Operations

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!

Marketing

  • 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

Employee for Production Control and Planning

Freiburg
Germany
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. may-lynn.ck@adaptivelifescience.com +49 30 1663 7750 #LI-MC2  

Software Engineer

Innsbruck
Austria
€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  

HR Manager

Devon
United Kingdom
Flexible, depending on experience
HR Manager Devon, United Kingdom Are you experienced in HR management and seeking for next career step? Our client, a leading medical device manufacturer located in Devon, is seeking a HR Manager to join their team. In this role, you would oversee HR operations across Europe and the UK, ensuring seamless functionality of all human resources functions. From managing recruitment processes to fostering positive employee relations and ensuring legal compliance, you'll play a key role in driving organizational success. Tasks: Managing all aspects of onboarding and offboarding processes for both permanent and temporary staff. Overseeing the recruitment process and collaborating with external HR consultancy to ensure all policies, procedures, forms, and handbooks are up-to-date. Providing regular advice to managers on employee relations matters, staffing issues, and compliance with legal developments. Participating in formal employee relations meetings, including probation reviews, and overseeing disciplinary, grievance, attendance, and capability cases to resolution. Handling employee requests for information and managing absence. Overseeing performance reviews and HR document management. Working closely with payroll to record changes accurately and resolve any queries. Development of the benefits packages, leading employee events and maintaining staff noticeboards. Performing any other tasks as directed by senior management. What is required: Previous HR management experience. Strong relationship-building skills with proactive and self-motivated approach. Maintaining professionalism and confidentiality. Being approachable and patient with capacity to multitask. CIPD Qualification preferred. Fluency in English and knowledge of French language is required. Are you ready to advance your HR career? Take the next step in your development by applying now and joining a team dedicated to fostering a supportive and inclusive workplace environment! If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact: Dominika Wyrwinska at dominika.wyrwinska@adaptivelifescience.com #LI-DW1 #LI-Hybrid  

Embedded Software Engineer

Freiburg
Germany
Flexible, depending on experience
Are you an experienced Embedded Software Developer, and open for your next career step? Would you like to have an impact on the development of high quality medical devices? Join an innovative medical technology company, who are known globally for their advancements in the endoscopic field. Responsibilities:   Develop embedded software for medical endoscopes, focusing on image processing. Analysis of existing systems to identify optimization opportunities in both software and hardware design. Take charge of software design, architecture, and implementation. Generate specifications and testing strategies for software, ensuring thorough documentation. Translate system requirements into precise software specifications. Collaborate with circuit and FPGA design developers to implement hardware-related application and operating system components (utilizing Linux/Yocto on FPGA). Develop and integrate SoC-specific Board Support Package (BSP) into embedded Linux OS builds. Experience required: Degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or comparable. Demonstrated experience in system software development, particularly with Linux/Yocto on FPGA/C/C++ or similar embedded systems. Fundamental grasp of software design and development methodologies. Preferably you will bring experience in a regulated industry (ideally medical technology). Ideally you have familiarity with Xilinx Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoc and its development environment. Fluent German and English is required. If you're interested in this position, please apply here and/or contact Hollie Dear. #LI-HB1  #LI-Hybrid  

Field Service Technician - Southern Germany

Remote
Germany
€45,000 - €50,000 DOE
About the role Field Service Technician Are you a service technician with a passion for electronics? Do you enjoy helping others? Are you enticed by the idea of travelling and the possibility of remote work? Then take a look at this opportunity: Overview: Join a leading global provider of innovative eye care technologies as a Field Service Technician and help their customers make the most out of their devices. My client designs and manufactures state-of-the art, multifunctional and fully automatic devices to enable ophthalmologists, opticians and optometrists to develop efficient workflows and achieve precise results. Tasks: Carry out device installations and train customers on how to use them Provide customer support and resolve problems for opticians on site or remotely via PC and telephone Support sales by introducing customers to the advantages of the client’s entire product portfolio Listen to customers' needs and work together with marketing & product management to develop effective and efficient solution Your Profile: You have successfully completed technical training and have basic experience working with electrical devices You can quickly familiarize yourself with technical aspects of new products You are familiar with digital systems and programs such as Office You deal with stress well and are resilient You are a native or fluent German speaker and are fluent in English Previous experience with medical devices and knowledge of optics are a plus! Interested?  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. vivien.urban@adaptivelifescience.com +49 30 16639819 #LI-VU1 #LI-remote  

Assembly Employee

Freiburg
Germany
Flexible, depending on experience
Assembly Employee Overview Do you have an optical and/or mechanical background? Are you a detail-oriented person who is experienced working with small parts? 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 assembly employee to join their team. Tasks Assembling optical and mechanical assemblies according to technical drawing sna work instructions Document workflows and check for completeness and quality Carry out in-process tests Able to work with specific hand tools and devices   Your profile Technical Vocational Training such as mechanic, technician or similar Experience in manufacturing process with a good technical understanding Precise and structured way of working as well as high quality awareness Expert of complex assembly techniques 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. may-lynn.ck@adaptivelifescience.com +49 30 1663 7750 #LI-MC2  

Product & Process Optimization Engineer

Freiburg
Germany
Flexible, depending on experience
Product and Process Optimization Engineer Overview Are you an expert in product and process optimization? 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 a product and process optimization engineer to join their team. Tasks Planning and optimizing work processes in production Support with new product introduction and manufacturing processes Assist in the qualification and validation of systems and manufacturing processes Define and implement suitable measures while processing deviations Develop processes using agile and lean methodologies   Your profile Degree in medical or technical studies or equivalent education Experience in the medical technology or medical device field, ideally in the ISO 13485 regulatory environment Knowledge of agile and lean methodology as well as technical knowledge of manufacturing technologies Good teamwork and communication skills Solutions-oriented and structured 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. may-lynn.ck@adaptivelifescience.com +49 30 1663 7750 #LI-MC2  

React JS Senior Developer

Frankfurt
Germany
80,000EUR - 100,000EUR Package
Are you an experienced ReactJS Developer, searching for your next challenge? Join an innovative tech company who are utilising advanced technologies to support some of the world’s leading medical device and pharmaceutical companies. Responsibilities:   Craft compelling, user-friendly interfaces through ReactJS, translating design concepts into dynamic, responsive features. Create rapid prototypes and proof of concept using ReactJS libraries, facilitating swift iteration and validation. Transform approved prototypes into robust web applications, adhering to security, performance, and maintainability standards throughout the development lifecycle. Drive the development, testing, deployment, and maintenance of the front-end for a SaaS solution. Fine-tune web components for optimal performance across diverse browsers, ensuring seamless user experiences. Facilitate seamless integration between front-end and backend through Restful services, supporting the overall functionality of the application. Experience required: More than five years of expertise designing and developing Web User Interface frameworks with front-end JavaScript technologies. Proficiency with HTML5 Image rendering (Canvas, SVG, etc.) and React technologies (React.js, Webpack, Redux, etc.) Working knowledge of front-end languages, JavaScript, CSS, HTML5, JSON, and HTTP/AJAX. Proficiency with browser-based debugging and performance testing technologies, as well as performance testing frameworks like Mocha, Jest, and Selenium. Fluent English is required. If you're interested in this position, please apply here and/or contact Hollie Dear. #LI-HB1  #LI-Hybrid

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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