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Help streamline and speed our time to market and build quality in at every step.  You will be a member of the new product development team that supports the design and development of innovative, new products within Surgical Innovations business. You can apply advanced technical concepts to complex problems from concept generation through early phase development.

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A Day in the Life

The Senior Project Manager will be a key member of the Medtronic Program Management team working to commercialize a Surgical Robotics Platform. This senior level project management position will work closely with program management, subsystem technical leads, engineers, and cross functional core team members to manage and coordinate development activities. They will be responsible for project management activities dedicated to specific Surgical Robotic Instrument subsystems. This person will ensure that the cross functional teams are efficient and well-coordinated, have clear priorities and goals, develop and track to schedules, and deliver quality designs according to the new product development process.

Responsibilities Include: 

  • Constructs, updates and maintains project plans, timelines, resources, charters, and schedules
  • Tracks and monitors project progress to achieve project management stage deliverables and project milestones
  • Establishes a communication schedule to update stakeholders (including multiple teams, sites and disciplines) on the progress of the project
  • Schedules core team and other similar project meetings, documents meeting minutes and key decisions, and tracks action items
  • Coordinates, tracks, proofs and finalizes project documents as needed with limited supervision
  • Manages the development and implementation process of products and services involving departmental or cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of new products which include software and hardware.
  • 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 and quality goals and objectives.
  • Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with a cross functional team.
Must Have: Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Computer Science
  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience

Nice to Have

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or Business Administration (MBA)
  • Certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Expert knowledge of hardware engineering management, both tools and process (project tracking/scheduling; bills of materials; document management; issue/bug tracking; configuration management; integration/release testing; etc.)
  • Comfortable with a range of project management methodologies (sequential/waterfall, Scrum, Agile, etc.)
  • Well-versed in R&D, product development, and clinical/regulatory process (e.g. IEC 60601, IEC 62304, ISO 14971, ISO 13485)
  • Experience with Microsoft suite of tools (Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • 3+ years of experience leading diverse and complex projects and programs
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Able to influence all customers (both internal and external) on issues that impact the business and its technical service and product strategies
  • Experience coordinating multiple teams to execute concurrent, interdependent projects

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)

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