Technical Manager, mOm Incubators

Posted: 1 month, 1 week ago

This role offers the opportunity to lead the technical development of mOm’s products. The role involves a creative mix of designing and building products whilst carrying out diligent project management to ensure that we develop a range of world class products that will make a positive impact around the world. You will play a key role in the growth of the company as you will build mOm’s development team.

mOm is a London-based multi-award winning start-up that holds onto strong values of community, pioneering spirit and a patient-centric approach. By constantly questioning conventional wisdom, the team are working on introducing a range of products in healthcare, the first of which is the mOm Incubator. We achieve this while ensuring a focus on continual quality improvement and customer satisfaction.

mOm is supported by prolific industry professionals and investors that include the Chair Emeritus of Harvard med and Holly Branson under the Virgin group.

It is a great chance to join a company that really cares for its people, and invests in their professional development and success. If you value high standards, an open working environment and taking the lead on your own projects within an energetic environment, join mOm! 

Purpose of the role:

The Technical Manager will lead and take ownership for the research and development of all of mOm’s products from concept to market. This person will be as comfortable with designing and building products themselves as they will be with managing a team, 3rd party development partners and the overall product development programme.

We are looking for a self-starter who has previously led the design and development of a class 2 or 3 hardware medical device from concept to market. The Technical Manager will possess strong leadership skills as they will be building and leading the technical team around them as the company grows.

If you have a hands-on, go-an-extra-mile approach and want to play an instrumental role in the creation of products that make a difference - you may be just the person we are looking for! 

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Oversee each project’s life cycle from conception to completion, with an emphasis on technical soundness and resource efficiency within an ISO 13485 environment
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to refine and evaluate requirements, strategy and content needs for mOm’s products
  • Be proficient in and design products using the latest CAD software, preferably Solidworks
  • Build prototypes of devices to test functionality, usability and acceptability of new devices or features
  • Create and manage documentation required for regulatory purposes including Technical Files / Design History Files (DHF), Verification and Validation data.
  • Develop and revise project plans and statements of work, which should include accurate time and cost estimates
  • Resourcing through directly hiring new team members and by engaging 3rd party development partners
  • Assist in creating company policies and procedures relating to design and development
  • Get involved in long-term business and financial planning at the executive level
  • Maintain confidentiality and integrity when working.

Key requirements:

  • Previous experience of leading the development of a class 2 or 3 medical device from concept to market - ideally both in Europe (CE marking) and US (FDA).
  • Experience developing products in conformity with the Medical Device Directive and working within a Quality Assurance driven environment ISO 13485 & ISO 14791
  • Accomplished (preferably chartered) mechanical or design Engineer with strong knowledge of manufacturing tools and methods
  • Excellent organisational and leadership abilities, a high level of initiative and ability to get on with things and make things happen is essential
  • Proven project manager - ability to handle multiple projects through to completion on time and on budget, management qualifications e.g. PRINCE2 are preferable.
  • Proven ability to build and lead a multi-disciplinary development team
  • Previous experience of managing 3rd party/outsourced development partners and consultancies • Great attention to detail and strong communication skills
  • Excellent written and spoken English

Apply on the mOm Incubators website.

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