Join our Engineering Team at Helen of Troy as our Program Manager, Healthcare (hybrid work onsite and from home), and make an immediate impact on our trusted brands: OXO, Hydro Flask, Osprey, Honeywell, PUR, Braun, Vicks, Hot Tools, Drybar, Curlsmith, and Revlon. Together, we build innovative and useful products that elevate people's lives everywhere every day!
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Work Location: Marlborough, MA Hybrid
What you will be doing:
The ideal candidate will have demonstrated abilities with a variety of small personal diagnostic devices, practices, and procedures. Expertise in program managing multiple projects on a global basis and have a solid understanding of FDA, ISO 13485, process validation, design history files, and international regulatory specifications and requirements.
Take a supporting/lead role in planning, scheduling, and implementing New Product Development (NPD) projects in collaboration with suppliers and internal teams.
Work closely with global multi-functional teams in US, Europe, and China. Communicate to teams effectively on program progress, risks, schedule, costs, quality, and performance.
Responsible for technical feasibility assessment, program budget, program schedule, and supplier communication, program start to product launch.
Manage/build product documentation and specifications to support timely execution.
Provide mentorship for technical solutions and alternatives as needed and conduct design reviews, FMEA’s (Failure Mode and Effect Analysis), and risk assessments.
Build and maintain accessible project files and appropriate documentation based on established regulatory (Design History File) and quality systems.
Skills needed to be successful in this role:
Proven track record in project management, demonstrating strong organizational skills. Attention to details.
Possess proactive demeanor and provide leadership, project management and teamwork skills to get along with a cross-functional distributed team and advise them in achieving assigned goals and objectives.
Ability to balance multiple projects and remain flexible and adaptable.
Demonstrated delivery of projects within budget and schedule constraints in a fast-paced environment.
Demonstrated ability to work independently.
Ability to collaborate with multiple global vendors and coordinate submittals, track vendor commitments on a schedule, and oversight of delivering quality products on schedule and within budget.
Strong communication skills including ability to provide concise and accurate status of projects on a weekly basis
Good technical knowledge of electronics, firmware and software as used in consumer products.
Bachelor’s degree in Life Science, Mechanical engineering, Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
2+ years’ experience working in the consumer goods, medical, or any equivalent regulated industry.
Working knowledge of FDA, ISO, UL, and Design History Files.
Working knowledge of IEC 62304.
Basic knowledge of CAD.
Proficient in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project.
Understanding of safety requirements and medical device regulatory submission in Europe (MDD/MDR) and USA (FDA) is a strong asset.
Demonstrated solving ability to identify issues, assess technical and project alternatives and risks, and implement solutions while keeping the projects on track.
Demonstrated abilities with small devices' design, manufacturing and other practices including plastic design, molding, and electrical/medical devices.
Some travel is required.
Authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
Use Helen of Troy Home & Health New Product Development process to effectively drive program progress and manage risk. Familiarity with Agile process.
Wondering if you should apply? Helen of Troy welcomes people as diverse as our brands. Have the confidence to come as who you are because your point of view, skills, and experience will make us stronger. If you're eager to share new ideas and try new things, we want to hear from you.
Helen of Troy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to developing a diverse workforce and cultivating an inclusive environment. We value diversity and believe that we are strengthened by the differences in our experiences, thinking, culture and background. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any protected basis.
We will provide individuals with disabilities reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application process. If you would like to request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources at (915) 225-8000.
Incorporated in 1968, Helen of Troy has grown into a leading global consumer products company with career opportunities in North America, South America, Europe and Asia. We offer creative solutions for our customers through a diversified portfolio of well-recognized and widely trusted brands, including OXO®, Hydro Flask®, Osprey®, Honeywell®, PUR®, Braun®, Vicks®, Hot Tools®, Drybar®. Most of these brands rank #1 or #2 in their respective categories.
We boldly bring brands into our family, where we nurture what makes them great. We collaborate internally and externally, always striving to provide the consumer-centric innovation, operational excellence, scale, global reach, and stellar shared services to make them soar.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified. Management retains the right to add or to change duties of the position at any time.