Job details

Head of Surface Research (m/f)

Release Date

18. Dec 2017

Place of work

Basel - Switzerland

Functional area

Research + Development

Job Type

Full Time

Career Level

Manager with direct report

Employment Type

Permanent

About us

We are looking for you as our new Head of Surface Research (m/f) to lead the Surface Research Department, responsible for a whole research lab. In particular managing internal research projects.

This pivotal position endorses cross functional relationships among several departments such as Customer Solutions & Education, Clinical Research, IP, QA/RA and Production under consideration of time, quality and economical aspects.

The position is based at our Headquater in Basel, Switzerland and reports directly to Head Product Development.

Your tasks

  • Manage research project and perform respective experiments based on set project goals
  • Manage relationships with external research partners
  • Support development projects with expertise
  • Develop and establish analytical methods
  • Line management accountability for a research team
  • Within projects, plan and supervise experimental work of laboratory assistants and student trainees / guest scientists at Straumann
  • Responsible for the corresponding cost center budget
  • Enforce compliance to regulations and internal processes

Your profile

  • University degree (MSc + at least 2 years of experience or Ph.D.)
  • Proven performance in monitoring complex research projects
  • Sustained experience and proven results and success in the following areas
  • Experience in R&D in industry and/or university (4 years)
  • Project Management
  • Performance as team leader
  • Operating in a complex and changed matrixed environment
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and, preferably, in German as well
  • Strong analytical skills and result orientated team player
  • Innovative personality with excellent communication skills
  • Dynamic and self-motivated person, comfortable working in an agile, innovative matrix environment
  • Distinct customer orientation, both internally and externally
  • Proven leadership skills
  • High self-awareness and social awareness
  • Strong interpersonal skills and actively cultivates a network of productive relationships in an international environment
  • Highly energetic and pacesetting
  • Displaying personal and professional ethics and ability to embrace Straumann’s Mission and Culture

Interested?

  • Become part of a creative, inspired and engaged team on a mission: #WeRockDentistry
  • Bring your ideas to life – create your footprint in the dental industry with highly interesting and challenging research projects
  • You can expect an informal, hand-on working environment with opportunities to grow
  • Remarks

    Florian Rupp, HR Partner, is your first contact for further questions you might have. Please apply via our online application system or send your application via E-Mail to job.ch@straumann.com.

    For this position, we are not asking for profiles of HR Consultancies and Recruiting Agents. Please respect this.


    Contact Information

    Send your application to

    Institut Straumann AG
    Peter Merian-Weg 12
    4002 Basel
    Switzerland
    +41 61 965 11 11
    http://www.straumann.com
    job.ch@straumann.com