• Cepheid
  • Southbridge , MA
  • Non-Executive Management
  • Full-Time
  • 33 Maria Ave


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Position Summary

The Project Manager is responsible for the initiation, planning, delivery and closure of new product development projects - on time; to specification; to product cost; within planned budget.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

* Build and lead cross-functional project teams
* Develop and maintain an integrated schedule, product specification, product cost model, risk assessment, resource plan and budget
* Lead the execution of the project including tradeoff decisions; identification of risks and issues; problem solving; negotiate and ensure availability of resources.
* Ensure project compliance with international standards and regulatory requirements
* Capture the requirements and manage the expectation of key stakeholders
* Conduct phase toll gate and monthly management reviews
* Use Lean tools and concepts to continually improve time to market
* Maintain and improve New Product Development process documentation

Key Behavioral Success Factors

* Ability to lead multiple complex projects simultaneously
* Pro-active and relentless in solving cross functional problems by collaborating with functional leads in Product Planning, Procurement, Manufacturing, Marketing and Customer Services as well as Engineering.
* Technically capable - capable of understanding customer and product technologies
* Able to think strategically and view the business from a general management standpoint.
* Strong motivational leadership and the ability to influence others without direct authority
* Able to support less experienced cross functional team members in developing basic project management skills
* Provide clear and unambiguous project goals and deliverables
* Champion the project, ensuring clarity of vision and effective communication with key stakeholders; using strong written and verbal communication skills
* Ensure that roles and responsibilities are unmistakably understood and agreed upon by all
* Mitigate big risks and implement innovative accelerators
* Plan continuously and prioritise ruthlessly
* Anticipate and accommodate necessary and inevitable change, challenging assumptions and self-imposed limitations

Education and/or Experience

* 5 years Product Development experience with extensive cross-functional exposure in a relevant high-tech industry; 3 years cross-functional project management experience
* Demonstrated success in leading at least one significant new product development from conception to launch
* Degree in Engineering/Science or equivalent
* Post graduate qualification in engineering management or an MBA a real bonus

Videojet Technologies Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.



* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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