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Senior Quality Program Manager

19000I8X Requisition #

Careers That Change Lives


The Restorative Therapies Group develops life-restoring therapies and healthcare solutions that span the care continuum; integrating technologies and applying clinical and economic evidence to increase patient access, improve efficiency of procedures and deliver successful patient outcomes.


In this exciting role as a Senior Quality Program Manager you will have the responsibility and authority to actively lead, manage and support quality projects for the RTG business unit through use of formal project management techniques.


These projects will focus on simplifying and harmonizing RTG quality systems to improve effectiveness and efficiency and eliminate hundreds of overlapping and sometimes conflicting. procedures that can make it very difficult to get work done across sites and quality systems


This position is responsible for gathering inputs from various functional stakeholders, establishing project milestones and providing updates to leadership.


A Day in the Life

  • Manage and support execution of strategic objectives for the function.
  • Lead cross-functional teams in achieving assigned projects/programs in compliance to Quality System requirements.
  • Lead planning efforts for assigned projects to develop project plan, project contract, project risk analysis (including risk mitigations), schedule and budget in conjunction with the project team to achieve the project goals.
  • Manage projects and diverse groups of individuals at different levels within or outside the organization.
  • Influence internal quality systems teams, functional leaders, project teams, and cross-functional partners to establish mechanisms that drive quality process

Must Have:

To be considered for this role, please ensure the minimum requirements are evident on your resume.

  • 7 + years of experience in medical device industry with bachelor’s degree (in Engineering, Science or other technical discipline) or
  • 5 + years of experience in medical device industry with master’s degree
  • 3+ years of experience managing, directing, influencing and developing people and teams
  • 3+ years of experience in project management


Nice to Have:

  • 8+ years of experience in Quality Systems with experience in medical device product development, design verification/validation, risk management, reliability engineering, statistics, and process validation.
  • 5+ years of project management and critical path analysis
  • Direct experience with 21CFR Part 820, ISO 13485 and medical device regulations for other geographies
  • Direct experience in developing / implementing quality system procedures
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills. Able to solve complex problems that require creativity
  • Effective at influencing and building strong working relationships across all levels and diverse cultures
  • Demonstrated experience in accomplishing objectives.  Able to deliver on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Master’s degree in science or engineering is preferred
  • Experience with face to face customer interactions



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 above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all the required responsibilities and skills of this position. 


The physical demands described within the Day in the Life 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.


  • Expect travel to range from 0-25% depending upon the individual project.



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