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Program Manager - Manufacturing Engineering in Ave Maria, FL ,  at Arthrex

Date Posted: 2/19/2019

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Program Manager - Manufacturing Engineering
Arthrex Manufacturing Inc
Ave Maria FL

Arthrex is a global medical device company and a leader in new product development and medical education in orthopedics. Working as a Program Manager, you will generate, prioritize and manage various engineering projects. The project management team is responsible for development and execution of cross functional projects to support Arthrex Manufacturing, Inc. goals which may focus on cost reductions, insourcing, new product launches, cycle time improvements, scrap reduction, material flow optimization, or general process improvement. Excellent communications and analytical skills, strong technical project management skills and a Bachelors’ degree in Engineering will be essential for this position. This position will be located at our manufacturing site Ave Maria, Southwest Florida.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manages engineering projects to meet expected timing, cost, and quality
  • Works with all areas of AMI to generate project ideas and develop a prioritized project deck based on impact to the business
  • Develops project objectives by reviewing project proposals and plans, conferring with senior management and key stakeholders
  • Determines project schedule by studying project plan and specifications, calculates time requirements, identifying and sequencing project elements and discreet tasks
  • Maintains project schedule by monitoring project progress, coordinating activities, and resolving obstacles
  • Determines project responsibilities by identifying project phases and elements, requesting and allocating resources as necessary
  • Coordinates with interdepartmental managers for the availability, assignment, and accountability of downstream resources and technology

Incidental Duties:

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management.


  • 5 years of technical project management, demonstrable increasing responsibility and leadership roles for Project or Program Management
  • BS Engineering required
  • Medical Device industry experience preferred
  • Project Management certification highly desired


Complete understanding and application of principles, concepts, practices, and standards.  Full knowledge of industry practices.


  • Ability to effectively communicate project planning requirements, including task elucidation, duration, and resource requirements
  • Strong strategic thinker, excellent collaboration and communication skills, careful attention to detail
  • Ability to balance business and technical risks while remaining compliant with internal systems.
  • Working knowledge of medical device regulations and associated quality systems, particularly design controls and risk management.
  • Manufacturing process knowledge preferred.
  • Strong communication skills and accountability to project deliverable timing and budgets required.
  • Ability to confidently lead complex, cross functional teams independently
  • Demonstrable bias for action
  • Strong desire and proven ability to learn quickly
  • Leads efforts to improve complex systems of people and process, while eliminating waste
  • Manages Engineering Project Managers, both internal and external to the company
  • Mentors/coaches Engineering Project Managers on best practices for project management

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to comprehend and apply mathematical principles to the degree required to perform the job based upon job requirements. 

Language and Communication Skills:

Ability to comprehend and apply language skills to the degree required to perform the job based upon the job requirements listed above.  Ability to verbally communicate ideas and issues effectively to other team members and management.  Ability to write and record data and information as required by procedures.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The area that this job is performed in is a general office or open cubicle/workstation environment.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.