Chemist, Physicist, Engineer as Technical Testing Service Director (m/f)

We are an EN ISO / IEC 17025 accredited and GLP certified testing institute, which specializes in clinical and non-clinical testing of function and safety of medical devices. Integrated into the group of companies belonging to the international testing and certification institute Underwriters Laboratories (UL), we are working on behalf of medical devices manufacturers and support them through comprehensive testing services in the development and approval of their products and the control of production.
For the expansion of our Business Unit Life & Health, we are looking for our mechanical GLP 17025 accredited Medical Device Testing Laboratory in Ochsenhausen (near Ulm) a dedicated

Technical Testing Services Director (m/f)
Location: Ochsenhausen (near Ulm, Stuttgart or München)

Main Role: In this position you will be strategically and operationally responsible for personnel management, coordination of laboratory processes and also for ensuring the chemical, mechanical, packaging, microbiological, biological and virological testing together with transport validations.
Your Responsibilities:
  • Lead the Laboratory Departments: Biological, Microbiological, Physical-Chemical and Mechanical
  • Cooperate with the Managing Director, Quality Department, Principle Designated Engineer to have a structure and the staff in place to assure, compliance with the certifications and accreditations, customer Audits and international standards and guidance
  • Establishes operational objectives and assignments and delegates assignments to subordinate managers and staff
  • Is involved in developing, modifying, and executing new test areas, programs/projects that affect immediate operations and may have company-wide effect.
  • Regularly interacts with senior management on matters concerning several functional areas, divisions or internal/external customers
  • Be active part in a continuous improvement process for the Laboratory
  • Play a leading role in a new Laboratory Management information System implementation
  • Understand price levels of offered tests in the marketplace and function as contact person for big accounts
  • University degree or (University or FH), Master of Science in Chemistry, Physics, Mechanics, or alike
  • Several years’ experience in Test Laboratory
  • Experience in Medical Devices or Pharmaceuticals would be an advantage
  • Several years Leadership experience
  • Open and cooperative communication style
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate customer meetings, negotiate and influence outcomes
  • Ability to identify and manage priorities as demonstrated by the ability to establish, track and meet schedules for multiple projects while maintaining high quality and exceptional customer service.
  • Very good level of English and German
What can we offer you?
Experience from your first day our robust structures, quick decision making paths and corporate culture that encourages achievement based on trust, together with a lot of freedom to implement your own ideas. Be as international as it gets by working with colleagues across different cultures and also get inspired and supported from senior colleagues and leaders Talking about your future with us, we can start with a competitive commensurate package of benefits and conclude with a realistic and achievable professional development with the support of our Learn and Development structure: UL Accademy, not to mention our promise for a work-life balance environment.
Look at what we can do together!
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