Associate Project Manager, R&D - Wayne, NJ in Wayne, NJ at Getinge

Date Posted: 7/17/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Wayne, NJ
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    7/17/2019

Job Description

Position Overview:

The Associate Project Manager will be responsible for the leadership of multiple projects related to design changes and design controls remediation of complex electro-mechanical software driven medical devices, at the direction of the Project Manager.  The Associate Project Manager will develop project timelines, assemble required project teams, track the schedule and deliverables, and maintain effective communication throughout the project.  The Associate Project Manager ensures quality and on-time completion of all projects.  The role requires an individual with strong organization, communication and technical writing skills, with the ability to effectively interface with both technical and non-technical personnel.

Job Details:

  • Lead a cross-functional team, including R&D, Quality Assurance, Regulatory Affairs, Service and Sustaining Engineering resources in managing and executing projects in support of Class II medical devices
  • Develop and release all project-related deliverables, including project plan, schedule and report
  • Manage a project within standardized methods and project models, including Waterfall and Agile
  • Lead and support execution of technical and/or cross-functional project work
  • Ensure the timely release of critical deliverables within the project
  • Ensure all aspects of the project are in compliance to internal procedures
  • Understanding of group dynamics to influence team members
  • Effective communication with project stakeholders
  • Demonstrate leadership when facing uncertainty.
  • Instill confidence through leadership and actions

Background Experience:

  • BS in Engineering discipline (e.g., Systems, Biomedical, Electrical, or Software Engineering) with  4+ years of related experience in medical device or other regulated industry
  • Minimum of 2+ years in task or project lead role
  • Medical Device experience including thorough understanding of Design Controls (21 CFR 820.30 and ISO 13485) and Risk Management (ISO 14971).
  • Working knowledge of FDA and International Standards requirements as related to capital equipment
  • Experience with Microsoft Project
  • Experience in leading tasks/projects through a structured, phase-gate process
  • Lead and manage technical meetings with cross-functional members
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Well organized and detail oriented.
  • Task oriented and driven to complete assignments on schedule.
  • PMP certification desired

Getinge is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.