Vice President R&D

161420.00 - 201775.00 GBP Annual + GBP161420 - GBP201775/annum Attractive Bonus & Benefits
14 Jun 2017
12 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: VP R&D
Business Area: Medical Devices
Location: Irvine, CA

Job Description:
Hamilton Mayer is working with a Global Medical Device company, that develops, manufactures and sells non-invasive orthopaedics equipment, including bracing and support products, compression therapy, and prosthetics. The company is currently seeking a VP R&D specifically within the Bracing arm of the business to be responsible for, global management and strategic direction of Bracing & Support research and development activities via interaction with the various teams, including: Design, Project Management, Medical Office & Clinical Affairs, Engineering & Product Innovation, Marketing, and M&O.

*Build and execute a business segment strategy and maintain product line strategies for the Bracing and Support product portfolio.
*Aid EVP of R&D in formulating strategic focus and tactical priorities in product and technical development (departmental goals); track progress and report.
*Ensure product pipeline is delivered in line with set requirements, time and budget and in cooperation with Global Marketing, Medical Office, and Manufacturing & Operations.
*Manage team dynamics and workflow through R&D teams, including; Product Development, Project Management, Clinical, and Engineering.
*Managing a product development portfolio aligned with corporate objectives.
*Oversees budget to ensure compliance with organizational expenditure requirements.
*Successfully launch new products through cooperation with manufacturing and operations and sales and marketing to ensure product manufacturing feasibility, facilitate sales strategies, and increase market presence to ensure engineering capabilities are aligned with organization objectives and that appropriate engineering talent, resources, and equipment are available to achieve desired outcomes.

Education & Experience:
*BS degree in Mechanical Engineering, and an MBA are beneficial.
*Engineering background 10 + years of experience within the medical device industry.
*5 + years of leadership within R&D, with global experience.
*Proven and demonstrated product development experience successfully managing new product launches.
*Ability to travel (50%), including Internationally.

About Hamilton Mayer International

Hamilton Mayer International is a leading executive search and selection business. From our offices in Leeds we provide retained and contingency recruitment solutions across various industry sectors and have specialist recruitment consultants that work within the Transportation, Rail, Utilities, Building, Property, Residential Development, Chemicals & Coatings and Medical/Life Sciences market