Associate Project Manager

Date: Feb 11, 2021

Location: Morrisville, NC, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 25%

Requisition ID: 3408


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


Vascular Access – Built on a history of innovation, our Arrow® brand of technically advanced vascular access devices are renowned throughout the world. Many of our vascular access products have antimicrobial and antithrombogenic protection designed to reduce vascular-related complications and include long and short dwell central venous catheters (CVC), sheath introducers, arterial lines, peripherally inserted central catheters (PICC), as well as specialty devices and an advanced vascular positioning system to facilitate precise placement of a PICC or CVC near the heart. Join a dynamic, growing team that offers healthcare providers an array of medical technology solutions that make a difference in patients’ lives.

Position Summary

This position is part of the Vascular program management team and is responsible for the project management of 
sustaining initiatives, lifecycle management projects, cost improvement, compliance and regulatory programs through a methodical approach of planning, executing and controlling projects start to finish.   The PM demonstrates project ownership and guides teams through project execution process while translating strategic objectives to an execution level.  The PM ensures consistent practices throughout all phases of the project life cycle and across functional teams.  Use of professional project management concepts and frameworks in accordance with company objectives to solve complex problems in a creative and effective way.  Exercise a balance of independent judgment and group organization in developing methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.

Principal Responsibilities

•    Responsible for planning and managing product sustaining improvements, cost improvements, rationalization, and compliance initiatives for the Vascular business unit.  
•    Effectively lead and drive project teams in a collaborative environment, completing project deliverables per target timelines and requirements. 
•    Prepare and communicate project status reports, identifying deliverables, resources, risks and mitigations per target timelines.  
•    Facilitate identification of project impacts across all business areas. 
•    Support business areas when roadblocks are identified and aid in successful removal of obstacles (escalating where appropriate).  
•    Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders 
•    Develops and maintains collaborative relationships within Teleflex shared service functions 
•    Negotiate and resolve any conflicts and drive decisions among team / functional members to accomplish project and business goals.  
•    Define project resource requirements and partner with the program intake manager to negotiate with functional managers to obtain resources necessary to support assigned programs. 
•    Adhere to all regulatory agency standards, company quality standards and corporate policies. 
•    Must be able to travel domestically and internationally as business needs demand. 

Education / Experience Requirements

•    BS in technical discipline (i.e. engineering, bio-science)
•    Minimum of 3-5 years of demonstrated experience in project or program management working in a technical discipline, medical device and/or engineering preferred. 
•    Proficiency with design control standards is required.  
•    Demonstrated experience in managing muliple projects at one time through various stages of a product lifecycle
•    Ability to build trust and form effective relationships with all levels of stakeholders 
•    Proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically Microsoft Project, Powerpoint, and Sharepoint

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Knowledgable of product lifecyle management planning, requirements and implementation 
•    Demonstrated customer relations, presentation, problem-solving, and negotiation skills. 
•    Strong leadership and communication skills a MUST.
•    Experience working on a virtual team 
•    Self-starter with strong proactive work ethic, well-organized and detail-oriented
•    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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