The medical device industry provides vital life saving products that diagnose and treat patients. Because of the high stakes involved with the development of these devices, engineers must be able to operate under the highest of quality and FDA standard to ensure the safety of the patient. Finding the right medical device engineering talent takes a recruitment agency and executive search firm that can attract the best engineers and share passion for being patient focused.
180 Engineering is an award-winning recruitment firm that partners with some of the biggest medical device companies in the world to deliver engineering talent across the organization from R&D to manufacturing. We screen every candidate with a highly trained recruiter from our team to ensure we deliver only the best in talent.
A global medical device company was in search of a Director of Engineering that would be responsible for leading all new product development for the entire company. The VP of R&D, who was the hiring manager for this role, was referred to 180 Engineering as the recruitment agency best suited for this search by the HR manager because of their successful track record of placements for them.
180 Engineering held a meeting with the VP of R&D and HR to gain an understanding of what experience and leadership style they were seeking to lead product development and their engineering teams. From there, this executive level search began with the account manager and recruitment team in constant communication about the status of the search.
After numerous candidate interviews, the recruitment team from 180 Engineering found a Sr. Manager from a competitor company that was ready for the next step in his career. He had the right background in med device product development, leadership, and was a natural fit for the company’s collaborative culture.