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Project Manager

Project Manager

Job ID 
2018-1258
Job Locations 
US-MA-Chelmsford
Category 
Research & Development
Type 
Full-Time/Regular

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Overview

Based on priorities set by Program Directors, the Project Manager is responslble for the successful execution of major product development projects. This position plans, coordinates and leads the execution of activities to ensure that the goals and objectives of the project are accomplished within the prescribed timeframe and funding parameters.

The position is technical In nature and the applicant must have an engineering background in order to manage and contribute to the development of new products. The projects that will be managed Include a mix of new product development, product llne extensions, and sustaining engineering releases.

Responsibilities

  • Lead the execution of assigned product development programs in accordance with established processes and procedures.
  • Lead and motivate cross-functional team performance toward the goal of completing projects according to the defined objectives.
  • Ability to balance electrical, mechanical, and software development issues at the system level. Must have the ablllty to implement projects outside technical area of expertise.
  • Develop detailed project work plans and schedules.
  • Manage product requirements and traceability.
  • Lead design review and risk management activities.
  • Manage technical partners/ vendors supporting product development activities.
  • Effectlvely utilize problem solving skllls and techniques to Identify potential issues, assess their Impact, and develop and implement mitigation and resolution plans and activities.
  • Employ excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills with all levels of personnel and management.
  • Prepare and/or manage the preparation of all required project documentation.
  • Facilitate and coordinate project team meetings and management presentations as required.

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of global standards and regulatlons for Design Controls, Risk Management, and Electrlcal Safety for Medical Devices.
  • Demonstrated aptitude for successfully managing multiple projects, of varying complexity within the specified guidelines, tlmeframes and budgets.
  • Demonstrated understanding of elecbroal, mechanical, and software engineering practices at the system level. Experience working within a phase-gate development process.


Required/ Preferred Education and Experience:

  • 5+ years of experience as an engineer developing products, preferably in the medical device industry.
  • BS degree In Engineering (advanced degree preferred)
  • PMP certfflcatlon desired 

Other Duties:

 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or reaponslbllltles that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities, and activities will be reviewed periodlcally as duties and re ponslblllties change with business necessity. Essential and marginal job functions are subject to modification.

 

ZOLL Medical Corporation appreciates and values diversity.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.