ability to interface with personnel, outside contractors and different functional groups within the business). Ability to lead, manage and motivate employees in a safety environment.
• Strong problem solving, organizational and analytical skills. Ability to conduct detailed analytical research into problem areas and special requests.
• Skilled and experienced in using Microsoft Windows, Advanced Excel, Word and database programs.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Financial Analyst Hillsboro, OR, USA Finance

The Financial Analyst compiles and analyzes financial data to help business partners and company leadership make strategic, operational, and tactical decisions. Compiling data primarily from SAP, this role analyzes and produces standard and ad-hoc reports used to evaluate options and quantitatively measure progress towards goals. Acting as an internal consultant, the Financial Analyst designs, develops, and maintains standard reporting tools and analysis of key performance indicators for assigned departments.  Responds to requests for ad-hoc and routine reporting in a timely and accurate manner, constantly seeking to improve processes and resource scalability.

Duties/Responsibilities

  •          Utilizes financial systems and other resources to create insightful, timely and accurate reporting tools to facilitate informed decisions by leadership team.
  •          Consults with business partners requesting ad-hoc reporting to understand business need, define business purpose and application of requested data and recommend metrics to fulfill the request.
  •          Completes monthly and quarterly reporting on actual performance to ensure forecast accuracy, timely delivery, and provide insightful variance commentary.
  •          Collaborates with business leaders to develop recommendations for ongoing planning processes including forecast updates, annual budgets, and long term plans.
  •          Provides research and analytical support to cross-functional groups to evaluate and financially model sales performance and opportunities for improvement.
  •          Develops visualization tools to assist business partners in analyzing reports and developing action plans based on data.
  •          Assesses financial viability of potential growth opportunities and provide recommendations and guidance to business partners
  •          Communicates analytical findings in a compelling and concise manner to inform and guide strategic decisions.

Qualifications

  •          Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field
  •          3 - 5 years of experience in a financial analyst or similar role
  •          Ability to challenge current strategies or objectives and propose alternative recommendations, as necessary, based on in depth knowledge of analytical methods and approaches
  •          Ability to distill complex findings and concepts into key data points and visualizations
  •          Communication skills to succinctly and accurately present top line conclusions from analytical projects to all types of audiences
  •          Strong attention to detail, tolerance for time sensitive deadlines and the ability to manage multiple priorities
  •          Highly proficient with Excel, other MS office products and SAP. Ability to quickly learn other software packages as needed
  •          Strong organizational and time management skills, ability to address issues from multiple perspectives, prioritize multiple assignments, and meet all deadlines with minimal supervision and strong attention to detail.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Human Resources & Benefits Administrator Hillsboro, OR, USA Human Resources

The HR and Benefits Administrator coordinates and administers programs including health and welfare benefits, statutory state and federal leaves, OSHA tracking, worker's compensation and other HR programs including perquisites.  Ensures compliance with all applicable state and federal regulations.  Responsibilities include explaining benefits, compiling, analyzing and reporting data, administering employee separations, and a variety of administrative duties.  Performs work that is routine in nature but requires knowledge and application of fundamental employment law concepts.

Duties/Responsibilities

  •          Administers benefit and perquisite programs including health insurance, life insurance, disability, flexible spending, EAP, FMLA/OFLA, 401(k), Scholarship Program, TriMet passes, Costco and gym membership subsidies, etc.
  •          Responds to requests for leave; educates employees on their eligibility under federal and state leave laws, ensures proper forms and documents are collected from employees and correct and timely notices are provided.  Tracks time away from work due to qualifying absences.
  •          Communicates with supervisors to ensure accurate leave tracking; provides regular reports and updates to leadership regarding employee leave status and duration, escalating concerns when they arise.
  •          Reconciles monthly statements to ensure billing accuracy; creates purchase orders to ensure timely payments.
  •          Holds benefit meetings with new employees, explains benefit options, updates and maintains presentation materials.
  •          Partners with Payroll/Accounting to ensure correct benefit deductions, arrears payments, and reimbursements are properly processed and paid.
  •          Assists employees with benefit questions, claims issues, and change requests; works with benefit providers and broker to resolve issues.
  •          Administers termination process including COBRA enrollments and exit interviews. 
  •          Administers open enrollment process, enrolls employees and verifies accuracy of enrollment documents.
  •          Builds and maintains business relationships with benefit providers.  
  •          Establishes and maintains benefits files for all employees.
  •          Assists in crafting benefits strategy and participates in benefits renewal process by providing analysis and recommendations. Plans, recommends, and implements approved changes in benefit plans.
  •          Issues annual benefit statements, periodic required notices and letters, and ACA reporting including accurate preparation of 1095Cs.
  •          Ensures compliance with guidelines and regulations that apply to benefit plans.
  •          Keeps abreast of changes to benefits related regulations as they occur and applies them as necessary.
  •          Administers programs related to employee health and safety including worker's compensation.
  •          Coordinates credentialing program for those who are required to be credentialed for hospital access.
  •          Acts as liaison with worker's compensation carrier as needed; assists employees who utilize our worker's compensation coverage.
  •          Maintains OSHA logs and completes annual posting according to regulations.
  •          Explains human resources policies, procedures, laws, standards, and/or regulations to employees.
  •          Processes personnel action forms and ensures proper approvals are sought, disseminates approved forms as needed.
  •          Executes accurate and timely inputting of employee records to Acumed's HRIS (HR Information System).
  •          Maintains employee personnel files in compliance with internal and legal requirements.

Qualifications

  •          Bachelor's degree in business, human resources or other related program or an equivalent combination of training and experience; PHR and/or CEBS certification preferred
  •          3 to 5 years of professional experience administering employee benefits and statutory leave programs
  •          Experience in analysis of benefit design to remain market competitive to recruit and retain employees while balancing costs.
  •          Intermediate working knowledge of MS Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  •          Strong customer service focus, responsive to requests exhibiting a sense of urgency when required
  •          Prior experience with Human Resources Information Systems required, UltiPro preferred
  •          Thorough knowledge of FMLA, OFLA, ADA/ADAAA, OSHA
  •          Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality when dealing with sensitive documents, issues, and situations
  •          Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Human Resources Assistant Hillsboro, OR, USA Human Resources

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

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

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

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Network Engineer Hillsboro, OR, USA IT

The network engineer is responsible for the capacity planning, improvement and maintenance of Acumed's network infrastructure and related components. This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated Network Engineer looking for high-visibility role on a talented IT team!

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.

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.

Process Engineer I Hillsboro, OR, USA Process Engineering

The Process Engineer (PE) is responsible for meeting operational objectives in production and new product development by developing, integrating, and improving production processes and systems. The PE owns continuous improvement of processes by improving methods and developing new methods of manufacturing, leading to increased yields and reduced labor content. Conceives, evaluates and implements problem solving activities, cost reduction initiatives and part/process improvement activities. The Process Engineer ensures manufacturing processes are in compliance with Acumed, FDA, and ISO regulations.

Duties/Responsibilities
• Develops, designs, and implements advanced production fixtures
• Develops and implements new production Routings, In Process Inspection (IPI) and Bills of Material (BOMs)
• Supports corrective/preventative action activities (CAR/SCAR)
• Prepares and analyzes quality metrics to identify repeated quality issues
• Leads cell level Process Improvement (Pi) initiatives and implement lean tools
• Develops manufacturing plans and timelines for new product release
• Reviews new product design for manufacturability prior to production release
• Coordinates Pilot Production Runs and conducts Production Readiness Reviews (PRR)
• Develops and executes Process Validation protocols and reports
• Implements and improves upon existing manufacturing processes

Qualifications
• B.S. Degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Manufacturing, Industrial) or equivalent
• Applied 3D CAD experience in Autodesk Inventor, Solidworks, PRO-E or equivalent
• Basic understanding of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T)
• Basic understanding of Process Validation (IQ, OQ, & PQ) requirements
• Understanding of statistical tools such as control charts, trending, and capability
• Experience in the Medical Device industry desired
• Understanding of Risk Management and experience with tools such as FMEA

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Product Designer I Hillsboro, OR, USA Product Development Engineering

The Product Designer is responsible for designing new products and maintaining existing products, from concept through obsolescence. This includes research, idea creation and realization, product specification generation, and maintenance of product designs. 

Duties/Responsibilities
• Create and design new product concepts under direct supervision.
• Create and update product designs, specifications, working models/prints, and related documents required by Acumed to produce products under direct supervision.
• Maintain existing product designs through ECRs and drawing revisions under direct supervision.
• Assist the Product Development representative(s) on cross-functional Product Development Teams (PDTs) for new product introductions.
• Check prints/drawings for accuracy and completeness.
• Record detailed design notes of product development.
• Create and update documents such as 2D and 3D drawings, design notes, and working drawings required by manufacturing.
• Contribute documents to DHF as requested.
• Assist in testing of new and current products and designs.

Qualifications
• Associates degree in mechanical engineering, related field, or equivalent.
• Less than 2 years of mechanical design or related
• Demonstrated ability to effectively use M.S. Office suite or equivalent.
• Minimum 1 year CAD software experience.
• Must have good written and verbal communication skills to effectively work with supervisor and representatives from various departments.
• General machining knowledge highly preferred.
• Basic organizational skills.
• Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks.
• Knowledge of GD&T and basic drafting standards and skills.

Acumed is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment 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 disability.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Quality Assurance Technician 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.

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 II Hillsboro, OR, USA Quality

The Quality Engineer II serves as a resource to product development and manufacturing to improve product quality, reliability, and process capability and participate on teams in identifying, documenting, assessing, correcting and presenting quality issues using risk analysis and root cause analysis tools. Under general supervision, responsible for quality planning & 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).

Duties/Responsibilities
• Provide quality representation to design control, design verification and validation, design transfer, process validation, risk management, and specification development on assigned product development teams to assure compliance with Acumed policies and global regulations, including FDA Quality System Regulation and ISO 13485.
• Participate on teams to ensure robust application of appropriate design and manufacturing controls. .
• Under supervision, advise project teams on compliance related to regulations, procedures, and requirements. Provide training, guidance and interpretation.
• Work with senior engineers and leadership to 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.
• Under close supervision, enhance and drive product risk management activities. Ensure identified activities and mitigations are executed as agreed.
• Participate in technical discussions and risk-based decision making.
• Under supervision, review 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.
• Identify opportunities and recommend improvements to design and development process; continuous improvement.
• Report status updates on assigned responsibilities and goals; timely escalation of issues

Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree in an engineering or science discipline
• 3-5 years of experience working in quality assurance role in a regulated environment
• Experience working with implantable devices preferred
• Experience applying quality regulations and standards preferred (e.g. 21CFR 820, ISO 13485, ISO 14971, Medical Device Directive, etc.)
• Experience with CAPA and failure investigation tools and techniques.
• Practical experience with quality and statistical analysis tools (e.g. SPC, Six Sigma, Risk Analysis, FMEA, DOE, trend analysis, etc.)
• Ability to identify problems, review related information, develop and evaluate options, and implement solutions
• Skilled oral and written communicator
• Proven track record of success in teamwork
• Ability to be flexible in a dynamic work environment with shifting priorities.
• Knowledge of ERP Systems (SAP preferred) and intermediate Microsoft Office; intermediate/advanced level Microsoft Excel skills.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Regional Business Manager, Midwest Hillsboro, OR, USA Sales

The Regional Business Manager is responsible for generating new business to ensure growth and development of an assigned region. This includes establishing strategic plans, goals and objectives for growth of sales, aligning efforts with Acumed's vision, and driving progress.

This is a remotely based position that requires a home office.

Duties/Responsibilities
• Develop strategies to increase market share.
• Examine and analyze data to forecast future marketing trends.
• Business management leadership with sales groups.
• Locate, review and analyze sales groups in order to hire those that best fit within Acumed's product distribution goals.
• Develop and maintain effective relationships with key surgeons and customers.
• Must be able to travel (fly and drive) at least weekly.
• Seek out new strategic opportunities for the company.
• Develop and maintain product line technical expertise.
• Participate in conventions, professional exhibitions and training courses to maintain company image.
• Remain aware of product requirements and new market opportunities.
• Participate in Sales Agencies Sales Meetings.
• Deliver The Acumed Mission and Values to the sales force.
• Work with targeted hospitals and healthcare professionals to provide product research updates, innovations and other key information.
• Develop and manage effective relationships with new and existing sales groups.
• Gather data on competitors and analyze market.
• Perform financial analyses and evaluation of projects.

Qualifications
• BA/BS in Business or related field required, Masters in Business Administration preferred.
• 10+ years' experience with Medical products or medical devices highly preferred with 5+ years in medical device sales management of independent agents and distributors.
• Solid understanding of region market and business practices
• Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills, demonstrated ability to interact with other professionals to gather and disseminate information.
• Demonstrated ability to handle customer product questions and objections in a way that is consistent with sales training methodology.
• Exceptional problem-solving skills.
• Ability to think strategically and to contribute in a team environment.
• Knowledge of healthcare industry and trends.
• Understanding of business development principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership techniques and staff development preferred.
• Ability to work collaboratively and independently in a cross-functional and team oriented environment.
• 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.

Regulatory Affairs Specialist III Hillsboro, OR, USA Regulatory

The Regulatory Specialist III will function as the regulatory representative in the product development process to develop and execute product strategies. The Specialist will provide training and support for internal stakeholders, external customers, and the relevant competent authorities. In addition, the Specialist will perform local country surveillance for assigned regulatory activities. Also, the Regulatory Specialist will ensure all records and systems supporting regulation are adequately maintained and compliant to current regulations.


Duties/Responsibilities
• Must have a self-driven ability to investigate and understand regulations. Senior-level employee that works well independently and with a team, depending on the situation requirements.
• Initiate and maintain required establishment listings for FDA, EU MDD and CMDCAS including renewal or changes
• Initiate and maintain accurate international product registration, including renewal or changes, and certificates for foreign governments
• Manage correspondence with the regulatory and standards agencies or organizations such as FDA, MDD Notified Body, Health Canada, ISO, Acumed's EU Authorized Representative
• Prepare, organize, coordinate content/data and ensure regulatory compliance for submission to the FDA or regulatory agencies (e.g. 510(k), PMA, MDD Technical Files/Design Dossiers, global registration applications, etc.)
• Ensure all processes for the essential functions are documented in procedures
• Review and disposition ECRs/ECOs for potential impact to new and existing registrations.
• Review of all Product labeling to assure compliance with registrations.
• Assist in determination of appropriate product testing to support registration activities.
• Determine the best strategy to register new products in specific global markets


Qualifications
•  Bachelor's degree required in Regulatory Affairs, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, or related field

• 3-5+ years of related experience required
• Evidence of applied knowledge of applicable FDA, CMDCAS, ISO, MDD, region-specific requirements and consensus standards
• Ability to work with FDA, Notified Body, EU Authorized Representative and other global regulatory agencies
• Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
• Proven track record of strong team work, creatively strategic thinking
• Ability to work well with others, support regulatory activities and mentor/train others
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

 

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Senior Buyer/Planner Hillsboro, OR, USA Supply Chain

Acumed is looking for a Senior Buyer/Planner to join the team!

The Senior Buyer/Planner purchases technical materials, supplies and services and coordinates and expedites the flow of work according to production schedule. Responsible for vendor delivery, cost, lead-time, and inventory levels. Negotiates with suppliers regarding damage claims, rejections, return of materials, overshipments, cancellations and engineering change orders. Develops and maintains records and files. Identifies and qualifies suppliers and negotiates long term agreements.  Leads procurement activities for new product development projects.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Analyze usage and forecast data to set and maintain part planning variables (safety stock, order quantities, lead-times, forecasts) to ensure the company is able to meet customer needs.
  • Provides reports, input, and feedback to management for sourcing, capacity, and material planning.
  • Maintains supplier score-cards and works with the suppliers and buyer/planners to improve metrics.
  • Works with others in the department to ensure secure sources of supply (second sources and balanced supplier workloads based on metrics performance).
  • Independently works with cell leader(s) to ensure that production schedules are planned in order to achieve customer requirements and operational metrics.
  • On a timely basis, review Materials Requirements Planning output and release purchase and work orders accordingly.
  • Work with suppliers to expedite orders to ensure on time delivery.
  • Track suppliers to ensure lead-time and on-time delivery goals are met or exceeded.
  • Prepare quote packages from suppliers and negotiate pricing agreements and supplier contracts. Recommends and implements cost saving opportunities.
  • Develop strong vendor relations to achieve the best price and delivery. 
  • Identify and qualify new suppliers when necessary.
  • Ensure non-conforming material returns (NCMR) communication and returns are coordinated to support the quality organization.  Work to reduce NCMR's.
  • Analyze inventory levels and adjust planning variables and open orders to meet or exceed inventory turns goals.
  • Develop procurement strategies for new product releases.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply and Logistics or related field plus 5 more years planning and purchasing in a manufacturing environment or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • APICS certification highly preferred.
  • Experience with SAP and Microsoft Office, (proficient with Word, Excel, and Outlook).
  • Ability to manage complex projects, tasks, and small work teams.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to read and speak English sufficiently to read, understand and complete all paperwork.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Senior Product Manager Hillsboro, OR, USA Product Management

Acumed is looking for a Senior Product Manager to plan, organize, and control an assigned Acumed product segment/family from conceptual stages through product life cycles to optimize profit and meet marketing, financial and corporate growth objectives.

This is a great opportunity for a high-energy product manager seeking an growth opportunity in the fracture management space!

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Overseeing the formulation of marketing strategies and tactical execution including pricing, selection or market segments for special emphasis, promotional and advertising support of sales, and specifying the necessary product characteristics.
  • Directing medical education courses including setting the faculty, initiating the topics to be covered, and working with surgeons in presentations to help promote Acumed product.
  • Developing and maintaining product line technical expertise and contacts with key surgeons and customers of product responsibility by observing surgery, attending medical/scientific meetings, presentations, and seminars while gathering competitive information.
  • Training and assisting Acumed field representatives on products and competition.
  • Preparing long range, annual, quarterly, and monthly forecasts for each product line. Analyzing forecast variances and recommending corrective actions to minimize future back orders or potential obsolescence. Reviewing forecast for product requirements and originating plans and objectives to continually be competitive with or ahead of market needs.
  • Determining list pricing for all assigned products thorough competitive analysis, market trends, etc.
  • Conducting market research activities to analyze and identify market needs and issues. Evaluating existing Acumed product lines in light of those changes and developing line simplification strategies when appropriate.
  • Proposing and managing budget for product line.

Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Business, marketing, communications or related field required
  • 5+ years experience in a classical marketing function, preferably with direct product management experience
  • Background in fracture management highly preferred
  • MBA highly preferred
  • Must be willing to travel 25-50%
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Territory Manager, Asia Pacific Hillsboro, OR, USA Sales

The Territory Manager (TM) is responsible for the sales growth and financial performance of an assigned territory within an international region. 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.

Office location: Requires home office in the Asia Pacific region.

We are targeting candidates in the following countries: China, Malaysia, Hong Kong, or Singapore. Acumed will support the arrangement of a remote home office for this position.


Duties/Responsibilities
• Assists in the formulation of marketing strategies and oversees tactical execution including selection of market segments for special emphasis, promotional opportunities and advertising to support sales.
• Develops and manages effective relationships with new and existing distributors.
• Identifies potential new distributors and analyzes distributor performance.
• Gathers data on competitors and analyzes market conditions; develops strategies to increase market share.
• Attends tradeshows, conventions, and professional exhibitions to increase brand awareness, increase knowledge of competitor products, and explore new market opportunities.
• Trains and assists Acumed field representatives in product knowledge and competitor activities.

Qualifications
• BA/BS 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.

Wet Processing Technician (day shift) Hillsboro, OR, USA Special Processes

The Wet Processing Technician operates machines that wash and/or Passivate to remove impurities from medical devices or, to color anodize titanium parts. These responsibilities extend to all aspects of wet processing and environment, including process improvement and lean manufacturing concepts.

Shift: Tuesday - Friday, 5:00am - 3:30pm

Work location: Cornelius Pass Special Processes Cell

Duties/Responsibilities
Responsible for the following as they apply to either the Clean/passivation area or the Titanium anodize area:
• Maintain efficient production in the clean/passivation or anodizing areas.
• Read blueprints to determine material and processing requirements; follow processing instructions as identified by work order router and work instructions; package parts following the proper procedure to prevent damage during in-house transport and/or shipping to secondary vendor processing.
• Organize and process work in an efficient manner to maintain a low throughput average.
• Demonstrate an awareness of when and how the hand cleaning process should be used in clean/passivation.
• Use anodizing process to color titanium parts according to Acumeds requirements and quality standards.
• Maintain cleaning, passivation, etching and/or anodizing chemicals per work instructions.
• Use titration process to analyze fluid concentrations.
• Record bath concentrations and/or titration results as necessary, maintaining accurate records per SOP
• Operate controls to regulate temperature and length of cycles.

Qualifications
• High School Diploma / GED or equivalent
• "Controlled Process" cleaning, passivation, anodizing and/or clean room experience highly preferred
• Ability to work in a controlled environment using cleaning & passivation chemicals and following established procedures
• Ability to operate machines and use control mechanisms
• Ability to read blueprints and follow written instructions

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.

As an equal opportunity employer, Acumed is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you are interested in applying to Acumed and need special assistance or accommodation, please contact us at recruiting@acumed.net.

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