Philips Engineering Project Manager in Wallingford, Connecticut

Our Technical Project Manager:

  • Leads the project core team and coaches project team members;

  • Has a solid understanding of project management principles and practices;

  • Has a solid understanding of a design and development process, including requirements elicitation, translating requirements into specifications and designs, and verifying those designs against the requirements using pre-determined acceptance criteria;

  • Has the ability to make things happen by encouraging and channeling the contributions of others; recognizing and addressing important issues in a timely manner, and acting as an agent for change and continual improvement when required to achieve results;

  • Leverages available resources and capabilities to execute and achieve defined goals;

  • Negotiates with stakeholders to ensure positive response and agreement, striving for win-win situations.

  • Has experience with team collaboration tools and project management fundamentals;

  • Has the ability to problem solve and pay attention to details.

What a Technical Project Manager does:

  • Leads cross functional project team(s) to complete deliverables for new product development and transfer projects;

  • Works with product management and senior management to define project scope and justification for new projects, and works with functional management for resource planning and requirements;

  • Develops and maintains project plans, schedules and budgets and presents project status updates;

  • Manages project risks, develops mitigation plans and resolves problems impacting project completion, proactively resolving project issues and escalating to management when necessary.

Our Technical Project Manager has the following background, qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering or technical discipline (electrical, mechanical, software, etc.);

  • Formal course-work or trainings in Project Management; certifications in Project Management such as PMP or PgMP preferred;

  • Minimum of five years of experience leading high complexity, multi-disciplinary product development projects;

  • Minimum of ten years demonstrated progressive engineering experience in a product development environment;

  • Experience with complex product development (electro-mechanical/software) in a regulated industry environment (such as Military/Aerospace/Automotive); FDA / Medical Device preferred.

Our Team

Respironics Novametrix LLC, a subsidiary of Philips Healthcare and world leader in capnography sensors and related accessories, is looking to expand its Wallingford, CT team. Our vision is to deliver clinical solutions to our customers, whether indirectly through Original Equipment Manufacturers of medical equipment, or directly to clinical capnography users. Our history is grounded in the expert development of non-invasive cardio-respiratory sensors, measurements, and clinical decision support. Our products are key vital signs measurements found in patient monitor, defibrillators, critical care ventilators and diagnostic and therapeutic medical devices. Research and development are at the core of the future of the respiratory gas measurement field and are a key part of Respironics' strategy for growth.

Our Offer

At Philips, we are driven by our mission to improve the lives of 3 billion people per year by 2025, and every day we move closer to achieving our goal by creating cutting-edge solutions that lead to confident diagnosis, improved care, and increased quality of life for patients. Thanks to our employees who share our passion for improving lives, we are at the forefront of the Healthcare industry leading in image guided interventions, ultrasound, patient monitoring, cardiology informatics, sleep therapy and respiratory care.

Named one of the Top 50 Happiest Companies in America in 2013, we enable our employees to create a legacy in life through their work and support their development through people-centric learning, total rewards and personalized development planning programs.

In this role, you have the opportunity to:

Join our Respironics team, the world leader in capnography sensors and related accessories, by leading critical project from start to finish.

You are responsible for:

• Leads cross functional project team(s) to complete deliverables for new product development and transfer projects;

• Works with product management and senior management to define project scope and justification for new projects, and works with functional management for resource planning and requirements;

• Manages project risks, develops mitigation plans and resolves problems impacting project completion, proactively resolving project issues and escalating to management when necessary.

You are a part of:

Respironics Novametrix LLC, a subsidiary of Philips Healthcare. Our vision is to deliver clinical solutions to our customers, whether indirectly through Original Equipment Manufacturers of medical equipment, or directly to clinical capnography users. Our history is grounded in the expert development of non-invasive cardio-respiratory sensors, measurements, and clinical decision support. Our products are key vital signs measurements found in patient monitor, defibrillators, critical care ventilators and diagnostic and therapeutic medical devices. Research and development are at the core of the future of the respiratory gas measurement field and are a key part of Respironics' strategy for growth.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience:

• Bachelor’s degree in an engineering or technical discipline (electrical, mechanical, software, etc.);

• Formal course-work or trainings in Project Management; certifications in Project Management such as PMP or PMP preferred;

• 5+ years of experience leading high complexity, multi-disciplinary product development projects;

• 5+ years of demonstrated progressive engineering experience in a product development environment;

• Experience with complex product development (electro-mechanical/software) in a regulated industry environment (such as Military/Aerospace/Automotive); FDA / Medical Device preferred.

Why should you join Philips?

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