Design Control – Medical Device Manager to Permobil

Would you like to work in an international environment where you’ll make a difference every day? At Permobil, we’re looking for game-changers to join us as we innovate for individuals and develop the world’s most advanced assistive solutions.

Permobils Medical Device Management team, R&D, in Timrå/Sundsvall is now looking for a Design Control – Medical Device Manager with focus on Design Control. We are looking forward to your application!

At Permobil, the people who use our products come first. Our purpose is to create advanced assistive solutions that make the lives of adults and children living with disabilities more enriching. Our people are passionate about pushing the boundaries of technology to deliver innovations that improve lives. We are a sustainable and responsible business committed to continuous improvement, and our customers can trust us to provide market-leading solutions driven by insights-based clinical data.


As Medical Device Manager focusing on design control, you will collaborate in a cross functional team together with mechanical, electronics and software development engineers at R&D to ensure the quality of Permobils medical devices. You will support the development engineers in deliverables needed according to design control in Permobil´s QMS.

Your main tasks will be:
> to write design verification and validation plans, and reports with inputs from development engineers
> lead and/or participate in risk management and requirements setting

In this role you will also continuously develop processes by updating work instructions and templates needed for the R&D product development team, supporting the organization to work efficiently and ensure compliance within design control.

Why Permobil is a great next step for you!
1. You’ll make a difference. Every day
Everything we do leads to understanding and improving the lives of our users. Through our evidence-based innovation, we make a difference to people’s lives.
2. You’ll make your mark as part of our future
We collaborate with colleagues across borders to Innovate for Individuals. The impact you make personally could lead change around the world.
3. You’ll feel welcome from day one
We’re known for being great colleagues, who are collaborative, fun and at the cutting-edge. Everyone in the Permobil family cares as much as you do about making a positive difference.
4. You can have a lifestyle you love
In Timrå/Sundsvall location you’re always close to nature, yet never far from civilisation. We want everyone who works for us to have a lifestyle they love – at work and beyond.

Your profile

To succeed in this role, you are passionate and ambitious. You pay attention to details and have great problem-solving capabilities. We are looking for a team player with great communication skills that possess great leadership skills and enjoy developing efficient processes.

Your Background
> Bachelor or master’s degree in science or equivalent education
> At least a few years working experience
> Medical device industry or Pharma industry experience including applicable regulations
> Good knowledge of risk management (ISO 14971:2019)
> Previous experience in the field of medical technology or biomedicine, either through studies or work experience, is meritorious
> Fluent in English both oral and written, Swedish is meritorious.
> Project management and product development experience is meritorious.

We are looking forward to your application! We will conduct selection continuously so send us your applications today!

About the organisation

Permobil founder Dr. Per Uddén believed that helping people achieve the greatest level of independence is a basic human right and, for over 50 years, Permobil has held fast to that belief. Permobil is a global leader in advanced rehabilitation technology, passionate about better understanding our users’ needs and improving their quality of life through state-of-the-art healthcare solutions. Today, those solutions include power wheelchairs, seating and positioning products, power assist, and manual wheelchairs.

Permobil is part of Patricia Industries, a subsidiary of Investor AB, and is headquartered in Sweden. Permobil has 1600 team members in more than 15 countries around the world. For more information regarding the company’s storied history and complete product line, visit

Fun facts about us: One of our products was 1 of 100 best inventions in Time magazine in 2021

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