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Instrumentation Laboratory - Bedford Associate Project Manager - ADP in Bedford, Massachusetts

Founded in 1959, Instrumentation Laboratory (IL) is a global leader in the development, manufacturing and distribution of diagnostic solutions for Acute Care Diagnostics, patient blood management and Hemostasis testing. Our success comes from a specific focus in these rapidly evolving diagnostic areas, our commitment to customers, and our dedication to innovation and quality. We’re passionate about providing medical professionals the most valuable and complete solutions to enhance patient care.

As an integral part of Werfen, a global healthcare company dedicated to delivering the highest quality in vitro diagnostic products, IL is supported by significant resources, outstanding scientific expertise and a tremendous knowledge base. IL is headquartered in Bedford, MA, USA.

This program focuses on hiring high potential candidates into strategic roles, with an aim to prepare them to be future leaders within the organization, through a targeted rotational learning experience.

Position Summary

Under direction of a project manager, plan and manage small product development projects with a multi-functional development team. The position requires enthusiastic leadership skills in a highly technical medical instrument product development environment. The individual is required to lead strong technical engineers and scientists to achieve project goals ranging from technical feasibility through product verification and launch. The position requires regular interaction with project team members and upper management.

Key Accountabilities

Essential Functions:

  • Technical and Project Leadership: Provide technical and team leadership to a project team, including planning, scheduling, and technical leadership within the project area. Drive the integration of activities between functions.

  • Project Planning and Scheduling: Responsible for project planning and scheduling utilizing deliverable milestone methods and critical path scheduling and developing task and project estimates.

  • Project Execution and Control: Responsible for conducting regular project team status meetings and reviews. Ensures deliverables are completed and documented.

  • Problem Solving Leadership: Responsible for coordination of project resources to identify the root cause of project issues, and develop and manage a plan to fix, test, and implement an appropriate solution through completion.

  • Risk Management: Responsible for ensuring project risks, both technical risks and management risks, are identified and appropriate risk mitigation plans are developed and executed. Regularly assess and report the status of overall project risk.

  • Design Control: Creates and maintains file to current phase ensuring accuracy

  • Communication: Responsible for communication within project team and to project management and upper management

  • Conflict Resolution: Able to resolve project team conflict through the application of good listening skills and negotiating skills. Able to remove oneself from the problem. Fosters creative, professional climate that will maximize the contributions of the technical staff.

  • Vendor Management: Coordinates with vendors and outside service suppliers to ensure project deliverables are completed correctly and on time or that services are provided in accordance with the plan.

Secondary Functions:

  • Additional duties, as assigned.

Rotational Assignments: Project Management, Strategic Marketing, QA/RA, Operational Excellence Skills & Capabilities:

  • Problem solving, conflict management, listening, managing and measuring work

  • Team player, self-motivated, perseverance

  • Strong oral and written skills

Minimum Knowledge & Experience required for the position:

  • Education: BS in STEM field (engineering, chemistry, physics, etc.) is required

  • Proficiency in Excel for data analysis and PowerPoint for presentations

  • Language: Fluency in English required. Multi-lingual a plus.

Travel Requirements:

  • < 5% of time

If you are interested in constantly learning and being challenged on a daily basis we encourage you to submit your resume or CV.

Instrumentation Laboratory appreciates and values diversity. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V

Werfen is a global leader in in vitro diagnostics (IVD) in the specialities of Hemostasis, Acute Care Diagnostics and Autoimmunity. Our core business is dedicated to R&D, manufacturing and distribution of diagnostic systems for hospitals and clinical laboratories. Our other areas of expertise include Original Equipment Manufacturing, Clinical Software, Clinical Chemistry, Infusion Therapy, and Medical Devices and Scientific Instrumentation Distribution.

We operate directly in over 30 countries and in more than 100 territories through distributors. In 2016, our turnover was approximately 1.2 billion euros and we had an average workforce of 4,400 people. Currently, we are over 5,000 employees.

Job ID: 2021-3776

Shift: Not Applicable

Street: 180 Hartwell Road