Program Manager – NPD

at Strivector
Location Mansfield
Date Posted June 21, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Not Specified


Strivector specializes in catering to your specific desired company culture and purpose-filled job needs.

We help our clients meet their fast-growing business, new and existing positions with talented individuals like you.

Strivector works alongside Fortune 500, mid-sized and Start-ups for full-time and contract positions; on our list of companies, we have Bank of America, Fannie Mae, Philips, Smith & Nephew, Arthrex.

This is a Program Manager NPD will lead efforts to transition large scale/complex programs from ideation through commercialization, working closely with R&D, Marketing, Quality and Regulatory Affairs to manage New Product Development (NPD) programs and ensure compliance with relevant market needs. As a Program Manager NPD your roles and responsibilities will include:

  • Core team leader/project manager of significant and complex strategic products. Direct responsibility for leading and delivering key focus products on time, within budget and with minimal long-term sustaining engineering required.
  • Forms and leads cross-functional new product development team in executing project objectives. Fosters teamwork within project team and between project team and other groups. Works with partner groups to gain alignment and support to achieve project objectives.
  • Develops and maintains detailed project schedules and budgets for assigned projects. Leads tactical project execution.
  • Provides direct and regular communication to senior management on progress, opportunities and issues. Additionally, interacts with Franchise leadership to help set Franchise direction for product pipeline and product commercialization.
  • Collaborates with key project sponsors across the range of cross-functional expertise and competencies necessary for the successful commercialization of targeted projects.
  • Contributes to monthly Phase Review project governance process. Routinely reports on the status of the project relative to the schedule and budgets.
  • Ensures design control requirements are met for project. Contributes to the Design History File (DHF). Ensures a quality focus and customer needs are met.
  • Actively leads development activities for complex electromechanical systems and software development and processes, including integration of software technical project management with design control activities.
  • Leads and conducts Engineering Design Reviews, Systems Requirements, Vendor Review Meetings, and other cross functional meetings, as needed. Documents the proceedings and follows up on any incomplete action items.
  • Fosters an environment of collaboration, continuous improvement and best practices.

Most importantly, you need to be a passionate Program Manager NPD who enjoys his work and is considered to be one of the best within your organization. An ideal Program Manager NPD would be someone with deep experience in many (if not all) of the following:

  • B.S degree in Engineering or equivalent in related discipline
  • PMP preferred
  • Minimum 7 years engineering and product development and/or project management experience involving large multi-disciplinary teams in a medical devices environment, including experience developing implantable medical devices
  • Proven ability to manage projects involving resources in multiple locations
  • Ability to effectively lead, direct, coach and motivate a project team in a highly matrixed organization
  • Must possess strong design talent and analytic ability for problem solving
  • Systems Engineering and Software Development methodologies
  • Ability to balance team leadership responsibilities while still effectively operating as an individual contributor
  • Must possess a hands-on approach
  • Ability to influence at all levels of an organization
  • Excellent negotiation, facilitation, collaboration, and problem-solving skills. Innovative, self-motivated, high energy and results driven
  • Highly flexible and adaptable
  • Diplomatic and tactful. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Well-versed with project management tools, including MS Project

We understand that even if you are a seasoned Program Manager NPD you may not have all the skills listed here. If you are a good at what you do and have a willingness to learn, let s talk.

Compensation: Based on Experience. One of the best in the industry
Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree
Minimum Experience: 7+ years experience
Type of position: Full time Permanent Position with benefits
Telecommute: No
Locations : Mansfield, MA
Relocation accepted: Yes

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