Plan and manage/coordinate resources and activities related to ophthalmic medical device product development projects throughout Surgical R&D using the global PDP (Product Development Process), allied systems and tools.
Scope of Position: This position is part of the R&D team with responsibility for managing the design, development, verification, validation and launch of Surgical device products. It is located in St. Louis, MO and reports into Senior Manager, Programs.
Key Relationships: Including and not limited to: Quality, Regulatory, Clinical, Engineering, Marketing, Manufacturing, Procurement, Surgeons, OR Technicians, External Vendors
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, preferably in Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics Engineering or related field. Advanced degree and/or PMP certification a plus, but not required.
Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in the industry, including 5 years of program management experience and demonstrated ability to lead and influence others without direct authority. Minimum of 5 years in New Product Development.
Excellent verbal, written and electronic communications skills. Demonstrated leadership skills. Ability to communicate and interact at all levels from senior management to staff level. Ability to translate customer requirements into measurable design goals/input. Proficiency in Microsoft Project, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel & SharePoint.