Adaptive Life Science support medical device companies with hiring across four key operations functions; Marketing, Project Management Office, Supply Chain Management and Technical Service.

So whether you’re looking for a UX/UI Designer, a specialist in Channel Marketing, a Product Marketing Manager, a Technical PM, a Procurement Director or Field Service Engineer, we have the talent, all bringing a wealth of experience with medical devices. 

Looking for an opportunity in the space yourself, get in touch!


  • Adaptive can present Marketing Operations candidates from Mid-Leadership level including C-Suite, that bring relevant market experience across UX/UI, Digital Marketing, Product Marketing, Channel Marketing and CRM to name but a few.
  • Our candidates bring experience collaborating with the other departments from product to engineering, analytics/BI and sales, creating effective marketing campaigns and materials that help showcase a your products and solutions.

Project Management

  • Having a well run PMO is crucial to  ensuring and maintain high standards for project management across an organization. Adaptive can help your business to find fitting and experienced project managers from either an operational or technical perspective.
  • A good project manager is like the glue that holds and brings the team together, ensuring issues are forecast, change requests are handled, risk management is followed and that processes are efficient and streamlined to hit specific objectives.

Supply Chain Management

  • Adaptive can support hires across the supply chain in the medical device industry, from procurement to supplier management and logistics. 
  • ​We match not only on the role, but also on the industry focus. Our candidate network is comfortable working in a highly regulated sector and the compliance topics that come with it. 
  • Our team of specialist consultants screen not only for technical ability and experience, but soft skills vital for success like stakeholder management, hands-on ability vs strategic mindset, project leading ability and much more.

Technical Service

  • Adaptive recruit for start-up and well-established medical device companies, supporting hires across their technical service team from Biomedical Engineers, to Field Service Engineers, Installation Engineers, Training Specialists and Application Engineers.
  • Whether it’s a IVD product, digital solution or software/hardware combination product – our candidate network of engineers and service professionals all come with the same customer facing skill set and problem solving attitude to support local and international customers in multiple languages.

Active jobs

eQMS Systems Manager

€85,000 - €95,000 DOE
eQMS Manager Überblick Mein Kunde ist ein weltweit führender Anbieter für die Entwicklung, Herstellung und Verbreitung innovativer Mobilitätsgeräte und Lösungen. Mit Geschäftsaktivitäten in 18 Ländern und Produkten, die in über 130 Ländern verfügbar sind, hat sich das Unternehmen auf manuelle und elektrische Rollstühle, pädiatrische Mobilitätsgeräte, Hilfsmittel für das tägliche Leben und mehr spezialisiert. Unser Kunde sucht derzeit einen erfahrenen eQMS-Systemmanager zur Verwaltung der Implementierung, Optimierung und kontinuierlichen Verbesserung des eQMS im gesamten Unternehmen. Aufgaben Lebenszyklusmanagement der Qualitätsmanagementssoftware, einschließlich Installationen und Konfiguration sowie Entwicklung neuer Workflows für Tests und Validierung. Schulung von Benutzern und lokalen Systemadministratoren sowie Verwaltung von Zugriffen und Rechten für Benutzer. Enge Zusammenarbeit mit dem Softwareanbieter zur Lösung von Problemen bei deren Auftreten, Aktualisierung oder Implementierung zusätzlicher Funktionen im System. Entwicklung von Berichten basierend auf den Anforderungen der Endbenutzer und des Managements, um effiziente Echtzeitberichterstattung zu ermöglichen. Enge Zusammenarbeit mit RA & Qualität, um die Einhaltung der aktuellen Standards und Vorschriften sicherzustellen. Profil Master- oder Bachelor-Abschluss in Ingenieurwissenschaften mit Erfahrung in der Systemadministration. Vorherige Erfahrung mit MasterControl im Bereich MedTech oder einem ähnlichen Bereich ist wünschenswert. Kenntnisse der HTML-Sprache wären von Vorteil. Verständnis der branchenspezifischen Anforderungen und Trends zur Sicherung der Datenintegrität, einschließlich der FDA-Leitlinien für die Industrie zu "Datenintegrität und Einhaltung der cGMP". Erfahrung und Fähigkeiten im Projektmanagement sowie starke Problemlösungsfähigkeiten. Ausgezeichnete Kommunikationsfähigkeiten und Aufmerksamkeit für Details. Bewerben Sie sich bitte mit Ihrem Lebenslauf oder setzen Sie sich mit May-Lynn Capocciama-Knecht für weitere Details zu dieser Gelegenheit und zusätzlichen Stellenangeboten im Bereich Forschung und Entwicklung, Regulatory Affairs und Qualitätsmanagement in Verbindung. may-lynn.ck@adaptivelifescience.com +49 30 1663 7750 #LI-MC2  

(Senior) HR Manager Germany

Flexible, depending on experience
(Senior) HR Manager – Northern Bavaria (hybrid flexibility) Are you an experienced Human Resources Manager with strong people skills, and looking for the next step in your career? Support a globally leading Medical Device manufacturer and oversee the HR activities for Germany, such as workplace & and succession planning, and identifying talents through recruitment! Your tasks: Report to the HR Director International and manage a small team supporting you across recruitment, employee contracts, and onboarding. Proactively develop talent and address performance issues. Create and develop leadership bench strength and enhance leadership team effectiveness. Recruit top talent to build diversity, fill talent gaps, and build bench strength. Vendor relationship management with recruitment agencies (you will get to work with me and my colleagues who have supported the company with over 30 filled positions in the last couple of years). Oversee the use of systems to ensure accurate data is stored and available to the business. Assign roles, duties, and methods of operation to the German staff in order to provide them with a customer focused and attentive HR service. Lead and inspire your team to strive for operational excellence. Ability to educate leadership outside of Germany on obligations for managing employment in Germany. Benefits: Competitive bonus. 30 days of vacation. Friendly and supportive environment and a lot of space for further development! Hybrid flexibility (you would for example, be happy to visit the office twice a week) What is expected: Minimum of 5 years’ previous Human Resource experience. Fluent speaker in English and German. An expert in employment law applicable to Germany. Strong commitment to and interest in employee relations and communication. Flexibility to adjust priorities to changing business environment. Confidence and ability to influence others, facilitate processes, and coach/advise managers.  Please apply with your CV or contact Dominika Wyrwinska for further details on this opportunity and additional vacancies in Medical Technology. Dominika.Wyrwinska@adaptivelifescience.com #LI-DW1 #LI-Hybrid  

Clinical Integration Specialist Service Engineer

Flexible, depending on experience
Clinical Integration Advisor Are you an experienced Field Service or Integration Engineer in the medical technology space? Are you open to a new challenge and would you like to help drive the successful integration of crucial cardiorespiratory devices?  We are supporting our client in the Würzburg area, as they search for someone to join them in the Clinical Integration team: Focuses:   Supporting internal teams, business partners, and clients to integrate medical devices into customer IT infrastructures Demonstration and consulting of CIS to clients, quoting, project work, planning and implementation of solutions Lead technical trainings for customers, distributors and internal employees Handling customer communication and provide customer support and advice (on-site and remotely) Experience required:   A degree in IT Systems, Software Engineering or equivalent 3+ years of experience in medical systems integration Knowledge of SQL and at least one programming language e.g. Java, JavaScript Knowledge or HL7 and DICOM interface technology Fluency in English and a good level of German (preferably) If you're interested in this position, please apply here and/or contact Hollie Dear for further details: hollie.dear@adaptivelifescience.com #LI-HB1 #LI-Remote

Service Technician

€45,000 - €50,000
Service Technician Location: Berlin (Onsite 50% Travel 50%) Our client’s mission is to protect the eyesight of patients with retinal diseases. For this purpose, the international team of our client has been working closely with physicians and clinical experts worldwide for more than 10 years. They have a unique navigated laser therapy system which sets a new standard for retinal treatment. Benefits: Our client offer an exciting and diversified job in a growing, innovative company. In their interdisciplinary working team there is plenty of room for initiative and personal development. Their flat hierarchy opens the possibility for strong team spirit, which we additionally strengthen at annual summer and Christmas team events. Opportunity to earn up to a 10% bonus annually on top of your base salary Competitive Salary Responsibilities:   Carrying out installations, maintenance, repairs and safety checks on retinal lasers at our customers in hospitals and at physicians in private practice Telephone and written acceptance of customer inquiries from our direct customers and distributors Repairing and providing spare parts and returns from the field Analyzing device data and malfunctions in cooperation with our research and development department Advising our customers as a medical device consultant according to § 83 MPDG (formerly § 31 MPG) Telephone and written support of our distributors for repairs and fault analyses Close cooperation with sales office and field service What you will bring:   Completed vocational training in the field of electrical engineering, electronics or comparable training. Ideally, further training as a technician specializing in medical technology/electrical engineering or university degree B.Eng or B.Sc in medical technology/electrical engineering Willingness to travel up to 50% (DACH region), several days with overnight stays (no regular weekend work) Driving license class B Ability to problem solve and think analytically German fluently and English well spoken and written Customer oriented way of working Basic IT knowledge As an organizational talent, you find it easy to plan your own field service assignments Please apply with your CV or contact Dominika Wyrwinska for further details on this opportunity and additional vacancies in Medical Technology. Dominika.Wyrwinska@adaptivelifescience.com #LI-DW1  

Team Lead Assembly

Assembly Team Leader Are you an experienced Electrical Technician or have previous experience working with Electrical components? Would you like to develop further and have team leading responsibility within MedTech? Our client who specializes in providing a digital platform for surgery is currently looking for an Assembly Team Leader to be based on-site in Berlin.  You would lead a team of 8 people and plan and direct the assembly work while ensuring the cost-effective and on-time assembly of electronic-mechanical components. Your tasks: Providing leadership, motivation, and management to your team of up to 8 employees. Mentorship for the manufacturing staff and collaboration with other departments. Creation, implementation, and enforcement of operating methods and procedures designed to eliminate operating problems and improve product quality and revenue. Development and recommendation of modifications to facilities, tools, or practises to enhance safety, effectiveness, and quality. Planning and overseeing the assembly process both immediately and in the long term. Collaboration with other departments and team leaders to coordinate activities within and between departments. What is required: Previous experience in leadership position and the assembly of electronic components. Experience of production planning and optimization processes. IT Skills in MS Office, web, and database. Fluency both in German and English. What is offered: Permanent working contract. Warm-hearted, flexible, and solution-oriented culture with international environment. Access to Employee Assistance Programme (Support advice and solution in regard to legal issues, employment, and mental and physical health). Access to learning management tool to attend various trainings. Free Corporate massages! Regular team meetings and parties. Flexible working hours. Wellness bonus to contribute yearly to your personal health and wellness.  Please apply with your CV or contact Dominika Wyrwinska for further details on this opportunity and additional vacancies in Medical Technology. Dominika.Wyrwinska@adaptivelifescience.com #LI-DW1  

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Why you should work with us

A message from our Head of Medical Devices, Rebecca Stevens,Our team are specialist consultants in the fields of Regulatory Affairs, Clinical and Quality Management for medical device manufacturers. At Adaptive Life Science, I am responsible for the Medical Device industry, specifically in the regions of Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Working from our HQ in Berlin and London, I am connecting World Class Talent With The Most Innovative Medical Companies. Are you looking to move on to new professional challenges? Rely on my 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. Why I should be chosen as your recruitment consultant? My unique offer, is that I understand my clients from a 360 perspective and offer full visibility of a company and the offering to my candidate partners. I 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 that await you. My client base is extremely broad in the Medical Device industry and I offer a diverse range of possibilities. Some positions are actively available online, but many confidential and handled by me privately. If you have an interest in working with high risk medical devices from Class IIa to Class III, active and non-active, in digital health or with SaMD, focused on Europe and the MDR or with the FDA, then I have an exciting portfolio to share with you from start-ups to global leaders in most therapeutic verticals, i.e. – cardiovascular, ophthalmology, diagnostics, hematology, oncology, respiratory, gastroenterology, dermatology and neurosciences. If you are looking for a new position in Quality Assurance/ Quality Management and/ or Regulatory Affairs and/or Clinical Affairs in the medical device market, we are looking forward to your contact.  Rebecca Stevens Global Life Science Recruitment Manager Tel: +44 208 638 5376Adaptivelifescience.com Video: Adaptive Life Science