BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Engineering Program/Project Manager in San Diego, California

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Job Description

The Engineering Program/Project Manager is responsible for managing the execution of programs and/or projects consisting of single or multiple projects and/or programs. Works within the constraints of budget, schedule, and scope, while managing risk, and ensuring adherence to established processes and methodologies.


  • Drive the development of new medical device development programs through project completion within timeline, quality and budgetary limits

  • Lead and integrate cross-functional teams and manage deliverables in a matrix organization

  • Lead, manage and direct the development and execution of integrated project plans relevant to the deliverables and ensure alignment across relevant functions and a smooth transition among pipeline stages

  • Manage multiple projects across several departments while influencing project decisions in coordination with Medical Affairs, R&D, Clinical, Regulatory Affairs, Quality, Manufacturing and Logistics timelines.

  • Identify and implement solutions to improve tracking, planning and collaboration

  • Ability to gain cooperation of others and effectively facilitates cross-functional meetings and discussions

  • Ensure effective, accurate and timely communication across functional areas

  • Serve as a primary point of contact for management regarding progress and goals

  • Work with the team leaders to identify and resolve any team and individual performance issues

  • Bring a broadened business perspective to each project through an understanding of the inner-workings of Marketing, Quality, R&D, Finance, Regulatory, Manufacturing, Clinical, Medical Affairs, and Operations.

  • Managing and coordinating the activities of a multi-disciplined project from concept to commercialization. Plan, develop, coordinate and direct engineers and other cross-functional team members to achieve project objectives.


  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree

  • A minimum of 5-10 years of Project Management experience

  • A minimum of 10 years related work experience in product development. Ideally in device and/or drug development and project management within the medical device/pharmaceutical industry, or reasonable combination of the two.

  • Must have a strong familiarity with the integration of requirements and deliverables associated with Design Controls (21CFR820.30) into the new product development process.

  • Must have experience with short release cycles.

  • Demonstrated success in large Project/Program Management role including Development and Deployment, preferably healthcare, or closely related is a plus

  • Experience managing ambiguity and providing clarity for teams.

  • Demonstrated learning agility of new subject matter.

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation and influencing skills

  • Global product development and team management experience is a plus.

  • Experience working in a highly government-regulated environment (FDA, MHRA, EMEA, TGA, etc.).

  • Must have led a cross-functional project team through regulatory submission and product commercialization.


Primary Work LocationUSA CA - San Diego TC Bldg C&D

Additional LocationsUSA CA – Brea

Work Shift

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