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Sr. Engineering Project Manager in Santa Barbara, CA ,  at Arthrex

Date Posted: 10/13/2018

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Sr. Engineering Project Manager
Arthrex, Inc.
INC Santa Barbara, CA

Main Objective: 

The program and project management team is responsible for managing and resolving issues related to the time, budget, and resource allocation for a given program or project.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Manages subsidiary-based and global projects/programs within the scope of the new product development
  2. Develops project objectives by reviewing project proposals and plans, conferring with senior management and key stakeholders
  3. Determines project schedule by studying project plan and specifications, calculates time requirements, identifying and sequencing project elements and discreet tasks
  4. Maintains project schedule by monitoring project progress, coordinating activities, and resolving obstacles
  5. Determines project responsibilities by identifying project phases and elements, requesting and allocating resources as necessary
  6. Coordinates with interdepartmental managers for the availability, assignment, and accountability of downstream resources and technology
  7. Communicates project/program status to management and key stakeholders against metrics and constraints

Frequent use and general knowledge of industry practices, techniques, and standards.  General application of concepts and principles.

Develops solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity.  Refers to policies and practices for guidance.

Works under very general supervision.  Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives. 

  • 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.
  • Awareness orthopedic surgery principles, theories, and products preferred
  • Knowledgeable of FDA and ISO guidelines for the development of medical devices required.
  • 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

7 Years of project management experience

BS in Engineering required.

Biomedical, Electrical, or Mechanical engineering preferred.

Medical device product development preferred.

Prior experience leading global, enterprise-wide implementations involving partners preferred.

Technical knowledge in new product development preferred

Project Management certification highly desired

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.


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