R&D Scientist with a physical Test and Verification focus (senior and non-senior position available)


Humlebæk, DK

Job Family:  Research & Development
Country/Region:  Denmark

Do you have knowledge of Design Verification and Test Method Development and Validation for Medical Devices? And would you like to help ensure that our products not only meet the requirements but are also premium quality and fulfill our customer needs?
Then grab this opportunity to join one of the best-performing medical device companies in the world and help make a difference for people with intimate health care needs across the globe.  


“As one of our experts on verification and test method validation, you’ll be instrumental in ensuring that all product requirements have an appropriate level of verification and the relevant test methods have the right level of validation while also securing that our products are tested and documented in a sound and traceable manner.” - Majk Kruszewski, Head of Test Engineering.

A growing team of specialists
Joining R&D at our HQ in Humlebæk, Denmark, you become part of a growing team of experts within our Test & Characterization department.  We encourage both seniors and non-seniors to apply.
We are in charge of leading the design and documentation of our testing strategies and responsible for ensuring that those test strategies and methods are implemented at Coloplast sites around the world.

“It is an incredibly supportive team, so you will have plenty of opportunity to collaborate with your peers. What is more, we own the Design Verification and Test Method Development and Validation process and are constantly working to improve it, giving you a lot of influence in your daily work,” Mikael explains.

From early-stage concepts to final product 
Stepping into this hands-on role, you become one of our subject matter experts and a technical lead on testing and method validation in projects. Thus, you can look forward to collaborating with other project members, developing test methods, validating them, coordinating design verification, analyzing data, applying statistics and to ensure that the output from our tests meets our design requirements.
Doing so, you will be working closely with various stakeholders throughout the product design and development process and with our test labs. 
More specifically, your key tasks include:

  • Based on requirements define the test strategy from early concept testing to manufacturing tests 
  • Identify testing parameters, associated equipment, and requirements to complete the development of new test methods
  • Provide technical input with regards to testing for the development of products in compliance with design controls and project plans 
  • Collaborate with Design, Manufacturing, and Quality teams to evaluate testability of requirements, and translate those requirements into relevant verification test methods
  • Development and maintenance of documents for test method development and test method validation procedures
  • Identify potential upgrades and new equipment for testing and verification activities
  • Support the creation and maintenance of relevant QMS documents 
  • Perform Design Transfer to manufacturing sites


It is vital that you thrive in a project-based environment. You know how to navigate a diverse stakeholder landscape and coordinate and facilitate tasks that span quality and regulatory requirements and multi-disciplinary technical disciplines.

Moreover, you:

  • Hold a relevant degree in engineering.
  • Experience working with testing, preferably in Medical Device product development.
  • Good understanding of engineering concepts and principles, as well as good documentation practice (GDP)
  • Good understanding of materials as they relate to medical devices
  • Innovative with respect to developing product concepts and test methods
  • Good technical writing skills to communicate with development teams and develop test protocols, synthesize data, and test reports
  • Familiarity with statistical analysis
  • Acquaintance with FDA, ISO, ASTM, and EN Standards as they apply to medical devices
  • Familiarity with design control process and procedures, design inputs and outputs, verification and validation, and usability
  • Good understanding of Quality Management Systems and standard operating procedures


 If you would like to know more about the senior or non-senior version of this position, please contact Head of Test Engineering Mikael Kruszewski at dkmkru@coloplast.com. We will take candidates into the recruitment process continuously, so do not hesitate to apply. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate has been found.


Pursuing an ambitious growth agenda, Coloplast develops and markets products and services that make life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs. Employing about 16.000 people and with products available in more than 143 countries, we are one of the world´s leading medical device companies. We are constantly growing our business and always looking for new ways to move forward – we explore, learn and look for new ways of doing things.


Coloplast is committed to being an inclusive organization, where people bring their differences to work each day, fulfil their potential and have a strong sense of belonging because – and not despite – of their differences. We therefore encourage all qualified candidates to apply regardless of gender, age, race, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religious belief or physical ability.


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