Philips R&D Project Leader, Philips Healthcare (Highland Hts., OH.) in Highland Heights, Ohio

R&D Project Leader, Philips Healthcare (Highland Hts., OH.)

Summary Description:

Project Manager is responsible for leading a functional team through the functional requirements as part of the Product Realization Process. Leading the overall planning and execution of the project, with strong focus on satisfying customer needs.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

Leads projects within a function under a larger program managed by a Program Manager.

•Leads smaller efforts across business functions outside of a larger program.

• Leads the project team in the overall project planning and execution, balancing scope, schedule and budget.

• Establish strong operating mechanisms to track progress, identify issues and risks, overcome obstacles, and define recovery plans.

• Chairs and coordinate the communication of project status to Program Managers, Functional Management and stakeholders.

• Align with other project or program managers to identify dependencies and resolve conflicts.

• Ensure functional deliverables are compliant to regulatory and the business unit quality system requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in an Engineering field, or equivalent medical device industry experience

• 3-5 years of experience in a technical field or project management role

• 3 years in medical device or other regulated industry

• 3 years’ experience in phase-gate new product introduction process

• 3 years leading or participating in cross-functional teams

Desired Qualifications:

BSc, MBA, PMI Certification, Green Belt Certification, Participate in programs in a matrix environment, across multiple sites, and through the entire product lifecycle (from Concept/Approval through Production Release and Field Sustaining). Understand PLDM tools. Participated in or Supported regulatory audits for the project (‘Front room’). Over 5 years’ experience in a technology company, large capital equipment.


Driving through influential leadership, while coaching of team members: Motivate and engage project team, treat them fairly and with respect. Empower them, but hold them accountable for: deliveries, schedule, process, quality, people skills. Good people management skills, including: leadership, conflict resolution, assertiveness, negotiation and influence management. Strong presentation skills, appropriate to management.

Our Offer:

At Philips, we are driven by our mission to improve the lives of 3 billion people per year by 2025, and every day we move closer to achieving our goal by creating cutting-edge solutions that lead to confident diagnosis, improved care, and increased quality of life for patients. Thanks to our employees who share our passion for improving lives, we are at the forefront of the Healthcare industry leading in image guided interventions, ultrasound, patient monitoring, cardiology informatics, sleep therapy and respiratory care. Named one of the Top 50 Happiest Companies in America in 2013, we enable our employees to create a legacy in life through their work and support their development through people-centric learning, total rewards and personalized development planning programs.

Here at Philips WE ARE Working Together for a Better Tomorrow:

Philips' dedication to enriching lives is reflected in our company, our solutions, and a commitment to our people. Philips products lead to improved healthcare, faster diagnosis and better patient outcomes. Philips employees change lives every day.

Enjoy endless opportunities to learn, and develop your career in the directions to which you aspire. Philips Healthcare is a place where you will work with others whose far-reaching ideas and accomplishments have impacted over 200 million lives already. Please help us determine what’s next. Your ideas and ability to deliver will help to transform the future of healthcare, and allow you to create your own legacy.

Thanks to our employees, we are at the forefront of the Healthcare industry. Healthcare providers, backed by our many market leading solutions, are able to diagnose confidently, improve care, and increase the quality of life for patients across North America each and every day.

Advance your career in an environment that supports work-life balance, health & well-being and continuous learning. Making a difference begins right here, where you come first.

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