Program Manager

Location: Brooklyn Park Salary: US$180000 - US$181000 per annum + competitive
Sector: R&D, R+D/Project Management Type: Permanent

A top tier global medical device company located in Brooklyn Park, MN is currently seeking a Senior Program Manager to join their team.

General Job Overview:

The senior program manager is responsible for managing, directing, and coordinating one or more new product development projects from product feasibility through commercialization. Leading cross-functional and multi-site new product development teams to maintain the project schedule and cost while meeting requirements of the OSTA quality system.


  • Lead highly complex large scale product development initiatives across OSTA
  • Establish project scope, develop project work plans, and indentify project and plan risk mitigation
  • Act as a consultant, when needed, to other departments, customers, and sales people
  • Collaborate directly with Manufacturing Engineering to support development of manufacturing processes and trouble shoot process issues
  • Identify project resource needs and work with functional management to ensure these needs are filled
  • Critically evaluate existing processes, identify inefficiencies, recognize opportunities and optimize, where necessary
  • Collaborating directly with R&D engineers to support design, testing and troubleshooting of new products and processes.
  • Resolve resources issues and project conflicts between team members and the organization.
  • Some domestic travel may be required.


  • B.S. degree in Engineering or Science field is required
  • Minimum of 12 years of related experience in required
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in project or functional management preferably in the medical device industry
  • Preferred PMP certification
  • Working knowledge of applicable FDA guidance, ISO standards and applicable industry standards
  • Ability to develop project budgets and projections.

Interview process for this position would involve telephone call with hiring manager and a final on site interview. If

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