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Director R&D

Sales | Westlake Village, CA | Full Time

Job Description

Director R&D

Caldera Medical’s Mission - To Improve the Quality of Life for Women!

The Company:

  • Rapidly growing medical device manufacturer helping women with pelvic health conditions.
  • Located in beautiful Westlake Village, CA in North Los Angeles County.

The Culture:

  • A Culture of family and team…not a corporate goliath where you’re just another number.
  • Pelvic Awareness Project - Giving back to those who cannot afford treatment.
  • Goal to treat 1 million women suffering from incontinence by 2025!

We are looking for an experienced Director R&D who will be passionate about scaling Caldera Medical and enabling growth. You will build solid relationships with engineers on the team, creating an environment of coaching and collaboration. A successful Director R&D will be passionate about executing product development programs, building therapy knowledge, and developing technical bench.  


  • Product development
    • Drive product development strategies for successful commercialization
  • Manage technical team of engineers
  • Program Management
  • Budget Management
  • Ensure quality system adherence
  • Seek out Voice of the Customer (VOC) input in collaboration with Marketing and translate that into product requirements and design specifications
  • Support manufacturing, process validation, and development
  • Requires up to 25% travel

What You Should Have:

  • Strategic thinking skills
  • Willingness to be a collaborative team player cross-functionally
  • Analytical Mindset
  • Effective communication skills
  • Agile Product Development
  • Ability to be coached and coach others
  • Progressive and Resilient Attitude
  • Complexity Management
  • BS Mechanical Engineering; 7 years relevant work experience including 3 years managing technical professionals (engineers)

The Benefits:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Medical / Dental Benefits – 75% paid for employee and family members
  • 401(k) with 4% matching contributions
  • Basic Life and AD&D
  • Unlimited Vacation
  • 6 Weeks Paid Maternity Leave
  • Being surrounded by talented and engaged employees