Posted: Wednesday, March 8, 2017 6:31 AM
We welcome you to join Philips as a Program Manager in our Cleveland, Ohio location. We are looking for: A person who is excited by the unique professional challenges that our Quality Transformation presents, has strong technical competencies, and demonstrates resilience challenging, often demanding situations. We are looking for a perfectionist- a fixer who continuously strives for excellence as a way of life; not just as a job. We’re looking for someone who can inspire others to adopt this mentality of prioritizing quality above all else in a relentless pursuit to improve the quality of life billions for the billions of people Philips brand touches each year. Your Responsibilities: As a Program Manager you are responsible for: · Lead a cross-functional team to assess the need for a new project based on the voice of our customer and internal data, and lead the team to document and defend the decision. · Architect high-level project plan complete with key integration points and marry this with bottoms-up planning to design an aggressive, yet realistic project planned optimized to reach business objectives. · Assist project team members to create detailed work breakdown structure and realistic estimates that will both help the team to estimate the project and have a solid mechanism for tracking progress. · Drive overall project execution to achieve schedule and content within budget. · Ensure clear quality goals are created and communicated that ensures the team has clear targets to enable top quality delivery the first time. · Align functional team activities (engineering, service, purchasing, marketing, manufacturing, finance, regulatory etc.), often with global reach across sites, through a structured approach to assure effective project delivery. · Establish a measurement and reporting framework to review progress with key stakeholders. · Develop key performance indicators (KPI’s) to measure progress. · Recommend course corrections to the project plan as required, drive decisions to closure with project team and all stakeholders, and build the results into updated plans · Use appropriate project management tools, communication plans and risk management techniques to create rigor in project planning and execution. Your Requirements: · Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or other similar technical area required. Master’s degree preferred. · 3 or more years project management experience leading cross-functional product development projects, prefer experience in post market · Strong written and verbal communication skills required. · Experience working in more than one functional area (operations, engineering, purchasing, quality, sales, etc.), with deep understanding of R&D product development preferred. · Experience leading projects that span multiple countries preferred. · Ability to lead by influence required. · Strong problem-solving skills required, with Q&R background · Understanding of financial analysis tools preferred. · Computer-literate with working knowledge of Microsoft Project, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word required. · Six-sigma knowledge & Certification preferred. · PMP Certification preferred. 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. 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. Apply today! Find out more info about Philips at www.philips.com/na/careers Philips is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status.
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• Location: Cleveland
• Post ID: 31063522 cleveland