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Engineering Program Manager (Hybrid) - Merrimack, NH

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Date: Sep 22, 2022

Location: Merrimack, NH, US

Company: Getinge



At Getinge we have the passion to perform


Join our diverse teams of passionate people and a career that allows you to develop both personally and professionally. At Getinge, our passion is to secure that every person and community have access to the best possible care, offering hospitals and life science institutions products and solutions that aim to improve clinical results and optimize workflows. Every day we collaborate to make a true difference for our customers – and to save more lives.

Are you looking for an inspiring career? You just found it.



The Program Manager will support the business by effectively and efficiently managing the activities of cross functional teams as they work through engineering related tasks, including but not limited to design changes, process revalidations, QMS updates. The candidate will need to possess the ability to work independently, as well as effectively interact and communicate with all levels of the organization in a team environment. 


Who You Are:

Someone with experience in Program Management, as well as product development, design control, and compliance for medical devices and components, or similar.  You are expected to have the flexibility for both management of a high-level fast-paced engineering projects, as well as smaller design change or process validation activities that are identified as required implementation actions and the desire to further develop this skillset.   You possess the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, well resourced, multidisciplinary environment supporting the team effort to drive project completion and strive to play an active role in company objectives as well as your own personal growth and development.  Flexible work hours and options are available however the position is expected to have in office responsibilities.


Job Responsibilities and Essential Duties

  • Apply sound technical and business principles to define new product development projects.
  • Effectively and efficiently manage the activities of cross functional product development teams in the design and development of medical devices, components and technologies from concept to commercial product launch.
  • Serve as program leader and manage cross functional program resources.  Coordinate and run team meetings.  Prepare and give oral presentations in a group setting. Directly interact with supporting functional groups (Regulatory, Quality Engineering, Manufacturing, Engineering, Marketing, and Quality Control) to meet project objectives and keep programs on track.
  • Generate project status reports and presentations as required.  Present progress with senior/executive management.
  • Prepare and submit project plans and budgets, which identify milestones and resources, and track project timelines and costs.
  • Ensure regulatory compliance in product development, including coordinating design control activities.
  • Identify project and timeline risks and develop risk mitigation strategies.
  • Manage unexpected program delays and direct cross-functional team efforts to re-align with established project timelines.
  • Participate in negotiation of business transactions with outside parties.
  • Contribute to the team effort by accomplishing related tasks as necessary.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in technical field.  An engineering degree is desirable.
  • A minimum of seven years of relevant experience developing medical products with a minimum of three years’ experience in project or program management. 
  • Knowledge of Quality Systems, ISO, GLP, GMP and FDA requirements.
  • Experience in surgical and interventional medical device design is highly desirable.
  • Agile PLM and Oracle experience preferred.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Working knowledge of medical device industry, FDA regulations, quality systems and design control.
  • Experience leading the development and implementation of projects, with ability to handle multiple projects and effectively manage timelines. 
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills. 
  • Demonstrated strong technical skills, including technical writing experience.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as effectively interact and communicate with all levels of the organization in a team environment. 
  • Proficient oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong skills with MS Office applications are required (Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Project). 


Getinge is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.



About us 

Getinge is on an exciting transformation journey constantly looking for new ways to innovate together with our customers to meet the healthcare challenges of the future. We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and to sustainability with a goal to be CO2 neutral by 2025. We believe in giving our employees the flexibility they need and make every effort to foster a learning culture that supports their personal development and creativity. Our passionate people hold our brand promise ‘Passion for Life’ close to heart. 


If you share our passion and believe that saving lives is the greatest job in the world, then we look forward to receiving your application and resume. We hope you will join us on our journey to become the world’s most respected and trusted medtech company.