We are always on the lookout for talented individuals who share our passion.

Blue Belt Technologies is a small but diverse company who draws strength from the creative and intellectual powers of our employees. We know that in order to bring innovation into standard healthcare practice we need to grow and cultivate team members who are passionate individually, and as a group, about their work. The backbone of our company is made up of individuals pushing technical boundaries in medical product design, engineering and robotics; talents who can work efficiently in the proper regulatory and quality frameworks; and customer facing gurus committed to providing a seamless experience with our technology.

We’d like to hear your story. Please share your resume and cover letter:
hr@bluebelttech.com

Title: Product Manager
Reports To: Director of Marketing
Location: Plymouth, MN (BBT Minneapolis HQ)
Travel: Up to 50%

Overview:
The Product Manager is responsible for day-to-day management of Blue Belt’s Navio™ system partial knee replacement product and the STRIDE™ Unicondylar Knee implant system. This position will utilize fully developed expertise in anatomy/disease-state knowledge, market knowledge, customer knowledge, environmental factors, and product portfolio development. The Product Manager will interface with all departments within the company and must be able to influence through commercial expertise. The Product Manager will be responsible for ensuring that customer expectations are anticipated and met throughout the product development process. This position is expected to be the Expert Navio PKR User. Duties of this position are as follows:

Duties:
Market analysis, Strategic planning and portfolio management

+ Perform continual market assessment via analysis of voice-of-the-customer, customer profiling, competitive market data, regulatory and reimbursement requirements and trends.
+ Responsible for marketing activities spanning opportunity assessment to product launch within the regulatory, quality and business environment
+ Become involved in managing relationships with strategic implant partners
+ Supports the efforts of annual strategic multi-year roadmap, provide supporting documentation for business plan development
Voice of customer, Voice of business
+ Organize customer hands-on testing of R&D level design prototypes for assessment of requirement satisfaction
+ Provide Customer Requirements Specification documents to the R&D team to help guide the development process, participate in all phases of the company’s product development process
+ Attends clinical meetings and tradeshows
New Product development / Introduction (Up-stream Marketing)
+ Provide launch/roll-out plans as well as obsolescence plans for commercial efforts including: defining the product value proposition, defining business impact and selling strategies, develop in conjunction with Clinical Training the clinical training curriculum, provide launch forecasts, provide input into the clinical research roadmap
+ Work with Marketing Associate to define and execute downstream marketing functions including branding, naming, content development, product-specific training, writing surgical technique guides
+ Attends cadaver labs and supports the coordination of getting key surgeons to participate in labs and/or clinical testing of new products as part of design validation process
+ Ensures deliverables of Product Management are performed within the company’s Quality Management System and in compliance with the company’s policies
+ Develop technical and clinical skillset to become the go-to Navio user for product demonstrations, training and support of U.S. sales efforts
Additional
+ Strong communications skills, written, verbal and inter-personal
+ Must be able to collaborate within multi-disciplinary group
+ Must be competent in human physiology, specific knowledge of the knee is helpful, limited anatomy training will be provided
+ Light physical effort required in handling objects up to 50 pounds occasionally
+ Ability to work with biohazards, human tissue specimen and handling

Experience:
+ Experience in orthopedics preferred
+ Experience in the medical technology/device field required
+ Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree in business preferred


Title: Clinical Account Manager
Reports To: Customer Program Manager
Department: Sales
Travel: Up to 100%

Overview:
This position will conduct clinical sales for surgical accounts with the responsibility of increasing the utilization of our NavioPFS surgical system technology, and our STRIDE implants, for partial knee replacements. In addition to clinical sales, this employee provides primary onsite technical and product support to end users. It is important that this individual develop and maintain high-quality relationships with hospital staff and surgeon users and continuously promotes the use of the company’s technology to all potential new surgeon customers.

Duties:
+ Train surgeons and staff
+ Cover cases
+ Increase utilization of the Navio

Additional:
Extended hours may be required to complete projects within established time frames.
Local or National Travel – up to 100%

Experience:
+ 3+ years of clinical sales experience (experience building programs and driving sales at accounts)
+ Demonstrated successes in leadership.
+ Entrepreneurial and self-motivated
+ Experience in the clinical environment, orthopaedics preferred.
+ Ability to learn new technology and skills quickly.
+ Ability to communicate and teach skills to end users.
+ Ability to communicate effectively with company and management.
+ Excellent and professional interpersonal skills.
+ Ability to operate basic PC functions and software including Microsoft office suite.

Education:
+ Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Engineering


Title: Manufacturing Engineer
Location: Plymouth, MN (BBT Minneapolis HQ)

Overview:
The Manufacturing Engineer specifies and develops operational sequence and manufacturing methods. Develops and improves manufacturing processes by studying product and manufacturing methods. Must be able to provide technical support for all manufacturing functions.

Duties:
+ Evaluates manufacturing processes by designing and conducting research programs; applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials; conferring with equipment vendors; soliciting observations from operators.
+ Develops manufacturing processes by studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; conferring with equipment vendors.
+ Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, space requirements, and equipment layout.
+ Assures product and process quality by designing testing methods; testing finished- product and process capabilities; establishing standards; confirming manufacturing processes.
+ Provides manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labor, and material costs; reviewing production schedules; estimating future requirements.
+ Prepares product and process reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends. .
+ Provides manufacturing engineering information by answering questions and requests.
+ Maintains product and company reputation by complying with government regulations.
+ Keeps equipment operational by coordinating maintenance and repair services; following manufacturer’s instructions and established procedures; requesting special service.
+ Maintains product and process data base by writing computer programs; entering data.
+ Completes design and development projects by training and guiding technicians.
+ Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
+ Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Experience:
+ Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in similar position
+ Basic knowledge of applicable quality, health, safety, and environmental management systems

Education:
+ 4 year degree in Engineering, preferably in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience with 4 year technical degree.


Title: Software Development Engineer
Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Overview:
The Software Development Engineer responsibilities will include for developing software and designing and performing experimental tests toward commercialization of the next generation of devices for computer-assisted surgery.

Experience:
+ Master’s Degree or beyond, or equivalent experience
+ Experience in design and implementation of FDA-compliant medical device software systems
+ Experience/expertise in computer vision/image processing algorithms
+ Experience with user interface toolkits
+ Experience with programming for Microsoft Windows
+ Experience programming for time-critical/real-time applications
+ Expertise in applied Linear Algebra concepts
+ Experience using data-analysis tools such as Matlab.
+ Experience using and programming for position tracking systems
+ Knowledge of mechanical design and/or machine shop experience
+ Experience with 3D modeling or CAD software
+ Business development expertise either through coursework or industry experience

Background:
+ Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field
+ Three or more years’ experience developing/working with large-scale C++ projects
+ Demonstrated programming experience with the OpenGL graphics library
+ Familiarity with Unix/Linux operating system
+ Understanding of 3D geometric concepts such as rotation matrices and coordinate transforms
+ Excellent analytical, problem solving and organizational skills
+ Ability to communicate with systems users and present results of tests and experiments in text, tabular and graphic form
+ Excellent organizational, documentation and written/verbal communication skills


Title: Material Control Tech
Reports To: Director of Logistics
Department: Operations
Location: Plymouth, MN

Overview:
Material Control Tech ensures that all materials and equipment are received, completing all appropriate processes; inventory storage; stocking; order pulling; and handles product shipment and delivery. Material Control Tech will also execute system builds, product testing and incoming inspection.

Duties:
+ Prepare all paperwork required to facilitate outbound shipments
+ Receive all items coming into the company per the BBT specifications, verifying receipt of shipments with purchase orders.
+ Inspect contents for accuracy with shipping documents
+ Label all received items with appropriate labels and prepare items for inspection and stocking
+ Inventory control and cycle counts. Maintain data in BBT inventory management system
+ Maintain inventory to BBT acceptance levels
+ Process documents or forms per BBT QMS
+ Pick parts for requisitioning product builds and customer sales orders.
+ Assisting (when necessary) with the unloading of supplier truck in order to receive and process incoming shipment
+ Inspect finished systems for quality and adherence to customer and BBT specifications.
+ Build and test systems or subassemblies for quality release

Basic Qualifications / Education:
+ High School Diploma mandatory/Associates Degree
+ 2 years experience in manufacturing environment
+ Ability to operate and use inventory management system

Preferred Qualifications/Experience:
+ Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills
+ Demonstrated Computer Skills, particularly with Microsoft
+ Familiarity with third party shipping
+ Knowledgeable experience of medical device industry (ISO13485 preferred)

Skills:
+ Ability to use pallet jack/standing fork lift
+ Familiar with hand and inspection tools


Title: Assembler II
Reports To: Director of Logistics
Location: Plymouth, MN (BBT Minneapolis HQ)

Overview:
Perform production tasks from raw material processing through final packaging according to documented procedures. Acts as integral member of the Manufacturing group, in support of the defined Manufacturing and Company mission, vision, values, and goals.

Duties:
+ Assemble, rework and service prototypes and final devices
+ Maintain manufacturing area, manufacturing equipment and supplies
+ Help with the build of electronic and mechanical fixtures
+ Assemble products utilizing hands and/or common hand tools
+ Complete records and documentation accurately and timely
+ Assist with shipping, receiving and inspections
+ Assist Manufacturing Engineer and Quality Personnel as needed
+ Follow prescribed safety regulations
+ Maintain a professional demeanor, appearance and work environment
+ Demonstrates the ability to understand and complete the Shop Order Process, material movement, and other documentation
+ Communicate effectively with co-workers
+ Demonstrates the ability to understand the production process and current SOP’s and work instructions
+ Perform product inspection using measurement devices and/or visual criteria

Basic Qualifications / Education:
+Must have a minimum of 2+ years of medical device assemble experience working for a medical device product manufacturing company.
+ Electro-Mechanical Medical device assemble experience
+ Demonstrate basic math and english skills
+ Demonstrate written and verbal communication skills
+ High school diploma or GED

Preferred Qualifications / Education:
+ Knowledgeable experience of medical device industry (ISO13485 preferred).
+ Demonstrated Computer Skills, particularly with Microsoft
+ Ability to operate and use inventory management system