Job ID R-407867 Date posted 11/02/2021 Apply

Project Manager

Job Description Summary

The Project Manager will lead a cross-functional team or teams responsible for executing projects in support of Specimen Management business objectives, including the Vacutainer product families. Projects may include line extensions, product improvements, capacity expansion, supply continuity, global compliance, and customer support.

This role will be joining Specimen Management which is part of the BD Integrated Diagnostic Solution (IDS) business unit in the Life Sciences segment.

Job Description

This role involves cross-functional leadership, influencing and negotiation skills, and project/program management proficiency in addition to the ability to directly lead associates in project execution. More specifically, responsibilities include:

  • Lead a cross-functional team, including R&D, Quality, Regulatory, Medical Affairs, and Manufacturing resources in managing and executing projects in support of global medical device and in-vitro diagnostic products.

  • Lead execution of technical and/or cross-functional project work

  • Support current product portfolio in terms of quality and regulatory compliance, manufacturing, and supply continuity

  • Ensure implementation and rigor of product development processes and quality system procedures

  • Demonstrate clear accountability for operational and program success

  • Demonstrate leadership, learning agility, and action orientation when facing uncertainty. Instill confidence through leadership and actions

  • Motivate the team to achieve individual and program objectives

  • Foster the development of team members to excel in their performance, both functionally and cross-functionally

  • Contribute to a culture of innovation by generating ideas to improve current processes and/or enhance current products’ ability to address customer needs.

  • Ensure compliance with BD quality policies, procedures, and practices

  • Ensure compliance with all local, state, federal, and BD safety regulations, policies, and procedures


  • Demonstrated experience in a project leadership role on a cross-functional team;

  • Demonstrated experience with all phases of the Design Control process;

  • Demonstrated understanding of the requirements management process, experience in developing design inputs, design verification strategy and implementation;

  • Demonstrated understanding of project risk management methodologies;

  • Understanding of manufacturing process validation including FAI/FAT, process development and IQ/OQ/PQ

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Project or equivalent project planning software;

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;

  • Demonstrated ability to clearly and effectively communicate (verbal & written) concepts; and

  • Good understanding of business / finance concepts (e.g., payback, rate of return, cashflow, income statement)


  • Bachelor's Degree in a technical field required. 

  • Minimum of 6 years experience as a product development engineer or program manager in the medical device or other regulated industry (experience with FDA class II or III medical devices preferred);

  • Demonstrated Experience leading cross-function teams to complete product changes through a structured, phase-gated, product development process;

  • Experience in a regulated industry required, medical device experience preferred

Employment at BD is contingent upon the Company’s receipt of sufficient proof that you are or will be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  Consistent with BD’s Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.


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