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Danaher Corporation Program Manager - USA Remote in Rolling Meadows, Illinois

At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving health care through fast, accurate diagnostic testing. Our mission drives us, every moment of every day, as we develop scalable, groundbreaking solutions to solve the world’s most complex health challenges. Our associates are involved in every stage of molecular diagnostics, from ideation to development and delivery of testing advancements that improve patient outcomes across a range of settings. As a member of our team, you can make an immediate, measurable impact on a global scale, within an environment that fosters career growth and development.

Cepheid is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Danaher Diagnostics companies. Together, we’re working at the pace of change on diagnostic tools that address the world’s biggest health challenges, driven by knowing that behind every test there is a patient waiting.

Learn about the Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) which makes everything possible.

The NPD Program Manager is responsible for leading and managing NPD (New Product Development) programs for assays/reagents within a medical device and/or molecular in-vitro diagnostic company for oncology with the objective to deliver projects/programs on time and budget that meet business objectives and customer needs.

This position is part of the Program Management Office and will be remote or located in Sunnyvale, CA. Our department’s vision is to cultivate a growth minded organization that develops people, processes, and leadership in pursuit of A Better Way.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Manage and lead full lifecycle project/ program management cross functional NDP teams.

  • Participate in development and continuous improvement on standard methodologies for project execution and talent development for PMO.

  • Participate in critical initiatives to strengthen competencies across PMO.

  • Contribute to improvement and implementation of cross functional internal processes.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant (bio)pharmaceutical field or chemistry/microbiology/science or engineering related with five (5) years of project or program management experience OR Master’s degree with three (3) years of experience OR Doctoral degree with project management experience.

  • Proficiency in MS Office applications (Project, Power Point, Visio, Outlook, Excel) is required.

  • Must be able to travel 10%.

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Two (2) years of direct work experience in medical device instrument, biotechnology or life science industry.

  • Three (3) years Project Management experience in various aspects of product development and sustaining execution and product launch.

  • Experience in Quality System Regulations (QSR) 21 CFR 820; Design Control: ISO 13485:2003, FDA regulations.

Cepheid, a Danaher company, offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to our lives. Whether it’s a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits at danaherbenefitsinfo.com.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 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 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. #LI-Remote

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 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 Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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