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Program Manager

Requisition Number: N/A

Region: Europe
Country: Finland
City: Lehmo


The Program Manager manages multiple large-scale Design & Development and /or New Product Introduction projects or highly complex programs within Phillips-Medisize according to the scope, budget and time schedule.

Program Management:
• Create, execute and revise project work plans to meet changing needs and requirements in reference to the scope of the project.
• Manage and monitor critical aspects of projects in conjunction with Project Managers and /or other key program work stream leads
• Identify required capabilities and resources in support of the project scope and deliverables.
• Manage the investments and execution timeline of the project.
• Control and coordinate all relevant Project Resources
• Review deliverables prepared by the team before passing to customer
• Facilitate effective and timely communication among engineering, design, internal suppliers, external suppliers and customers
• Customer and Supplier relations
• Manage day-to-day customer interaction
• Set and manage customer expectations, initiate scope change requests
• Identify customer needs and evaluate alternative business solutions
• Motivate and influence people to achieve customer satisfaction
• Manage project investments and execution with suppliers in cooperation with purchasing
• Ensure smooth transfer of the product from Pre-Production stage into Final Production stage

Design Assurance:
• Manage the execution of validations and associated tests required to be performed in the pre-production phase in close collaboration with Design Assurance and or other related/relevant disciplines.
• Ensure all project and quality documentation are complete, current and stored appropriately
• Development
• Ensure the development of the product is in line with the scope/specification and expectations of the customer and in alignment with Phillips Medisize Corporation Design Development Process (DDP) and associated SOP’s
• Coordinate the development of engineering data (such as models, drawings, detailing, validation results, etc.)
• Ensure proper filing of the project data
• Optimize manufacturability of the product
• Manage the timeline of the development in line with the scope of the project

Finance and Reporting:
• Management of the Program/Projects to agreed budget delivering agreed contribution margin
• Prepare quoting material for Sales & Marketing in close collaboration with Proposal Development
• Report project status to Engineering Manager
• Communicate project status to Business Development Manager and to customers
• Present update information as necessary at Executive Project Reviews
• Provide periodic update reports as required by PMC Management
• Prepare and present information at Joint Steering Committee (JSC) meetings

Qualifications - Education & Experience

• 10 years of demonstrable experience in project management of large-scale projects
• BSc or MSc in engineering (Mechanical/Physics/Materials)
• Technical education with commercial subjects
• Relevant knowledge of ISO 13485 and other applicable standards
• Principles/methods of process, production qualification, relevant production process knowledge
• Technical knowledge of plastic molding and assembly
• Experience in product creation/development and product industrialization

Qualifications - Skills & Competencies

• Strong and diverse technical injection molding tooling, materials, manufacturing, quality and product design skills
• Demonstrated superior communication, teamwork and organizational skills
• Customer orientation and handling cultural differences
• Negotiation and contractual skills
• Understanding of various cultures and skills to adapt
• English at Business and Technical proficiency at CEFR C1 level
• Seen as respected authority/colleague in previous job

We offer a key position in a changing environment and a challenging job in the medical device industry!

Are you interested in this position and based in The Netherlands or willing to relocate? Please send your CV and application to Heleen Stork - Corporate Recruiter, EU.


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