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Product Development Manager

Oldham, GB

Ref. number:  1324

Are you passionate about making life better for patients worldwide?


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 a Product Development Manager to manage the end to end development process for new or advancing products.


The Role:


As a Product Development Manager you will play a vital part in the project management and technical development of the Molnlycke product offering. You will have the autonomy to implement changes where appropriate and be given exposure to all areas of the developmental lifecycle. We are looking for an expert who can manage product introductions, engage with a wide range of internal stakeholders and understand the technical elements involved within a medical/pharma environment.  


Key Responsibilities:


  • Translate customer needs and business needs into product specifications
  • Manage whole product development lifecycle from marketing brief to manufacturing release
  • Oversee multiple concurrent projects or sub-projects where relevant of various sizes and timescales
  • Manage the individual budgets for each project or sub-project
  • Work within highly regulated framework and understand the responsibilities of this
  • Manage trials, scale-ups and trouble shoot any potential issues
  • Coordinate with remote team members and manufacturing sites including Europe and USA
  • Liaise with internal R&D Chemists for updates and any flags
  • Complete all relevant documentation with a high degree of accuracy
  • Update project management and product development system with validated reports and data feedback


Qualifications & Experience:


  • Proven project management experience including implementation
  • Comprehensive experience of ideally pharma or medical device environments
  • Knowledge of highly regulated products
  • Good communication, negotiation and leading skills
  • Academic qualification in chemistry or engineering materials is preferred
  • Product development knowledge with active pharmaceutical ingredients including strong chemical and formulation knowledge
  • Knowledge and experience of technical transfer from product development
  • Knowledge of statistical reporting would be beneficial
  • Patent knowledge and ability to interpret patents would be beneficial




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.