Product Developer with a focus on Biomaterials/Microbiology

We are expanding our technical team! In this role, you will bring to market new healthcare innovations that will mitigate the global problem of Antibiotic Resistance.
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Amferia is expanding our technical team to support the growing interest for our antimicrobial wound care products within human and animal health. As a Product Developer, you will have the opportunity to work in a fast-growing company, bring new innovations to healthcare, learn new ideas beyond your area of expertise, all the while addressing one of the pressing global challenges - Antibiotic Resistance

We welcome talented and driven individuals to join us in this exciting journey!

Training:

  • MSc. or PhD Degree in Materials Science or equivalent with strong laboratory experience in microbiology or cell biology considered as a merit.

Experience:

  • Good laboratory skills is fundamental for performing in this role.
  • Materials engineer with biomaterials or microbiology background – minimum of 1-3 years of Research and Product Development experience.
  • Accustomed to material synthesis & design, such as polymer based materials and characterisation techniques such as UV-visible spectroscopy, fluorescence microscopy and mechanical testing.  
  • Laboratory experience in microbiology or cell biology is constructive to the role. 
  • Previous experience within wound care products & medical devices, running a pre-clinical or clinical evaluation of new medical devices and knowledge of quality management systems such as ISO 13485, is meritorious but not required.
  • Good knowledge of English, both oral and in writing, is a requirement.

Responsibilities:

To plan and run Amferia’s  product development projects within the ongoing antimicrobial wound care portfolio. As a key member of the product development team, you will design and develop Amferia’s current and future wound care product portfolio based on customer demands from both human and veterinary markets. You will work closely with and report directly to the Chief Technology Officer.

 We are looking for a teammate who can: 

  • Optimize and design Amferia's wound care products based on customer feedback – This includes the entire product chain from performing tests and experiments related to the basic science to optimising practicalities of the end-product, such as packaging, sterilisation and ease-of-use.
  • Lead the process optimization for production and scale-up of Amferia’s wound care products for both clinical trials and market launch in the respective market segments.
  • Support the product team with documentation for quality control and subsequent regulatory filings to obtain CE marking.
  • Communicate with good writing skills in English. Writing is key to this role as you will be required to adapt your writing to multiple needs; for example, prepare specific test reports for internal reporting while also prepare and present product brochures for customers and for conferences/trade fairs. 
  • Be comfortable with learning new concepts essential for working in a young med-tech company, that extends beyond laboratory research, and includes aspects such as medical device regulatory and business development activities.

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We recommend you to apply as soon as possible and latest by 15th of May, 2021.  Applications are reviewed continuously.  

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About AmferiaAmferia is a young and fast growing medical-device company founded on an innovative new antimicrobial technology that aims to address the global threat of antibiotic resistance (ABR). Over the past 3 years and with support of our clinical collaborators, Amferia has translated basic research to product development for human and veterinary wound care – a one-health approach to fight ABR. In 2021, Amferia is working towards the launch of our first product – a rapid antimicrobial wound patch for veterinary use in Europe while also filing for CE marking of our first human wound dressing. 

The prestigious scientific journal Nature named Amferia as ‘one-to-watch’ - among top 44 pioneering start-ups worldwide with outstanding scientific groundwork. 


For questions, please contact:

Anand Rajasekharan, CEO, Amferia AB

Phone: +46 762 981 238

Email: careers@amferia.com

Homepage: www.amferia.com

We usually respond within a week

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Gothenburg (Mölndal)

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431 53 Mölndal Directions careers@amferia.com 0046 762981238

How we work

You will be part of a fast-growing  company that has the vision of fighting one of the pressing global health challenges of the world. Amferia's foundation comes from fundamental research which has instilled a culture of pursuing good science, evidence based approach, critical thinking and of asking good questions. We welcome talented individuals to join us on this exciting journey to learn as well as translate good science to impactful products for patients around the world. 

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