Vacancies Regulatory Affairs & Quality Manager (m/f) - Medical Devices
Surface Solutions Segment | Munich


We are looking for a Regulatory Affairs & Quality Manager (m/f) – Medical Devices based in Munich (Germany). As part of the new Additive Manufacturing Business Unit, you will report to the Director Group Strategy Development. You will be responsible for ensuring regulatory compliance of Business Unit Additive Manufacturing (BU AM) in all activities related to the Medical Devices segment. BU AM offers AM services including development and contract manufacturing of metal AM medical devices including orthopaedic implants and instruments. As an Oerlikon group subject expert the position is expected to interact with other business units such as for coating on similar topics.




  • Identify regulatory requirements worldwide and relevant standards for medical devices and processes in scope of BU AM and other BUs of Oerlikon group
  • Handle registrations, certifications and communications with regulatory authorities as well as submissions of master files to FDA
  • Define and coordinate alignment in quality management systems between various ISO 13485 certified facilities worldwide
  • Collaborate with local Quality Managers to develop consistent procedures such as for risk management and supplier management
  • Collaborate with R&D and manufacturing functions in various business units to define technical files and to guarantee compliance in all development and manufacturing activities such as verification and validation plans
  • Collaborate with application engineers and OEM customers to define regulatory requirements, strategies and plans, as well as technical documentations in OEM projects
  • Train application engineers and local quality managers on changes in regulatory requirements
  • Plan audit programs for ISO 13485 facilities and sub-contractors
  • Participate in manufacturing audits (regulatory authorities, customers and internal)


We expect

  • University degree in engineering or equivalent discipline
  • Significant (5+ years’) experience Regulatory Affairs & Quality Management for Medical Devices
  • Minimum of 3 years of management experience
  • Experience with GMP, QSR and ISO compliance and specific expertise in manufacturing quality and process validation
  • Experience with FDA, Health Canada, MDD/MDR and MHLW/PMDA regulations and compliance
  • Regulatory experience in medical devices with Class I, II, and III in the US; class IIa, IIb and III in Europe, or Class II, III, IV products for other global markets highly preferred.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, self-driven, open and positive mind set with experience in international and cross-cultural business environment, entrepreneurial mind set
  • Fluent English (verbal and written); German is advantageous; other languages beneficial
  • Flexible to occasional travel internationally (up to 50 percent)


We offer

  • Become a leader in an industry that is revolutionizing manufacturing
  • Experience a startup environment within a leading global technology group
  • Be part of an agile, innovative and passionate team
  • Accelerate your career in a growing business unit
  • Join a global cross-cultural and collaborative workplace


Why Additive Manufacturing?

We see Additive Manufacturing as a game changer in many industries over the next years and our ambition is to become the leading integrated provider of materials, design expertise and production service for advanced metal AM components.


About us

Oerlikon is a leading global technology Group, with a clear strategy of becoming a global powerhouse in surface solutions, advanced materials and materials processing.
A Swiss company with over 100 years of tradition, Oerlikon has a global footprint of over 13 500 employees at more than 170 locations in 37 countries and sales of CHF 2.7 billion in 2015.


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