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Who are Adaptive Life Science?

Here at Adaptive Life Science we provide specialised recruitment services to the Life Science sector, covering the Medical Device, Diagnostic and Biotech industries globally

 

 

 

 

Are You Looking To Move On To A New Professional Challenge?

We specialize in life science recruitment, and it is our goal to help find your dream job in this field, completely free of charge. We offer a range of services, including:

  • Expert advice on your CV and cover letter
  • Guidance on salary expectations
  • Personalized interview preparation
  • Connections to fantastic job opportunities
  • Assistance in negotiating the best possible offer

We believe in being your trusted advisor throughout your job search. We will take the stress out of the process by working on your schedule and around your needs.

 

Who Do We Work With?

We connect with everyone in the Medtech industry, from promising startups to industry giants. Whether you're a young company seeking CE marking or a leading global manufacturer with a global distribution network, we can help. We already partner with established names like Sysmex, ThermoFisher, Vyaire, Bausch & Lomb, and Fresenius Medical Care, showcasing our experience across all therapeutic areas and the German market.

 

Why Choose Us As Your Specialized Recruitment Partner?

We go beyond the job description to truly understand our clients. We get a 360-degree view of their company by building close relationships with both HR and hiring managers. This allows us to share insights with our candidate partners, not just about benefits and culture, but also about the specific role, team dynamics, and daily tasks.

Our Areas Of Expertise

Our Areas Of Expertise

Latest Vacancies

Munich
Germany
60,000EUR - 75,000EUR
Research & Development Engineer Join an innovative and growing medical device company based in Munich focused on the minimally invasive treatment of cardiovascular diseases. Our client is seeking a technically proficient, motivated R&D Engineer to strengthen their Research & Development team. This role involves direct work with advanced medical devices, contributing to the entire development lifecycle from initial concept through to commercialization. Key Responsibilities: Develop and refine 3D models and technical drawings using SolidWorks. Conduct and oversee various testing protocols, including simulations, and analyze results to inform design adjustments, ensuring product reliability and safety. Participate in verification and validation processes, maintaining detailed records of design processes and test results. Coordinate with suppliers and troubleshoot manufacturing issues to align production with design specifications and quality standards. Collaborate cross-functionally to manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously. Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards throughout all design and development activities. Travel when necessary to work with external manufacturers, ensuring seamless integration of the delivery system. Qualifications: Degree in Engineering. 3-5 years of experience in the medical device industry within Research & Development. Proven experience in the design and development of medical devices from concept to commercialization. Familiarity with catheter and delivery systems. Experienced in SolidWorks and test method development and report writing. Strong proficiency in English and effective communication skills. Benefits: Opportunity to work with cutting-edge medical technology. Dynamic and collaborative team environment. Professional growth and development opportunities. Competitive compensation and benefits package. Join our client on a mission to develop life-changing medical solutions and improve patient outcomes. Apply now to become part of a dedicated and innovative team. Who Are Adaptive Life Science? Here at Adaptive Life Science, we provide specialised recruitment services to the Life Science sector, covering the Medical Device, Diagnostic, and Biotech industries globally. We are connected with the most innovative medical companies in the world, and are ready to support your career development with them. Why Apply With Us? Our services are 100% free to candidates, and our focus is helping you find your dream job that aligns with your career goals, technical skill set, and culture fit. We offer a range of services, including: Expert advice on your CV and cover letter Guidance on salary expectations Personalized interview preparation Connections to exclusive job opportunities Assistance in negotiating the best possible offers 50% of the CVs we send to clients are accepted Accepted or declined, either way we will provide you with feedback We believe in being your trusted advisor throughout your job search. We will take the stress out of the process by working around your schedule, and with your needs. Who Do Adaptive Work With? We offer a wide portfolio of over 150+ Life Science companies, from start-ups with impressive funding and innovative product development, mid-sized companies investing in R&D, all the way to market leaders with significant global presence. If you are interested in this role, please apply with your CV or contact Dominika Wyrwinska for further details on this opportunity and additional vacancies in the medical device, biotech, and diagnostics industry. dominika.wyrwinska@adaptivelifescience.com #LI-DW1
Paris
France
€40,000 - €65,000
Buyer  Location: Paris (France), or South Devon (England) Our client is seeking a skilled Buyer to join their strategic European Supply Chain Organization. This role is pivotal in achieving targeted customer service levels, balancing inventory, and managing supply and demand within a mixed-model operation of Buy-and-Resell and Manufacturing.   Key Responsibilities: Analyze requirements, enter and manage purchase orders, ensuring timely delivery and resolving supplier performance issues. Collaborate with Production to align schedules with material availability, providing accurate available-to-promise dates. Respond to forecast variations to maintain inventory levels and optimize inventory turns while minimizing carrying costs. Maintain supplier files and scorecards, acting as the primary contact for all supplier communications. Support ERP projects, including data cleanup and implementation, and undertake special projects focused on continuous improvement and data integrity. Qualifications: Minimum 3 years of experience in Procurement/Supply Chain. Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management preferred. Experience with ERP systems (Oracle or SAP preferred) and proficiency in PC skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Word). Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Excellent communication skills and a team player. Self-starter with effective self-management skills. Fluency in English and French Who Are Adaptive Life Science? Here at Adaptive Life Science, we provide specialised recruitment services to the Life Science sector, covering the Medical Device, Diagnostic, and Biotech industries globally. We are connected with the most innovative medical companies in the world, and are ready to support your career development with them.   Why Apply With Us? Our services are 100% free to candidates, and our focus is helping you find your dream job that aligns with your career goals, technical skill set, and culture fit. We offer a range of services, including: Expert advice on your CV and cover letter Guidance on salary expectations Personalized interview preparation Connections to exclusive job opportunities Assistance in negotiating the best possible offers 50% of the CVs we send to clients are accepted Accepted or declined, either way we will provide you with feedback We believe in being your trusted advisor throughout your job search. We will take the stress out of the process by working around your schedule, and with your needs. Who Do Adaptive Work With? We offer a wide portfolio of over 150+ Life Science companies, from start-ups with impressive funding and innovative product development, mid-sized companies investing in R&D, all the way to market leaders with significant global presence. If you are interested in this role, please apply with your CV or contact Dominika Wyrwinska for further details on this opportunity and additional vacancies in the medical device, biotech, and diagnostics industry.   dominika.wyrwinska@adaptivelifescience.com #LI-DW1
Cologne
Germany
Competitive - Depending on Expereince
Senior Director Product Management (m/f/d) Location: Cologne, Germany| Hybrid Overview: Our client is a reliable and competent partner in ENT surgery and a specialist in the development, production, and sale of medical ENT products. To continually enhance their ENT medical technology profile, they aim to expand and optimise their product and service offerings. Therefore, they are seeking a Senior Director of Product Management or head of Product Management to support this goal. Benefits: Attractive Remuneration: Benefit from a competitive salary package that reflects your skills and contributions, rewarding you generously for your hard work. A Company Car can also be discussed Flexible Work Options: Take advantage of the opportunity to work from home, which offers a perfect balance between professional productivity and personal comfort. At least 50% onsite flexibility is needed. Generous Vacation Policy: Recharge and rejuvenate, giving you ample time to relax and enjoy life outside of work. Work Directly with C-Level Management: This position reports directly to the Managing Director Team, meaning that your impact will be felt across all levels of the business Permanent Full-Time Position: Secure a long-term career with a full-time position that offers stability, growth, and the potential to advance within the company. Continuous Learning and Development: Enhance your skills and knowledge through regular training and further education opportunities, fostering your personal and professional growth. Company pension scheme, capital-forming benefits and subsidies for the gym and job bike Responsible and varied tasks in an innovative, future-oriented company that optimizes surgical treatment results with its products, enables new treatments through innovations and thus has a direct positive impact on people's quality of life Tasks: Actively shaping the company culture and continuously strengthening employee identification Control, leadership, support of the product management team and further development of the competency profiles of colleagues Product lifecycle management and further development of the entire portfolio, in collaboration with clinical partners, company departments and suppliers Creation of launch and in-market management plans for relevant product groups in collaboration with the product management team and other specialist departments, with special attention to the US market Further development of clinical marketing and training materials for face-to-face events and remote applications Finding solutions to operational challenges of the product portfolio through prioritization, planning of measures and tracking of activities Content and product-related responsibility for trade events and online presence Expansion of key opinion leader management Participation in global M&A projects Your Profile: Enjoyment of working in a team, humour and the desire to question the status quo and initiate meaningful measures that promise sustainable value creation Completed training or studies At least five years of professional experience in medical device management, ideally in the ENT field Strong organisational skills, project management and negotiation skills Leadership experience, as well as strong empathy and communication skills Proficient in German and English To apply or for more information please contact Luke via email on: luke.fines@adaptivelifescience.com                #LI-Hybrid #LI-LF1
Munich
Germany
100,000 - 125,000EUR
Head of Operations Location: Munich Are you an experienced leader in the medical device industry looking to make a significant impact? Join a dynamic start-up in Munich, dedicated to developing innovative solutions within cardiovascular health. This role offers the opportunity to grow within a multinational team of innovators. The Head of Operations, based in Munich, will report to the COO and be responsible for optimizing business operations and processes to achieve corporate goals. This involves engaging deeply with logistics, manufacturing, and supplier management, leading teams to ensure efficient, on-time, and within-budget delivery of products. Key Responsibilities: Develop and strategize business operations to align with corporate goals, ensuring timely and budget-compliant delivery. Monitor and optimize processes, implementing lean methodologies to increase productivity and identify areas for improvement. Manage contracts, timelines, and supplier agreements, including selection, negotiation, and finalization. Maintain service levels at clinical centers and ensure effective communication with senior leadership. Lead and mentor a team of 5-10 employees, fostering talent and alignment with business objectives. Ensure continuous reporting and information flow management for business processes and organizational planning. Requirements: Degree in natural science, engineering, or comparable education. 15+ years of experience in the medical device industry, with 10+ years in a leadership role in Operations or Engineering Management. Strong leadership and communication skills with experience leading teams of 5-10+ employees. Proficiency in lean methodologies and MS Office applications; knowledge of ERP systems is a plus. Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with a proactive and result-focused mindset. Willingness to travel (25%) and be on-site 4 days a week. Valid driver's license and ability to travel by car, train, and airplane Does it sound interesting? If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact: Dominika Wyrwinska at dominika.wyrwinska@adaptivelifescience.com #LI-DW1 #LI-Hybrid
Bausch
Freseus
Getinge
KaiaHealth
Karl
Systemex
ThermoF
Vyaire