Training Specialist-Robotic Microsurgery


Zurich, CH
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Technical/Customer Support
  • Post Date: 06/17/2021
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  • Company Address: Via del Paduletto, 10a, 56011 Paduletto PI, Italy

About MMI

Our team has a steadfast dedication to advancing surgery and patient care. We developed Symani®, a groundbreaking technology that addresses unmet patient needs and helps to enhance surgeons’ skills during delicate, complex procedures.

The Symani Surgical System combines proprietary innovations including NanoWrist® Instrumentation, the world’s smallest wristed microinstruments, as well as tremor-reducing and motion scaling technologies. Together, these powerful capabilities work to help enable more surgeons to perform microsurgery while expanding the field of supermicrosurgery.

Job Description

MMI is dedicated to improving reconstructive options for surgeons and patients and has developed a groundbreaking robotic technology for microsurgery.

Located in the heart of Tuscany, just 10 minutes from Pisa airport, we are a fast-paced group of engineers, scientists, medical device professionals looking to make a mark.


This is a great opportunity for a Training Specialist - Robotic Microsurgery to work for an early-stage medical device company developing a breakthrough technology.

The successful candidate must excel in a high-energy, small team environment, be able to drive to solutions from rough requirements, and have a commitment to high quality level. A strong sense of shared responsibility and shared reward is required, as is the ability to make work fun and interesting.


For our Commercial Department, we are looking for a:


Training Specialist - Robotic Microsurgery


Are you curious, continuously seeking to learn, develop yourself and keen to work with a skilled and hard-working team?


Together with your MMI colleagues and under the direct lead of the Sr. Director Commercial Development Europe, you will:

  • Be part of a fascinating start-up, paving the future of microsurgery
  • Gain expertise in all characteristics of our endeavor
  • Become a clinical expert across all major microsurgical procedures
  • Develop surgical care teams and microsurgical robotic programs
  • Position yourself as a valuable partner
  • Be at the forefront to represent our solution and company


Your role and main responsibilities:

  • Be our Symani® Training Specialist in the field to provide and support onsite technology integration, education and utilization closely partner with Sales, Marketing, Customer Training, Customer Services and Tech Support
  • Ensure that customers have the necessary tools to launch, optimize and sustain a successful microsurgical robotic surgery program
  • Be actively involved in care team training, program support and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Develop, coordinate and perform state-of-the-art and tailored training curriculums to improve safety, efficiency, independence and reproducibility
  • Build up modular training modules, events and activities point of reference for your colleague’s and care teams for sustainable results and deliver top in class customer experience
  • Drive and increase reliable and targeted utilization of the Symani® System
  • Support and attend OR reference site visits and wet labs
  • Optimize and sustain a successful microsurgical robotic surgery program
  • Prepare and assist regular alignment meetings with hospital operational management, key surgeons & OR theatre teams
  • Support, attend and help organizing national and international conferences, congresses, workshops and exhibitions
  • Document progress, development and performance
  • Be responsible managing administrative tasks and consolidate performance reports


What we expect from you? Required knowledge, skills and experience:

  • Life science degree preferred or equivalent clinical/medical degree
  • Minimum of 2 years OR experience and/or Medical Devices
  • Capacity to interact and exchange responsibly with medical key opinion leaders and decision makers
  • Capability to master and lead customer and peer training
  • Responsible, organized, self-disciplined with self-starter mentality
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Passioned, winning attitude and convincing personality
  • Italian native speaker and business fluent in English 
  • Willingness to travel in Europe 2-3 days/week desirable
  • First experience in teaching, coaching and educating medical teams
  • Knowledge of Computer Assisted Surgery Technology and/or Robotics



Our offer

  • unique opportunity to join a skilled and smart team at an early commercial starting point
  • personal development, grow with your tasks and responsibilities
  • young, ambitious start-up company with a disruptive robotic solution
  • inspiring environment and highly satisfying responsibility
  • improving microsurgery for surgeons, patients and their families
  • competitive salary with attractive bonus system


MMI is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


Interested? We would love to hear from you!

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