BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Project Manager II in Salt Lake City, Utah

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BARD has now joined BD is a global medical technology company that is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We lead in patient and healthcare worker safety, and technologies that enable medical research and clinical laboratories. Our innovative solutions help advance medical research and genomics, enhance the diagnosis of infectious disease and cancer, improve medication management, promote infection prevention, equip surgical and interventional procedures, optimize respiratory care and support the management of diabetes.

Vascular Access Devices, a sub-business unit of Medication Delivery Solutions, focuses on developing, manufacturing, and distributing high-quality medical devices used by clinicians throughout the worldwide healthcare industry to access a patient’s vasculature. Our devices assist in the delivery of chemotherapy, blood products, antibiotics, and nutrition.

This position is responsible for the coordination of program/project activities during the MDR remediation project. Responsibilities may include overseeing project deadlines, project teams, and project team deliverables. This position will oversee all projects associated with the MDR remediation effort, and may manage or support one or two specific projects or work streams associated with the MDR program.

The following duties and responsibilities are intended to be representative of the work performed by the incumbent(s) in this position and are not all-inclusive. The omission of a specific duty or responsibility will not preclude it from the position.

  • Works efficiently and effectively with cross-functional teams to drive completion of gap assessments, product and quality system remediation activities, and submission activities to ensure safe, compliant products and systems that meet MDR requirements.

  • Provides technical support, feedback, and program/project direction for cross functional projectteams or individual team members, as needed.

  • Provides MDR program governance and may participate as a project leader or as an active member of project teams to meet company objectives. This role ensures program/project deliverables are completed on time, in scope, and within budget.

  • Identify, track, monitor, and report, as appropriate, program/project risks and issues including, but not limited to risks and issues associated with the overall MDR program, individual projects, or the budget.

  • Ensures adherence to the MDR program budget and raises budget risks and issues quickly through appropriate channels.

  • Effectively and efficiently coordinates with program stakeholders, internal project team members, external suppliers and resources, and outside professionals to assure program, projects, work streams, and product outputs meet all stakeholder expectations.

  • Participates in, creates, and conducts internal training associated with the MDR regulations, program requirements, and policies or procedures.

  • Responsible for ensuring that the MDR remediation program efforts are completed on time, within budget, and that project deliverables meet the MDR requirements.

  • Creates, tracks, updates, and meets program/project schedules and budgets. Reports program/project or budget risks and issues when appropriate. Maintains open communication with respective stakeholders regarding program/project health.

  • Continuous assessment of MDR program health and priorities. Makes assignments to project team members and/or project teams to assure program commitments are met, delivered on time, and within budget. Communicates concerns in a timely fashion to obtain quick resolution.

  • Coordinate with business unit lead, platform teams, and MDR cross-functional teams to plan/drive the execution of all MDR remediation activities.

  • This role may provide program/project support to Regulatory Affairs in global registration of products triggered by changes made during the MDR remediation program. This role may provide project leadership and technical support, as needed.

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field plus ten (10) years of experience OR,

  • Master’s degree plus eight (8) years experience in the medical device or closely related industry or equivalency.

  • A minimum of four (4) years experience in project/program management.

  • Experience successfully executing large-scale projects or programs and/or demonstrated

  • knowledge of development, manufacturing and quality systems requirements for medical devices.

  • Demonstrated positive communication and human relation skills.

The incumbent must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the duties and responsibilities.

  • Ability to concurrently manage multiple work streams/projects and provide direction for individual contributors and cross functional teams to ensure timely completion of projects deliverables.

  • Ability to work effectively with internal and external resources and stakeholders to achieve business objectives.

  • Ability to independently work with outside medical and technical professionals.

  • Strong skills in communicating with all levels of technical and operating management.

  • Ability to work in a cross-functional team environment as a leader or member of a cross-functional team, as well as the ability to independently function in the technical workspace.

  • Good project management and problem solving skills.

  • Strong ability to analyze and use technical data and resources.

  • Inductive and deductive reasoning skills

  • Good oral and written comprehension.

  • Knowledge of MDD and MDR requirements.

  • Capable of managing through influence.

This position is in an office and laboratory environment and requires the incumbent to sit, stand, and perform general office functions. The incumbent may also be required to move up to twenty-five pounds occasionally. The incumbent may be required to stand for extended periods of time. Bending, stooping and reaching are also frequently required.

The ideal candidate must be able to work in a team oriented, fast paced environment. Bard Access Systems is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that values and actively seeks diversity in the workforce.

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Industry Standard/Category: Medical Device/ Research and Development

ID: 2018-11367

Division Name: Salt Lake City, UT/ Bard Access Systems

External Company Name: C.R. Bard, Inc.

External Company URL: www.crbard.com

Street: 605 North 5600 West

C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE: BCR) is a leading multinational developer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative, life-enhancing medical technologies in the fields of vascular, urology, oncology and surgical specialty products, employing over 13,000 people around the world. Founded in 1907, we pioneered many devices that are now the cornerstones of modern healthcare.

We expect the highest levels of quality, integrity, service, and innovation from our employees – on the job and in the communities in which we work and live. In return, we foster an environment where individuals are treated with fairness and respect, and feel valued, acknowledged and rewarded. Bard is a M/F, Disabled and Vet EEO/AA Employer.

Be Your Best at Bard – and ultimately, you can have an impact on the lives of people around the world.