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Sr PD Project Management Specialist

Northridge, CA 91325
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Careers that Change Lives

This position will assist the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between Core Team leader, and Core Team members with the day to day project management duties. It also interacts with the cross-functional team members (R&D, Product & Quality engineering, Manufacturing, Marketing, Regulatory, HF, Clinical, Operations / Supply Chain) focusing on the delivery of new or existing products.

This position will give someone the fundamentals to eventually become a Program Manager and Core Team Lead.


The Diabetes Operating Unit focuses on improving the lives of those within the global diabetes community. As a business, we strive to empower people with diabetes to live life on their terms by delivering innovation that truly matters and providing support in the ways they need it. We're committed to meeting people with diabetes where they are in their journey, always with an aim to make their lives easier. Our portfolio of innovative solutions are designed to provide customers greater freedom and better health, helping them achieve better glucose control, while spending less time managing their disease.

Career growth and development is about learning and stretching yourself to grow your expertise and navigate your career. Medtronic offers award-winning programs to accelerate your development and growth. Our size, scope and market leadership give you the chance to explore career opportunities - and grow as we grow.

A Day in the Life

  • Ensure projects are run in compliance with the Design Control SOP or their subordinate DOP's.
  • Maintain the project Design History file in a manner consistent with Design Control and Medtronic SOP requirements.
  • Assist core team activities such as project meetings by documenting meeting minutes, action items and deliverables and track/monitor for completion.
  • Provide support to Program Manager in execution of programs
  • Partner with documentation control for review and release of documents within Agile Product Lifecycle Management
  • Assist with the operational and country launch readiness activities for programs

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned:
  • Oversees and manages the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management.
  • Manages the development and implementation process of a company's products and services involving departmental or cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of new or existing products.
  • Reviews status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports.
  • Monitors the project from initiation through delivery.
  • Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives.
  • Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients.
  • Support completion and release of business and program deliverables for ongoing programs.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with 4+ years of experience

  • Advanced Degree with 2+ years experience

Nice to Have
  • Prior experience as a project analyst or coordinator in the development and manufacturing of medical devices
  • Understanding of ISO and FDA guidelines concerning Product Development
  • Documentation Control / Supply Chain / Operations experience
  • Understanding of documentation systems, such as Agile and ability to work with Microsoft Excel, Project, and PowerPoint
  • A desire to move forward with Project and Program Management as a career
  • Ability to lead by influence and strong sense of ownership
  • Quick learner and strong drive and sense of urgency
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills

About Medtronic
Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let's work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients' lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements
The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)

Additional Information

  • Posting Date: Oct 6, 2021
  • Travel: No

Posted: 2021-10-08 Expires: 2021-11-06
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