R&D Manager

As an R&D Manager, you will join a highly innovative environment where you will lead your team to develop meaningful solutions for Materialise’s medical patients. If you want to contribute to a better and healthier world, apply now!

What you will do

  • Be responsible for the implementation of the strategic objectives of R&D
  • Interact with HQ's R&D department to develop international projects
  • Lead and develop the R&D team in Brazil 
  • Create meaningful, innovative projects based on the organization's strategy
  • Check the documentation of new products (including all tests)
  • Project management
  • Team up with quality managers for stage gating
  • Follow up on the connection between R&D, process engineering, and production (process improvement and prototypes)

Your profile

  • Mechanical engineering degree
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Senior experience in medical device R&D
  • Prioritization and time management skills
  • Knowledge of regulatory affairs and quality (standards: ISO 13485 & ANVISA RDC 665/22)
  • Result-oriented profile
  • Good communication skills
  • Portuguese and English skills
  • Proactive
  • Analytical mindset

Location and type of contract

  • Brazil
  • Full-time
  • Executive level

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Working at Materialise

Materialise is a dynamic, international high-tech company, founded in 1990 and headquartered in Belgium, with over 2,300 employees worldwide. Materialise’s mission is to innovate for a better and healthier world through its software and hardware infrastructure and in-depth knowledge of additive manufacturing (also known as 3D printing). Our customers are in diverse industries, such as automotive, aerospace, medical, research, and academia.

As a growing company, Materialise is always looking for enthusiastic professionals who want to work in an environment full of revolutionary technology and surrounded by people passionate about their work.


Having a healthy work-life balance

When creating a better and healthier world, a good place to start is with yourself. That’s why we encourage our employees to stay fit both physically and mentally by offering sports workshops and flexible hours with the possibility of working remotely.

Personal growth and career opportunities

Materialise invests in people and want to see them grow in a career that fits them best. We offer personal training to every employee, so they can access every available career opportunity.

Team building

It’s also important to enjoy working at Materialise. With initiatives such as memorable team-building activities, lively after-work drinks, and team lunches, we’re building a work environment in which our employees feel good.

Innovation is key

Innovation isn’t an empty word at Materialise. We create and deliver high-tech solutions in additive manufacturing. Innovation and leadership by our employees is both encouraged and rewarded.