Senior / Principal Program Manager

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/06/17
Jeffersonville, IN
5 - 7 years experience
Energy / Oil & Gas
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/06/17

Your Tasks

  • Provide leadership, goal-setting, communications, and facilitation skills to guide and motivate project personnel.
  • Manage external contractors and vendors to ensure completion of projects per the agreed upon milestones and within budget.
  • Responsible for tracking, monitoring and managing direct report project and work hours.
  • Identify and manage resolution of potential deviations from the quote/contract, Project Master Plan or other project documents along with performing and managing project risk relative to the client and Freudenberg Medical.
  • Identify and recommend appropriate resource allocations from all areas to support the project requirements and monitor their utilization/efficiency.
  • Manage internal billing activities for clients along with leading the development of the transfer cost of goods sold (TCOGS) with collaboration for the operations team.
  • Responsible for the production line up through transfer to sustaining manufacturing.
  • Communicate with clients on a regular basis (as required) and provide monthly updates to Freudenberg Medical Management.
  • Document project and team meetings minutes and distribute to appropriate management. Ensure client issues/deviations are resolved and documented in a timely manner.
  • Communicate variances in project budgets, plans and schedules with clients, Business Development and Management.  Negotiate necessary changes with clients.
  • Assist Business Development to evaluate new business opportunities along with coordinating/developing quotes to close deals.
  • Support contract development for product development and manufacturing projects.
  • Track and manage project budget to plan and identify and improve processes to reduce costs.
  • Coach and mentor Product Development Staff and assist employees to establish goals and career planning.
  • Assist Business Development to evaluate new business opportunities including coordinate/develop quotes and work with Business Development to close deals.
  • Ensure team personnel are trained appropriately to support activities.

Our expectations

  • Bachelor of Science engineeringdegree, BSME or BSBME (or related discipline) and experience, in the medical device field.
  • 6 - 10 years’ experience in product development in a program manager position for a manufacturing company in medical device industry
  • ProChain Professional Certification required (will provide training)
  • Technical product development experience, e.g. design, process, or quality engineering
  • Working knowledge of both FDA and CE design controls
  • Strong technical writing ability.
  • Leadership ability and organizational skills.
  • Strong team oriented professional with good interpersonal skills who is hands-on with a high energy approach to work.
  • Proficiency in the use of PC and programs, particularly Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
  • Ability to communicate ideas and information clearly, effectively, and frequently (oral and written) both to senior management, customers and associates
  • Execute tasks in a timely manner without direct supervision.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks.


  • Working knowledge of Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM)
  • MBA degree or the educational equivalent
Not the right job?
Join Ladders to find it.
With a free Ladders account, you can find the best jobs for you and be found by over 20,0000 recruiters.