Future in Your Hands
Future in Your Hands
Influence the future of healthcare at TÜV SÜD. Certify medical products and audit manufacturers and companies, uphold the highest standards, and enable trust in new medical technologies around the world.
The market for medical devices is heavily regulated. The legal requirements and standards are complex and vary from region to region. Safety aspects are of paramount importance to ensure the well-being of patients and the trust in new technologies of people around the world.
Our product specialists and auditors must have extensive knowledge that is supported by many years of experience in the most important markets. Well-founded specialist knowledge, as well as integrity, tact and neutrality, are an absolute prerequisite here.
Employees in this field of expertise are mainly responsible for the market approval and certification of new medical products, as well as for the maintenance and functional testing of operational equipment at hospitals and doctors’ practices. Candidate backgrounds could include a degree in medical technology or similar, plus relevant industry experience. If this describes you, consider Medical Devices and Healthcare for your next role!
Learn more about us and the projects we work on, and get first-hand insights from our colleagues.
Find out what kind of people we want on board, the benefits of working at TÜV SÜD and the development opportunities we offer!
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the need for more intensive care beds has led to the construction of emergency field hospitals. In Bergamo, Italy, an entire hospital was built in ten days, including the essential distribution network of medical gases (carbon dioxide, nitrogen, oxygen, etc.), built and supplied by Air Liquide Sanità Service.
Air Liquide Sanità Service asked our Italian colleagues at TÜV SÜD pH Laboratories to verify and certify the quality of the gases before the new hospital was opened. Even though this wasn’t a conventional hospital and the testing would be a new challenge, time was of the essence. We needed to get the tests done quickly.
To ensure the safety of the medical gas system, our experts from the TÜV SÜD Italy subsidiary checked for impurities in the medical gas according to the requirements stipulated in the European Pharmacopoeia. The testing was completed with a mobile “Quality Gas” lab system accredited according to ISO / IEC 17025. To ensure that the hospital was operational in the quickest time, TÜV SÜD engineers completed all necessary testing and issued the final test report within 24 hours – a record time.
The speed of our response helped ensure the Bergamo field hospital was completed on schedule, paving the way for the rapid deployment of essential medical services in the hard-hit Lombardy region.
Worldwide, only 2% of human waste is disposed of safely. The rest of the world either uses systems that do not treat waste sufficiently (or at all), or lacks access to any toilet facility altogether. While many people fall into the last category, still more use systems that do not provide any type of treatment for the resulting waste.
To bring safe sanitation to 2.3 billion people worldwide, we have partnered with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation on several projects to support the 'Reinvent the Toilet' challenge. To succeed in changing the world of sanitation and meeting UN Sustainable Development Goal 6, innovators need to show potential users and investors clear, verified evidence that their technologies meet the communities’ needs. This verification comes from applying international standards for non-sewered sanitation systems (ISO 30500 and ISO 31800).
In collaboration with global stakeholders, TÜV SÜD led the technical development of ISO 30500 and ISO 31800 and now provides unique expertise in helping sanitation innovators ensure their technologies are safe, efficient, effective, and market-ready.
Ariya Phakagrong, Auditor for Medical Health Services, Thailand
“I audit the safety, performance, effectiveness and regulatory requirements of medical devices. With technology moving and developing so fast, it’s up to me to stay updated on the latest advancements. For example, the COVID-19 outbreak saw the launch of different in vitro diagnostic kits for testing the presence of COVID-19 or its antibodies, which required us to understand the technologies involved before auditing. New technologies in the medical device industry help improve lives, but they can only do that if I can test them to the highest and strictest standards!”
Adam Menzies, Director Medical & Health Services, North America
“My entire professional life has revolved around medical products, but never before have I been able to feel like I’m making such a difference. At TÜV SÜD, I’ve been able to increase my impact far beyond what was possible at previous companies – by ensuring the safety of dozens of products for the healthcare sector every day. I sleep soundly knowing that my colleagues and I did the best we could do to protect people from potentially harmful effects of new medical technologies.”
Eike-Henning Hans, Testing Specialist Medical Devices & Healthcare, Germany
“As a testing specialist, I oversee the development of medical products that make people's lives easier such as smart hospital beds that can be controlled via a tablet and exoskeletons that help people to walk again. It’s exciting to become familiar with such highly specialized technology and develop new testing procedures for them. I’m proud to be part of such a renowned group as TÜV SÜD and contribute to making products better and safer. I have my career in my own hands and can set my own goals and achieve them with ambition.”
Dr. Andreas Stange, Vice President for Medical Health Services In-Vitro Diagnostics, Japan
“Covid-19 and blood group tests have one thing in common: they must be safe and deliver valid results. At TÜV SÜD Medical Health Services we certify medical devices and management systems, with a special focus on in-vitro diagnostics. I help clients all over the world certify that they fulfill legislative requirements in a highly regulated industry. That means I have to keep up to date with both regulatory changes and wrap my head around breakthrough innovations first-hand. I love working for an employer that opens so many opportunities and career paths for professionals with a technical expertise.”
Dr. Sabina L. Hoekstra-van den Bosch, Regulatory Strategy Principal Medical and Health Services, Netherlands
“I look back on more than 20 years of experience in regulatory affairs within the pharmaceutical and medical device sector. I am seeking to improve the exchange among Notified Bodies and strengthen our position in the conversation with regulatory authorities at a European level. One example: At the moment new European legal frameworks are challenging our processes at TÜV SÜD. Here it is especially important for us to remain in constant connection with industry and regulatory authorities to overcome initial difficulties and uncertainties, that new regulations almost inevitably entail.”
Our experts are our most valuable assets, working across many fields, making certain that we stay a part of progress and help shape the future. We’re looking for forward-thinking people to join us.
We aim to shape the future by becoming one of the pioneers of the digital revolution through our comprehensive portfolio of safety, security and sustainability solutions. Academics, specialists, and practical-minded generalists alike will find many suitable areas of employment in our organisation.
Get in touch for a job in the field of Medical Devices and Healthcare with a degree in: medical technology; process, electrical or business engineering; biology, physics, medicine or biochemistry. Depending on the position, several years of relevant business experience may also be required.
We are passionate about technology, our careers, and contributing to a safer, more sustainable world – and our work ethic reflects that. We are looking for people who take a closer look, conducting their work thoroughly to come to informed decisions. We need people who love collaborating, are always looking forward, and are firmly committed to our responsibilities for safety and sustainability.
For further information, please check the specific requirements within our job ads.
Your professional competence is crucial to our success. As an expert, you need to have a clear idea of how to tackle your challenging tasks and work in an environment you can build your career in. This is exactly what we offer you.
To ensure you stay at the top of your game, we offer a range of professional and personal development programmes, as well as courses that keep engineers at the pinnacle of their technical expertise.
As a TÜV SÜD employee, you will have the chance to hone your skills and refine your talents, whether you want to simply ensure you’re still up-to-date, broaden your knowledge or take that next step into leadership.
We have a future-oriented approach, which includes training for the current job and for trends you might see in the future, such as digitisation. Find more detailed information about these opportunities in our “Learning and Development” section.
Working at TÜV SÜD offers a host of benefits. We provide you with a stable and rewarding environment for performing complex and challenging roles. In addition, we offer many opportunities for lasting personal growth and development.
You will also find attractive salary packages, sound benefit options and a harmonious work-life balance. Click here to discover more details.