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Product Development Manager

Gothenburg, SE

Ref. number:  841

Does helping to make life better for millions of people motivate you?

If the answer is yes, you think just like us. We are a world-leading medical solutions company, designing and supplying medical solutions to enhance performance in healthcare – from the hospital to the home.

We’re looking for people who want to improve outcomes for healthcare professionals and their patients.

At Mölnlycke Health Care, we strive to make a difference to patients and customers and we have ambitious plans for growth. Would you like to make an impact? We are now looking for a Product Development Manager to play a critical role in our Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) and Surgical Instruments Team.

As a Product Development Manager in the MIS and Surgical Instruments team you are a key person in leading the development of new and improved products. Based on customer insight, product-, process- and material knowledge you provide the category with new possibilities and competitive solutions. You will also play an important role in the ongoing work with ensuring compliance to the new MDR.

Key Accountabilities


  • Guide and coach the team when it comes to product development issues eg. technical solutions, internal processes and external standards.
  • Lead or participate in cross-functional development projects to meet defined targets in quality, deliver results in time and keep within agreed costs in order to achieve the financial goals of the project portfolio.
  • Ensure that product documentation is in compliance with regulatory requirements/MDR, and Mölnlycke internal Quality Management System.
  • Act as project manager in the internal MDR projects in this category.
  • Participate as Product Designer and/or Project Manager in Mölnlycke product development projects

Your Qualifications

  • Academic background in Engineering or Life Science (Bachelor or Master’s Degree) or corresponding experience
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience within Medical device and Product Development.
  • Experienced in customer insight driven product development
  • Good team-working skills and communication skills, preferably leadership experience and/or project management experience of product development projects within medical devices
  • Performance driven/results-oriented mindset and customer focused

Preferably you have a strong background in design within medical devices.

Experience in regulatory requirements and standards for medical devices, e.g. MDD/MDR, FDA is desirable.

Previous experience with surgical instruments is preferable.

The ideal candidate is a strong team player who likes working in cross-functional teams towards a common set of goals.

You enjoy working with an appropriate sense of urgency, continuously learning better ways to achieve the best solutions for our customers.

Placing the customer at heart, guiding your day to day activities, is natural to your way of working.

This is a full-time permanent position based in Gothenburg.

About Mölnlycke

Mölnlycke is a world-leading medical solutions company. We design and supply solutions to enhance performance at every point of care – from the hospital to the home.

We specialise in:

  • Wound management: including dressings with Safetac® such as Mepitel® and Mepilex®
  • Preventing pressure ulcers: with Mepilex® Border used prophylactically and devices to help turn and re-position patients
  • Surgical solutions: including Mölnlycke trays, HiBi® antiseptics and Biogel® surgical gloves


Mölnlycke was founded in 1849. Nowadays our solutions are available in around 100 countries; we’re the number one global provider of advanced wound care and single-use surgical products; and we’re Europe’s largest provider of customised trays. Our headquarters are in Gothenburg, Sweden and we have about 7,800 employees around the world.