Project Manager- Cell Therapy

General Electric Westborough , MA 01580

Posted 11 months ago

Role Summary:We are looking for an experienced Project & Program Manager to drive execution of both R&D and business led projects. These projects span from frontend research & NPI through to manufacturing (e.g. cost-down, yield, throughput). You will help to execute the projects, continuously assess and mitigate risks, work in a cross functional global team, ensuring accurate reporting horizontally and vertically within the organization, and execute all other project & program management activities.

Essential Responsibilities:
Project planning, specification and proposal writing

  • Reporting and tracking project resource and budget allocation, both internally and within subcontractors

  • Maintaining a driving rhythm within both R&D and cross functional groups to deliver projects

  • Acting as a bridge amongst various GE sites globally and making sure that there is a coherence in the teams

  • Liaising with and working with Suppliers and our CMO to ensure seamless production and maintenance of quality

  • Leading cross-functional program activities for Cell and Gene Therapy projects with responsibility for timely completion within budget

  • Managing and optimizing project plans, product/project risk, project budgets, and resources/task assignments

  • Working closely with all support functions, effectively facilitating cross-functional decision making to deliver effective and timely new product development process results

  • Ensuring compliance with Design History File (DHF) and other QMS requirements

  • Managing customer critical-to-quality (CTQ) objectives, regulatory requirements, schedules, and program risks and making decisions based on business objectives

  • Provide periodic stakeholder communications and escalating concerns and issues as necessary

  • Aware of and comply with the GEHC Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position

  • Identifying and managing project & program risks and collaboratively working on program risks with cross functional teams

  • Being part of the GE CG&T project management group to help improving PM methodologies and processes while working on designated project/s,

. 5+ years' experience as a Project Manager or in a technical role in a product development environment;

  • Experience in regulated industries highly desirable, preferably in Life Sciences

  • Bachelor's degree in a scientific, engineering or technical discipline

  • In-depth understanding of working to ISO9001 and ISO13485 minimum

  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Project and Microsoft Office Programs

  • Highly developed analytical skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Experience in running projects with over $5M budget and demonstrated successful project closures

Desired Characteristics: PMI Project Management certification

  • Proven ability to deliver large and complex projects

  • Ability to converse with a broad spectrum of personalities, and possessing strong interpersonal skills

  • Fast learner, willingness to adapt to new environments

  • Willingness to travel between GE and supplier sites

  • Subject matter expertise at least in one of the following technical areas; SW, HW, Disposable, Biology

  • Candidates with strong technical background in combination with strong Project Management skills & experiences will be preferred

About Us:GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE's mission and deliver for our customers.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Additional Eligibility

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.Additional Locations:United States;Massachusetts;Marlborough, Boston, Westborough;
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