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Decontamination Specialist – France

Decontamination Specialist – France

We’re looking for a Decontamination Specialist to support our customers in France and across Europe. Although based in France, this role will involve regular national and international European travel, as well as an initial period at our headquarters in Cambridge.

Why join us?

CMR is one of the UK’s most exciting companies to be joining right now. The scale of our ambition to build a world-class medical devices company in Cambridge is matched only by the breathtaking innovation that underpins our next generation of surgical robot. We’re an award-winning company that plans to significantly disrupt the way surgery is performed for the benefit of millions of patients all around the world.

Our values are ambitious, humble, people focused and fair and responsible. If you share these values, our passion for improving lives, and have the skills to make a real difference to the way minimal access surgery is developed and delivered, then it’s a great time to join us.


  • Concurrently oversee multiple projects requiring frequent communication and collaboration between internal teams and external customers in France and other locations
  • Survey, report, train, and advise customers on the use of CMR Versius Instrument reprocessing instructions
  • Keep up to date with a working knowledge of industry regulations, standards, and guidance documents for medical device decontamination, reprocessing, and sterilisation
  • Conduct reprocessing, sterilisation risk assessments and input to IFU generation and reprocessing-related UFMEAs
  • Update relevant documentation for existing products to ensure compliance with country-specific requirements and international standards
  • Deliver offsite training to SSD customers
  • Collaborate with Professional Education to help deliver technical training as an assistant role

We’re a high growth company and as such roles change and evolve. We’d expect you to be willing to turn your hand to anything within the decontamination and training remits that helps the teams deliver their objectives.

About you

You’ll need to be enthusiastic about Sterile Services and enjoy working both independently and as part of a cross-functional team, interacting with clinicians, engineers, medical professionals, technicians, and business partners.

In addition:

  • Strong relevant experience working within Sterile Services and instrument reprocessing
  • Currently training and auditing SSD programs
  • Knowledge of Sterile Services environment, terminology and common procedures including an appreciation of best practice and the challenges of working in this environment
  • Knowledge of healthcare Sterile Services industry and trends
  • A genuine interest and passion for training and educating groups of professionals
  • Ability to build relationships with key customers and contribute within a team environment
  • Clear and concise verbal and written presentation skills
  • Comfortable working with highly technical material, particularly a strong ability to present the complex in clear, simple terms
  • Ability to meet deadlines, work independently, and use MS Office application
  • A genuine desire to help and support team members so that we can all achieve our best

You will be fluent in French (native speaker equivalent) and have an excellent professional knowledge of English., additional European languages would be advantageous.

While ultimately you may spend much of your time with customers in the field (in France and other European countries), you should be prepared to initially spend time at our Headquarters in Cambridge. There will be extensive national and international travel, so a willingness and flexibility to travel up to 80% of the time is essential. As this is a field-based role, it is an essential requirement for you to have a driving license and access to your own car.

The package

We offer a competitive salary and a great benefits package. On top of that, you’ll be joining a company with a fabulous culture of ambition, creativity and teamwork, and where fun is just as valued as our commitment to make surgery better for millions of people.

Interested? We’d love to hear from you!

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