Project/Program Manager -New Product Development

NN Inc   •  

Mansfield, MA

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

  •  

8 - 10 years

Posted 53 days ago

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
The Project/Program Manager - New Product Development will lead and manage development teams on multiple product, process or technology development. They work as a primary client contact to drive projects forward, mitigate risk and steer decisions critical to project success. The Project/Program Manager - New Product Development is energetic, detail-oriented, creative, and a hands-on project leader that is eager to guide teams and drive projects through the medical device product development process.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Initiate, plan, execute and complete the product development process for disposable and reusable medical devices,
instrumentation systems and/or capital equipment
• Establish effective, professional communications, confidence and trust with a variety of client stakeholder backgrounds and
company sizes
• Identify and manage project scope by developing and implementing the project plan, building team ownership and commitment to
proposal deliverable's
• Quickly grasp the client’s user requirements and help the team define product specifications
• Drive brainstorming activities, evaluate options and recommend alternatives
• Manage the new product development process; identify technical risks providing critical information to clients enabling informed
collaborative decisions on product direction
• Effectively lead cross-functional development teams; provide input and direction on performance, confirm adherence to quality
policies and standard operating procedures while overseeing the initial product testing as well as subsequent design verification
and validation activities
• Interface with the customer, conduct weekly project meetings and generate concise meeting minutes with clear action items,
review bi-monthly client invoices and track project costs working to keep teams on task, on time, and on budget
• Organize project documentation and generate and maintain the Design History File
• Plan, lead and document all formal Design and Phase review meetings
• Assist with or prepare and present proposals to customers for additional product and process development efforts

QUALIFICATIONS:
• BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering or Technical field
• Minimum 7-10 years of experience in product development of medical devices (3-5 involving project management. PMP Certification a plus)
• Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
• Proficiency with MS Project and MS Office (SolidWorks a plus)
• Working knowledge of medical device ISO, cGMP and QSR standards