Intrapreneur to Pursue New Business Opportunities

Are you passionate about improving dental health care? Do you have both business acumen and a deep understanding of developing hi-tech products?

3D scanning and digital workflows that enable dental professionals to treat with increased efficiency and improved quality is currently transforming the dental industry. Now 3Shape is looking for an experienced leader to shape new and exciting business opportunities. Come and challenge yourself and 3Shape in the position as a intrapreneur! You will be responsible for forming a team with a handful of (i.e. about 5-10) top-notch technical and business developers. With a high degree of autonomy, you will be executing rapid learning cycles where a new product is gradually matured to enter regular operations.

Our products are technology heavy and we like to push the boundaries of what is possible. The present opportunity includes development of both software (including 3D analysis, deep learning and cloud) and hardware (including mechanical design and multiple sensor types). However, for true innovation, we believe that understanding customer value creation, business analysis and technology go hand in hand. Your professional background may come from many different areas, but in this position, you need to encompass all perspectives.

Things move fast at 3Shape. With an annual growth around 30% and with more than 1,200 employees globally, we are always looking for ways to increase our capacity and how to do things better. The 3Shape headquarter is in the center of Copenhagen at Kongens Nytorv. We offer an international atmosphere with +30 nationalities working at this site alone.

The company’s strong commitment to continuous product development is reflected in the fact that about one third of the employees are within R&D. 3Shape is privately-owned which enables us to make fast decisions.

Your Responsibility

  • Establish a small team with the right mix of competencies
  • Take new business ideas to maturity in a short time
  • Continuously engage with customers, partners and other external stakeholders
  • Maintain flexibility about direction as you gain knowledge
  • Analyze individual markets, their special requirements and how it fits into a global business model
  • Creating an environment where people grow, feedback is shared, and new ideas are tested
  • Maintain a good collaboration with the existing business units and R&D organization and recognize that your new business will be a part of the operations at some point
  • Regular reporting to top management to keep aligned on the way forward

Some travel activity to e.g. exhibitions, partners and customers is required.

Your Profile

  • Documented people and project management skills
  • Passionate about devising solutions to customer’s needs, pains and gains
  • Understanding technical and business development and how they mesh into product innovation
  • Capability to develop business models
  • Self-propelled, analytical, and with an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Responsibly administrate a high degree of autonomy
  • Experience with medical devices and innovation in a regulated environment will be an advantage
  • Master’s degree or higher in natural science, engineering or business

How you apply

Applications will be processed continuously, so do not hesitate to apply for this exciting opportunity at one of Denmark’s most successful and fastest growing high-tech companies. 

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Mike van der Poel
Telephone: +45 22 45 87 17

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About Us

3Shape is changing dentistry together with dental professionals across the world by developing innovations that provide superior dental care for patients. Our portfolio of 3D scanners and CAD/CAM software solutions for the dental industry includes the multiple award-winning 3Shape TRIOS intraoral scanner, the upcoming 3Shape X1 CBCT scanner, and market leading scanning and design software solutions for dental labs.
Two graduate students founded 3Shape in Denmark’s capital in the year 2000. Today, 3Shape has over 1,200 employees serving customers in over 100 countries from an ever-growing number of 3Shape offices around the world. 3Shape’s products and innovations continue to challenge traditional methods, enabling dental professionals to treat more patients more effectively.

Working at 3Shape

Become part of an international success, financially as well as product wise. As an employee, you have plenty of room to both make a difference and fulfil personal ambitions in a very knowledge intensive and challenging environment.

3Shape Technology

Through the relentless drive for new digital innovation by 3Shape, we claim to be the most extensive and versatile CAD/CAM system on the market.

3Shape - a Global Company

3Shape is headquartered in Copenhagen, with development teams in Denmark as well as in the Ukraine and with a production site in Poland. 3Shape is a global company with presence in Europe, Asia and the Americas.

Our People

Employing and developing the right people is an important key to 3Shape's success. We want to be the best within our business, an ambition which has created a true fighting spirit throughout the company - with lots of commitment and courage, and a professional attitude towards business.