CAREERS

Our values strengthen who we are as individuals and affect how we excel as a team. Trust, humility, and dedication—a commitment to excellence and absolute best possible effort—create synergy to shift the big things, like perspective. In the pursuit of our mission to elevate the global standard of care, we value that as a team, we can accomplish a scale that far outweighs the work of one.

 

Based in Charlottesville, Virginia, we are always looking for great talent to help us grow our diverse team. If you’re interested in hearing more about RIVANNA, you can email us at info@rivannamedical.com.

Current Job Openings

Position Name: Director of Manufacturing Operations

Classification: Full-Time/Salaried

Reports to: CEO

Date: October 1, 2021

 

Job Description 

 

RIVANNA is seeking a dynamic leader in manufacturing operations to contribute to the rapid growth of our emerging medical device company and join our senior leadership team. You will work within a talented team of professionals as we strive to achieve our mission of elevating global human health with world-first medical imaging technology. The ideal candidate has several years of prior leadership experience in medical device manufacturing environments with specific experience in new product introductions and ERP integrations. This is a senior leadership position at the company which reports directly to the CEO and overseas the entire manufacturing operations business unit.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • P&L control of the manufacturing operations business unit which is comprised of production, manufacturing engineering, quality assurance, supply chain, fulfillment and servicing functions
  • Personnel management of leaders for each division within the manufacturing operations business unit
  • Regular KPI and long-range strategic reporting to the CEO and other members of senior leadership
  • Creates and executes strategies for long-range operating goals, expansions efforts, and new product introductions
  • Execute a data automation strategy which may include ERP, MRP, and/or eDHR integrations
  • Manage the manufacturing and quality programs for the company’s ongoing government and private development contracts
  • Develop training programs and career advancement structure for staff
  • Develop, monitor, and track performance against key performance indicators (KPI)
  • Develop and implement high level strategies to streamline processes, reduce costs, and improve quality

 

Skills and Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience managing manufacturing operations with proven leadership and a proven track record of driving change and implementing lean principles.
  • Experience within an electronic medical device manufacturing environment is preferred.
  • Mix of experience managing and transforming culture.
  • Career progression with progressively more responsible roles within production operations.
  • Lean / Continuous Improvement training is preferred.
  • Experience with and oriented toward metrics in business analysis.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to work within a team.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and fast paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, as well as organization and document skills
  • Demonstrated ability to set and meet tight deadlines and function well under pressure

 

Rivanna Medical offers the following employee benefits: health insurance, HSA, paid time off, 401(k), team/family events, and more. We are always looking to complement our existing team with individuals that bring unique perspectives and experiences. This variety of thought and perspective drives innovation and strengthens our ability to create an inclusive team environment where our core values of trust, humility, and dedication are practiced every day. As an equal opportunity employer, all applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

JOB DESCRIPTION

RIVANNA is seeking a Clinical Application Specialist to contribute to our emerging medical device company’s rapid growth. You will work within a talented team of professionals as we strive to achieve our mission of elevating the global standard of care. This is a hands-on role in which the right candidate will interface with our distribution partners and our valued customers.

 

This is a great opportunity to enter the medical devices industry and advance within the organization as skill level and experience allow.

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for product demonstrations and training end-users on the proper use of our equipment
  • Provide clinical support to new and existing customers through on-site clinical education
  • Provide clinical expertise and support to commercial account managers in the US
  • Help support customer issues remotely to maintain positive customer satisfaction
  • Support marketing events such as educational workshops and trade-show demos
  • Participate in after-hours and weekend call rotation for clinical support

 

Skills and Qualifications

  • Two-year degree in Clinical Sonography
  • Must have at least three years experience in diagnostic ultrasound
  • Past clinical application support required with anesthesia clinical experience preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Ability to travel up to 50%

Rivanna Medical offers the following employee benefits: health insurance, HSA, paid time off, 401(k), team/family events, and more. We are always looking to complement our existing team with individuals that bring unique perspectives and experiences. This variety of thought and perspective drives innovation and strengthens our ability to create an inclusive team environment where our core values of trust, humility, and dedication are practiced every day. As an equal opportunity employer, all applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Position Name: Mechanical Engineer

Classification: Full-Time/Salaried

Reports to: VP Engineering

Date: October 15, 2021

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

RIVANNA is seeking a Mechanical Engineer to contribute to our emerging medical device company’s rapid growth. You will work within a talented team of professionals as we strive to achieve our mission of elevating global healthcare through world-first medical imaging technology. As a Mechanical Engineer, you will be responsible for design and delivery of our product’s mechanical sub-systems. You will be responsible for managing mechanical part files and designing complex mechanical assemblies, while ensuring design conformance to medical-device regulatory requirements and RIVANNA’s internal quality management system (QMS). This position provides the opportunity to guide development through all design phases, from early prototyping (e.g. 3D-printing) to design-transfer to manufacturing (e.g. injection molding). Finally, when necessary, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with external contractors who provide RIVANNA with sub-domain expertise on a contract basis.

 

Responsibilities

  • Define system specifications and evaluate mechanical architectures that meet the specifications
  • Oversee the development, deployment, and integration of mechanical sub-systems
  • Collaborate and innovate with all stakeholders, including management, external contractors, and the end-customer
  • Prototype mechanical designs using in-house prototyping facilities (3D printer, CNC mill, lathe, etc)
  • Deliver mechanical designs on-schedule
  • Maintain conformance to RIVANNA’s internal quality management system

 

Education and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent work experience
  • A minimum of 4 years of professional engineering experience
  • In-depth knowledge of SolidWorks or equivalent
  • Experience in medical device design under ISO 13485 quality systems  
  • Experience with all stages of the product development lifecycle

 

Rivanna Medical offers the following employee benefits: health insurance, HSA, paid time off, 401(k), team/family events, and more. We are always looking to complement our existing team with individuals that bring unique perspectives and experiences. This variety of thought and perspective drives innovation and strengthens our ability to create an inclusive team environment where our core values of trust, humility, and dedication are practiced every day. As an equal opportunity employer, all applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Position Name: Product Manager

Classification: Full-Time/Salaried

Reports to: CEO

Date: September 29, 2021

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

RIVANNA is seeking a dynamic and highly skilled Product Manager to contribute to the rapid growth of our emerging medical device company. You will work within a talented team of professionals as we strive to achieve our mission of improving global human health. The ideal candidate has prior successful experience managing medical device products in the anesthesia and/or imaging markets.  This is a hands-on multidisciplinary role in which the right candidate will engage multiple internal and external stakeholders to develop and execute commercialization plans for both incumbent products and new product roll-outs.

 

Responsibilities

  • Development of product definition, positioning, pricing and product lifecycle management
  • Analyze market research and reimbursement strategy reports and translate findings into technical specifications and product roll-out plans
  • Planning, forecasting, and marketing strategic plans at all stages of product lifecycle
  • Act as a bridge between internal R&D, sales, marketing, QA/RA, and manufacturing departments to coordinate commercialization planning and execution
  • Manage and identify sales toolkit and marketing asset needs
  • Sales team product training
  • KOL development
  • Claims generation and clinical trials
  • Distribution channel development and partnering

 

Skills and Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in business administration, engineering, science, or related field
  • At least 2 years in a medical device product management role or similar
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and fast paced environment
  • Working knowledge and Microsoft Office products with excellent PowerPoint and presentation skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, as well as organization and document skills
  • Demonstrated ability to set and meet tight deadlines and function well under pressure

 

Rivanna Medical offers the following employee benefits: health insurance, HSA, paid time off, 401(k), team/family events, and more. We are always looking to complement our existing team with individuals that bring unique perspectives and experiences. This variety of thought and perspective drives innovation and strengthens our ability to create an inclusive team environment where our core values of trust, humility, and dedication are practiced every day. As an equal opportunity employer, all applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

The candidate will report directly to the VP of Engineering and will be responsible for performing a variety of engineering tasks related to ongoing and future research and development projects. The candidate must have a working knowledge of at least one programming/prototyping language (e.g. MATLAB, Python, C++, etc) and must also have experience with at least one computed-aided design (CAD) software package (e.g. SolidWorks). The position will provide the opportunity for the candidate to develop additional competencies in the following areas: rapid prototyping, design for manufacturability, image and signal processing, clinical trial design and execution, and medical device regulatory approval processes. You will work within a talented team of professionals as we strive to achieve our mission of improving global standards of care with world-first imaging technology.

This is a great opportunity to enter the medical devices industry and advance within the organization as skill level and experience allows.

 

Responsibilities

  • Design and rapid prototyping of mechanical, electromechanical, and software sub-systems
  • Develop new imaging techniques on developmental ultrasound platforms (MATLAB / C++)
  • Conduct high-quality experiments to produce preliminary data to support federal grant applications
  • Support testing, V&V, and design transfer from R&D to manufacturing
  • Perform other job-related duties and responsibilities as assigned

 

Education and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering related field (Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems etc.) or equivalent
  • Proficiency in one or more of the following programming languages: C, C++, Python, MATLAB
  • Experience designing mechanical parts in SolidWorks

 

Rivanna Medical offers the following employee benefits: health insurance, HSA, paid time off, 401(k), team/family events, and more. We are always looking to complement our existing team with individuals that bring unique perspectives and experiences. This variety of thought and perspective drives innovation and strengthens our ability to create an inclusive team environment where our core values of trust, humility, and dedication are practiced every day. As an equal opportunity employer, all applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

 

RIVANNA is seeking a talented and motivated engineering professional to contribute to the rapid growth of our emerging medical device company. You will work within a talented team of professionals as we strive to achieve our mission of improving global standards of care with world-first imaging technology. This is a hands-on multidisciplinary role in which the right candidate will work within all areas of RIVANNA’s FDA-registered and ISO 13485-certified manufacturing facility to execute and improve advanced manufacturing tasks.

 

This is a great opportunity to enter the medical devices industry and advance within the organization as skill level and experience allows.

 

Responsibilities

  • Training and compliance with all Company standard operating procedures (SOP’s) within its ISO 13485 certified quality management system
  • Interface with the research and development team to transfer new designs to manufacturing
  • Optimize manufacturing operations to reduce scrap, improve efficiency, and routinely meet quality and operations team objectives
  • Execute advanced manufacturing tasks, including but not limited to, product validation, troubleshooting, and non-conformance evaluations
  • Design, develop and implement new manufacturing processes and test systems to optimize product quality and production efficiency
  • Manage and improve product servicing and repair activities
  • Coordinate and respond to audits from the FDA and other regulatory bodies

 

Education and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree; applicable experience may be considered in lieu of degree
  • Competency with Javascript, Matlab, python, or C++
  • Biomedical-related degree and medical device experience preferred
  • 1-3 years work experience preferred

We are always looking to complement our existing team with individuals that bring unique perspectives and experiences. This variety of thought and perspective drives innovation and strengthens our ability to create an inclusive team environment where our core values of trust, humility, and dedication are practiced every day. As an equal opportunity employer, all applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

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