Director R&D, Franchise Technical Leader

  • Atlantic City, NJ

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Executive Management

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Add your resume and apply to jobs with your Glassdoor profile. Create Profile. Job. Integra LifeSciences, a world leader in medical technology, is dedicated to limiting uncertainty for surgeons, so they can concentrate on providing the best patient care. Integra offers innovative solutions in orthopedic extremity surgery, neurosurgery, reconstructive and general surgery, and regenerative wound care.. Integra's orthopedic products include devices and implants for foot and ankle, hand and wrist, shoulder and elbow, tendon and peripheral nerve protection and repair. Integra is a leader in neurosurgery, offering a broad portfolio of implants, devices, instruments and systems used in neurosurgery, neuromonitoring, neurotrauma, and related critical care. Integra's Tissue Technologies is an in-patient and outpatient Regenerative product portfolio, which includes products for wound care, burns, abdominal reconstruction, and plastic & reconstructive surgery. In the United States, Integra is a leading provider of surgical instruments to hospitals, surgery centers and alternate care sites, including physician and dental offices.. Founded in 1989 Integra is headquartered in Plainsboro, New Jersey and has over 4,500 employees worldwide. Integra's common stock is listed on The NASDAQ Stock Market under the symbol \"IART.\". Integra is a leader in applying principles of tissue regeneration to the development of medical products for Surgical Reconstruction, Wound Reconstruction, Neurosurgical and Orthopedics. Reporting to the Vice President of Regenerative R&D, this Director level position is responsible for driving the identification, exploration and investigation of Regenerative products, culminating into New Product Development opportunities and development of scientific collateral for effective commercialization.. Under direct supervision of Vice President, R&D. Direct and indirect supervision of technical staff within Regenerative Research & Development. Provides direction as a Franchise Technical Leader (FTL) for Human Tissue based products and works closely with Global Franchise leads of the marketing team. Responsible for strategic identification and assessment of new regenerative technologies utilizing Human Tissue platforms and business opportunities for licensing, distribution or acquisition.. Plans, Manages and tracks budget and resources for projects within R&D. Works cross-functionally with leadership in R&D, PD, Operations, Regulatory, Quality, Clinical, Marketing and Reimbursement to define an execution strategy that maximizes design accuracy, development efficiencies, and post-marketing effectiveness that is consistent with Customer and Payer needs. Develops relationships with key Surgeon and Clinician end-users to understand and identify unmet regenerative product needs and develops customer-driven product concepts and product requirements. Provides leadership in driving product opportunities in relevant surgical applications focusing on the definition of accurate and relevant design inputs and customer requirements during exploration/feasibility phase of development. Works with Marketing and Clinical teams to develop post-commercial technical strategies for optimal customer adoption of new product introductions. Effectively implements problem solving skills and techniques to identify real and potential issues, assesses the impact, develops and implements mitigation and resolution plans.. Employs excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills with all levels of personnel and management to facilitate information flow between team members and senior R&D management.. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required for this position.. Ph.D. degree or equivalent in a medical-related field, bio-engineering, Tissue Sciences, biomaterials science or medical device science related discipline from an accredited university or college.. A minimum of 10 years of research and development experience with demonstrated increasing levels of responsibility and success in one or more of the following: medical device (510k, PMA), Human Tissue (HCT/P 361), Biologics License Application (BLA 351), New Drug Application (NDA). A minimum of 4 years of directing technical personnel.. History of operating within Design Control and/or procedures. Demonstrated aptitude for current biological investigational approaches necessary for generating innovative regenerative products within the specified guidelines, timeframes and budgets.. Periodic International travel required as well as travel to and attendance at Physician society conferences and related events throughout the U.S. and Europe.. Must be able to travel via car and/or airplane to domestic and international sites.
Associated topics: design, engineering, manufacture, product, product manager, production, program manager, quality

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