Project Manager

Date: Jan 18, 2023

Location: Fridley – Minnesota, US, 55421

Company: Heraeus

Project Manager
Location Fridley – Minnesota
Full Time


About Heraeus

Solutions from the Heraeus Group provide faster internet, rid water of germs, and keep hearts beating in time. As a broadly diversified and globally leading family-owned technology company, we combine materials expertise and cutting-edge technologies to create products used all over the world with one thing in common: World-class quality.

About Heraeus Medevio

Together we improve lives. At Heraeus Medevio, we bring lifesaving and life-changing medical devices to market through partnerships with medical device manufacturing companies. Backed by Heraeus Group, a FORTUNE Global 500 listed company, we are committed to the growth of our teams and organization by providing an open space for open minds.

To reach our vision of improving 100 million lives every year, we foster a culture of curiosity that thrives on challenge, continuous learning, growth, and the opportunity to try new things. With sites in the United States, European Union, and Asia, and over 2,200 employees worldwide, together, we will meet tomorrow's challenges today.


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 in order to meet project objectives.


This position may be located at our Fridley or White Bear Lake, Minnesota facilities.


Your Role and Responsibilities:

  • 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


What is Required for this Role:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience required
  • Extensive 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
  • Able to communicate complex topics to customers and stakeholders both verbally and in writing

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis