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Engineering Project Manager

Date:  Nov 24, 2022
Location: 

Danvers, Massachusetts, US

Abiomed is a pioneer and global leader in healthcare technology and innovation, with a mission of Recovering Hearts & Saving Lives. With corporate headquarters in Danvers, Massachusetts, and offices in Baltimore, MD, Woburn, MA, Aachen & Berlin, Germany and Tokyo, Japan, Abiomed’s 2,000 employees form one of the fastest growing medical device companies in the world. We attract and retain exceptional talent with our collaborative culture, passion for our work, and a strong commitment to employee professional development.

 

Patients First | Innovation | Winning Culture | Heart Recovery
 

The Engineering Project Manager will work across all product focused platforms within Engineering to achieve with a focus on operational excellence within the engineering department. The candidate will develop business processes and best practices to improve innovation speed and efficiency.  Must be able to manage the operational aspects of the product development organization and effectively implement designed business process solutions and best practices. This role is an enabler of the product development team by providing the right tools and processes to improve innovation, spead, and efficiency.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Proactively review processes and analyze data to identify opportunities and/or problems. Recommend and lead actions for improvements to improve efficiencies.
  • Design organizational process changes that result in improved product development efficiencies.
  • Engage and manage stakeholders across functions to align critical success factors.
  • Plan and execute projects to implement designed solutions with matrixed team(s).
  • Leverages data to drive continuous improvement.
  • Captures lessons learned and key findings with recommendations for changes and develop a plan for implementation.
  • Creates a roadmap for tools and technology needed to ensure improvement in processes.
  • Streamline processes to allow for organizational and product portfolio expansion.
  • Negotiate contract agreements and manage subcontractor consultants.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s in engineering required. Advanced Degree preferred
  • 5+ years of Engineering experience in a fast-paced R&D environment
  • Successful management of cross-functional teams to perform process analysis, improvement, and implementation on a national scope.
  • Exceptional analytical, creative, technical project management and interpersonal skills, along with an intense customer focus.
  • Tactful communication (written and presentation) style; need to have the ability to create a story and value proposition, develop presentations, and present in front of a variety of shareholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively, deal with ambiguity, and manage changing priorities.
  • Familiar with the design of SOPs, Work Instructions, and Job Aides to improve workflow and compliance.
  • Strong quantitative capabilities. Adept at drawing conclusions from a variety of data sources.
  • Technical aptitude: ability to learn new systems and information quickly and ability to express complex technical concepts in terms understandable to the business, needs to be able to train the organization
  • Capable to build relationships with the key business stakeholders to understand their needs.
  • Experience in FDA regulated industry and familiarity with CFR 21 Part 11, GMP.

 

Abiomed is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Abiomed will not discriminate against any worker or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, gender reassignment, non-job related mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under law. Abiomed maintains a drug-free workplace.