Careers

Home > Careers > Careers > Careers

Careers Banner

A Progressive and Exciting Workplace

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
  • An Employee Referral Program
  • Bike Room and Showers

Current Open Positions

Position Location Department Posted Onsort descending
Packaging Engineer Hillsboro, OR, USA Engineering Dec. 15, 2014

Job Purpose/Scope
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.
• 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
• Collaborates with external design partners and vendors


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
Job Purpose/Scope

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Field Education & Training Manager, Midwest Hillsboro, OR, USA Medical Education Dec. 15, 2014

Job Purpose/Scope
The Field Education & Training Manager is an international position that works in his/her territory to run or support local medical education events and distributor product training. The Field Education & Training Manager defines his/her territory's annual strategy together with his/her dotted line manager and works with his/her direct line 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 direct and dotted line managers to define performance metrics for which the FE&TM 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
• Strong project management and product knowledge/integration skills, , market and industry knowledge, strong business acumen and planning skills
• Ability to master product knowledge and protocols
• Exceptional communication and teamwork skills, including relationships management skills
• 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 home working office

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Medical Education Program Manager Hillsboro, OR, USA Medical Education Feb. 03, 2015

Job Purpose/Scope
Under general supervision, the Medical Education Program Advisor position coordinates efforts with the Medical Education Manager in supporting the development of all Acumed medical education curriculum, educational tools, presentations and materials. Work includes collaborating and implementing platforms for group instruction, lectures, demonstrations and workshops to inform and improve surgeon educational programs under the supervision of the Medical Education Manager. The Medical Education Program and Curriculum Advisor will design of educational courses based on clearly defined curriculum objectives to better meet the needs of surgeon attendees and faculty.

Duties/Responsibilities
  • Partner with subject matter experts to document complex medical education materials, handouts, lesson plans and multimedia presentation materials.
  • Coordinate registration, hotel arrangements, catering, transportation, course evaluations and documentation with internal and external partners.
  • Document surgeon expenses related to educational courses.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of educational curriculum, including multi-media educational modules.
  • Adapt pre-designed courses to meet instructional objectives.
  • Assist in organizing onsite and offsite workshops and educational courses for surgeons, business partners and other work groups as assigned.
  • Collaborate with internal partner teams (i.e., Product Management, Marketing, Sales) to plan and implement surgeon educational programs on the international, national, and regional level
  • Provide continuous improvement input to existing instructional materials, course agendas, lecture topics, lesson plans, handouts or demonstrations.
  • Provide medically relevant content that is designed and/or approved by surgeon advisory board under the oversight of the Medical Education Manager.
  • Ensure all prepared materials are based on clearly defined regulatory, compliance and internal policies and guidelines.


Qualifications
• Bachelor Degree in science, communications, education or equivalent
• 2 years of events, marketing, or education experience required
• 2 years of medical device experience preferred
• Proven ability to train and educate; passion for learning.
• Excellent writing, oral communication and presentation skills.
• Proven ability to communicate complex material in a simple, straight forward, easily understood presentation.
• Competency in creating PowerPoint presentations and utilizing Excel spreadsheets for activity tracking.
• Solid understanding of Acumed products and their surgical applications preferred.
• Strong interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work collaboratively and independently in a cross-functional and team oriented environment.
• Strong working knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
• This position will require a significant amount of travel (30%).

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 Feb. 03, 2015

Business Services Specialists receive questions from customers and follow established procedures to provide answers or refer calls to appropriate staff. The Business Services Specialist ensures that good customer relations are maintained, and complaints are resolved fairly and effectively, and in accordance with Acumed procedures. Assists senior and lead staff on order status, product information, account status, pricing, product or service.


General Duties/Responsibilities
• Professionally handle incoming requests
• Ensure that issues are resolved both promptly and accurately
• Thoroughly and efficiently gather customer information
• Resolve billing issues and shipping discrepancies
• Gather documentation and complete various forms for resolution
• Efficiently and accurately enter customer orders
• Provide quality service and support in a variety of areas
• Receive and record customer complaints professionally and accurately
• Other job-related duties as assigned


Qualifications
• High School diploma required. (Associates or bachelor's degree preferred)
• Minimum of 1-2 years customer service experience required
• Exceptional people skills – project 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

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Engineering Internship - Summer 2015 Hillsboro, OR, USA Engineering Internships Feb. 20, 2015

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

Must be a current student in order to apply.

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

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

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

CAD Administrator / Software Development Intern Hillsboro, OR, USA Engineering Internships Feb. 26, 2015

The CAD Administrator / Software Development Intern will be responsible for the following responsibilities related to drafting, modeling, and engineering software/documentation management.

Must be a current student to apply.


Duties/Responsibilities
Software
- Automate CAD related tasks using Java and Creo APIs
- Develop custom application to synchronize CAD libraries and configuration files before launching CAD software
- Develop SharePoint database for managing project requests
- Develop SCCM (Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager) install packages for PTC related software (Creo, Creo View, Windchill)
- Remove and cleanup CAD related software from CAD workstations

Drafting and Modeling
- Remodel AutoCAD, Inventor, and SolidWorks files to Creo models and drawings

Document Management
- Import AutoCAD and Inventor files into Windchill
- Cleanup and migrate CAD related guides and tutorials into SharePoint
- Cleanup and create standardized material files for Creo

Qualifications
- Must be a current student in Computer Science or Engineering during the course of the internship. Completion of sophomore year preferred
- Ability to read and speak English sufficiently to read, understand and complete all paperwork
- A basic knowledge of GD &T and basic drafting standards preferred
- Some CAD experience or equivalent

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist Hillsboro, OR, USA Regulatory Mar. 01, 2015

Senior Regulatory Specialist
The Senior Regulatory Specialist 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 compentent authorities. In additon, 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 maintaned 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

• 5+ years of related experience required

• Masters of Science in Regulatory Affairs, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering or related field preferred
• 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.

Regulatory Affairs Manager Hillsboro, OR, USA Regulatory Mar. 02, 2015

General Duties/Responsibilities
• Establishes overall strategic plan for Regulatory Affairs, and manages the execution of all efforts targeted at fulfilling strategies.
• Participates in selection of suitable third party contractors, and interfaces with Regulatory affairs to ensure ongoing quality compliance.
• Manage maintenance of 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
• Oversee Preparation, organization, coordination of 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.)
• Develops and empowers people to focus on the customer.
• Creates a strong team environment based on and supporting company values.
• Articulates vision and strategy to executive management, peers and subordinates in order to gain quality systems compliance, commitments and results.
• Helps develop annual operating budget and manages activities to achieve expected ratios.
• Responsible for the review and performance of capital expenditures to ensure expected investment benefit is achieved.


Qualifications
• BA/BS in engineering or related field. (Masters preferred)
• Minimum of 5 years leadership/management experience in regulatory environment.
• Experience in medical device manufacturing preferred.
• Extensive knowledge of cGMP, FDP QSR CFR 820, MDR, ISO 9001, 9002, 13485, CE and other international standards.
• Proven problem-solving skills and the ability to train teams to resolve various issues using available tools.
• Extensive knowledge and experience in implementation of Six Sigma quality concepts and techniques.
• Familiarity with Lean Manufacturing concepts.
• Knowledge and experience with ERP/MRP systems and their applications.
• Exceptional organizational skills with extensive knowledge of MS Office (i.e. Excel, Word, Outlook)

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Senior/Staff Packaging Engineer Hillsboro, OR, USA Engineering Mar. 03, 2015

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
• 3-5yrs 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.

Senior Quality Engineer Hillsboro, OR, USA Quality Mar. 04, 2015

Job Purpose/Scope

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.

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 & Regulatory Manager, Acute Innovations Hillsboro, OR, USA Acute Mar. 05, 2015

The Quality and Regulatory Manager for Acute Innovations is responsible for directing Quality and Regulatory
activities to support all aspects of Quality and Regulatory programs. They build successful
teams, develop and lead people to achieve continuous improvement and drive change
throughout the organization.

Acute Innovations is a subsidiary of Acumed.

Regulatory Affairs Responsibilities

-Create, develop, and maintain materials for regulatory compliance
-Ensures compliance to ISO, FDA regulations, and state laws
-Initiate and maintain required establishment listings for FDA, EU MDD and
CMDCAS including renewals and changes
-International product registration, including certificates for foreign governments
including renewal or changes
-Manage correspondence with regulatory and standards agencies or organizations such
as FDA, ISO, CMDCAS, Intertek, and MediMark
-Prepare, organize, and coordinate data for submissions to the FDA or regulatory
agencies: i.e. 510(k), PMA, MDD Technical Files
-Lead the preparation and execution of ISO, FDA, and other regulatory agency audits
-Assure regulatory compliance and content accuracy of Device History Files,
Technical Files, and 510(k) files

Quality Assurance Responsibilities

-Management representative for the quality system, which maintains compliance to
FDA/QSR requirements.
-Oversee quality and inspection operations.
-Coordinate the inspection and quality duties throughout company.
-Assure ongoing compliance to the Quality Assurance Manual.
-Support and participate in the quality objectives within the company.
-Supervise Quality personnel.
-Qualifies and monitors vendors.
-Reviews, approves, verifies, and participates in Corrective Action.


Qualifications/Requirements
-B.S. in Engineering or related field
-Thorough knowledge and experience in FDA, CMDCAS, ISO, and MDD
requirements and consensus standards.
-Regulatory/Quality project management experience preferred
-Experience in the medical device or equivalent industry (quality, regulatory, or
medical device engineering)

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Inventory Analyst Hillsboro, OR, USA Agent Inventory Mar. 05, 2015

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.


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.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Senior Process Engineer Hillsboro, OR, USA Process Engineering Mar. 06, 2015

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

Duties/Responsibilities
• Develop and implement advanced production fixtures
• Develop new production Routes, Bill of Materials (BOMs), and Inspection Plans via ECOs
• Manage Quality Notification (QN) system and disposition all non-conforming product
• Support corrective/preventative action activities (CAR/SCAR)
• Prepare and analyze quality metrics to identify repeated quality issues
• Lead cell level Process Improvement (PI) initiatives and implement Lean tools
• Develop manufacturing plans and timelines for new product release
• Review new product design for manufacturability prior to production release
• Coordinate Pilot Production Runs and conduct production readiness reviews (PRR)
• Develop and execute Process Validation protocols and reports
• Implement and improve upon existing manufacturing processes

Qualifications
• 2-6 years process engineering or related experience
• Applied 3D CAD experience in Autodesk Inventor, Solidworks, PRO-E or equivalent
• Applied understanding of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T)
• Applied 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
• Knowledge of FDA and ISO 13485 Regulations
• 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.

Accounting Specialist Hillsboro, OR, USA Accounting - AP Mar. 06, 2015

The Accounting Specialist is responsible for a variety of different responsibilities, which may include the areas of Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and General Accounting. The Accounting Specialist utilizes current systems to complete transactions, research and resolve discrepancies in transactions, maintain reports and provide effective communication to internal and external customers.


Duties/Responsibilities
•Prepare and record assigned transactions in SAP, properly maintaining general ledger, cost center and internal order structures
•Reconcile assigned GL accounts monthly, including resolution of outstanding items
•Prepare ad hoc financial reports and spreadsheets for department and company-wide management
•Provide supporting schedules for annual audit and tax return reporting
•Prepare and provide support for monthly accruals of unpaid invoices and other outstanding liabilities
•Generate monthly commission reporting for outside sales agents
•Process adjustments to commissions and prepare commission files for payment
•Work with outside firm to generate, file and transmit payment for sales and use taxes
•Calculate, transmit payment for and record Medical Device Excise Tax (MET)
•Maintain current sales tax exemption certificates for domestic customers
•Maintain and distribute incoming and outgoing Certificates of Liability Insurance
•Voucher invoices received from vendors and process check requests
•Generate payments (checks, ACH and wire transfers) against vouchers
•Transmit check payment information to bank to support positive pay procedures


Qualifications
•Bachelors Degree in accounting or business administration plus 2 years of experience OR equivalent experience
•Prior experience with accounting software required; SAP preferred
• Knowledge of basic accounting concepts, practices and procedures

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Program Manager Hillsboro, OR, USA Project Management Mar. 18, 2015

Responsible for the management and execution of all product development projects. The program manager is responsible to develop at a high level the strategy, development, operations, and results associated with the delivery - of all NPI products and Programs. Program manager may also serve in the capacity of managing multiple programs and/or projects.


Duties/Responsibilities
• Manage and mentor project and program managers
• Establish and manage budget for program management department.
• Responsible for the professional development of project and program managers.
• Assign, manage and direct resources for NPI project management programs
• Manage and prioritize key NPI and APLC programs for Acumed.
• Manage Resourcing model for NPI activities for Acumed.
• Represents NPI projects and program(s) at Acumed management levels.
• Prepare reports for Executive management regarding status of projects & program(s).
• Coordinate with departmental managers and directors to align resourcing and schedules to meet company objectives and milestones.

Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree required with a preference for a BS degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Industrial Engineering or related field. MBA desirable.
• 5+ years of experience in product development and/or manufacturing, with a minimum of 3 years as a project manager in the medical device field or in a related area.
• Demonstrated experience leading and directing project/program managers effectively
• Demonstrated ability to establish and manage P/L of project development costs and provide summaries to executive members.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Senior Product Manager - Trauma Hillsboro, OR, USA Product Management Mar. 19, 2015

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.

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 sales or classical marketing function, preferably with direct product management experience
  • Background in orthopedic trauma required
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • 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.

Finisher Hillsboro, OR, USA Production Mar. 24, 2015

The Finisher finishes products according to approved prints through means of tumbling, deburring, polishing and/or blasting processes. This is a great opportunity to expand your manufacturing skillset! This position is on a swing shift schedule (M-Th 3:00pm - 1:30am).

General Duties/Responsibilities
• Maintain Acumed's high quality standards. Know, understand, and follow all SOP's and WI's.
• Continual focus on customer service (Quality, Cost & Delivery), lean manufacturing concepts, and process improvement activities.
• Accurately and thoroughly complete appropriate paperwork, and computer transactions with minimal supervision.
• Conduct preventive maintenance on finishing equipment with general supervision.
• Assist with monitoring supply levels – inform appropriate personnel when supplies are low.
• Complete individual finishing projects (tumbling, deburring, polishing and blasting).
• Be proactive and promote a safe working environment. Keep work area clean and organized.
• Cross-train, coach and mentor cell members as assigned.
• Other job-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications
• High School Diploma/GED or equivalent.
• Experience in metal finishing (hand and machine) and media blasting preferred but not required.
• Experience with machine operation preferred but not required.
• Basic mechanical aptitude, good hand-eye coordination, and detail-oriented.
• Ability to read and understand blueprints. Basic math skills.
• Self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision, work independently or in a team environment.
• Prompt and regular attendance.
• Reliable, dependable and honest.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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

Payroll and Travel Expense Administrator Hillsboro, OR, USA Finance Mar. 26, 2015

The Payroll and Travel Expense Administrator is responsible for paying employees accurately, on time, and in compliance with the payroll tax laws and government regulations. Responsible for processing Travel & Expense (T&E) reports in a timely and accurate manner in accordance with the company's policies. Administer the approved T&E policy and related systems/tools. Collect, process and review data and prepare reports from transactional systems. Identify and evaluate issues, propose potential solutions, and implement approved solutions.


Duties/Responsibilities
• Execute bi-weekly payroll including the payment of wages, commissions, bonuses, gifts, disability and company benefits programs, schedule deductions such as taxes, retirement contributions, and garnishments. Process pay changes and adjustments, process direct deposits and paycheck/pay stub printing.
• Conduct approved checks and balances to ensure payroll compliance and accuracy. Run payroll reports, verify payroll data, submit to Accounting Manager or Controller for review and approval, and perform payroll closing activities.
• Manage distribution of payments, direct deposits and/or paper checks, including Positive Pay for payroll checks.
• Resolve problems with payments unable to be processed; contact payroll processor (UltiPro), Human Resources, supervisors and employees to rectify problems and resolve system glitches.
• Liaise with the payroll processor (UltiPro) on behalf of the Company as needed to execute payroll and ensure payroll tax compliance.
• Establish employee retirement accounts for new employees by accessing the retirement accounts website; forward retirement funds to the plan provider each pay period.
• Perform journal entries, create spreadsheets, and enter data related to paying employees. Generate reports for the general ledger and reconciliations for assigned accounting responsibilities. Collaborate with accountants to ensure proper reconciliations.
• Implement the Company's approved Travel Policy, administer Concur travel & expense tool and liaise with travel agency.
• Execute and distribute approved expense reimbursement payments.
• Administer American Express P-Card, travel (ghost cards for air, hotel & car rental in Concur) and related department programs and policies.

Qualifications
• Associates Degree in accounting or related field, plus three to five years of prior payroll experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Prior experience with UltiPro and/or SAP preferred.
• Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) certification is preferred.
• One or more years of experience in accounting; knowledge of basic accounting concepts, practices and procedures required.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

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