View Full Version : Job opportunity: Head of Development at Hocoma, Switzerland

07-15-2009, 12:38 AM
Hocoma is the leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of
robotic therapy devices for medical rehabilitation.

To support our company’s dynamic growth, we are looking for a committed


Your tasks:

In this challenging position, you will lead our skilled and enthusiastic
development team (15 mechanical, electronics and software engineers). In
close collaboration with our product managers, you turn their ideas,
visions and compiled customer requirements into premium medical products
for our global markets. Based on your strong experience in technical
project management from feasibility to industrialization, you guarantee
timely project execution and completion and you meet budget and
production-cost goals. You guide your team to comply with internal
processes, documentation guidelines and international development
standards for medical devices.

Your profile:

You are
• a dedicated and convincing person with strong leadership skills.
• able to solve problems, set priorities and act with great flexibility.

You have
• a BSc./MSc./PhD in engineering (mechanical, electrical, IT or
equivalent) or physics.
• proven experience of 5+ years in technical project management and
• an analytical mind that helps your engineers finding optimum solutions
in terms of customer value.
• excellent communication and personal interaction skills to lead the
team and cooperate with other departments involved.
• good language skills (oral and written form) in English. German is a

Experience with medical device development processes and standards is a

Our offer:

We offer you a challenging position, a strong and excellent team and
many opportunities for personal development in a fast growing, dynamic
and multinational working environment.


Please send your complete application with photo by e-mail to
personal@hocoma.com or to Hocoma AG, Human Resources, Industriestrasse
4, CH, 8604 Volketswil, Switzerland. For additional information, please
contact Dr. Jan Lichtenberg, Head of R&D at +41 43 4442200 or

A PDF version is available at

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Dr. Lars Lünenburger
Head of Software Engineering

Hocoma AG
Medical Engineering
Industriestrasse 4, CH-8604 Volketswil, Switzerland

Phone +41 (43) 4442200 / Fax +41 (43) 4442201
mailto: lars.luenenburger@hocoma.com / www.hocoma.com
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