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Program Manager R&D - Merrimack, NH in Merrimack, NH at Getinge

Date Posted: 11/29/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Merrimack, NH
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/29/2018

Job Description

Together we can make a difference

At Getinge we are dedicated and passionate about helping our customers save lives and ensure excellent care. We provide innovations for operating rooms, intensive-care units, sterilization departments and for life science companies and institutions. Our portfolio combines well-known product brands such as Maquet, Pulsion, Atrium, Lancer and Datascope – just to name a few.

A career at Getinge will provide career opportunities that both inspire and challenge. Here, you can make a difference every day.

Lead and direct an interdepartmental core team responsible for the design and development of complex medical devices and associated systems that fit with corporate business objectives and interests.

  • Effectively and efficiently manage the activities of cross functional product development teams in the design and development of medical devices, components and technologies from concept to commercial product launch.
  • Management of multiple programs and activities concurrently.
  • Serve as program leader and manage cross-functional program resources. 
  • Coordinate and run team meetings. 
  • Prepare and give oral presentations in a group setting.
  • Directly interact with supporting functional groups (Regulatory, Quality Engineering, Manufacturing, Engineering, Marketing, and Quality Control) to meet project objectives and keep programs on track.
  • Apply sound technical and business principles to define new product development projects. 
  • Generate project status reports and presentations as required.  Present progress reports to senior/executive management. 
  • Prepare and submit project plans and budgets, which identify milestones and resources, and track project timelines and costs.
  • Ensure regulatory compliance in product development, including coordinating design control activities.
  • Identify project and timeline risks and develop risk mitigation strategies.
  • Manage unexpected program delays and direct cross-functional team efforts to re-align with established project timelines.
  • Participate in negotiation of business transactions with outside parties.
  • Contribute to the team effort by accomplishing related tasks as necessary.
  • Effectively track and report project metrics and KPIs to Senior, Executive and Divisional Management

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of medical device industry, FDA regulations, quality systems and design control.
  • Experience leading the development and implementation of projects, with ability to handle multiple projects and effectively manage timelines.
  • Demonstrated sound judgment and independence in project leadership.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills. 
  • Demonstrated strong technical skills, including technical writing experience.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as effectively interact and communicate with all levels of the organization in a team environment. 
  • Proficient oral and written communication skills.
  • Agile PLM and Oracle experience preferred.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in technical field.  An engineering degree is desirable.
  • A minimum of seven years of relevant experience developing medical products
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in project or program management.  
  • Knowledge of Quality Systems, ISO, GLP, GMP and FDA requirements.
  • Experience in surgical and interventional medical device design is highly desirable.
  • Strong skills with MS Office applications are required (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project). 
  • Fluency in MS Project for program planning, tracking and team communication is required.

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.

 

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We look forward to receiving your application. If you share our passion and believe that saving lives is the greatest job in the world, then we look forward to receiving your application. We hope you will join us on our journey to become the world’s most desired medtech company.

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