Product Lifecycle Management Team Leader
Franklin Lakes, New Jersey

Job ID: 11399
Start Date: ASAP
Type: Direct Hire
Job Industry: Engineering

Onsite: On location at the Client’s site. May be required to travel occasionally.

Additional Information: Full-time benefits and relocation assistance available; interview travel reimbursed.

Description: Our Client, a medical technology company, is looking for a Product Lifecycle Management Team Leader in Franklin Lakes, NJ.

Responsibilities:

• Drive execution of a dynamic and complex project portfolio, aimed at supporting existing PAS product lines;
• Lead a cross-functional team to prioritize, scope, plan and execute all sustaining engineering projects for the WW Containment Platform in categories such as supply continuity, capacity expansion, cost reduction, product improvements, line extensions, and customer support;
• Identify and implement solutions to improve specimen management within the existing portfolio, maintaining customer focus and ensuring consistent delivery of a high quality product for accurate downstream clinical testing;
• Lead design and development activities for all products within the current Containment product portfolio;
• Product Line Support all current products in terms of quality, manufacturing, supply continuity and cost improvement;
• Utilize depth and breadth of cross-functional knowledge to assess project scope, possible execution strategies, and cross-functional resource needs;
• Facilitate ongoing project prioritization process within Platform Team, weighing scope versus impact Ensure timely resolution of CAPAs, specification deviations, and customer-related field issues;
• Maintain prioritized list of projects for WW Containment Platform including resource allocation tracking;
• Lead execution of cross-functional project work including collaboration with external vendors and manufacturing facilities;
• Embed practices within the team to drive improved execution efficiency Engage with external customers and key stakeholders to gain insights into product performance, conduct root cause analysis, perform technical assessments, and gain feedback regarding product improvements.

Requirements:

• Experience as a Product Design / Development Engineer in the medical device or other regulated Industry (10+ years);
• Experience leading cross-function teams to complete product changes through a structured, phase-gated, product development process;
• Experience in a technical leadership role on a cross-functional team;
• Experience with all phases of the Design Control process;
• Experience with medical device product development risk management methodologies;
• Experience designing for high-volume manufacturing methods such as injection molding, and automated assembly and packaging processes;
• Experience with product development considerations for tightly controlled, high-volume manufacturing processes;
• Experience with manufacturing process validation including FAI/FAT, process development and IQ/OQ/PQ;
• Experience with design optimization for multi-component mechanical assemblies or systems involving injection molded and compression molded components;
• Experience with fixture design including basic machining considerations, Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA);
• Experience utilizing statistical analysis software (e.g. Minitab);
• Experience with Microsoft Project or equivalent project planning software;
• Experience with FDA class II or III medical devices (preferred);
• Bachelor's degree in a technical field (required).

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Please feel free to apply directly and contact me with your questions at tanya.logan@vitaver.com

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