Insulet Corporation

  • Program Manager, R&D

    Job Locations US-CA-San Diego | US-CA-San Diego
    Posted Date 1 week ago(4/17/2018 3:29 PM)
    Engineering / Program Management
  • Position Summary

    We are looking for a self-motivated Program Manager to join the Insulet R&D team responsible for the design and development of innovated products. This position is responsible for the project management of engineering programs through a methodical approach of planning, executing and controlling projects from start to finish. The PM demonstrates program ownership and guides teams through project execution process while translating strategic objectives to an execution level. Ensures consistent practices throughout all phases of the project life cycle and across project functional teams.  Use professional project management concepts and frameworks in accordance with company objectives to solve complex problems in a creative and effective way.  Exercise a balance of independent judgment and group organization in developing methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.




    • Responsible for planning and managing program deliverables for new product development initiatives
    • Effectively lead and drive project teams in a collaborative environment, completing project deliverables per target timelines and requirements.
    • Resource mapping of R&D staff ensuring efficient use of resources to effectively complete projects.
    • Lead project-related activities of project team members, providing guidance on conformance to established design control procedures.
    • Prepare project summary reports, develops project plans, identifies risk and communicates mitigation activities.
    • Lead and/or participate in all phases of development starting with concept through design transfer
    • Participate in and/or oversee all design and development validation activities required for assigned projects.
    • Constantly work to improve the internal systems for design control in order to improve the time-to-market cycle for new products.
    • Mentor project management team members assisting in their execution and development in project management skills, and develop strong influencing behaviors to drive business outcomes.
    • Adhere to all regulatory agency standards, company quality standards and corporate policies.
    • Must be able to travel domestically and internationally as business needs demand.

    Education and Experience

    Minimum Requirements: 

    • Bachelor's Level of Degree in the Engineering or related technical discipline field of study
    • 5-8 years of demonstrated experience in a program management role working in a technical discipline, medical device and/or engineering preferred 

    Preferred Skills and Competencies:

    • Project management certification preferred
    • Knowledgeable of the US and International Medical Device and Drug Delivery Regulations
    • Knowledgeable of Software development, User Experience (UX), Mobile Application (Andriod & IOS) and Cloud development
    • Experience in Agile and Scrum methodology
    • Demonstrated proficiency in project management
    • Demonstrated experience leading projects including software, hardware and disposable products in a cross-functional environment.
    • Demonstrated experience in managing outside contractors and development partners
    • Demonstrated flexibility and ability to function in a fast-paced, growth industry and work environment
    • Strong organizational and communication skills (written and verbal).
    • Ability to effectively communicate both internally and externally.
    • Proficient in the following computer software applications: MS Office products, Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project.

    • Helpful to have working knowledge or familiarity with Smartsheet, Sharepoint and JIRA
    • Proficient with Medical Device regulations (ISO 13485, ISO 14971, IEC 62304, 21 CFR part 820.30-Design Controls) 


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