Senior Project Manager

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Date: Nov 28, 2023

Location: Fridley – Minnesota, US, 55421

Company: Heraeus

Senior 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, 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.


What you'll get to do every day:

  • Lead a cross-functional team from initiation to launch.
  • Collaborate with leadership and customers to create an aligned overall project plan and schedule for complex projects (e.g. contract development and manufacturing of catheter assemblies, and/or site transfer projects between development and manufacturing facilities)
  • 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
  • Anticipate, assess, and mitigate project risks and provide visibility to cross-functional leadership and customers clearly and concisely
  • Support new project planning to secure future business
  • Highlight project resource needs to achieve project deliverables
  • Develop and improve project management tools, systems, and processes alongside project managers and cross-functional teams
  • Conduct project portfolio scenario analysis as needed to inform tradeoffs
  • Manage project finances within project budget
  • Establish strong ownership of all project reporting/communication and governance requirements, internally and externally, at peer and executive levels (e.g. project status, resource planning, KPIs)
  • Establish strong ownership of the full project life cycle, driving successful results through leadership from initiation to deployment of the project
  • Effectively communicate complex information with varying levels of collaborators, including customers and stakeholders
  • Other duties may be assigned


What we're looking for in you:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree helpful
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred
  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant work experience required including previous experience in the medical device industry.
  • Minimum of 2 years of project management experience, preferably in catheter or other relevant medical devices or sub-assemblies.
  • Expert level knowledge and application of project management tools, processes, and best practices using multiple project management methodologies
  • An established history of building strong teams and cross-functional relationships
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with a diverse group of project stakeholders including customers, executives, peers, managers, and subject matter experts
  • Proven competence in completing projects according to established scope, budget, and timelines
  • Extensive experience guiding teams in risk assessment and mitigation activities
  • Strong knowledge and application of finance fundamentals as related to projects
  • Expert level background in conflict resolution
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Must be willing and able to travel up to 25%, mainly between Minnesota and Costa Rica



Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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