Manager Design Control

Manager Design Control

 Manager Design Control

Empowering careers at ARJO
At Arjo, we know what moves us. We go above and beyond for people facing mobility challenges. We take every opportunity to work and grow as one team and take pride in sharing our knowledge and experience. Does that sound like something that moves you too? This could be your opportunity to begin a challenging and rewarding career in a healthcare company that empowers movement for people with mobility challenges.

The impact you will have
In this position, you will have the line management responsibility of a very knowledgeable team driving the areas of Design Control, Requirement management, Risk management, Verification and Validation with strong focus on launching competitive products timely on the market. Your main task will be to lead your team towards the overall goal of ensuring that the products are safe, meeting standards and requirements with high quality when launched.


"I have a master's degree in computer technology and have worked for the past 17 years in medical technology at various companies, of which four years at Arjo. Since I work in a small R&D team, I need to work with many different and new tasks. I learn a lot about how a product develops from idea to approved and salable product. 

Arjo is a good workplace. Our location in Malmö is very easy to get to and we have a newly renovated office. It is possible to work from home and to combine the job with life in general.

There are many nice colleagues at R&D. The group is a mixture of different personalities and roles, which makes it interesting. We have fun together and take on different challenges."

- Lena Wext, Design Assurance Lead


As the Manager Design Control, you will be responsible for:

  • Securing that your team support product development projects to execute meeting requirements and KPI’s within Design Control, Requirement management, Risk, V&V
  • Establishing high competence, the right tools, and processes for efficient R&D
  • Advisor in on-going projects; expected output, interpretation of processes, priorities
  • Look for synergies and coordinate tasks with other line managers and external functions
  • Inspire the team to continuously improve the processes and develop
  • Be an ambassador for product quality by lead R&D with a commercial and strategic mindset
  • Have an active participation in strategic planning, yearly operational planning, and its deployment among the team members within the Malmö development center
  • Identify and prevent defects in the design during development in a proactive manner
  • From time to time, participate as an extra resource within Design Control

Location: Malmö
Reporting to: Director Product Development


"I chose to start at Arjo to make a difference and contribute to better care for both patients and caregivers.

Our vision is for Arjo to grow globally by understanding and collaborating with our users and customers. This creates solutions that promote mobility and provide customer value in the form of products and related clinical training. Some of the areas that Arjo sees an expansion in the coming years are digitalization, sustainability, and innovation. 

To succeed and thrive in the position of Manager Design Control, you should have interest in people and leadership of a passionate team."

- Urban Orrell, Director Hygiene and Medical Beds


The skills you will need
We are seeking a manager with strong drive being hands-on, analytical with pragmatic and proactive approach, driven by results. A strong communicator and team builder with experience from different cultural aspects. You are self-motivated with ‘can-do’ attitude and high levels of energy and motivation - being curious and a good listener, seeking continuous performance development.

  • Engineering bachelor’s degree or advanced degree in engineering or management
  • Skilled in product development and design control and risk best practices
  • Knowledge and experience in working with standards, test, verification, and validation 
  • Proven management experience that values passion and curiosity 
  • Experience from medical device product development or other regulated industry
  • Excellent quantitative and analytical skills with pragmatic mindset
  • Holistic understanding of the business and strategic capabilities

Contact and application
In this recruitment we are working with recruitment consultant Christofer Dahlman,  0702-469300, at Intenso Teknikrekrytering.

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We welcome your application!  


About Arjo
At Arjo, we believe that empowering movement within healthcare environments is essential to quality care. Our products and solutions are designed to promote a safe and dignified experience through patient handling, medical beds, personal hygiene, disinfection, diagnostics, and the prevention of pressure injuries and venous thromboembolism. With over 6500 people worldwide and 65 years caring for patients and healthcare professionals, we are committed to driving healthier outcomes for people facing mobility challenges.

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Mer info
Område Malmö stad
Yrkesroll Organisation & ledning, Chefsbefattningar, Teknik & Ingenjör, Forskning & Utveckling, Civilingenjör
Typ av anställning Heltid
Sista ansökningsdag 8 okt 2022 (58 dagar kvar)

Om arbetsgivaren

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