Jobs at Brainlab

Founded in Munich, Germany in 1989, Brainlab develops, manufactures and markets software-driven medical technology, enabling access to improved, more efficient, less-invasive patient treatments. Our key to success is our creative, talented and hard-working team, which consists of 1500 dedicated and inspiring individuals in 20 offices worldwide. To succeed in reaching our targets, we are seeking committed colleagues who can stand behind our core values of inspiration, simplicity and integrity:

Process Manager - Hardware Development

  • Munich, Germany
  • Full-time
  • Department: Quality Management


The Quality Management department at Brainlab is looking for a Process Manager Hardware Development in the Design Controls team. The Design Controls team oversees the Brainlab R&D process landscape including processes for Hardware Development and Design Engineering. You will be responsible to shape our processes to enable efficient and compliant hardware development. With your open nature, good communication and excellent analytical skills you are a perfect fit for our team. You will be supporting external quality audits of Brainlab by authorities, such as FDA and Notified Bodies, as well as the implementation and follow up of action items and CAPAs in your area of expertise. You are an expert for Hardware Development within a regulated industry? We are happy to receive your application.

Your duties include:

  • maintenance and improvement of the processes for the development of medical device hardware and other R&D related processes
  • implementation and follow up of action items and CAPAs
  • management of specific improvement projects
  • contact person for R&D and Production for hardware development process topics
  • support external audits of Brainlab


  • university degree in Production Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Medical Technology or equivalent
  • at least 3 years of experience in design engineering or production engineering in a regulated industry (medical devices preferred)
  • experience in insourcing of manufacturing from a development perspective, including lean manufacturing
  • knowledge in Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) and Poka Yoke is a plus
  • knowledge of medical device hardware related standards and regulations such as IEC 60601, FDA 21 CFR Part 820 and ISO 13485 desired
  • excellent analytical and abstract thinking skills
  • very good English skills as well as written and verbal communication, including presentation and documentation skills
  • solution orientation, persistence and a structured nature


  • a mutually-supportive, international team 
  • meaningful work with a lasting impact on medical technology 
  • 30 vacation days, plus December 24th and January 1st  
  • flexible working hours 
  • parking garage and safe underground bike storage  
  • award-winning subsidized company restaurant and in-house cafes  
  • variety-rich fitness program in our ultra-modern 360m2 company gym 
  • regular after work, team, and company events  
  • comprehensive training and continuing education opportunities 

A position at Brainlab means that you’ll be part of a professional business environment working together with an excellent international team. You will be a valued member of a team of likeminded individuals. You’ll be assessed fairly and given great opportunities based on your performance.

Ready to apply? We look forward to receiving your online application including your first available start date and desired salary.  

Contact person: Géraldine Endres