Posted by: Audrey Erbes | November 25, 2007

Life Science Biz Job Postings in November

Here’s some new postings for marketing, manufacturing manager, document control, business development/sales, VP of Operations, QA and RA positions. Contact the person provided under each opportunity.


(1) Please send resume as an attachment to Darshana Nadkarni at with “Marketing Manager” in the subject line.

Marketing Manager – Early stage surgical robotics company in the fields of active and semi-active orthopedic robotics, located in California, is looking for Marketing Manager. Responsibilities include gathering, assessing and analyzing market data, develop and implement reimbursement strategy in order for the customers to secure additional
reimbursement if they the of the product. Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in science or engineering and a degree in Business.
Position requires significant domestic travel.

(2) Manufacturing Manager in New Jersey

If you are interested please contact Maura E. Markowitz, National Account Manager, The Engineering and Manufacturing Group
Management Recruiters of Baltimore-Timonium

Currently my team and I are working on an excellent opportunity for a
Manufacturing Manager. This thriving, financially strong organization has become a worldwide leader in their industry due to a commitment tomaintaining state-of-the-art technology and a dedication to excellence in customer
service! Their employees enjoy a friendly and challenging work environment that provides security as well as many opportunities to grow with the company!

Must currently live in Northern NJ or be willing to move there. Relocation assistance is available for the right candidate.

Sponsorship or Visa transfers are not currently available at this time.

Manufacturing Manager
Approximate Salary Range: 85K-105K (depending upon experience)

* BS degree in Mechanical or Biomedical Engineering
* 5+ years manufacturing experience in ortho or medical devices
* Product transfer experience
* 2+ years of management experience
* Travel (25%) will be required
* Current US Work Authorization (Green Card, EAD or US Citizen)

If this sounds like the type of opportunity you are looking for, AND you meet the requirements listed above, please SUBMIT AN UPDATED WORD COPY OF YOUR RESUME, and once I have had the opportunity to review your resume, if you are qualified, I will be in touch to discuss this in further detail with you.
(3) Temporary Document Control in San Jose

If you are interested, contact Bio2Device Group member Chuck Colman Medical Device Engineering
Cell: 408-807-5790

The company is looking for someone who knows document control for a medical device.

You will to drive the Design Control/Document Control system. The assignment is expected to take 6 months to complete. This position is located in San Jose.

If you are interested or know someone who is I will be happy to make the introductions.

(4) Business Development Manager

If interested,send e-mail to :
Vadim Paluy, MD
Placet Research Global Services

Company: Placet Research
 Job Title: Business Development Manager
You will work closely and collaboratively with the Director of Clinical Operations to identify qualified opportunities. This position is accountable for driving revenue through developing new business within assigned vertical market segments and/or geographic locations. A key objective of your responsibilities includes identifying, qualifying and escalating sales opportunities. You will develop a clear understanding of customers’ current and emerging business needs and ensure that our key capabilities / offerings and market positioning are understood and valued by our existing and new customers. 

 Familiar with a variety of the clinical research’s concepts, practices, and procedures.
Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is
 expected.  A track record of gaining entry into, and respect from, the appropriate levels in potential business partner companies. A strong network of personal contacts in the pharmaceutical, biotech, medical devices industry.


Details for the Manager Business Development (0715262) @ Lifescan in
Milpitas, CA can be found at the Job Listings Section of the website under the login Members Tab

If interested, please apply directly on-line at our web site noting Req. Code 0715262. The Johnson & Johnson Family
of Companies has a strong commitment to diversity and welcomes applications
for all individuals. EOE M/F/D/V
(6) Vice President of Operations in Northern California

If interested, contact:

Matt Takahashi Executive BioSearch405 Via Chico, Suite 8 Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274
Phone: 310.378.1217 ext. 12 Fax: 310.375.7509 email: “Executive and Scientific Search Since 1993”

“We are exclusively retained by a leading developer and manufacturer of molecular biology solutions. They are looking for a Vice-President of Operations based out of their corporate headquarters in Northern California.
The incumbent will lead, champion, and implement management strategies to facilitate shifts as the company migrates from localized, proprietary processes and systems to enterprise-wide, global solutions.
We’re ideally looking for a seasoned operational executive who can work across multiple factions of operations from manufacturing, quality assurance, quality control, procurement and distribution. S/he will be on the Executive Team and have the opportunity to work with a very experienced Board of Directors and partner with the CEO.
– Founded in 2000 and growing rapidly – Partnered with Affymetrix, Qiagen, bioMerieux, Beckman/Agencourt to name a few. – Preparing for 2 new product launches in Q4 supporting platforms for Illumina and Agilent – A 2007 Life Science Industry Award Nominee for Most Responsive Customer Service – Experienced and successful Board of Directors – including President, Founder, Senior Managers of Applied BioSystems, Celera, Syntex and Gilead Sciences.
We would welcome the chance to discuss this outstanding opportunity with you or your colleagues further. If you have any questions or would like to review the company in detail, please feel free to contact me. Our website address is for your review and we look forward to working with you.

(7) GE Healthcare QA/RA opportunities in following locations:
Phoenix, AZ, Madison, WI, Waukesha, WI, and Salt Lake City, UT

If any of the above locations are of interest to you, please contact me
at your earliest convenience (please respond using the email address,

Allyson Klasinski
GE Healthcare
Talent Acquisition Recruiter
T 414.815.1722, E

(8) Contact Chris Dittmann at Bio-Digm if you are interested in RA positions in the Bay Area. Chris Dittmann>

   Open Bay Area Regulatory positions:

 JOB CODE NCA111: Regulatory Affairs Director: With established small (50 employee) Pharma company, including a four person regulatory department. Must have expertise with INDs, NDAs, and regulatory strategy. Small molecule experience is required. Position reports to CEO. Salary up to/around $150,000, pus stock options and bonus.

JOB CODE NCA112: Regulatory Director: Up to $200,000 salary, DOE. 5+ years at a Director/Assoc. Director level. Expertise with INDs, NDAs, PLAs, and strategy is required. BLA experience is desired.

JOB CODE NCA113: Regulatory Affairs Manager: 5+ years of regulatory pharma or biologics experience. IND experience required, and NDA and BLA experience a plus. The following would also be a plus (but not required): Experience with EU/international regulations, and cardiovascular product(s), and a chemical background/degree or CMC experience. Salary around $130,000

 JOB CODE NCA114: Quality Manager/Associate Director: 8+ plus years of QA experience, and expertise with cGMPs, GCPs, GLPs, and SOPs.

 JOB CODE NCA115: Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist: 5 to 8 years of regulatory device experience, 510(k)s, commercial regulatory experience (labeling, advertising, etc.), and European regulatory experience would be a bonus. PMA experience a big plus.

JOB CODE NCA116: Regulatory Compliance Manager: 6+ years of medical device compliance experience, US and Europe compliance experience.

JOB CODE 000: We also have many Regulatory positions across the country, and a few out of the country, if you are interested in considering positions which are not local to you.

 Please know all inquires and communications are considered confidential. If you are interested in learning more about any of these opportunities please let me know. If you feel it is appropriate, in your response please send your confidential resume so our Director of Recruiting could review it in advance of contacting you. You may also send a brief note or synopsis of your skills and experience if you prefer


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