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Head Product Development CADCAM

Institut Straumann AG

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Head Product Development CADCAM

Head Product Development CADCAM

Arbeitsort:Basel, Schweiz

Über Straumann

Straumann partners with passionate people who fit in with the agile dynamics of our size-for-success company. People at Straumann appreciate the opportunity to shape our future and create impact. Encouraging leadership and inspiring ideas from our people has guided us through our proud history of pioneering innovations.

The role of the Head Product Development CADCAM is the lead of the Product Development Group for CADCAM solutions. In particular the development and/or improvement of prosthetic components related to a digital workflow.

This pivotal position works in interdisciplinary teams with members in several departments such as Software Development, Design Engineering, Technical Services, Research, Clinical Research, IP/legal, QA/RA, Risk Management, Supply Chain and Production under consideration of time, quality and economical aspect. Also the position works with customers, universities and external consultants (e.g. medical advisers)

The position reports to the Head Product Development RDO. The function is based at our Headquarter in Basel and requires moderate travelling.

  • Lead and develop Development Group CADCAM
  • Ensures appropriate staffing of projects with product development engineers
  • Ensures communication pathway to other stakeholders in particular to the software development group
  • Supports Head Product Development RDO in translating the corporate strategy into clear tactics and well managed projects
  • Provides appropriate technical support to projects
  • Performs technical projects under consideration of the Straumann Product Development Process (PDP)
  • Responsible for the corresponding cost center budget
  • Supports the Head Product Development RDO in developing and maintaining the Straumann Product Development Process (PDP), in particular aspects for digital development
  • Supports Head Product Development RDO in consolidate resource planning and resolve resource conflicts between projects
  • Lead, supervise and monitor development project in respect to




  • Enforce compliance to regulations and internal processes
  • Establish uniform tool set and best practices in product development
  • Engineering, bio/engineering or life science degree
  • Post graduate education is a plus
  • Leading, managing and developing development groups
  • Leading global medical device projects
  • Sound knowledge in applicable standards and regulations (MDD, FDA, ISO)
  • Sound knowledge in design control process and Straumann Product Development Process (PDP)
  • Knowledge in the area of product development, manufacturing and testing
  • Experience in specific development tools (e.g. FMEA, DoE, tolerance analysis, analysis of mechanical properties, statistical analysis)
  • Several years (3+) experience in a related area such as development of medical device products
  • Operating in a complex and changed matrixed environment
  • Proven leadership skills
  • High self-awareness and social awareness
  • Strong interpersonal skills and actively cultivates a network of productive relationships in an international environment
  • Affiliation to technical solutions
  • Strong coaching skills
  • Highly energetic and pacesetting
  • Strategic thinker with strong result orientation
  • Effective and convincing communication/presentation skills both verbally and in writing
  • Displaying personal and professional ethics and ability to embrace Straumann’s Mission and Culture

It takes the commitment of bright and resourceful people to further advance our innovative technology as well as our Swiss standard of precision and quality. Adding your passion to our high-performance culture is a smart move. Are you interested in a challenging job at Straumann? If so, please forward your application to:

(Please note that we do not accept applications neither CV's from any recruitment agencies.)


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