Program Manager in Salt Lake at Apple & Associates

Date Posted: 3/28/2018

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Job Description

The Program Manager of Product Development is responsible for the management of new product development activities within a business franchise. They have primary responsibility to deliver safe, compliant business outcomes on time. This responsibility includes: product development, cost improvement, manufacturing support, sustaining engineering, shared service groups and compliance to divisional FDA requirements. To ensure the success of their franchise, they must ensure the success of each individual or function (QA, RA, CA, Marketing, Ops and R&D) within the team they manage. 

Program Manager Responsibilities: 
  1. Organizes and coordinates all activity related to their product franchise or product development group. 
  2. Performs managerial responsibilities for assigned team members, which may include performance reviews, selection, promotion and disciplinary recommendations.
  3. Works with cross-functional team members in support of division goals.  Establishing a product development plan that includes all functional activities from concept through product discontinuation. 
  4. Creates tracks and meets project schedules and budgets.
  5. Implements department and division procedures and policies relating to all aspects of the product development groups and technology teams.
  6. Assesses priorities and makes assignments to assure project and company priorities are met.
  7. Develops, with divisional managers, a strategic direction for product development groups and communicates vision to technology teams.
  8. Assures compliance with corporate and divisional procedures, policies and government regulations.
  9. Coordinates with team members and outside professionals to assure product designs and processes meet user’s needs, as well as all applicable FDA requirements. Coordinates resource allocation and balancing for technology teams. Hires and develops staff in technical roles.
  10. Identifies development needs and potential for team members and provides/recommends project assignments and training to increase expertise to meet current or future division needs.
  11. Develops the performance standards and the norms of the product development teams and assures team communication with division management.
  12. Provides timely information to divisional management on issues which will affect the division’s performance.
Program Manager Requirements
* Bachelors Degree in technical field 
* 8 years experience in medical device or closely related industry.
* 5 years experience in project management
* 4 years direct supervisory/management role
  1. Ability to concurrently handle a variety of projects while coordinating and supporting the efforts of cross-functional team members.
  2. Ability to independently work with in-house and outside suppliers, contractors and consultants.
  3. Ability to independently work with outside medical and technical professionals.




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