Staff/Senior Program Manager
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
San Bruno, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • B.S. in engineering or life sciences field
  • 5+ years of project management experience in the new product development environment
  • 2+ years of experience in the new product development environment in medical devices or related fields
  • Proven ability to lead, influence and work well at all levels of an organization and in a cross functional team environment
  • Comfortable with all phases of the product development lifecycle including concept development, testing, design, implementation, verification, validation and manufacturing transfer
  • Thrives in a fast-paced startup environment: comfortable with ambiguity and excited to to both create and implement a vision for NPI at Cellares
  • Experience with Smartsheets preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, time management, attention to detail, problem solving, acting with a sense of urgency, and enthusiasm
  • Should be skilled at working on multiple simultaneous projects
  • Knowledge of the cell and gene therapy landscape preferred
  • Self-awareness, integrity, authenticity, and a growth mindset
  • Develop a New Product Introduction (NPI) framework and guidance to support the development and launch of Cellares's Cell Therapy Manufacturing Platform
  • Own and drive product and program roadmaps and timelines; define critical paths and own risks and decisions associated with the programs
  • Develop and execute communications management plans for the program team, key stakeholders, and business leaders
  • Work closely with R&D, Operations, Product Management, Marketing, and Stakeholders to analyze and make appropriate tradeoffs between product features, customer needs/requirements, manufacturability, and cost
  • Work closely with NPI counterparts to ensure prototypes, supplier and manufacturing activities are scheduled and tracked appropriately, ensuring adherence to timelines
  • Work closely with all internal teams to ensure Design Control and Quality Systems processes are followed per relevant procedures
  • Collaborate with the key stakeholders and leadership team to define, manage and own program scope
  • Coordinate internally with Engineering, PLM, Finance, and Operations to assure new products COGS are released, report on costs of developmental builds and mass production regularly

51-200 employees

Cell therapy solutions