NPD Project Manager, Blood Products

Date: Sep 12, 2022

Location: Maple Grove, MN, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 10%

Requisition ID: 6122 


About Teleflex Incorporated

Teleflex is a global provider of clinically effective medical technologies designed to improve the health and quality of people’s lives. We apply purpose driven innovation – a relentless pursuit of identifying unmet clinical needs – to benefit patients and healthcare providers. Our portfolio is diverse, with solutions in the fields of vascular and interventional access, interventional cardiology, surgical, anesthesia, cardiac care, interventional urology, urology, emergency medicine and respiratory care. Teleflex employees worldwide are united in the understanding that what we do every day makes a difference. For more information, please visit


Global Functions The Corporate division is the central operating unit of the company; setting strategy and policy and providing business development, finance, human resources, information technology, investor relations and legal support to the businesses. The global Company headquarters is located just outside of Philadelphia in Wayne, PA. Join a dynamic, growing team that offers healthcare providers an array of medical technology solutions that make a difference in patients’ lives.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Director of Product Development, the Project Manager – Blood Products is responsible for the project management of new product development and other initiatives.  The PM is accountable for project planning and execution. They will guide core teams through project execution processes in order to meet strategic objectives.  The PM ensures consistent and compliant practices throughout all phases of the project life cycle and across functional teams. The PM will use influence, leadership and professional project management concepts and frameworks in accordance with company objectives and tools to inspire teams to commercialize compelling new products.


Principal Responsibilities

•    Responsible for planning and managing product development initiatives for the blood products development group.
•    Effectively lead and drive project teams in a collaborative environment, completing project deliverables per committed timelines and scope.
•    Lead, coordinate and facilitate necessary meetings, action items, and follow-up with subject matter experts on expected deliverables
•    Prepare project summary reports, develop project plans, identifies risk and communicates mitigation activities.
•    Prepare and deliver project status presentations to Management regularly
•    Partner with Marketing in portfolio management
•    Negotiate and resolve conflicts and drive decisions among team / functional members to accomplish project and business goals. 
•    Define project resource requirements and negotiate with functional managers to obtain resources necessary to support assigned programs.
•    Cultivate a high performing work team culture among project core teams.
•    Adhere to all regulatory agency standards, company quality standards and corporate policies.

Education / Experience Requirements

•    BS in technical discipline (i.e. engineering, bio-science), advanced degree preferred
•    5 years of demonstrated experience in project management or project engineering working in a technical discipline, medical device, pharmaceutical industry and/or engineering preferred.
•    Minimum 2 years project experience in a FDA regulated industry
•    PMP certification is desirable
•    Proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically Microsoft Project, Powerpoint , and Visio

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Must have demonstrated project management and process improvement skills.
•    Effective customer relations, presentation, problem solving, and negotiation skills.
•    Strong influence management skills. Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively at all levels in a matrix organization to build and maintain the positive relationships required to accomplish project goals
•    Technical aptitude and displayed ability to grasp general knowledge of multiple disciplines and technologies
•    Monitor project budgets, directing the efficient use of resources to effectively complete projects.
•    Self-starter with strong proactive work ethic, well-organized and detail-oriented
•    Ability to support multiple projects and balance priorities, work independently or collaboratively to determine and develop solutions
•    Ability to produce and present clear, concise written communications and presentations
•    Proven ability to influence across functions, drive collaboration and lead change 



Teleflex, Inc. is an affirmative action & equal opportunity employer. D/V/M/F. Applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status. If you require accommodation to apply for a position, please contact us at: 262-439-1894.

Teleflex is the home of Arrow®, Deknatel®, Hudson RCI®, LMA®, Pilling®, Rüsch®, UroLift® and Weck® – trusted brands united by a common sense of purpose. Teleflex, the Teleflex logo, Arrow, Deknatel, Hudson RCI, LMA, Pilling, Rüsch, UroLift and Weck are trademarks or registered trademarks of Teleflex Incorporated or its affiliates, in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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