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Medtronic Program Manager - Product Development in Massachusetts

Program Manager - Product Development

Location:

Minnesota, United States

Requisition #:

21000UQB

Post Date:

Nov 22, 2021

Careers that Change Lives:

Engineers and Scientists create our market-leading portfolio of innovations. Join us to make a lasting impact. Help bring the next generation of life-changing medical technology to patients worldwide.

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology 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.

Join us to make a lasting impact. 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.

Help bring the next generation of life-changing medical technology to patients worldwide.

The Core Team Operations Representative (CTOR) is the primary Operations interface to the New Product Development (NPD) Core team. This is a highly visible and impactful role in the operations networks and to the business. The CTOR will lead international teams and is responsible for value stream selection, planning, execution, and implementation of new products.

A Day in the Life:

Autonomy: A PD Program Manager in the CTOR role is responsible for small to medium scale programs. A successful candidate will need to bring clarity, refine plans, and drive team execution through ambiguously defined situations. Guidance from peers and stakeholders is readily available.

Organizational Impact: The candidate will own and ensure overall Operations project execution with respect to schedule, budget, resource allocation, risk management, issue resolution and compliance to internal quality requirements. Results are accomplished by leading up to 10 Extended Operations functions including Supply Management, Component Engineering, Process Development, Contract Manufacturing, Self-Manufacturing, Pharma Operations, Packaging Labeling, Sterilization, Global Supply Chain, and Distribution functions.

Influence and Complexity: A successful candidate will be able to: 1) Apply best practices and lead meetings with internal/external stakeholders, 2) Communicate effectively to higher level management, 3) Solve issues through information exchange and influence, and 4) Gain cooperation of other functions on program objectives and plan execution.

Flexibility: A successful candidate will need to work with international teams so work schedule flexibility is possible as long as all project needs are met. Travel is required for this role and is usually planned in advance to meet project needs with up to 25% domestic/international travel.

PROGRAM MANAGEMENT AND TECHNICAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Lead the Extended Operations Team (up to 10 functions) to ensure on-time and on-budget performance through the new product development cycle.

Ensure scope, cost, resource and schedule alignment between operations and core team functions

Follow compliance processes for New Product Development

Ability to influence and negotiate requirements to meet program outcomes.

Execute pre-established Operations Strategies.

Ensure structured problem methods and predictive engineering principles are consistently and rigorously applied, such as Design for Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, or similar concepts.

Demonstrate strong problem-solving skills and the ability to ask critical questions without being the subject matter expert

COMMUNICATIONS INFLUENCE RESPONSIBILITIES

Active and effective listener

Ability to lead and Influence between Extended Operations Team and Core Team

Effective written and spoken communicator

Coach and develop extended Operations members, to help individuals advance their skills and careers. Provide performance feedback.

Recognize teams and individuals for exceptional performance

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree required

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience

Nice to Have:

BS or MS degree in a Technical field such as Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Material Science, Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related technical discipline or Masters in Business Administration

Experience with Ablation Products and therapies (e.g. catheters, generators).

Experience with Active Implantable Devices and Pumps and therapies

Medical device product development experience and a strong understanding of FDA, ICH and IEC standards

Experience across the entire product lifecycle

DRM, DFSS or Six Sigma Green Belt Certified

PMP Certified

Proven Operations experience with depth of knowledge in at least one Operations function and Program Management experience

Experience working in a highly regulated industry (e.g. medical device, pharmaceutical, avionics, automotive)

Experience with problem solving methodologies

Experience working in virtual teams

Experience in new product development

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 physical demands described within the Responsibilities 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. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)

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.

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