Project Manager I Job

Date: Feb 8, 2018
Location: Valencia, CA, US, 91355
Company: Boston Scientific
Purpose and Passion ? Comprehensive Benefits ? Life-Work Integration ? Community ? Career Growth
At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we're solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we're one global team committed to making a difference in people's lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose?improving lives through your life's work.
About the role:
Program Management Office is seeking a Project Manager I, responsible for the performance of company programs, projects or subsystems of major programs and projects of platform and breakthrough product or technology development. The ideal candidate demonstrates outstanding leadership capabilities, and effective communication skills to collaborate with all levels of management and employees.
Your responsibilities include:
Manage cross-functional development teams. Lead teams effectively and provide input to functional managers on team and team member performance.
Manage technical challenges of technology application and new product development; identify, communicate, and manage moderate to high levels of technical risk.
Manage key initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing processes; develop and implement project plan; build team ownership and commitment to project plan; mentor and coach other functional and project managers.
Implement the PDP (Product Development Process); leads team to complete activities to current policies and practices; keeps documentation organized, creates Scaling Plan and Design History File for the project. Identify process improvements affecting multiple projects.
Responsible for team and cross-functional communications; liaison between the team and the executive board; lead phase and business reviews, project meeting minutes, issues log, metrics, and other key communications. Communicate and influence resolution of cross-functional issues.
Establish milestones and monitor adherence to cost, schedule and scope.
Identify project problems and obtain solutions, (i.e. allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications.
Plan and organize non-routine tasks as required.
Initiate or maintain work schedules and priorities. Plan and organize project assignments and maintain project schedules.
What we're looking for:
Basic Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree, Engineering or related technical field
Minimum 8 years of experience ? 4 years in project management working with R&D, Supply Chain, and Operations to deliver projects for commercial release
Experience with MS Project, Primavera or similar project management tool
Require an understanding of work breakdown structures, critical path analysis, and scenario based project scheduling to include budget and resource estimations
Proven track record in the application of agile methodologies in the areas of Firmware, Software development and Systems verification testing through multiple development cycles
Experience managing medical device software projects that meet regulatory requirements (i.e. CFR, IEC, EN standards, etc.)
Preferred Skills
Bachelor's Degree, Engineering, Biomedical Engineering or Systems Engineering
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
Business experience demonstrated through knowledge, leadership skills and process development capabilities
Experience managing projects through the complete product development cycle (initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing)
Minimum 10 years of experience ? five years in project management working on technology development, end to end R&D development projects that integrate cross-functional team members from R&D, Quality, Operations, Regulatory and Marketing to deliver products for commercial release
Experience as a Software/Firmware Engineer in a project leadership role working with cross divisional functions
Medical device experience or development in a regulated environment
Experience with Firmware and Software tools and development environments
Knowledge in automated test, test infrastructure, and test metrics
Able to work in cross functional teams that could span internal and/or outside suppliers overseas
Must have knowledge of unit, integration testing methodologies
About us
As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you're looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there's no better place to make it happen.
Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer ? Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Disability, Veteran
Requisition ID: 394067
Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles
Job Segment: Project Manager, Medical, Law, Firmware, Medical Technology, Technology, Healthcare, Legal

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