Job ID R-408196 Date posted 08/24/2021 Apply

Program Manager EU MDR

Job Description Summary

One of BD’s most profitable business groups with an annual revenue of $1.5B is the Vascular Access Devices (VAD) and this team is looking for an energetic Program Manager who will manage critical programs to bring our products in compliance with European MDR regulations.
The successful candidate will be part of VAD PMO organization, reporting into the Director. The position is located in BD’s Salt Lake City (Utah) site. The PM will have to manage the multi-functional activities of the programs, lead the cross functional teams (R&D, Supply Chain, Marketing, Quality, MA, Regulatory etc.), and own and execute the program plans. Relocation assistance may be available for this position.

Job Description

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BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.

  • Applies extensive technical expertise & has full knowledge of related fields to develop process solutions to complex problems which requires creativity

  • In partnership with the platforms and core team members, leads the development and commercialization, go to market and launch strategy for the project(s) based on skills and judgment to significantly influence the direction of the project while encouraging novel thinking of the team

  • Responsible for the creation of work breakdown structures, risk management, integrated business plans and product requirements

  • Has an understanding of all functional work streams in a phase gate process and a vision of an integrated project plan

  • Finds and creates new avenues of excellence. Self-starting and will take action without prompting or direction from others to solve problems

  • Constantly looks for improvements in work processes and results by anticipating and dealing with problems and encouraging others to suggest innovations and improvements

  • Represents the organization as the prime contact on contracts and projects. Interacts with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations


  • Effectively run all MDR projects within the Advanced Access Devices portfolio and communicate project metrics to the VAD and MDS Leadership Teams

  • Collaborates with team to ensure timely delivery, review and approvals via multiple regional registrations as well as other conflicting/dependent programs

  • Challenges team members, functional leaders and business leaders regarding functional strategies and approaches to improve program development outcomes

  • Communicates and implements the strategic and technical direction for the project/program teams


  • BS degree in engineering is required. An advanced degree in an engineering field or MBA/PMP certification is preferred

  • At least 6 years proven experience in product development and design is needed and proven experience leading global teams through projects

  • Complete understanding of a wide application of project management principles, theories & concepts

  • Experience in new product development planning multiple work-streams, identifying risk and implementing action plans to optimize timelines and reduce execution risk

  • Experience establishing customer requirements from defined needs specifications and translating to product requirements

Preferred Skills:

  • Knowledge of global regulatory (FDA, Anvisa, NMPA, MDR) and quality requirements (ISO, GB, JISC etc.)

  • A six-sigma design and development background

  • Has successfully launched medical device products from concept through launch.

  • Experience developing Class II and III medical devices.

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