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Project Manager, R&D - Wayne, NJ

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Date: Sep 22, 2022

Location: Wayne, NJ, US

Company: Getinge

Job Overview

The Project Manager will be responsible for the leadership of complex cross-functional projects related to the development and/or sustainment of medical device systems for the Acute Therapies business.   Project assignment is at the discretion of the supervisor, and is based on business requirements.  The Project Manager is required to develop project timelines and budget estimates, assemble required project teams, track the schedule, cost and deliverables, and maintain effective communication throughout the project.


Job Duties

  • Lead diverse cross-functional teams in managing and executing projects in support of Class I - III medical devices
  • Monitor and maintain awareness of new and current product regulations and standards
  • Develop and release all project-related deliverables, including project plan, work breakdown structure, schedule, budget and report
  • Manage projects within standardized methods and project/program models, including Waterfall and Agile
  • Ability to track project progress via multiple methods (Kanban, Action/Decision Log, e.g.)
  • Lead and support execution of technical and/or cross-functional project work
  • Ensure the timely release of critical deliverables within the project
  • Ensure all aspects of the projects are in compliance to internal procedures
  • Ensures quality and on-time completion of all projects. 
  • Understanding of group dynamics to influence team members
  • Anticipate issues and mitigate risks in advance of their realization
  • Develop and present monthly status reports across the organization
  • Effective communication with project stakeholders, local management, and global management
  • Demonstrate leadership when facing uncertainty
  • Instill confidence through leadership and actions
  • Understand group dynamics and use this knowledge to lead the project
  • Identify, support, and promote new concepts and initiatives related to Project Management within the organization
  • Communicate project status at defined intervals and meanings, and escalate any concerns to the Supervisor and associated Management representatives. 
  • Manage special and/or confidential  projects at the discretion of the Vice President, President or CEO



Minimum Requirements

  • BS in Engineering discipline (e.g., Systems, Biomedical, Electrical, Chemical or Software Engineering) or relevant experience
  • Minimum of 4+ years of experience in medical device or other regulated industry
  • Minimum of 3+ years in task or project lead role
  • Domestic and/or International travel up to 20%







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.