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Danaher Corporation Associate Senior Project Manager in Marlborough, Massachusetts

Be part of something altogether life-changing

Working at Cytiva in the Life Sciences industry means being at the forefront of providing new solutions to transform human health. Our incredible customers undertake life-saving activities ranging from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, new medicines, and cell and gene therapies.

At Cytiva you will be able to continuously improve yourself and us – working on challenges that truly matter with people that care for each other, our customers, and their patients. With associates across 40 countries, Cytiva is a place where every day is a learning opportunity – so you can grow your career and expand your skills in the long term.

Cytiva is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

What you’ll do

The role works within the Project/Portfolio Management function in R&D in the Cell & Gene Therapy (C&GT) business of Cytiva. We are looking for a highly organized Associate Senior Project Manager to oversee the successful execution of projects. The Associate Senior Project Manager does this by creating planning steps, managing the budget and identifying the required resources for the project. A good Associate Senior Project Manager can manage all aspects of the project simultaneously. You will help to structure ways of working within project management team, ensuring execution to deliver results on-time, accurate reporting and resource allocation. You will be working within a cross-functional multidisciplinary team spanning over multiple global sites.

This is an excellent opportunity to work in the dynamic and fast-growing Cell and Gene Therapy space with global, cross-functional team.

  • Project planning, specification and driving projects to completion

  • Reporting and tracking project resources and budget allocation

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

  • Working closely with Product Management team to drive product direction and resolve issues

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

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

  • Effectively facilitating cross-functional decision making to deliver effective and timely improvements to existing products and processes

  • 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 Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position

  • Complete all planned Quality & Compliance training within the defined deadlines.

  • Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required

Who you are

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, or related Engineering/Science discipline

  • 7 years project leadership/management experience within product development, sustaining, manufacturing, or a research environment

  • Experience with managing supplier transfer, in-sourcing, new supplier qualification projects

  • Demonstrated execution at meeting project goals while satisfying quality, performance, schedule, and budget requirements

  • Demonstrated engineering knowledge, program management, and business planning processes, with the full product lifecycle management experience

  • Familiarity with ISO, FDA and/or other regulatory standards

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Must be willing to travel up to 20% between global and supplier sites

  • Fluent in English

Eligibility Requirement

  • Cytiva will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in USA for this opening.

  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation, including for example, verification of your past employment, criminal history, and educational background

Preferred Qualifications

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

  • Fast learner, willingness to adapt to and adopt new tools.

  • Ability to influence cross functional decision makers

  • Demonstrated experience of supplier management, new supplier development, supplier quality resolution, security of supply, commercial negotiation, contracting

  • Demonstrated LEAN skills and working knowledge of Agile methodology

  • In-depth understanding of ISO 9001 and/or ISO 13485 based QMS

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 68,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we’ll empower you to push the boundaries of what’s possible.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .

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