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Date: Jan 10, 2019

Location: Maple Grove, MN, US, 55311

Company: Boston Scientific

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Requisition ID: 440545



About this role:


The Project Manager will be responsible for the top-level leadership of the Operations portion of new product development projects, VIPs, site transfers and other Maple Grove manufacturing project initiatives. Ultimately, the Project Manager is responsible for the seamless transition of products into manufacturing. Project size will range from small one-off tasks to large and line extension activities. Other projects may include transfers from other sites or corporate initiatives. Multiple projects of various sizes will be handled simultaneously by the PM. Cross functional operations team members will be led by the Project Manager.


Your Responsibilities 

  • Identify the Operations resources required for assigned project activities and form teams as required to complete the activities
  • Identify and coordinate all activities required to complete the project or task through the team and ensure its timely completion ensuring current policies and practices are followed and accurate documentation is kept
  • Insure manufacturability of products transferred into production through use of the new product tool kit
  • Identify issues that may affect quality, cost, or service levels early within the project and work with the team to resolve prior to transition into commercialization
  • Lead team effectively ensuring good cross-functional communications and provide input to cross-functional Core team members and Core Team Leaders
  • Generate high-level plans and schedules on larger projects
  • Assess business risk and prioritize tasks among many activities as multiple projects will be assigned
  • Identify, communicate, and manage moderate to high levels of technical risk
  • Delegate and manage tasks among team members as appropriate to their skill level and risk to the project
  • Elevate issues and clear barriers to team progress will be tantamount to success in this role
  • Resolve conflicts with team members and involve functional management as required to ensure timely project completion
  • Make occasional presentations to upper management


What we are looking for

Basic Qualifications

  • 7+ years engineering experience (manufacturing, process development or related)
  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in engineering
  • Strong organization and execution skills will be required, as well as a demonstrated ability to confidently handle the top responsibility for project completion
  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time domestically and internationally


Preferred Qualifications

  • 3+ years of relevant project management experience in Operations or Development either leading projects or as a team member leading significant segments of projects
  • Experience in both pre-launch and post launch product support activities preferred, with the most emphasis placed on post launch work. Broad product knowledge across multiple franchises is preferred over individual product expertise
  • Manufacturing experience desired including familiarity with new product tools such as Terms and Conditions, Design Capability Matrices, Capital approval, Cost Models, and Capacity Planning.
  • Knowledge of regulatory standards and a deep understanding of internal SOPs is a plus
  • PMP certification a plus.


Quality System Requirements

  • In all actions, demonstrates a primary commitment to patient safety and product quality by maintaining compliance to the Quality Policy and all other documented quality processes and procedures.
  • Assures that appropriate resources (personnel, tools, etc.) are maintained in order to assure Quality System compliance and adherence to the BSC Quality Policy.
  • Establishes and promotes a work environment that supports the Quality Policy and Quality System.



Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) transforms lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients around the world. As a global medical technology leader for more than 30 years, we advance science for life by providing a broad range of high performance solutions that address unmet patient needs and reduce the cost of healthcare.


Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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