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Senior Material Developer Wound Care

Date: 17-Jul-2021

Location: Gothenburg, SE

Company: Mölnlycke Health Care


Are you looking for a great career and want to make your mark?  

Please keep on reading but don’t just take our word for it. We’ve interviewed colleagues around the world about their jobs, the Mölnlycke unique culture and Mölnlycke people and it is simply A great company to work for! 

Could you help improve healthcare outcomes around the world? 

If the answer is yes, you think just like us and should apply for this exciting opportunity that we have below. 


Currently we are recruiting for a Senior Material Developer Wound Care to our HQ in Gothenburg, Sweden. In this role we are looking for a Senior scientist with strong project management and communication skills to lead material  development projects. The person will work in a cross-functional team to develop new materials and technologies, improve current products, resolve quality problems and provide technical supports.

Key Responsibilities

  • Primary source for  materials expertise , information, and analysis.
  • Lead early development and technical initiatives and projects
  • Generate ideas that will enhance existing products and lead to development of new products.
  • Collaborate with internal and external partners to advance the development of formulas, products or processes
  • Support on-going material application processes, material changes and new material introductions .
  • Work with the manufacturing teams to ensure processes are robust and optimized.
  • Provide technical support to the quality teams with respect to potential material non-compliances.
  • Provide technical support in supplier qualification process
  • Support process validation for new processes or materials
  • Develop new material strategies and solutions for improved function,  lower cost and/or complexity manufacturing with improved quality.
  • Collaborate with procurement and represent Mölnlycke when dealing with material suppliers
  • Drive improvement, life cycle management and manage material approvals
  • Deliver solutions and material documentation according to Mölnlycke Design Control procedures within development projects and life cycle management.


Key Qualifications, Competencies & Education:

  • Biotechnology, Physics, Chemical Science or Materials Engineering degree.
  • Fundamental knowledge of materials physics and  chemistry. Thorough understanding of technologies for characterization of material properties as well as for manufacturing processes.
  • Min 8  years of experience working with material science applications.
  • Min 2 years of experience within medical.
  • Knowledge and experience within wound care area is an extra plus.
  • Experience with standard analytical tools (FTIR, DSC, Rheometry, DMA, etc.)
  • Strong communication and organizational skills with ability to manage projects independently


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 proven it every day.

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.