Location(s): United States; Massachusetts; Marlborough
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Role Summary: Leads a cross-functional/multi-disciplinary team of SP/LP Project Leaders and their respective project teams for a large/complex internal project program. Individual leads the team to deliver project objectives to the business, drives clarity by defining/prioritizing the work, defines critical success factors/deliverables for the team. This position works with the Business and Core Teams to manage project risks, deliver quality and impactful business results, within budget.
Essential Responsibilities: 1. Overall responsibility for the internal project program (Fastworks, Simplification, Stewardship, Tools, Methods, Compliance,etc) success and impact on the overall business strategy 2. Creates and ensures effective and efficient communication across business functions; motivates and energizes the team through leadership 3. Works closely with the Leadership team to drive project direction 4. Leads cross-functional and/or multi-disciplinary project planning supporting multi-generational projects to support the business strategy 5. Works as an equal partner with the internal Business Sponsor to deliver internal project results relating to tools, process, systems, structures, compliance, people development, and other non-product related objectives 6. Solves complex and ambiguous problems leading the strategic and forward-thinking program execution including (but not limited to) concept discussion, program execution, rollout, training, pilot trials, and successful delivery to the business demonstrates ability to work at transparently at the business level 7. Works with customers to solicit input and feedback to meet quality and customer expectations 8. Understands and openly supports all functional goals 9. Provides mentoring and coaching to develop cross-functional project leadership talent 10. Provides expert guidance and support to the program organization in various technical/functional aspects 11. Creates and supports the stewardship of intellectual property with appropriate security of project documentation of product documentation
Qualifications/Requirements: 1. Bachelors Degree within appropriate Engineering/Science discipline or Bachelors Degree and 2 years of cross-functional Project Leadership experience or equivalent (defined as High School Diploma/GED and 4 years progressive experience within the discipline. 2. Minimum of 5 years of experience in program management or project leadership within a manufacturing, development, technical industry or research environment 3. Demonstrated execution at meeting project goals while satisfying quality, performance, schedule, and budget CTQ’s 4. Demonstrated engineering knowledge, program management, and business planning processes, having experience with the full product lifecycle from concept through end of life 5. Demonstrated ability to coordinate complex programs including hardware, software, consumables and reagents 6. Ability to work across multiple geographies simultaneously 7. Experience coordinating multiple 3rd party relationships to deliver goals on time and on budget 8. Equally comfortable communicating with technical and customer-facing stakeholders 9. Experience driving matrixed or cross-functional teams 10. Familiarity with ISO, FDA and other regulatory standards
Desired Characteristics: 1. Demonstrated experience driving variable cost productivity (VCP) and Inventory Carrying Value (ICV) reduction to enable optimized product margins 2. Masters degree in Engineering or equivalent (defined as 12 years progressive experience within engineering, science, or related field, including 8 years project leadership experience within manufacturing, development, or research development) 3. Strategic planner and thinker with ability to drive change across the segment products 4. Sound technical and domain experience in at least one functional technology area 5. Demonstrated experience on global product releases throughout the entire NPI cycle 6. Strong written and oral communication skills 7. Excellent knowledge in engineering, program management and business planning processes having experience with the full product lifecycle 8. Self-starter, energizing, results oriented, and able to multi-task 9. Demonstrated problem solving ability and results orientation 10. Demonstrated LEAN skills 11. PMP/PMI certification
Locations: United States; Massachusetts; Marlborough
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