Stilla Technologies

Stilla Technologies

Instrument Project Manager

  • Permanent contract 
  • Starting date:  
  • Villejuif
  • Master's Degree
  • > 3 years

The company

Stilla Technologies

Stilla Technologies

  • Health, Pharmaceutical / Biotech
  • From 50 to 250 employees

The job

Instrument Project Manager

  • Permanent contract 
  • Villejuif

About

Stilla Technologies is a Life sciences company whose mission is to improve health by offering researchers and clinicians worldwide solutions for high precision genetic analysis.
Since 2016, Stilla Technologies has empowered researchers with the Naica System, a solution that enables to detect & quantity DNA with unprecedented precision.
The Naica System supports a wide range of genetic tests and molecular biology assays — including liquid biopsy tests for cancer diagnostics, viral load quantification, pre‐natal testing, and GMO detection. Overall, the Naica System’s superior performances make it a preferred technology for precision medicine research and therapeutic monitoring.
Stilla advises and supports its customers worldwide with a multidisciplinary team, whose expertise spans from microfluidics and chemistry, to molecular biology and computer science.

After completing a 20 M€ Series B funding round in January 2020, Stilla intends to accelerate the adoption & development of its next-generation solution to clinical diagnostics market. The company is looking to: 1. Expand the sales of its Naica System worldwide 2. Scale production capacities 3. Maintain a strong R&D pipeline of innovative products for precision genetic analysis (instrumentation, consumables and assays).

Job description

Missions for the Instrument Project Manager

The Instrument Project Manager leads the development of one of instruments for the next-generation of the Naica system: the Naica Geode, a pressurized thermocycle;
He/she manages a team of experts and several key subcontractors.
He/she is responsible for the overall product development, timeline, budget as well as regulatory compliance.
The Instrument Project Manager reports to the Director of Hardware R&D.

1. Manage the development of new instruments

  • Write functional and technical specifications along with Marketing
  • Plan in detail the overall product development and track progresses
  • Coordinate and follow-up a team of experts (software, mechanics, …)
  • Ensure all projects are delivered on-time and within specs
  • Create and maintain a comprehensive documentation compliant to ISO 13485

2. Manage subcontractors to develop individual parts for the instruments

  • Specify requirements in term of performance, quality and quantity
  • Source pertinent partners
  • Negotiate and sign partnership agreements for the development
  • Monitor the outsourced development and report the progress
  • Test or oversee the test of the prototypes
  • Create and maintain a comprehensive documentation compliant to ISO 13485

3. Transfer to Production and Product Life Management

  • Transfer the project knowledge to the Operations team
  • Support for the OEM contract negotiation
  • Contribute to the production line design
  • Ensure continuous product improvement based on customer feedback, and document change management

Preferred experience

Our ideal candidate:
• Has one or more successful experiences in the development of complex scientific instruments (including software control) ideally for the Life Sciences
• Has significant work experience in developing products within the quality regulatory framework, ideally ISO 13485
• Has a proven track record managing projects, coordinating teams and external partners
• Has an Engineering degree or a PhD in Electronics, Mechanics,Thermic or Embedded Software
• Must speak French and English fluently

Recruitment process

Phone call
Interviews

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Stilla Technologies

Stilla Technologies

Instrument Project Manager

  • Permanent contract 
  • Starting date:  
  • Villejuif
  • Master's Degree
  • > 3 years
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