Project Manager, Operations (Minneapolis, MN)

| Minneapolis–Saint Paul, MN
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Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 113,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Project Manager, Operations

For years, Abbott's MEDICAL DEVICES businesses have offered technologies that are faster, more effective, and less invasive. Whether it's glucose monitoring systems, innovative therapies for treating heart disease, or products that help people with chronic pain or movement disorders, our medical device technologies are designed to help people live their lives better and healthier. Every day, our technologies help more than 10,000 people have healthier hearts, improve quality of life for thousands of people living with chronic pain and movement disorders, and liberate more than 500,000 people with diabetes from routine finger sticks.

WHAT YOU'LL DO
  • Manages the development and implementation process of company's products and services involving departmental or cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of new or existing products.
  • Estimates project levels of effort and resource requirements by using standard estimating techniques and tools, and by working with appropriate staff to understand scope of effort.
  • Prepares project plans, schedules and budgets by using project management tools such as Microsoft Project and by working with appropriate staff to understand tasks necessary to complete project.
  • Directs project execution by assigning tasks, tracking project schedules, identifying risks, and developing and executing contingency plans.
  • Assures project quality by using standard development methodologies and by working with cross-functionally to develop and execute project quality plans.
  • Communicates project status by preparing standard status reports, and by participating in departmental and customer project status update meetings.
  • Resolves project issues by working with team members, project customers, and others as appropriate.
  • Consults with internal project groups by sharing project management knowledge and assisting or mentoring more junior project leaders in project management processes and techniques.
  • Participates in external project management organizations, conferences and seminars to keep current with industry best practices in project management by joining professional associations and implementing a professional development plan with focus on project management.
  • Understands business environment and relates extensive knowledge of internal and external technological activities to trends.
  • Interfaces with senior management on significant matters, often requiring the coordination of activity across organizational units.
  • May lead a project team. Plans and organizes project assignments of substantial variety and complexity.
  • Provides technical leadership to business units.
  • Acts as a mentor to less-experienced staff and may provide work direction or supervise other technical employees.
  • Exercises judgment independently.
  • Initiates or maintains schedule for projects and project milestones.
  • Establishes priorities of individual or project assignments. Selects methods and techniques to lead a project to completion.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRING

Required
  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 7+ years of experience as an engineer, preferably in the medical device business or other highly regulated industry.
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Project, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Demonstration of strong interpersonal communication and presentation skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of engineering, procurement, construction and other project-related activities, including their interfaces and interdependencies.
  • Strong commitment to safety and environmental guidelines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to work without direct supervision to accomplish goals and meet schedules.
  • Proven solid work ethic and ability to work well with others as well as independently.
  • Possess strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Must be open-minded and adaptive to change, promote the collective interests of the team more than self-interest, able to resolve problems in a respectful manner.

WHAT WE OFFER

At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:
  • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities


Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: www.abbottbenefits.com

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal

JOB FAMILY:
Engineering

DIVISION:
EP Electrophysiology

LOCATION:
United States > Minnesota > Minnetonka : 14851 DeVeau Place

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

WORK SHIFT:
Standard

TRAVEL:
Yes, 5 % of the Time

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:
No

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

EEO is the Law link - English: http://webstorage.abbott.com/common/External/EEO_English.pdf

EEO is the Law link - Espanol: http://webstorage.abbott.com/common/External/EEO_Spanish.pdf
More Information on Abbott
Abbott operates in the Healthtech industry. The company is located in Abbot Park, IL. Abbott was founded in 2022. It has 97838 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 223 open jobs at Abbott, click here.
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