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Loop Medical | Research And Development Manager open position


Loop Medical, a Lausanne-based startup, focusing on developing develop an easy and painless blood collection technology making it accessible to all, is looking for a motivated and hands-on R&D Project Manager to join the team. The person will work with other team members in a dynamic startup environment. You will be responsible for product development from concept to commercialisation.

Key responsibilities

  • Lead product development efforts utilising a multitude of processes and tools and leverage product and process development knowledge to develop and commercialise business priorities
  • Improve product development cycles and quality, develop and guide technical design/methodologies to achieve product goals
  • Leadership on various types of initiatives (idea generation, prototype and concept development, commercialisation) and possess the ability to prioritise between a variety of business initiatives
  • Manage and lead multiple technically complex projects: create technical plans, timelines, risk assessments, and mitigation plans; identify opportunities by challenging assumptions
  • Contribute as an active team member by identifying technology and product synergies for scalable opportunities
  • Champion medical device safety and product quality from product design through production
  • Write and review technical specifications
  • Engage with suppliers and external manufacturing locations to advance priorities, often requiring coordination between organisations
  • Assist manufacturing with initial product launch and continuous part manufacturing improvements
  • Participate in technical and design reviews
  • Accountable for timely delivery, technical excellence and process effectiveness of product development activities while ensuring the implementation and rigour of Loop Medical product development processes and design control procedures



  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in science or engineering (Mechanical, Biomedical, Manufacturing Engineering or equivalent)
  • Proven experience working in a structured product development process, including Design Control and Process Validation
  • Related work experience in medical device development with an emphasis on high volume disposable devices, or the like.
  • Proven track record of executing complex system designs incorporating mechanical subsystems, preferably in the medical device field



  • Project management: has experience and knowledge of product development, and the ability to lead product development project team
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and engineering fundamentals and working knowledge of CAD modelling and drafting (i.e. Solidworks, Creo)
  • Customer Orientation. Demonstrate a deep understanding of customer needs and key objectives
  • Technical skills and deep understanding of functional product development processes and innovation processes within an ISO13485 or – CRF820 part 21 compliant environment
  • Experience with plastic design and injection moulding preferred.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English, German/French is a plus.


Starting date | As soon as possible

Location | Lausanne, Switzerland

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