Consumer Product Development Sr. Project Maanger
A10 - Rochester, NY

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Consumer Product Development Sr. Project Ma

anger Location : ROCHESTER, NY Position Type : Contract Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 03/04/2013 / 12/31/2013 Description Plans and manages implementation activities worldwide for: • Launches of all new product. The Implementation role is formalized in Product Development Process. Implementation plans may be retained in Design History File and later audited by regulatory agencies. • Product changes that affect the customer use of product, such as instrument modifications, product configuration changes, media releases. •
Routine updates of Customer Documentation (IFU’s, Manuals, package and other labeling) •
Corrections to Customer Quality issues including recalls, field corrections, customer documentation updates, and customer letters. Implementation Plans and resulting documents are part of formal compliance files and often audited by regulatory agencies. •
Discontinuance of product offerings

Leads cross-functional Implementation Teams with representatives from R&D, Quality, Regulatory, Compliance, Operations, Demand and Supply Planning, Customer Service, Customer Technical Services, and other organizations as necessary to: •
Develop strategies to execute complex implementations •
Assure successful implementations through functional participation in planning and implementing launches and changes •
Managing changes to plans by synchronizing activities for all participants. •
Communicate status of implementations to all company stakeholders regularly

Is accountable for successful implementations •
Achieves results through members of Implementation teams and other exempt-level employees, with significant latitude and independence. Achieves results through knowledge, experience, trust, and credibility without direct organizational authority. •
Frequently works directly with Director and other higher-level functional leaders to solve problems and remove barriers. •
Errors or lack of timely action would result in delays of critical new product launches, recalls and other field action corrections, with significant financial and/or compliance impact. •
Achieves results through the implementation team members who report organizationally outside the Implementation Department.

Minimal travel is required.

II. Experience/skills •

Adequate experience to lead complex technical implementations confidently. •
At least 5 years experience in a regulated medical products company •
Strong leadership and planning skills, especially project planning. •
Proficiency of skills above would typically require 8+ years of work experience •
4-year college degree. MBA helpful. •
Because the job coordinates activities across many business functions and many worldwide
organizations, it is an ideal development role for those seeking higher level assignments

III. Reporting Relationships

Reports to: Director, Global Publications, Communications, and Implementation
Peers: Supply Chain Mgr, Commodity Mgr., Technical Publications Mgr.
Subordinates: No direct reports. Provides direction and guidance to Team members. Is accountable for team members’ deliverables.

About this company
A10 Networks was founded in 2004 with a mission to create a new class of affordable identity-aware network solutions, including the...