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R&D Manager

Title:                    R&D Manager

Location:           Nashua, NH



Conformal Medical was started in 2016 to develop the next generation of left atrial appendage occlusion implants used to prevent strokes in patients with Atrial Fibrillation (AFib). The CLAAS® System is an innovative technology that simplifies the procedure, improves the patient experience, and may improve outcomes. The company has completed first-in-human trials and is preparing for US pivotal clinical trials.

The R&D Manager is a key member of the Engineering team and will direct and execute product improvements and new concepts. 



  • Identify and prioritize improvement needs of existing product line
  • Design, prototype, and evaluate product improvements
  • Develop and validate new manufacturing processes as required to support product improvements
  • Manage the implementation of product changes through the design control and regulatory processes
  • Provide data for FDA submissions
  • Manage a small team of engineers responsible for all sustaining engineering needs of the company



  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • Solid Works proficiency
  • Desire to perform hands-on design and testing
  • Demonstrated ability to design and prototype catheter-based delivery systems
  • Knowledge of implant requirements including Nitinol design and fabrication
  • Experience with animal and biocompatibility requirements 
  • 10 years of experience in product development and manufacturing 
  • 5 years of experience leading similar development efforts


If interested, please contact