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PD Program Manager

Medtronic
Northridge, CA 91325
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PD Program Manager

Location:

Northridge, California, United States

Requisition #:

220000W3

Post Date:

Feb 15, 2022


**Careers that Change Lives**

Join the Medtronic Systems Engineering team in bringing new products to market that help people living with diabetes more easily and successfully manage their diabetes. Patients, their loved ones, and their healthcare providers all take an active role in helping the patient managing their diabetes. New technologies and access to information are making things possible that open innovative and game changing systems possible. At Medtronic Diabetes, we work in the challenging space where medical devices are in the hands of everyday people and those people expect the state-of-the-art technology to help make things easier and more connected.


As a Program Manager, you will execute on our next gen systems and products for diabetes therapy using a combination of hardware and software solutions.This position will be responsible for the execution of New Product Development (NPD) projects focused on next generation Diabetes management systems such as continuous glucose monitoring systems, insulin pumps and pens. The person will be working closely with the Lead Systems Integrator (who is the RD core team member) and cross functional project team members to lead project management activities to drive execution of NPD projects. The projects encompass both hardware and software elements with an heavier focus on software elements such as Mobile and Web applications combined with scaled infrastructure and advanced analytics.


In addition to supporting the Lead Systems Integrator (LSI) on the overall project management aspects (owing schedule, tracking risk burndown activities, and tracking project milestones), the selected candidate will also work on project management infrastructure (metrics, reporting, administration, business reviews etc.) and will also contribute to implementing best practice tools and techniques in project management within NPD projects.


You will be working in a team that believes in empowering, developing and giving people in the workplace responsibility for their own actions. The job will require you to embrace diversity of thought, create a culture of trust, have an unselfish mindset and foster leadership in others.


The Diabetes Group at Medtronic is part of Medtronic plc, the global leader in medical technology. We are committed to ongoing breakthrough developments in leading-edge technology, unrivaled service and support, and uncompromising leadership. Medtronic is working with the global community to change the way people manage diabetes. Together, we will transform diabetes care by expanding access, integrating care and improving outcomes, so people with diabetes can enjoy greater freedom and better health.


We value what makes you unique. Be a part of a company that thinks differently to solve problems, make progress, and deliver meaningful innovations.


**A Day in the Life**


+ Work with RD leads (mechanical, electrical, systems,firmware engineering, security, cloud, mobile app, data architecture)to develop and update project schedule ensuring it captures strategy for design and development of next generation insulin pumps.

+ Monitor multiple projects and requests ensuring that they are completed on time and stakeholders are informed of progress and completion.

+ Establish strong relationships with engineering team members and be able to estimate, plan, and execute on program deliverables following design control processes. Assess project issues and develop resolutions to meet program goals and objectives.

+ Develop mechanisms for monitoring project progress and intervening for problem solving with core team members and cross-functional team management

+ Manage changing priorities on projects through effective schedule management and deployment of Project Management methodologies.

+ Schedule project meetings, design and technical reviews; document meeting minutes and key decisions, and track action items

+ Work closely with Systems Program Operations leader to create project proformas (linking schedule to resource and budget needs), generate forecasts, manage accruals, and track actuals against the forecast

+ Monitor the project from initiation through delivery; Review, prepare and update program status reports, PMO Dashboards and project files such as risk register.

+ Support generation and approval of SOW, consulting agreements, CDAs, and vendor proposals.

+ Support configuration management, generation of BOMs and cost estimates.

+ Support test and integration planning/execution.

+ Participate in implementing best practice tools and techniques in project management within NPD projects and optimization of the Product Development Process (PDP)

+ Support engineering teams to follow effective process. Promote communication between multiple platform teams and disciplines.

+ Work as a change analyst to route documents through Agile

+ Work with technical writers to create technical documentation

+ Work with other teams to control the flow of document in Agile

+ Lead the scrum team in using Agile methodology and scrum practices


**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

A Bachelors Degree and 6 years of experience, or advanced degree and 4 years of experience.


Expertise in MS Office, MS Teams administrator, Microsoft Project, Monte Carlo Simulations of Program Schedules, Power BI, Agile PLM, JIRA, PTC Integrity


Strong verbal and written communication skills


Demonstrated ability to work with technical teams


**Nice to have:**


+ Experience with highly regulated and/or safety-critical systems is required (medical device experience strongly preferred)

+ Strong working experience on projects such as mobile development, cloud implementation and software development.

+ Technical degree is a plus

+ Solid understanding of structured product development (requirements-driven engineering, requirements documentation, rigorous verification, DFMEA, etc.)

+ Certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP)

+ Experience managing projects in the medical device industry

+ Experience with 21CFR Part 820 and ISO 13485

+ Demonstrated track record of establishing priorities and meeting deadlines.

+ High level of enthusiasm, motivation, and drive for results.

+ Strong understanding and applied experience with Scrum development principle


+ Ability to define business processes, data needs, and requirements.

+ Strong leadership and interpersonal skills, adept at navigating organizational challenges and possess ability to work with through others and accomplish objectives.

+ Ability to establish personal credibility and build trust quickly.


**Nice to Have**

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.


**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)
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.

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Posted: 2022-03-08 Expires: 2022-06-06
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