Careers that Change Lives:The Product Development Manager provides leadership for new product development and sustaining activities for the Superficial Venous Disease portfolio. This position has responsibility for multiple products and staff including engineering personnel. The Product Development Manager has broad cross-functional knowledge and comprehensive project management and technical skills to provide direction, coaching and leadership to support engineering activities. This individual collaborates with Marketing, Quality, Regulatory Affairs, Operations and internal and external partners to achieve business results.
A Day in the Life:• Provide leadership, coaching and career development to team. Serve as an advisor regarding tasks, projects and operations. Evaluate and provide candid feedback to personnel.• Seek out and engage regularly with peers, creating an environment of exchange and learning. Openly share successes, challenges, and failures to promote the team’s collective learning and overall improvement. • Serve as program manager and or functional engineering lead on new product development process and sustaining engineering projects.• Partner and work effectively with cross-functional and cross-business teams.• Develop a robust understanding of the clinical practice, literature, and KOL opinions on Venous Disease.• Maintain a current understanding of the competitive landscape.• Perform job functions in accordance with applicable GMP and ISO standards.• Comply with applicable FDA and international regulatory laws and standards.Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.
Required:• Bachelor’s degree in mechanical, electrical or biomedical engineering or related technical field • 10+ years of applicable work experience including experience providing work direction and leadership to people and teams• Demonstrated strong people and communication skills• Established influencing and interpersonal skills• Knowledge of medical device industry practices, techniques and standards, including experience with project management concepts and principles• New product development experience, including successful launch and commercialization
Nice to Have:• Experience leading technical teams to achieve high performance• Strong leadership presence• Strong problem solving capabilities• Experience with process improvements and change management