Project Manager in Chicago IL

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  • Chicago, IL, US, 60618 View on Map
  • Apply Before : August 18, 2022

Job Description

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Position : Project Manager

Job Category: Engineering

Work location : Chicago, Illinois

Job Segment : Project Manager, Medical, Engineer, Product Development, Manager, Technology, Healthcare, Engineering, Research, Management



At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.
Position Summary
Directs all phases of medical and dental device program and project development from cross-functional team inception, completion of a commercialized product, launch, post-market surveillance and change control. Organizes and leads cross-functional teams on multiple medical device new product development and change control projects at varying complexity that may include the following: acquisitions; major new products; major and small line extensions; major redesigns; sourcing projects; inter-divisional projects; and

value improvement and business continuity projects. The programs and projects managed by the Project Manager represent critical strategic imperatives and are global in both scale and scope, and have direct visibility to Senior Management. The recommendations from the Project Manager and cross-functional teams have impact on the division affecting the financial, employee and customer view of the company.

Develops and drives the cross-functional plan/strategy as well as execution of new products and change control projects directed by the Portfolio Management Team.
May provide key program or project support with the integration of acquisitions.
Provides leadership, mentoring and technical expertise to ensure high quality products for the market place are delivered right the first time.
Ensures the New Product Development and Change Control Project process is followed. Owns the overall program and project management of the product development to ensure targets are met for performance, features, quality, costs, reliability, manufacturability, etc.
Creates, monitors and updates project plans.
Acts as the primary leader for assigned program and project activities, leading review sessions to discuss project status, critical paths, risks and milestones.
Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to master plans and schedules. Identifies program or project problems and obtains solutions such as allocation of resources or changing specifications.
Directs the work of the assigned cross–functional team members involved in product definition, design, development, production, regulatory, quality, marketing, and clinical applications.
Facilitates communication and interaction among functional business heads to ensure transparency of critical deliverables and milestones in the New Product Development and Change Control Project process.
Delivers critical, timely communications to the Sr. Leadership Group on product development and delivery.
Ensures smooth transition across the organization for initial concept through product development, manufacturing, design limited market release, product launch and change control.
Identifies critical dependences, risks and contingency plans. Proactively monitors progress anticipating the effect of dependencies on schedule, cost, etc.
Participates in identifying and implementing improvements and updates to the New Product Development and Change Control Project process, including adding deliverables, tools and/or processes to address functional and product requirements.
Provides performance feedback regarding cross-functional team members to appropriate Functional Managers.
May participate on the Portfolio Management Team ensuring the New Product Development pipeline is continually filled with the right programs and projects along with the right Change Control


Duties – cont’d
Education Degree
Bachelor’s Degree in Science or MarketingRequired Experience

7+ years’ experience, 4+ in program, project or portfolio management associated with product development and change control in a medical device or a regulated industry
Experience in more than one of the following disciplines a plus: Design and/or Development Engineering, Product Marketing, Finance, Manufacturing, Regulatory, Quality
Strong project management skills required; PMP certification a plus

Specific Skills and/or Business Competencies

Experience leading projects from initial concept, through development, 510(k) submission and verification/validation testing, into Manufacturing through product launch and change control. Ability to balance Customer needs; manufacturing, business and regulatory requirements to expedite launch of the right new product development products and change control projects to market.
Experience successfully managing programs and projects through medical device New Product Development and Change Control Project process. Track record of managing projects to schedule and budget.
Demonstrated proficiency in program and project management tools and procedures for setting and tracking performance, quality, time and cost; strong planning and organization skills required.
Requires knowledge of regulatory environment (Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and applicable Quality System Standards).
Ability to effectively handle conflict through proactive action, and direct and timely communication.
Demonstrated leadership skills including conflict resolution, assertiveness and negotiation skills required.
Ability to lead and collaborate within a team-based matrixed organization across all business functions, levels and cultures. Experience in successfully coordinating with functional departments (e.g. Engineering, Legal, Regulatory, Operations, Materials & Logistics, Clinical Affairs, Marketing, Quality, etc.).
Excellent interpersonal and influence management skills including evidence of managing multidisciplinary teams.
Demonstrated critical thinking – ability to make sound data driven business decisions; understand, track, drill down and question activities and issues in all functional areas.


STERIS is a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.

STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by § 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location’s HR Office during normal business hours.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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