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New Product Development Project Manager

Kelly Services

Covington, GA
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Job Title New Product Development Project Manager

Jobid US41ALRR_BH1431891

Location: Covington, GA, 30015, USA

Description Kelly Services is currently looking to hire an **New Product Development Project Manager** to work for one of our top Med Device customers in Covington, GA

**Important information:** This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.


This position is responsible for directing the activities related to the execution of new product development projects as well as sustaining engineering projects within company’s Urology & Critical Care department. The position will be required to interface with all project stakeholders, including stakeholders at multiple sites (e.g. regulatory affairs, quality assurance, labeling, etc.), to develop the appropriate timelines and ensure the assembled teams can successfully execute the assigned projects.

**Essential Duties and Responsibilities:**

Act as the team leader for NPD and SE projects within UCC.

Work with UCC management to assign appropriate resources.

Responsible for team meetings (e.g. face-to-face, teleconference, and/or webinars) and generation of meeting minutes.

Responsible for technical design reviews and phase gate reviews.

Responsible for communication of team objectives, milestones and progress

Owner of Planview project status updates.

Preparation of corporate and UCC reports and new product development presentations.

Develop and track project budgets.

Work with Finance to prepare project financial models, budget tracking spreadsheets and reports.

Prepare and track required Authorizations for Expenditure (AFEs) for capital equipment purchases.

Develop, assist in developing, and/or execute protocols and evaluations of NPD and SE projects as needed.

Partner in continuous improvement of NPD and SE systems and procedures.

Help to identify stakeholders.

Work with all stakeholders to build consensus on areas for improvement.

Author new or modified procedures to address opportunities for improvement.

Ensure products are produced in accordance with Corporate and Division product development policies.

Assist Sales and marketing in commercialization and launch activities.

Travel based on project needs (e.g. to other facilities, conferences, etc.).

Other duties may be assigned.


Demonstrated project management skills or certifications.

Thorough knowledge and understanding of FDA and ISO medical device development regulations; especially as they pertain to design control and product development.

Ability to teach and educate others of these standards as they pertain to product development and design control.

Knowledge of corporate, division, and standard operating procedures, as they relate to both new product development and sustaining engineering.

Knowledge of project-based product development and ability to work as a project leader.

Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) with ability to influence.

Proficient in the use of a personal computer with intermediate level of keyboarding skills and proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Power Point, Microsoft Access.

Advanced in MS Project

Strong interpersonal skills required in the areas of verbal and written communications, customer focus, time management, professionalism, coaching, influencing, and team building.

Strong information management skills.

Strong listening and assessment skills.

Strong analytical thinking, questioning & problem-solving skills.

Excellent organizational and time management skills.

Ability to build and manage database systems for information handling and communication.

**Education and/or Experience:**

Minimum undergraduate degree (BS) in a technical or business management area and a minimum three years of experience in medical device or pharmaceutical industry.

Demonstrated success in new product development is required.

Project Management certification preferred

Experience with project management systems (e.g. Microsoft Project) is desired.

Experience in Marketing, Quality Assurance or Regulatory Affairs is desired.

**Why Kelly** **®** **?**

Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies inindustry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premiersource of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firmwith an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity and professionalism. Whether you seek the varietyand flexibility of working on short term project engagements, or prefer contract-to-hire or directhire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specificprofessional interests.

**AboutKelly Services** **®**

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.

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