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Medtronic Engineering Program Manager in Boulder, Colorado

Engineering Program Manager


Boulder, Colorado, United States

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Post Date:

Feb 01, 2021

Careers that Change Lives

Do meaningful work, make a difference, and improve lives starting with your own. We are seeking Program Manager to represent Global operations in the new product development core teams. Ensures that the Core Team understands and prioritizes what elements of the program significantly impact Operations particularly impact to cost, service, quality, and inventory. Identify, evaluate and communicate Operations related trade-offs to appropriate stakeholders.

Patient Monitoring business offers a complete line of solutions that spans the continuum of care.We help with early detection and treatment of diseases and reduce complications to accelerate recovery from patient conditions. We focus on expanding global access to our therapies that improve clinical outcomes for gastrointestinal diseases and cancer, and patients with respiratory compromise.Medtronic is working together with the global healthcare community to solve clinically meaningful problems, with technologies and solutions for blood oxygen management, respiratory compromise, and perioperative complications. ‚Äč

We look for leaders who have a clear vision of where we are going and how to get there, bold inclusivethinkers who create new ideas and bring our best solutions forward to benefit our patients,businesspartners,and customers.

A Day in the Life

Reporting directly to the Senior Director of Operations for Patient Monitoring, you will propose Operations strategies and targets for the program. As the Core Team Operations representative, you will ensure that the strategies are in alignment with broad / global Manufacturing strategies (such as MOS/COS, Category Strategies, Contract Manufacturing and COE utilization).

You will:

  • Serve as Project Lead for the extended Operations team. Drive, plan and execute all Operations related activities in support of the program.

  • Communicate project status and information to Operations leaders and stakeholders.

  • Identify and communicate Operations and Program risks. Drive risk mitigation activity as necessary.

  • Complete all Operations PDP deliverables per BU Work Instructions.

  • Develop and update the Operations section of the Business Plan including the inputs from the Voice of Operations/Operations Quality. Ensure that key strategies (including inputs from VOO/VOOQ, targets along with risks are documented and updated in the Business Plan

  • Build and develop planning and execution tools in support of the program. Ensure that required infrastructure, capacity and resources are planned and established to support overall program goals.

  • Work with Ops functional mgrs. to ensure correct level and capability of engineers are on the team.

  • Ensure that Operations has input, and contributes, to Process technology selection and Process Development activity.

  • Champion and coordinate Operations support for the application of DRM, FTQ COS practices and tools.

  • Share best practices and key lessons (program or other) with other CTORs and across Operations Supply Chain functions as appropriate.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree required

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience

Nice to Have

  • Strong technical education and 10 years of experience in a technical environment (Science, Technology or Engineering Degree required. Masters in technical, business or project management disciplines preferred.)

  • Experience in multiple functional disciplines is desired:

  • Manufacturing Engineering

  • Process Development Engineering

  • Project/Program Management

  • Manufacturing Supervision / Operations Management

  • Quality Engineering

  • Supply Chain / Purchasing / Planning / Technical Sourcing

  • Research and Development

  • Strong manufacturing and/or regulatory environment experience

  • Demonstrates success leading teams/and/or matrix organizations

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills

  • Strong business acumen and understanding of operations costing (LBM, OPC, inventory deferrals, etc.)

  • Strong project management skills and proven ability to manage complex projects

  • 15+ years of Procurement, Sourcing, Engineering or/or Supply Chain Management

  • 5 + years leadership experience managing a team direct or indirect

  • Excellent leadership, organization, project management, communication and negotiation skills

  • Advanced skills in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and teams

  • Capability to understand customer/business needs and translate into priorities

  • Project management and milestone management capabilities

  • Continuous improvement mindset

  • Business and Finance acumen

  • Comfortable in the matrix

  • Be successful in translating Operations language to Business language

About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America).

A commitment to our employees lives at the core of our values. We recognize their contributions. They share in the success they help to create. We offer a wide range of benefits, resources, and competitive compensation plans designed to support you at every career and life stage.Learn more about our benefitshere ( .

This position is eligible for a short-term incentive plan. Learn more about Annual Salary and Medtronic Incentive Plan (MIP) on Page 6 here .

It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.