Project Manager

US, US, OH - West Carrollton

Minimum Level of Education Required: Bachelors Degree

Percentage of Travel: Up to 10%

Location: OH - West Carrollton

Ref#: 17793

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Job Description

Reporting into the Global Operations organization, this position: Lead Project Manager serves in the role of team leader and has the ultimate responsibility for the successful performance of the assigned projects. The Lead Project Manager directs and oversees the assigned projects and tasks to ensure such initiative meet organization goals and requirements. Oversee projects from initiation through release, ensuring projects are completed on time and on budget 

Works with other department leaders and resources to define, prioritize, and drive projects and initiatives.  Key responsibility for managing the project’s scope, deliverables, schedule, budget and quality. Some projects may include global business integrations, insourcing, outsourcing, Opex, IT business systems deployment, and product transfers.

·       Determines project specifications by studying product design, customer requirements, and performance standards; completing technical studies; preparing cost estimates.

  • Determines project schedule by studying project plan and specifications; calculating time requirements; sequencing project elements.

·       Analyze technology, resource needs, and market demand, to plan and assess the feasibility of projects.

·       Plan and direct the procurement, installation, testing, operation, maintenance, and repair of facilities and equipment.

·       Develop and deploy manufacturing processes that set industry benchmarks for lead-time, small lots sizes and cost.  

·       Develops project objectives by reviewing project proposals and plans; conferring with management.

·       Determines project responsibilities by identifying project phases and elements; assigning personnel to phases and elements.

  • Maintains project schedule by monitoring project progress; coordinating activities; resolving problems.
  • Controls project plan by reviewing design, specifications, and plan and schedule changes; recommending actions.
  • Controls project costs by approving expenditures and administering contracts.
  • recommending actions.
  • Maintains accurate timelines and provides regular updates on projects status.

·       Ability to effectively influence others, develop consensus, and create support throughout the organization

·       Work closely with operations leaders, team members, and business stakeholders to ensure successful execution and delivery of manufacturing launch projects

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing, Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • At least 10 – 12 years previous experience in technical positions within in a Class II or III medical device manufacturing facility.
  • Project planning and execution responsibilities
  • Experience in project management.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of manufacturing technology transfers  
  • Able to communicate effectively.
  • Budget development and management responsibilities.
  • Strong understanding of Process Validations
  • Must understand, follow and comply with regulatory requirements as applicable to various processes relative to your position. An understanding of FDA Quality System Regulations and ISO 13485 Standards relative to your position will be required.
Preferred Qualifications

·       PMP certification or equivalent

  • Strong knowledge of machining, finishing, molding, cleaning, coating, upgrade, and clean-room operations.
  • Develop and present strategic initiatives.
  • Lean\Six Sigma certification
NuVasive is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. The “EEO is the Law” poster options are available here.

About NuVasive
NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA) is the leader in spine technology innovation, focused on transforming spine surgery and beyond with minimally invasive, procedurally-integrated solutions designed to deliver reproducible and clinically-proven surgical outcomes.The Company’s portfolio includes access instruments, implantable hardware, biologics, software systems for surgical planning, navigation and imaging solutions, magnetically adjustable implant systems for spine and orthopedics, and intraoperative monitoring service offerings. With $962 million in revenues (2016), NuVasive has an approximate 2,300 person workforce in more than 40 countries serving surgeons, hospitals and patients. For more information, please visit
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