R&D Project Manager

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    Device Engineering

Company – International Medical Device company

Location – Canton St Gallen, Switzerland


We’re partnering a leading global healthcare company, focusing on medical, consumer and industrial products within the sector.

Within their growing R&D structure, they’re seeking a R&D Project Manager to support life cycle projects for their Dental and Surgical portfolio, taking into account the needs of all stakeholders and driving forward innovation.


  • Take ownership of development projects, achieving the schedule, cost, and functional goals that have been set.
  • Assign and monitor tasks to team members within the project.
  • Understand and apply established processes, ensuring quality and efficiency of project work.
  • Author and maintain project plans and associated documentation.
  • Create and nurture a productive and supportive project structure and culture with your teams.
  • Ensure compliance with appropriate regulations.
  • Ensure that ESH deficiencies and ESH risks related to work, equipment and environment are reported to the responsible person(s) where they cannot be rectified unsupported.

Qualifications / Experience

  • Degree, technical apprenticeship, or similar in a related subject (e.g., Mechanical Engineering / Biomedical Engineering etc.)
  • Project management/leadership experience in an R&D setting – medical device/regulated industry experience.
  • Strong language skills (English – working language / German – local dialect)
  • Injection molding experience would be advantageous.

Why apply?

Be part of a growing international Healthcare organisation, working with their Surgical and Dental portfolio.

  • 40-hour work week – Hybrid available (40% home working)
  • Long-term development opportunities – training courses etc. available
  • Company bonus scheme (13th month)
  • 25 days of annual vacation
  • Excellent pension scheme
  • Long service awards

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