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Design Validation Specialist

Business Area:  Innovation

Ballerup, DK

Country:  Denmark
Employment type:  Full-time

Are you looking for independence in your job and the possibility to have a high influence on the design validation process in a fast-growing, global medical device company? Then Ambu might be your next career move…


We offer a challenging position located at our headquarters in Ballerup where you will participate in securing our ongoing dedication to quality products. You will be part of an effective innovation culture with a tradition of fast completion of projects, which means that there is a visible link between your results and Ambu’s growth.


Ambu is a global company with ambitious growth targets. Our ability to identify and develop innovative products is essential for continuous growth within our business areas. You will be an extension to a rapidly growing team as we have an ambitious plan to develop 30 new products during the next couple of years.
Driving continuous improvements and guide stakeholders 
As a Design Validation specialist, your main responsibility will be to ensure that our new visualization products fulfill the user needs by planning and executing  design validation activities. You will be part of a team that ensures continuously improvements of our processes. Therefore, you will also be involved in collecting inputs from many different stakeholders and together with a group of subject matter experts you will facilitate needed updates of internal procedures and perform training to ensure your colleges follow our processes.   


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Define or develop models to simulate clinical use of our new products during design validation activities. 
  • Take part in defining user needs
  • Support the planning and execution of formative activities related to design development and validation.
  • Coordinate design validation activities inhouse and at external partners
  • Write design validation plans, test protocols and test reports
  • Execute design validation tests
  • Contribute to the continuously improvement of our design Validation procedures 
  • Guide stakeholders to follow our processes for design Validation
  • Be updated on regulatory requirements for design validation of medical devices.


Your background
The candidate could have many different educational backgrounds e.g. a degree within healthcare, health science or medical-related engineering. As we are constantly expanding we are looking for talent with different levels of experience and depending on your experience we can offer the position as a junior position or as a senior position with more responsibilities. But you should have minimum a couple of years’ experience within health science, preferably working with medical devices within one or more of the following topics: Design Validation, Usability/Human Factors Engineering, Clinical Studies, Design Control, Requirement Engineering and/or Design Verification.


Preferably you have practical experience with tests, studies or experiments involving human subjects and/or healthcare professionals, such as user research, usability studies, experimental tests, clinical studies, etc.


We are working in a very collaborative and agile environment, where open and honest discussions are an integral part of the way we solve complex problems. 


To succeed in the job, you must have a strategic mindset, be proactive and pragmatic. Furthermore, you must hold good communication skills including speaking and writing English at a high level.


Ambu – a visionary and international workplace where your efforts matter
Ambu is a company that expands rapidly and has ambitious growth targets. We meet these targets through interdisciplinary teamwork between motivated and highly skilled employees. Your contributions and efforts are crucial to our success and by joining us, you will get the opportunity to work in an international head office with an informal working environment.
We offer a wide range of professional, social and financial employee benefits in addition to exciting job challenges and continuous professional and personal development.


When to apply
If you are ready to apply for the position, please apply as soon as possible. Note that we will invite candidates for interviews on a continuous basis so no need to hesitate. This job ad might be online until July 6th 2021 but once we have found the right candidate, the ad will be removed.


For additional information about the position, please contact either:
Design Validation Specialist, Anna Charlotte Lundgaard +(45) 29643748
Head of Design Verification and Validation, Rune Sandvei Jensen +(45) 61719151


If you see yourself in the position and would like to be part of Ambu, please send your application by using the link below. If you are ready to apply for the position, please apply as soon as possible. Note that we will invite candidates for interviews on a continuous basis so please apply already today. Once we have found the right candidate, the ad will no longer be online.


About Ambu

Since 1937, breakthrough ideas have driven our work to bring efficient healthcare solutions to life within our fields of excellence: Anaesthesia, Patient Monitoring & Diagnostics and Emergency Care. Millions of patients and healthcare professionals worldwide depend and rely on the functionality and performance of our products. We are dedicated to improving patient safety and determined to advance single-use devices. 

The manifestations of our efforts range from early inventions like the Ambu Bag™ resuscitator and the legendary BlueSensor™ electrodes to our latest landmark solutions such as the aScope™ endoscope – the world’s first single-use flexible video scope. Our commitment to bringing new ideas and superior service to our customers has made Ambu one of the most recognised medico-technical companies in the world. Our head office is situated near Copenhagen in Denmark. Ambu employs approximately 4,500 people in Europe, North America, and the Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit www.ambu.com.

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