Lincolnshire, IL 60069 US
Location: Lincolnshire, IL
Employment Type: Full-Time, Direct Hire
Salary Range: $90,000 - $100,000 per year, plus bonus based on experience
We are an innovative company based in Lincolnshire, IL, seeking a qualified Program Manager to lead large, complex programs within our business unit. This role offers the opportunity for an experienced professional to take on a leadership position in managing cutting-edge projects and solutions.
As the Program Manager, you will be responsible for leading cross-functional teams, initiating project phases, assembling project teams, and developing and controlling project plans to ensure timely completion. This role involves interfacing with stakeholders such as end users, distributors, and suppliers. You will also be accountable for ensuring projects adhere to applicable procedures, policies, quality standards, and the quality system.
Key Roles and Responsibilities:
Lead cross-functional teams through project initiation, team assembly, project plan development, and project execution control.
Interface with stakeholders affected by the project, including end users, distributors, and suppliers.
Ensure adherence to quality standards and the quality system.
Organize product development teams and develop detailed project plans.
Conduct project risk assessment and develop mitigation strategies.
Measure and assess the effectiveness and performance of project teams.
Facilitate concurrent engineering processes for seamless design transfer to manufacturing.
Conduct Phase Reviews with the Senior Team in a professional and unbiased manner.
Travel up to 50% depending on project requirements.
BA/BS in Engineering or a related field.
Minimum of five years of formal project management experience in a medical device manufacturing environment.
7+ years of experience with a Bachelor’s degree or 5+ years of experience with an Advanced degree.
5+ years of experience in a regulated industry (medical devices, pharmaceuticals).
Proficient in MS Project for Program Management.
Advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Minitab (or other statistical analysis).
Experience in leading new medical device projects.
Ability to performance manage, coach, and develop others.
Ability to drive/lead in a matrix structure with persuasion and influence.
Project management experience in a leadership capacity.
Effective communication skills at all levels and across the organization.
Strong analytical skills with an emphasis on financials and budgeting