Integra LifeSciences Sr. Manager, Analytical Services in Plainsboro, New Jersey

Overview

Integra LifeSciences, a world leader in medical technology, is dedicated to limiting uncertainty for surgeons, so they can concentrate on providing the best patient care. Integra offers innovative solutions in orthopedic extremity surgery, neurosurgery, reconstructive and general surgery, and regenerative wound care.

Integra's orthopedic products include devices and implants for foot and ankle, hand and wrist, shoulder and elbow, tendon and peripheral nerve protection and repair. Integra is a leader in neurosurgery, offering a broad portfolio of implants, devices, instruments and systems used in neurosurgery, neuromonitoring, neurotrauma, and related critical care. Integra’s Tissue Technologies is an in-patient and outpatient Regenerative product portfolio, which includes products for wound care, burns, abdominal reconstruction, and plastic & reconstructive surgery. In the United States, Integra is a leading provider of surgical instruments to hospitals, surgery centers and alternate care sites, including physician and dental offices.

Founded in 1989 Integra is headquartered in Plainsboro, New Jersey and has over 4,500 employees worldwide. Integra's common stock is listed on The NASDAQ Stock Market under the symbol "IART."

Responsibilities

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION

Integra’s Analytical Services Laboratory performs routine testing and novel analytical, bio-physical, and biological testing in its role as an Integra core facility. New methods development, impurities identification and testing, validation and verifications are a particularly important aspect of the work of the Laboratory. Working across Divisions, the Laboratory supports work in the Codman Specialty Services Division, The Orthopedics and Tissues Technology Division as well as Global Operations. Reporting to the Director of R&D, this position will manage all aspects of the Analytical Group, including management of direct reports, budget construction, R&D Lab management and methods development, validations and verifications.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Effectively manage, mentor, upskill and develop a team of analysts and others to execute the responsibilities of Integra’s Analytical Services, maintaining the highest standards of testing and reporting practices.

  • Serve as the technical lead for the development, validation, verification and transfer of new analytical, bio-physical and biological methods.

  • Develop and manage the Analytical Services operating expenses and capital budget.

  • Manage the Analytical Services Laboratory, maintaining GLP capability when desired, including training and safety training of personnel as well as chemical inventory control, equipment PM, repair and calibration for all CSO labs.

  • Contribute as a team member and as an individual in the overall development of products and product prototypes in keeping with the Integra New Product Introduction process.

  • Establish, develop and maintain effective cross-functional relationships with customers and others within the Divisions and Global Operations.

  • Effectively implement problem solving skills and techniques to identify potential issues, assess their impact and develop and implement effective counter measures.

  • Employ excellent intrapersonal communication and negotiation skills with all level of personnel and management to facilitate information flow between team members and management.

  • Operate solely in compliance with the policies, procedures and laws which govern Integra.

  • Adhere to strong moral and ethical principles, treating fellow employees with respect and dignity.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required for this position.

  • PhD degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry or related discipline from an Accredited University or college.

  • Minimum of 5 - 7 years of lab management experience, including analytical, impurity identification, bio-physical and biological test method development as well as method validation experience with demonstrated increasing levels of responsibility and success in a highly regulated medical science environment, preferably from within the medical device industry.

Vacancy ID 2018-26899

Location US-NJ-Plainsboro

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Product Development