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Senior Manager - Product Engineering Team

Apply Now Job ID R-346974 Date posted 09/06/2019

Job Description Summary

Diabetes Care, a business unit of the BD Medical Segment, is currently renewing its strategy for growth and is bringing in key talent in several functions. The growth strategy includes strengthening our core diabetes drug delivery devices as well as enabling expansion of our diabetes care portfolio. The Diabetes Care business unit has a long history within BD and is unique in that it focuses on one important disease state that is a threat to world health. The business unit is comprised of more than 2,000 associates globally and the R&D team consists of approximately 70 team members.

The Product Engineering Team Leader (PETL) position reports to the Project Management Office (PMO) Director of R&D for Diabetes Care and is based in Franklin Lakes, NJ. The successful candidate will bring engineering and project management skills to all activities aimed at sustaining the existing portfolio of Diabetes Care Injection products.

Job Description


  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in a technical field, preferably in an engineering or scientific discipline, with at least ten (10) years of working experience in engineering, project management, and/or personnel management, preferably in the medical device or pharmaceutical industry.
  • Five (5) years of experience demonstrating successful ability to lead a group of cross-functional team members.


  • Demonstrate strong and clear accountability for operational (process) and program success.
  • Demonstrate leadership, learning agility and action orientation when facing uncertainty. Instill confidence through leadership, actions, and achievement of defined goals/objectives.
  • Highly-motivated, execution-focused leader with the ability to self-define activities necessary for successful project completion and the communication skills to demonstrate progress.
  • Inspire and motivate a team to achieve a common goal or purpose.
  • Demonstrate good judgment and timely decision-making. 
  • Foster the development of team members to excel in their performance, both functionally and cross-functionally.
  • Possesses the skills, knowledge and aptitude to engage, influence, and direct all skill sets in his or her organization.  


  • Experience with products designed for high volume manufacturing, and experience with life cycle management of the same.
  • Strong demonstrated organizational leadership skills, interpersonal, influence, and conflict management skills.
  • Solid technical and project management judgment, strong communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in project planning, management, and budgeting with an orientation towards building and leading effective teams.
  • Experience in managing multiple work streams and competing priorities.
  • Experience in creating and monitoring metrics and reporting dashboards.
  • Experience with, and thorough understanding of disciplined product development processes, regulatory, and quality requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively and clearly communicate concepts, ideas and knowledge to other individuals and teams
  • Experience with ISO requirements and GMP guidelines, FDA regulations, medical device design control, and manufacturing scale up processes
  • Proficient in Microsoft office products, with emphasis on Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.

Primary Work Location

USA NJ - Franklin Lakes

Additional Locations

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NA (United States of America)
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