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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 new professional challenges?

You can rely on our specialized consulting experience, market knowledge and strong network: all completely free for candidates. We support you every step of the way in finding your dream job, including CV application advice, consultation on salaries, personalised interview preparation, introduction to positions, and negotiating the optimum package. The key element is consultation, and being a secure partner and source of advice during the recruitment process, taking the stress out of the process for you, and working to your time-frame and around your schedule.

Who do we work with?

From MedTech start-ups with multi-millions in investment to the top 10 global players with 10,000+ employees.
We partner with companies and candidates from early-stage start-ups planning for CE-marking to the Top 10 global manufacturers distributing globally, offering you versatility and an open view of the German market in all therapeutic areas.

Why should we be chosen as your recruitment partner?

We understand our clients from a 360 perspective and offer full visibility of the company and share this with our candidate partners. We have close contact not only with the HR department to understand the benefits, working culture and development, but also with the senior decision makers and hiring managers to appreciate the position, team structure and tasks.

Our Areas Of Expertise

Our Areas Of Expertise

Latest Vacancies

€120,000 - €170,000
Head of Quality and Regulatory Affairs Are you passionate about Quality Management and Regulatory Affairs? Are you a hands-on leader, with expertise in managing RAQM processes in the diagnostics field? Are you looking for a role where you can have the freedom to really drive change and make a difference for your team? Apply now to join my client, a leading international diagnostics company, as their new Head of Quality and Regulatory Affairs! Ready to put your skills to work? Your Tasks: Maintain QMS and ensure compliance with applicable quality & regulatory requirements Provide leadership, guidance, and mentoring to Quality and Regulatory teams Identify and implement initiatives to enhance the quality system and drive efficiencies Timely resolution of non-conformances and complaints Budget & Stakeholder Management incl. communication with Notified Bodies Your profile:   Master or higher degree in science or a related field Min. 10 years’ experience in quality assurance and control, preferably in the medical device or diagnostic industry. Extensive knowledge of ISO13485, FDA 21 CFR 820, IVDR/MDR Demonstrated ability to drive change, implement best practices, and achieve results. Fluent German and English Please apply with your CV or contact Vivien Zsuzsanna Urban for further details on this opportunity and additional vacancies in R&D, Regulatory Affairs and Quality Management. +49 30 16639819 #LI-VU1  
Flexible, depending on experience
Employee Production Control and Planning   Overview Do you have experience working in Production Control and Planning? Are you looking for a new challenge in the medical device industry? Are you looking for a great company culture that is open-minded, innovative and very future-oriented? Our client near Freiburg who specializes in medical endoscopes is looking for an employee in production control and planning to join their team. Tasks Production and progress control of internal and external delivery including dates and quantity as well as ensure on-time deliveries to customers Coordination of development and sample orders and identify bottlenecks Contact person between departments and other divisions  Analysis of value steams, identification of potentials and implementation of suitable measures   Your profile Completed a commercial or technical vocational training or training in the logistics sector Experience in scheduling or work preparation and knowledge of MS Office High awareness in quality and ability to work under pressure Strong communication and organizational skills Fluency in German and English Please apply with your CV or contact May-Lynn Capocciama-Knecht for further details on this opportunity and additional vacancies in R&D, Regulatory Affairs and Quality Management. +49 30 1663 7750 #LI-MC2  
€50,000 - €65,000 DOE
Are you searching for your next career step in Software Engineering? Would you like to join an innovative team in the medical device field who are known for their high-tech advancements in the microscopy field? We're currently supporting a client who are headquartered in Innsbruck and are looking to strengthen their team. Responsibilities: Develop and implement software solutions tailored for medical devices, with an emphasis on robotics and imaging technologies. Work closely with the R&D team to create cohesive and integrated solutions. Engage in architectural design and the development process, fostering innovation and improving product performance. Operate within a development environment that adheres to industry standards and regulatory requirements specific to medical technology. Perform code reviews and maintain software to ensure the highest quality standards are met.   Requirements and Skills: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or similar. Proficiency in programming languages such as C++ and Python. Experience working with the Linux operating system. Familiarity with tools like Confluence, Jira, Git, and Continuous Integration (CI). Fluency in English, German is a bonus.   If you're interested in this position, please apply here and/or contact Hollie Dear at Adaptive Life Science for more information. #LI-HB1  #LI-Hybrid  
65,000EUR - 75,000EUR
Are you interested in joining a dynamic company who are innovating in the cardiovascular field? Would you like to have a major impact on the successful market delivery of medical devices and transform treatment options for patients? We're currently supporting a client in the medical device industry who are headquartered in Munich and are looking to strengthen their team. Responsibilities: Initiate, maintain, and update the risk management process in compliance with ISO 14971, 21 CFR820, and other relevant standards. Develop, maintain, and update all documents within the risk management file, including risk management plans, FMEAs, annual reports, and more. Coordinate and oversee all risk management activities with cross-functional teams.. Contribute to the assessment of customer feedback and risk evaluation, analysing quality issues, complaints, incidents, and proposed changes related to known and potential new risks. Prepare all risk-related documents for the technical file, such as risk-benefit analyses. Support and plan product Design Verification and Validation activities. Requirements and Skills: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a related field. 3+ years of experience in risk management of medical devices in accordance with ISO 14971, ideally for class II or III devices. Proficiency in technical, regulatory, and medical writing, with experience in drafting technical reports.  Fluency in English, German is a bonus. Experience working with regulatory bodies and competent authorities. Basic understanding of regulatory requirements for medical devices, particularly MDR and 21 CFR820. If you're interested in this position, please apply here and/or contact Hollie Dear at Adaptive Life Science for more information. #LI-HB1  #LI-Hybrid