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Medtronic Program Manager-Mfg Execution Systems in Mansfield, Massachusetts

Program Manager-Mfg Execution Systems


North Haven, Connecticut, United States

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Dec 22, 2021

Careers that Change Lives

We look for leaders who have a clear vision of where we are going and how to get there, bold inclusive thinkers who create new ideas and bring our best solutions forward to benefit our patients, business partners, and customers.We are looking for an experienced leader to drive Manufacturing Execution systems (MES). You will be a core member of Medtronics Operational Excellence team responsible for driving a multi-year roadmap across manufacturing facilities operating continuous business value.

A career at Medtronic is like no other. Were purposeful. Were committed. And were driven by our Mission to alleviate pain, restore health and extend life for millions of people worldwide.

A Day in the Life

As the Program Manager, Manufacturing Execution systems (MES) you will work closely with Divisional and Manufacturing Site leadership to drive the deployment of innovative manufacturing technologies to achieve operational excellence and transformation.

You will:

  • Drive deployment and adoption of MES solution, Critical Manufacturing, across multiple high-volume manufacturing facilities.

  • Ensure strong program management practices with an emphasis on conflict and change management.

  • Assist senior leaders and champions in selecting projects that align with business/functional goals and strategies.

  • Become skilled at leading and coaching digital transformations initiatives

  • Run large-scale improvement projects focused on improving manufacturing process and systems improvement

  • A change management mindset drives consensus among varied business practices towards Medtronics operation goal of driving industry-standard processes and systems.

  • Coach and mentor manufacturing Managers and Leaders to ensure their continued development in the adoption of new technologies

  • Develop an understanding of operational technologies that leverage Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to improve the Overall Equipment Effectiveness scores on the manufacturing line.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree required

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience

Nice to Have

  • MBA, MS or other technical graduate degree preferred such as Mechanical or Industrial Engineering

  • Previous experience in deploying Critical Manufacturing (MES solution) in a regulated environment will be highly desired.

  • Exposure to leveraging IoT cloud computing and analytical framework is preferred.

  • Minimum of 7 years of business operations and/or plant manufacturing or engineering experience, which includes 3+ years of demonstrated process improvement program success.

  • Solid performance as a project manager.

  • Ability to support multiple projects and balance priorities.

  • Broad business knowledge and ability to link customer needs with business processes.

  • Strong coaching, facilitation and organizational skills.

  • Excellent oral/written communication and platform skills.

  • An understanding of and proficiency in Change Management.

  • PMP, Six Sigma Black Belt preferred.

  • Advanced skills in MS Office and statistical software packages (Minitab etc.).

  • Working Conditions: Travel typically 20-50%, but varies based on ongoing initiatives.

About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)

It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.