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Medtronic PD Program Manager in Littleton, Massachusetts

PD Program Manager


Littleton, Massachusetts, United States

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Post Date:

Jun 15, 2021

PD Program Manager

Careers that Change Lives

Impact patient outcomes. Come for a job, stay for a career.

The Engineering Program Manager manages and closes high-priority projects utilizing industry best practice and project management techniques and developed leadership competencies.

What does it take to be a leader at Medtronic? We look for inspiring and inclusive leaders who partner with others, knowing that diverse talent, skills, and perspectives lead to better outcomes.

Inclusion and Diversity:

We believe that when people from different cultures, genders, and points of view come together, innovation is the result and everyone wins. Medtronic walks the walk, creating an inclusive culture where you can thrive.

Day in the life:

The Engineering Program Manager is responsible for project leadership in the development of cutting edge products used in the medical field. Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.

Leads or leverages cross functional teams to evaluate, develop and manage projects for new product development and ongoing lifecycle management of products.

Reviews status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports.

Communicates with stakeholders and obtains stakeholder engagement to ensure the end products or processes will solve the expected business problems.

Responsible for day to day project planning and execution to ensure timely completion of tasks, within compliance to the Product Development Process and Quality Management System.

Interface with all functional areas affected by the project including Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality, Regulatory, and end users, distributors, and suppliers.

Monitors the effectiveness and performance of the project and project team and facilitates the development of contingency plans and proposes corrective actions as required.

Applies and demonstrates management and organizational skills that results in a collaborative culture using clear, credible, objective and proactive communications and stakeholder management.

Demonstrates project command and people leadership skills.

Involved in the development and management of policies and procedures that affect program management. All activities must be preformed in compliance with the Quality System and ERP.

Performs duties in compliance with environmental, health and safety related site rules, policies or governmental regulations.

Must Have: Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree and 5+ years of experience

  • Advanced degree and 3+ years experience

Nice to Have

Masters Degree in Engineering or similar related field

Experience in development and sustaining of medical devices/capital equipment

Experience with project resource management tools (e.g. PDWARE)

Demonstrated competencies and ability to apply independently: Self-Management, Goal Achievement, Personal Accountability, Planning Organization, Resiliency, Flexibility, Teamwork, Leadership, Interpersonal Skills, Diplomacy Tact, Customer Focus, Problem Solving Ability.

Quality System experience in a regulated industry (medical devices and pharmaceuticals)

PMP Certification

Complete understanding and application of Project Management principles, concepts, practices and standards

Verbal and written presentation and communication skills

Expert knowledge of MS Project and MS Office

Full knowledge of industry standards: ISO13485, EN14971, EN62304, EN60601

Ability to operate and be effective in a matrix organizational structure

Must be able to handle multiple tasks/projects and manage priorities accordingly.

About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.

We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all the required responsibilities and skills of this position.

The physical demands described within the Day in the Life section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.