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Sr Project Lead - Manufacturing & Operations Job

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Date: May 22, 2019

Location: Maple Grove, MN, US, 55311

Company: Boston Scientific

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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:


The Senior Project Lead 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 Lead is responsible for the seamless transition of products into manufacturing. Project size will range from small one-off tasks to leading smaller projects to assisting with portions of a larger project. Other projects may include transfers from other sites or corporate initiatives. Multiple projects of various sizes will be handled simultaneously by the Project Lead. 


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
  • 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
  • Assess business risk and prioritize tasks among many activities
  • Identify, communicate, and manage moderate to high levels of risk
  • Delegate and manage tasks among team members as appropriate to their skill level and risk to the project
  • Elevating issues and clearing 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’re looking for:


Basic Qualifications

  • 5 Years with bachelor’s degree, or 3 Years with master’s degree, or an equivalent combination of education/work experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrated excellence in data analysis, project planning and execution


Preferred Qualifications

  • Self-starter
  • Project management experience
  • Experience in pre-launch and/or post launch product development activities
  • Basic understanding of financials impacting commercial products



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: 447876


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