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Engineering Project Manager/Program Manager

Requisition Number: P9474

Region: US
State: Wisconsin
City: Hudson


Project/Program Manager capable of leading large, complex developmental programs, from product design through development of manufacturing processes.  Engineering background required; operations experience desired.

  • Coordinate, communicate, and lead project teams, utilizing standard project management processes to successfully develop and transition programs from design through commercialization. 
  • Provide a single point of contact for the customer and all Phillips-Medisize facilities providing program leadership during the development efforts to create a seamless customer experience
  • Ensure sufficient resources are identified and allocated to the program from both a Phillips-Medisize and customer perspective
  • Use relationship-building and to sell Phillips-Medisize capabilities (e.g., product development, testing, prototyping, automation development, production medical device manufacturing) to new and existing customers.
  • Manage projects to ensure all changes in project scope are managed. 
  • Coordinate quoting additional services and assure over all product/services are being invoiced and paid promptly.
  • Identify and monitor overall program costs, timing, and deliverables to ensure key milestones are achieved
  • Continuously look for new and unique opportunities in providing Phillips-Medisize capabilities to customers in a non-traditional market.
  • Lead effort to continually pursue optimal technologies for customers and Phillips-Medisize facilities
  • Generate excitement and communicate the “big picture” to all involved facilities – i.e., how the customer views Phillips-Medisize, what the customer means to us in terms of sales and growth, the number of ongoing and future programs, the impact of a facility’s actions on other facilities’ relationships with the customer, etc.
  • Able to proactively anticipate the needs of the customer and/or program and offer additional services to improve the value to the customer.
  • Participate in business development issues such as supply agreements, long-term agreements, cost reduction requests, cost sharing requests, pricing negotiations, account reviews, etc
  • Participate in cost control and profitability decisions through interaction with appropriate manufacturing groups, accounting and sales
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Keep work area clean
  • Some programs may have vision requirements

Qualifications - Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in engineering, project management, manufacturing operation or equiv.
  • Project management experience in a medical device or related industry, including budget management and cross-functional team experience. PMP or PMI
  • certification desired.
  • Experience working with industry customers preferred.

Qualifications - Skills & Competencies

  • Understanding of the product development process, associated terminology, and quality system requirements
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to understand various processes used throughout Phillips-Medisize.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, sales, and customers
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Understanding of financial statements and accounting practices and terminology at a project level
  • Ability to identify problems and develop and implement actions plans to resolve them
  • Ability to motivate and influence people to achieve customer satisfaction


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