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Medtronic Sr Engineering Program Manager in Boulder, Colorado

Sr Engineering Program Manager


Boulder, Colorado, United States

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Post Date:

Feb 01, 2021

Careers that Change Lives

Do meaningful work, make a difference, and improve lives starting with your own. We are seeking Senior Program Manager for Release Product Engineering, to provide leadership and direction for the management, identification,implementation and prioritization of sustaining engineering projects to achieve business objectives cost, quality, delivery.

Patient Monitoring business offers a complete line of solutions that spans the continuum of care.We help with early detection and treatment of diseases and reduce complications to accelerate recovery from patient conditions. We focus on expanding global access to our therapies that improve clinical outcomes for gastrointestinal diseases and cancer, and patients with respiratory compromise.Medtronic is working together with the global healthcare community to solve clinically meaningful problems, with technologies and solutions for blood oxygen management, respiratory compromise, and perioperative complications. ‚Äč

We look for leaders who have a clear vision of where we are going and how to get there, bold inclusive thinkers who create new ideas and bring our best solutions forward to benefit our patients, business partners, and customers.

A Day in the Life

Reporting directly to the Senior Director of Operations for Patient Monitoring, you will establish and maintain strongcross-functional collaboration with RD, PMO, RQ/QA/QE, Engineering, Manufacturing, Operations Excellence,Corporate initiatives and leadership. Ensure on time and on budget completion of projects.

You will:

  • Lead Operating Unit (OU) product mapping and product lifecycle management

  • Lead, coordinate and prioritize multi-functional RPM initiatives with many stakeholders within the Operating Unit.

  • Secure budget and monitor Q,C,Ds on RPE project delivery

  • Represent Operations in the OU RPM boards and define implementation priority and timing for operations

  • Escalate and mitigate delivery gaps that occur due to delivery issues

  • Interface with the RPE engineering leadership team to translate OU needs into RPE requirements the other way around

  • Prioritize initiatives based on OU and Operations needs and biggest impact to the bottom line

  • Support product life cycle evaluation work that defines impact to the Ops network (plants and suppliers)

  • Collaborate with the quality operations organization to ensure quality focused RPE work gets prioritized to ensure patient safety

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree required

  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience

Nice to Have

  • 10+ years of relevant experience

  • Project management experience in medical device industry

  • Demonstrated business acumen and successful experience managing all aspects of programs, including communicating with stakeholders and directing matrixed teams and resources.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; mastery in English and local language

  • Ability to effectively communicate program plans, product architecture, design proposals, and results, and negotiate options at senior management levels.

  • 15+ years of Procurement, Sourcing, Engineering or/or Supply Chain Management

  • 5 + years leadership experience managing a team direct or indirect

  • Excellent leadership, organization, project management, communication and negotiation skills

  • Advanced skills in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and teams

  • Capability to understand customer/business needs and translate into priorities

  • Project management and milestone management capabilities

  • Continuous improvement mindset

  • Business and Finance acumen

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)

A commitment to our employees lives at the core of our values. We recognize their contributions. They share in the success they help to create. We offer a wide range of benefits, resources, and competitive compensation plans designed to support you at every career and life stage.

Learn more about our benefitshere ( .

This position is eligible for a short-term incentive plan. Learn more about Annual Salary and Medtronic Incentive Plan (MIP) on Page 6 here .

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.