1+ months

Engineering Program Manager

Memphis, TN 38111
Engineering Program Manager


Memphis, Tennessee, United States

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Post Date:

Nov 23, 2021

**Careers that Change Lives**

Impact patient outcomes. Come for a job, stay for a career.

This position representsOperations on NPI (New Product Introduction)project core teams as an Engineering Program Manager and provide leadership to an extended project team comprised of individuals from Manufacturing Operations, Supply Chain Planning, Category Management, Sourcing, Contract Manufacturers / OEM, Supplier Quality, and other functions as needed to drive continued commercialization of products. This position is responsible for the overall operations aspects including value stream selection, planning, execution and successful implementation of activities in the production of products. The Program Manager has the responsibility to ensure that the voice of operations is properly captured, and all team commitments and project contract metrics are met and communicated in a timely manner.

Note: The following are meant to be representative but not necessarily all inclusive of the duties and responsibilities for this position title.

**A Day in the Life**

As an Engineering Program Manager, you will own:

+ Responsibility for all Operations activities and deliverables in product planning and execution.

+ Overall value stream development and process responsibility from technology through market release.

+ Lead the manufacturing and supply chain schedule risk burn down

+ Define and meet operations objectives for NPI program:COGS (Labor, Burden, Material, Scrap), Cycle Time, Capacity, First Run Yield, Cum Yield, Process Ppk, etc

+ Manages one or more developed or mature programs with well-defined program plans and delivery methodologies

+ Lead cross functional teams including Design, Manufacturing Operations, Supply Chain Planning, Category Management, Sourcing, Contract Manufacturers / OEM, Supplier Quality, through the product development process to ensure successful completion of development projects and business goals.

+ Provides tactical and / or operational leadership and coaching. Receives assignments in task and objective oriented terms.

+ Establishes operational plans and implements policies and strategies. Decisions impact program schedules, customer satisfaction levels, or allocation of time, material resources, expenditures and funds.

+ Responsible for developing, communicating, and documenting project strategies and plans including operations budget and detailed schedule creation and maintenance

+ Champion and document the Voice of Operations.

+ Ensure the quality policy/system is planned, understood, implemented and maintained.

+ Ensure Operations aspects of Quality System Compliance, Design History File, and Regulatory Submissions documentation

+ Coordinate Development builds

+ Ensure alignment between operations and core team

+ Champion manufacturing strategy and sourcing strategy for program

+ Lead decision making for facility locations, make-buy decisions, business continuity.

+ Ensure Design for Reliability and Manufacturing (DRM) is consistently and rigorously applied

+ Facilitate launch build planning, capacity planning and execution and Commercialization Readiness activities

+ Indirect People Management Development

+ Actively coach and mentor extended operations team

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelors degree required

+ Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience

**Nice to Have**

+ Experience in medical device manufacturing, operations and supply chains

+ Project Management: Extensive experience leading a complex project/program including financial accountability including strong preference for PMP certification

+ Product/Process technical expertise including Qualifications (i.e. Validation including IQ, OQ, PQ activities; CPAP or related)

+ Manufacturing Engineering experience

+ Experience with Design for Manufacturability/DRM/DFSS or similar methodology

+ Experience or extensive knowledge of at least 3 related disciplines (with knowledge of all) such as: 1. Product software and hardware development2. Supply chain planning/capacity planning for launch 3. Sourcing including component qualification 4. Quality engineering including new product 5. Manufacturing supervisor/manage

6. Managing Product design projects

+ Business acumen and understanding of operations costing (LBM, OPC, Inventory deferrals, capital project management, etc.)

+ Ability to strongly advocate for and represent Operations to a cross functional team related to project and business needs.

**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. Lets 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)
It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


Posted: 2021-11-30 Expires: 2022-01-31

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