Medtronic PD Project Management Specialist - Northridge in Northridge, California
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PD PROJECT MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST – NORTHRIDGE, CA (on-site)
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The Diabetes Operating Unit focuses on improving the lives of those within the global diabetes community. As a business, we strive to empower people with diabetes to live life on their terms by delivering innovation that truly matters and providing support in the ways they need it. We’re committed to meeting people with diabetes where they are in their journey, always with an aim to make their lives easier. Our portfolio of innovative solutions is designed to provide customers greater freedom and better health, helping them achieve better glucose control, while spending less time managing their disease
Medtronic’s Diabetes campus in Northridge, CA is looking for a Product Development - Project Management Specialist. You will have responsibility in our technical functions to advance existing technology or introduce new technology and therapies. Formulates, delivers and/or manages projects assigned and works with other stakeholders to achieve desired results. The majority of time is spent delivering R&D, systems or initiatives related to new technologies or therapies – from design to implementation - while adhering to policies, using specialized knowledge and skills.
Our strategy is to become a holistic diabetes management company focused on making a real difference in outcomes and cost. We want to transform healthcare toward value-based models by driving both product and business model innovation with the goal of elevating patient experience, improving clinical outcomes and lowering the total cost of care for our customers.
Visit www.medtronicdiabetes.com to see an overview of the products in our Diabetes product portfolio.
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A Day in the Life
Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.
Leads or leverages cross functional teams to evaluate, develop and manage projects for new product development and ongoing lifecycle management of products, processes and therapies.
Oversees and manages the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management.
Manages the development and implementation process of a company’s products and services involving departmental or cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of new or existing products and processes.
Reviews status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports.
Monitors the project from initiation through delivery.
Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives.
Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients.
Gathers requirements, works on requirements planning, requirements elicitation and requirements management to ensure they meet demands of project’s key stakeholders.
Communicates with stakeholders, obtains stakeholder engagement to ensure the end products or processes will solve the business problems.
Must Have: Minimum Requirements
To be considered for this role, please ensure the minimum requirements are evident on your resume.
Bachelors degree required.
Minimum of 2 years of relevant Engineering, Manufacturing or Project Management experience; or advanced degree with a minimum of 0 years relevant Engineering, Manufacturing or Project Management experience.
Nice to Have
Advanced degree in Engineering or Statistics discipline or Masters in Business Administration (MBA)
Past engineering experience in Medical Device Manufacturing
Experience in the application of statistical methods for improvements in product performance
Lean Manufacturing experience, Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) / DRM or similar methodology
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Excellent written and oral communication skills, and the ability to interact with all levels of employees.
Familiarity with FDA and ISO standards
Experience across the entire product lifecycle.
Project Management experience (PMP Certification preferred).
Experience in MS office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Basic understanding in business and financial acumen
Project Management skills (capacity analysis, resource planning, meeting management)
Knowledge of PMI processes
Familiarity with DMAIC process
Good Communication skills
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. Let’s 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)
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This position is eligible for a short-term incentive plan. Learn more about Medtronic Incentive Plan (MIP) here .
The provided base salary range is used nationally (except in certain CA locations). The rate offered is compliant with federal/local regulations and may vary by experience, certification/education, market conditions, location, etc.
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