Associate Project Manager - Genomic Product Enablement at Illumina (San Diego, CA)

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Position Summary:

As an Associate Project Manager on the Open Innovation team at Illumina you will work in a dynamic, team-oriented environment to help create new genomic products and solutions used in the leading edge of research. The primary function of this role is to support a product development team with the project planning, system infrastructure and product release process to enable new product launches.

  • Create project plans and timelines to help prioritize activities and ensure timely implementation of project critical tasks
  • Acts as Subject Matter Expert in operational implementation of genomic products and Configuration and Document Management
  • Create and ensure accuracy of engineering and manufacturing Bills of Materials (BOMs) and other product documentation including, but not limited to development data and production content
  • Assure configuration and document change documentation includes required information, such as supporting rationale, relevant documentation, and appropriate implementation strategies
  • Collaborate with product development teams and cross-functionally to ensure activities and documentation supporting product releases are complete and created in accordance with standard processes
  • Support the creation of lower layer parts, kit level parts and kit releases
  • Support updates in Laboratory Information Management Systems to accommodate new product configurations
  • Create engineering change orders and change requests in accordance with established procedures
  • Monitor changes throughout the change management process to ensure accurate and speedy processing
  • Communicate project needs, timelines, and tradeoffs across teams
  • Implement efficient solutions for operations and product lifecycle management (PLM).
  • Understand implications of PLM changes to downstream cross functional areas and systems

Listed responsibilities are an essential, but not exhaustive list, of the usual duties associated with the position. Changes to individual responsibilities may occur due to business needs.

  • Experience in new product development in technology-driven manufacturing industry (could be in R&D, Operations, etc. role)
  • Experience applying project management techniques and tools to deliver business results
  • Some familiarity with FDA, GMP and ISO requirements for medical devices or clinical diagnostics is preferred
  • Experience with PLM systems such as Teamcenter desired
  • Experience in MS Office, MS Project, Visio and PowerPoint
  • Must be detailed oriented, well organized and able to work independently and in teams
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Flexible, able to adapt quickly to change in a fast-paced environment

All listed requirements are deemed as essential functions to this position; however, business conditions may require reasonable accommodations for additional task and responsibilities.


Bachelor's degree and 0-3 years previous professional experience. Candidates with B.S. in Molecular Biology or other life sciences preferred.


Concerns regarding COVID-19 continue as positive cases are experienced in the communities in which we operate. Please be aware that, as a condition of employment, Illumina may require proof of COVID vaccination in accordance with local statutory requirements (subject to limited exceptions) beginning November 1, 2021.

At Illumina, we strive to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace by cultivating an environment in which everyone contributes to our mission. Built on a strong foundation, Illumina has always been rooted in openness, collaboration, and seeking alternative views and perspectives to propel innovation in genomics. We are proud to confirm a zero-net gap in pay, regardless of gender, ethnicity, or race. We also have several Employee Resource Groups (ERG) that deliver career development experiences, increase cultural awareness, and demonstrate our collective commitment to diversity and inclusion in the communities we live and work. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunity regardless of sex, race, creed, color, gender, religion, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military or veteran status, citizenship status, and genetic information. If you require accommodation to complete the application or interview process, please contact [email protected]. To learn more, visit:
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Illumina operates in the Biotech industry. The company is located in San Diego, CA, Madison, WI, Foster City, CA and San Diego, CA. Illumina was founded in 1998. It has 7400 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all jobs at Illumina, click here.
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