Project Manager

Date: Sep 12, 2022

Location: Fridley – Minnesota, US, 55421

Company: Heraeus

Project Manager
Location Fridley – Minnesota
Full Time

Together we improve lives. At Heraeus Medical Components, we leverage our breadth of expertise in material science, leading-edge technologies, and supply chain excellence to build sustainable and successful partnerships with medical device OEMs. As a result, the work we do is felt and trusted by our partners and the patients who rely on them for life-saving and life-changing medical devices.

As a global company with 10 locations worldwide, we are committed to the growth of our teams and sites. Our vision is to improve 100 million lives each year, and to accomplish our vision, we have built a culture of curiosity that thrives on challenge, continuous learning, and the opportunity to take risks and try new things. Good ideas are celebrated here, so join us as we act boldly, think openly, work thoughtfully, and with our partners, improve patient lives worldwide.

Heraeus Medical Components is part of the Heraeus Group, a FORTUNE Global 500 listed portfolio company. The group’s roots go back to a family pharmacy started in 1660. Today, the Heraeus group includes businesses in the environmental, electronics, health and industrial applications sectors. Heraeus is one of the top 10 family-owned companies in Germany and holds a leading position in its global markets.


As a Project Manager you’ll have a key role in influencing the short- and long-term success of Heraeus Medical Components while collaborating to achieve our vision of improving 100 million lives each year.  The primary responsibility of this position is to lead cross-functional development teams to complete all tasks necessary to effectively plan, execute, control, and complete projects. The Project Manager must build strong teams, prioritize activities, manage risks, and communicate appropriately to stakeholders to meet project objectives.


The following challenges await you:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional leadership and customers to create an aligned overall project plan and schedule for complex technical or non-technical projects (e.g. contract manufacturing assembly NPI, contract design, CI, site improvement, and multi-site projects)
  • Manage and direct project activities needed to achieve project objectives with a strong understanding of resources, skills, and timing necessary to meet competing project schedules
  • Inform and drive decision-making as needed to ensure scope, schedule, resource allocations and overall direction are in the best interest of both short- and long-term project objectives
  • Anticipate, assess, and mitigate project risks, and ensure visibility to cross-functional leadership and customers
  • Partner with Finance and Portfolio Management to develop business cases and ROI for projects and capital expenditures
  • Establish ownership of all project reporting/communication requirements, internally and externally, at peer and executive levels (e.g. project status, resource planning, KPIs)
  • Communicate complex information with varying levels of collaborators, including customers and stakeholders
  • Other duties as assigned


Your profile:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience required
  • Knowledge and application of project management tools, processes, and best practices, with experience using multiple project management methodologies
  • Experience conducting risk management activities to identify, assess, control, and learn from project risks
  • Understanding of finance fundamentals and ability to utilize data to make project decisions and evaluate performance
  • Ability to conduct project governance activities for multiple projects and report trends of systemic challenges
  • Demonstrated understanding of organizational relationships, dependencies, and escalation paths and appropriate communication
  • Established ability to positively motivate and influence others to build a strong team
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with conflict resolution
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Proven ability to manage change


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis