Senior Project Manager-Engineering

    • Carlsbad, CA

Job Title

Senior Project Manager-Engineering

Job Description

In this role, you have the opportunity to:

Be an integral member of Philips Therapeutic Care business focused on hospital respiratory care. This position plans, conducts and provides project management expertise to one or more projects of significant importance and difficulty where the scope, complexity, risk, and investment involved requires the broad application of expert knowledge.

You are responsible for:

  • Lead the cross functional team for complex technical projects from concept to commercialization;
  • Coordinate activities/tasks and resources across all departments including R&D, Clinical Affairs, Marketing, Quality, Regulatory Affairs, and Operations;
  • Develop, track and report on program plan, detailed project schedule, change control requests, and program deliverables;
  • Provides comprehensive tracking and monitoring for project team using project management expertise and tools;
  • Monitor compliance to medical device design control and product development process for all aspects of program;
  • Manage project risks, develop mitigation plans and resolve problems impacting project completion, proactively resolving project issues and escalating to management when necessary;
  • Work with product management and senior management to define project scope and justification for new projects and features, and work with functional management for resource planning and requirements;
  • Monitor and report project team activities against project plan to identify deviations from planned timing, budget and/or scope;
  • Use appropriate communication tools to ensure that all project customers are informed of project status;
  • Negotiate with stakeholders to ensure positive response and agreement, striving for win-win situations;
  • Facilitate risk management of projects and escalation/mitigation of significant deviations;
  • Facilitate project team meetings with agendas, minutes and action items; and
  • Assure that extended team project support activities of functional teams are aligned with the project plan.

You are a part of:

You will report to the Director of Program Management for Hospital Respiratory Care (HRC)- part of Philips Therapeutic Care (TC) business. Our solutions are helping caregivers and lay responders both inside and outside the hospital. We are the number one provider of therapeutic care solutions, saving and improving more and more lives every year.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering/technical discipline (electrical, mechanical, biomedical, systems, software, etc.);
  • 10+ years experience in regulated product development focused in a combination of New Product Development/R&D, Sustaining and Technical Project/Program Management.
  • Experience working in a hardware and software medical device regulated environment-highly desired
  • Experience working in a matrix organization
  • Ability to establish relationships quickly with a broad range of constituents. Must possess a collaborative style to work effectively throughout the organization;
  • Ability to work with people in such a manner as to build high morale and group commitment toward goals and objectives;
  • Ability to influence actions and opinions of others in a desired direction, to exhibit judgment in leading others to worthwhile objectives;
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal communications skills;
  • PMP certification preferred
  • Experience with team collaboration tools and project management fundamentals;
  • Ability to problem solve and pay attention to details;
  • Excellent analytical skills; and
  • Must be proficient in MS Office Applications, MS Project and MS Visio.

In return, we offer you:
At Philips, we are driven by our mission to improve the lives of 3 billion people per year by 2030, and every day we move closer to achieving our goal by creating cutting-edge solutions that lead to confident diagnosis, improved care, and increased quality of life for patients. We enable our employees to create a legacy in life through their work and support their development through people- centric learning, total rewards and personalized development planning programs.

Why should you join Philips?
Working at Philips is more than a job. It's a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

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