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Medtronic Sr Quality Operational Excellence Program Manager (Louisville, CO or Remote within the US) in Louisville, Colorado

Sr Quality Operational Excellence Program Manager (Louisville, CO or Remote within the US)


Louisville, Colorado, United States

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5 days ago

Sr Quality Operational Excellence Program Manager

Louisville, CO or Remote within the US

Careers That Change Lives

In this exciting role as a SeniorQuality Operational Excellence Program Manager you will have responsibility for leading, initiating, and executing cross functional teams and enterprise level programs.

Our Global Quality Strategy is rooted in the Medtronic Mission and our Quality Policy. Being a trusted partner means always putting patient safety first, upholding product quality, and maintaining the highest ethical standards in our business relationships and programs.

A Day in the Life

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.

  • Leads or leverages cross functional teams to evaluate, develop and manage enterprise level projects and processes.

  • Oversees and manages the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between project management, project team, and line management, and senior management.

  • Manages the development and implementation process of a companys services involving departmental or cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of strategic enterprise level priority programs (e.g. manufacturing transfer initiatives, cost reduction initiatives, process improvements, etc.)

  • Applies and demonstrates strong leadership that results in a collaborative culture using clear, credible, objective and proactive communications and stakeholder management, including communication with company executives.

  • Interfaces with all applicable external stakeholders for the project including end users, distributors, and suppliers.

  • Responsible for significant cross functional and cross business unit collaboration to secure project personnel and budget.

  • Monitors the effectiveness and performance of the project and project team and facilitates the development of contingency plans and recommended corrective actions as required.

  • Utilize effective project management techniques to independently execute on project deliverables. This includes managing scope, schedule, risk and budget.

  • Monitors the project from initiation through delivery.

  • Assesses project issues and facilitates resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and goals.

  • Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients.

  • Gathers requirements, works on requirements planning, requirements elicitation and requirements management to ensure they meet demands of projects key stakeholders.

  • Communicates with stakeholders, obtains stakeholder engagement to ensure the program delivers the anticipated business value.

  • Provides oversight for the development and maintenance of quality programs, systems, processes and procedures that ensure compliance with policies and that the performance and quality of services conform to established internal and external standards and guidelines.

  • Provides expertise and guidance in interpreting policies, regulatory and/or governmental regulations, and internal regulations to assure compliance.

  • Works directly with operating entities to provide process analyses oversight on a continuing basis to enforce requirements and meet regulations.

  • Ensures the quality assurance programs and policies are maintained and modified regularly.

  • Facilitates uniform standards worldwide and enables best practice sharing, thereby fostering the achievement of companys mission globally.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

Bachelors degree with 7+ years ofexperience in quality, program management or regulated industry, or Advanced degree with5+ years of experience in quality, program management and/or regulated industry

Nice to Have

  • Experience in managing enterprise level and B2B programs

  • Demonstrated competencies and ability to apply independently: Self-Management, Goal Achievement, Personal Accountability, Planning Organizing, Resiliency, Flexibility,

  • Experience wih transferring medical device manufacturing from one facility to another

  • Quality System, Manufacturing, and/or Supply Chain experience in a regulated industry (medical devices, pharmaceuticals).

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification

  • Masters Degree in Program Management, Engineering or similar related field

About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)

Up to 25% of the time may be required depending on the program and the phase domestic and international.

It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.