Senior Manager, Balloons R & D / NPD in Irvine, CA

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Pharmaceuticals & Biotech   •  

11 - 15 years

Posted 7 weeks ago

Key Responsibilities:

  • Partner with the product R&D/NPD teams to translate product requirements to the balloon component level.
  • Provide direction and guidance for the design and characterization of new balloon concepts.
  • support
  • Promote knowledge sharing within the team and across teams/functions; actively acknowledge good work.
  • intern
  • Develop, communicate, and execute the strategy for the technical team to solve complex technical issues.
  • processes
  • Partner with commercial manufacturing sites to develop new process technology.



Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Polymer Science or other relevant engineering/technical degree with a minimum of 10 years' experience.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in polymer product development, balloon blow molding experience strongly preferred.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in a technical management role.
  • Proven successful project leadership skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving, organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills including high discretion/judgment in decision making.
  • Ability to foresee and manage risks within current projects and/or technology.
  • Experience developing strategy for and executing process validations (IQ/OQ/PQ).
  • Excellent documentation and communication skills and interpersonal relationship skills including negotiating and relationship management skills with ability to drive achievement of objectives.
  • Ability to influence cross-functional partners, business units, and/or sites.
  • Ability to interact professionally with all organizational levels and proactively escalate issues to appropriate levels of management in the organization.
  • Ability to work and excel within a fast paced, dynamic, and constantly changing work environment.