Job Number: 20014799
Location: Miami Lakes, FL
Date Posted: 7-22-2017
Job Title: Director, Research & Development
What R & D Engineering contributes to Cardinal Health
Research and Development Engineering is responsible for developing and implementing new products through adherence to established design control processes and good engineering and documentation practices.
Accountabilities in this role
The Director of R&D will be responsible for technical and organizational leadership in the development of medical devices from concept innovation to product launch. The Director will be responsible for establishing teams of engineers and scientists in developing interventional cardiovascular devices and therapies. In addition to the development of new products, the Director is responsible for ongoing product life cycle management. This includes, but is not limited to meeting technical requirements for regulatory approval of exiting products in new markets or regions, developing and executing strategies around securing new clinical indications for existing products and problem solving required for design related issues of existing products in manufacturing. The Director will establish teams of engineers and scientists responsible for conducting technical due diligence on New Business Development opportunities as well as planning and executing integration of externally developed products and technologies into Cordis or distribution of externally developed products for Cordis. The Director is expected to maintain a solid and relevant scientific and technical background in order to judge and assess commercialization opportunities for new technologies and create a culture of innovation within the R&D organization. As an R&D leader, the Director is expected to possess the business acumen required to communicate highly technical issues effectively to a non-technical audience while possessing the technical depth to communicate with physicians and regulatory bodies.
Principal duties and responsibilities include:
What is expected of you and others at this level
Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
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