Full-Time Plastic Project Engineer
MUST – ONE YEAR AS PROJECT MANAGER
EXCELLENT opportunity to be mentored by Expert for a year – someone with a strong desire to go into a Project Manager role – plastics as it relates to medical products, global firm.
Knowledge of Injection Molded – micro components is helpful.
is responsible for planning and driving each project to its successful conclusion by ensuring that its scope is well defined, and resource estimates and project schedules are specified and appropriate to the project. The Program Manager organizes and leads activities to ensure completion of the projects on schedule, within budget constraints, and quality that exceeds customer’s expectations.
Requirements: Education, Experience
4 year Engineering Degree or equivalent experience.
Experience in the areas of project management, preferably in the medical device field working with minimally invasive, single use medical devices in the endoscopy, cardiovascular, neurovascular, and urology markets. Ideally project management experience in the product or process development of plastic components.
Ability to apply engineering principles to an idea or set of user requirements — and then convert this into design requirements, considering manufacturability, cost of goods, and the regulatory requirements for a device or combination product.
Good understanding of Design for Manufacturability principals.
Knowledge of product development process according to FDA regulations
Proficient with Microsoft Project and very proficient in Microsoft Office products.
Experience in building complex schedules utilizing sub-schedule integration structure and logic
Experienced with and efficient at capturing and recording technical details and commitments
Experienced with and effective in communicating program challenges to appropriate team members
Experienced with communicating resource conflicts and effective conflict resolutions
Experienced utilizing resource management tools
Experienced with complex multi-tasking in leading projects and programs
Ability to communicate vertically and horizontally through multiple channels, leverage customer contact network to motivate diverse teams, and enable cross-functional collaboration.
Preferably have completed a professional program management training program.
Experienced with process verification and validation
Authoritative command of complexity and ambiguity, ability to see the big picture, ability to collect, digest and assemble information to enable relevant business analyses and influence decision-making.
Continuous improvement methodologies (e.g. Six Sigma, lean manufacturing, etc.) and change management methodologies.
Experienced with managing programs with annual budgets of $10K – $5M.
Responsibilities: Roles, Tasks
Perform Project and program management at a high level of professionalism.
This role will be responsible to lead high-profile projects and programs that utilize internal and external personnel, contract firms, and partners.
Negotiate and resolve project conflicts and drive consensus among team/functional members to accomplish project and business goals.
Manage program resources to meet business objectives.
Manages external contractors and suppliers to ensure completion of projects on time and on budget.
Manages resource allocations from all areas for project support. Documents labor resources and billing hours.
Identifies and manages the resolution of any deviations to contract, Project Master, or project documents.
Communicates to clients as required on project updates. Communicates regularly to company management on project schedule, budget and any issues that may affect the completion on projects on schedule and on budget.
Negotiates any necessary changes with Customers/Clients.
Ensure that Customer/Client issues are resolved and documented to their satisfaction.
Support new business activities by evaluating new opportunities, assisting on developing quotes and providing product prototypes if requested.
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