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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Project Manager (Complex Engineering Projects) in San Jose, California

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BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.

We are seeking to hire an innovative, passionate, and highly capable individual with a proven track record of sustained success in the execution of complex technical and high visibility projects. A successful candidate will work cross-functionally to assist in the implementation of effective and efficient plans, scaling the product lifecycles appropriately, and brings a strong continuous improvement approach to the development process. BD Lifesciences develops research-only and IVD products, applicable experience within a regulated environment will be valuable in this position. BD uses Agile and SAFe processes for product development.

In this role the Project Manager will support Program Managers in oversite of complex programs. The ideal candidate demonstrates experience in development of complex instrumentation, hardware and software projects, can lead teams through phase gate reviews and has strong risk management skills.

Job responsibilities:

  • Lead a cross-functional team ensuring execution of all hardware program work (including documentation) to ensure continuous supply of our flagship clinical instrument from a hardware perspective

  • Support the Program Managers (Core Team Leads) in managing risks (schedule, budget, and technical performance) through contingency planning.

  • Ensures hardware requirements are in place and creates well thought out project plans

  • Coordinate with suppliers to ensure that boards fabrication meets the project needs in both performance, quality and timeline

  • Works together with Manufacturing to optimize management of inventory of boards and components

  • Organize core team meetings, maintain agenda, track open items and publish meeting minutes.

  • Participate in Scrum meetings to identify and call out risks where needed.

  • Proactively review processes and recommend changes and improvements while applying program management best practices

  • Ensure compliance to the company's product life cycle and design control requirements.

  • Work in close collaboration with the Program Managers and Quality Assurance to develop, maintain and control the Design History Files.

  • Work with project team members at local and remote sites to coordinate filing of all essential project documentation.

  • Keep key partners informed on the status of work completion relative to scheduled deadlines.

  • Keeps abreast of requirements for compliance for each project and leads team to maintain compliance.

  • Brings regulatory compliance questions/issues to the attention of management when necessary.

  • Helps coordinate & implement SAFe and Agile planning activities

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical or science related field - manufacturing, electrical, mechanical, or industrial engineering preferred.

  • Familiarity with basic PCB design and fabrication processes.

  • Laboratory instrument, or capital equipment development experience.

  • Preferred knowledge and experience: include SW/FW/HW integrated project management for commercial products

  • Strong, proven knowledge in product development and design control

  • Minimum of 3-years experience in a new product development or manufacturing environment

  • 1-2 years cross-functional project management experience preferred

  • Familiar with structured phase-gate product development and portfolio management processes

  • Demonstrated impact of implementing process improvement projects

  • Demonstrated experience with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Demonstrated results-oriented capabilities as contributor and team leader

  • Able to travel up 15% (domestic and potentially international)

Preferred Candidate:

  • Experience working in an FDA regulated environment

  • Experience in the development of analytical instruments or similar complexity products

  • Knowledge of Agile and SAFe processes is a plus

  • Familiarity with SAP

  • PMP certificate

Employment at BD is contingent upon the Company’s receipt of sufficient proof that you are or will be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Consistent with BD’s Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law.

Why join us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life’s purpose through the work that they do every day.

You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.

To learn more about BD visit https://jobs.bd.com/

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

Primary Work Location

USA CA - San Jose

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Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

All applicants should complete the on-line application process. BD is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance or an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application process, please call 855-BD-HELPS (855-234-3577) or email asc.americas@bd.com

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