R&D Director, Blood Gas Analyzer, Product Life Cycle Management in Brønshøj, Denmark at Radiometer

Date Posted: 9/13/2019

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Job ID: MED001816

About Us

At Radiometer, our mission is to help caregivers make diagnostic decisions that save lives. To provide caregivers the insight and confidence that help them arrive at the right diagnostic decisions – decisions that in the end help save lives.
On a yearly basis millions of lives are touched by the information our solutions provide and that’s a fact, we take very seriously; the more critical the setting, the greater the requirements are and that’s why we’ve made it our vision to improve global healthcare with reliable, fast and easy patient diagnoses.
Want to know more about our mission and vision? Click on the link: Link of YouTube video
Our people
At Radiometer, we acknowledge that the information our products provide is often the difference between life and death; an acknowledgement that drives and unites us as a company. From biotech and software specialists to financial controllers and engineers, all 3200 colleagues are committed and dedicated to help realize life’s potential.

If you aspire to be part of a purpose, performance and values driven organization whose mission and vision guide every action, we are eager to hear from you.


We welcome you to a role with 2 senior managers  and 5  employees, who report directly to you. A team consisting of around 28  people in total. The team has a lot of capabilities and a good diversity in tenure and educational background. You have people with a mechanical-, chemical-, physics-, electronics-, micro fluid- and electrochemistry background making up a dedicated group, who understands the complexity and unique technology of our blood gas analyzers. 

If you are ready to get involved in all these exciting technological areas and you have the curiosity to join the continuous improvement processes that happen every day in the team we encourage you to read on. The job offers you the opportunity to influence a product, which is in high demand from our customers and a product that contributes to our mission of helping caregivers make diagnostic decisions that save lives. 

Sustain Product Quality 
Our key goal  in the team is to sustain product quality.  Customers are counting on us to make the necessary countermeasures if they experience unexpected quality issues. The feedback from the market and the great amount of data available is part of what makes this job interesting, fulfilling and one where you can really track your impact on something that makes a big difference in the health sector. 

Your responsibilities in short
• Responsible for product quality KPI’s
• People management (Development, engagement and daily support/collaboration)
• Budget responsibility 
• Selecting and executing projects related to our Blood Gas Analyzer based on your knowledge of our customer and supply chain needs
• Ensuring execution of several projects and portfolio management
• Defining processes, strategy and standards for the team 

Contribute, grow and develop 
Radiometer is a growing organization always developing through LEAN management tools and values. It makes it fun and meaningful to be part of an organization where your thoughts and ideas can truly make an. Developing on a personal and professional level is of a high importance for everyone in Radiometer and that is why we have many employees building and developing their careers for many years in Radiometer and Danaher. 

This particular job might function as a stepping-stone to even more management responsibility in the future or maybe a lateral move to another Danaher company to learn more about other fascinating technological areas. Your career opportunities all depend on your interests and what you are motivated for.  
Application deadline
Application deadline is Wednesday 4 September 2019. Start the application process by pressing "Apply Online" and follow the guidelines on our corporate career site. We look forward to receiving your application.
If you do live up to our requirements and you need further information, please contact Senior Director, ABL Product Lifecycle Management, Thomas Laursen at tel. +45 2616 1963.

Job Requirements


We expect you to have a relevant master’s or PhD degree  with a good understanding of different disciplines within engineering and life science. This combined with the following increases your chances of success:
• Management experience 
• Knowledge of Design Control and FDA 510k 
• Curios and passionate about Medical Devices 
• Motivation to work in an R&D department with focus on Product Lifecycle Management
• Experience from working with technology transfer to a production setup or similar cross-functional collaboration 

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.
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