We envision a Luminex solution in every lab around the world seeking to obtain timely and confident answers. We aim to lead with transformative solutions that uniquely accelerate reliable answers while reducing the overall cost of advancing health.
The Senior Project Manager is responsible for leading the development of complex programs involving hardware, software, and assay systems across multiple development sites. The Senior Project Manager will establish and lead the Program Development Core Team consisting of key stakeholders and managers from a wide variety of departments and geographies involved in the development, productization, and commercialization of the ultimate product(s). They will regularly report status and issues to upper management, and are viewed by management and their peers as key leaders in the organization. They have demonstrated expertise in leading through credibility and influence rather than direct authority.In addition to managing core teams, they also have the capabilities to directly manage other project managers and direct reports. The Senior Project Manager will have a proven track record of managing the development of complex, cross-functional programs as well as individual product projects. They also act as mentors to Project Managers as well as core team members.
Senior Project Managers retain the same responsibilities as the Project Managers and may also be expected to fill that role including leading and coordinating activities with the project cross-functional core team to ensure the successful development and commercial launch of Luminex system and assay products. These activities include creating project plans, producing project level documentation and schedules, and communicating and resolving any project risks or issues throughout the development cycle. As part of the Program Management Office, they will provide and facilitate the use of corporate project management tools and systems to fully support the product development process. They will also provide regular updates to the core team and management on project status.
Other responsibilities may include planning and facilitating design reviews, design transfer activities, disseminating relevant information across departments, creating and maintaining the project design history file (DHF), and ensuring completion of all project activities through Design Transfer ECO Release. The Senior Project Manager will also support the FDA and ISO regulatory compliance of our products by ensuring the timely and accurate delivery of DCOs, ECOs and MCOs as necessary to release products, documentation and related information.
Key Responsibility of the Job:
Managing Complex Development Programs and Core Teams
Interfacing and communicating project status and issues with the Executive Team
Continually improving, evolving, and evangelizing the Luminex Development Process
Training and mentoring other Project Managers and Core Team members
Identifying creative solutions for resolving issues and project hurdles, planning and facilitating core team meetings, tracking project progress through formal and informal channels, ensuring cross-functional linkage and communication, and providing corporate visibility and accountability for project status and progress
Responsibilities also include; Leadership without direct authority; Developing and adhering to departmental and project budgets; Managing Project Tasks, Budgets, and Deliverables; Independent contributions as needed to ensure the success of the project
Conflict Managementsettles disagreement and disputes equitably
Directing Others--plans, organizes, and distributes workload appropriately and communicates clearly
Learning on the Flylearns quickly/open to change
Managerial Couragetakes action on poor performers, recognizes high achievers, and does not hold back when things need to be said
Organizational Agilityknows how to go through the proper channels to get things done
Planningsets specific goals and objectives, ability to plan for the length and difficulty of assignments, ability to break down projects into specific tasks/steps
Priority Settingfocuses on what is most important
Problem Solving identifies complex problems and reviews related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
Process Managementability to simplify complex processes and to organize people and activities
Required Education/Training: BS/BA in Engineering or related technology studies, MS/PhD a plus, 5+ years of direct professional experience in project/product management, PMP or equivalent certification desired
Proven ability to lead and manage projects and people in a fast-paced technology environment.
Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
Capability to lead and influence people of multiple technical and non-technical backgrounds.
Planning, scheduling, and risk management skills for ensuring projects are completed in a consistent and predictable manner
Proficiency with MS Project, Excel, and Office
Familiarity with developing products within an FDA/ISO regulated environment a plus
Required Work Experience: Experience with MS SharePoint a plus
Luminex Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability status of an otherwise qualified individual, citizenship status, membership or application for membership in a uniformed service, or any other protected characteristic or category protected by applicable law.
Job Family US
Pay Type Salary
Seattle, WA 98119, USA