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Project Manager

SHINE Medical Technologies

SHINE Medical Technologies

fitchburg, ma, usa
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024
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SHINE Technologies is seeking a Project Manager to lead new product development at Systems and Manufacturing. The Project Manager is responsible for the complete lifecycle of a new product including coordinating the design, procurement, prototype, build and delivery of a customer-specific, custom neutron generator product. This leadership function includes developing and maintaining the planned schedule, budget and resources required for on-time delivery by coordinating the various activities required in research, product development, and supply chain, including responsibility for conformance to the applicable safety and regulatory requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Specific duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Works effectively with other functional managers, developing coherent, achievable project plans, schedules, and milestones
  • Defines measurable milestones (phases), critical path, implementation schedules, technical and schedule risks with mitigation plans and cost estimates for the project
  • Ensures completion of these deliverables and the adherence to timelines; tracks milestones and timelines across projects and makes alterations when necessary to meet expectations
  • Effectively organizes and coordinates project meetings or communications within the required project teams which will includes other departments as it relates to the project
  • Detects program execution obstacles that potentially affect performance and/or the ability to meet agreed upon deliverables and takes timely preventative or corrective action to obviate them
  • Ensures that project files are maintained in accordance with procedures and processes
  • Analyzes short and long-term project and company resource needs
  • Manages and maintains outsourcing relationships as needed
  • Communicates regularly with management regarding the status of current projects. Obtains management guidance and approval as required to advance initiatives
  • Ensures safety and quality considerations and requirements are pro-actively addressed and implemented in product design
  • Coaches and mentors Project Managers/Engineers as required
  • Participates in development of product strategy, product and business plans, and marketing requirements using industry and market experience and technical knowledge
  • Instills quality-focused, results oriented attitude within the team
  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or comparable technical degree. Suitable work experience in a technically related field may be considered in lieu of formal education
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a technical industry, preferably leading an engineering team with responsibility for meeting strict deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Excellent group facilitation, mediation, and conflict resolution skills. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to deal effectively in a team environment. Good customer relations skills
  • Strong project management skills demonstrated in a technical field such as scientific instrumentation, medical equipment or related industry. Knowledge of project management principles, practices, techniques, tools, and software
  • Experience in business processes such as product development, product release and quality control
  • Solid understanding of the use of engineering tools such as SolidWorks, version control and defect tracking systems
  • Experience in assessing and delivering to customer requirements
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Strong computer skills, including the use of standard office software programs including spreadsheet, word-processing, and project management applications
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred

Personal Characteristics:

As the Company is poised to move to its next level, it is imperative that he or she be first and foremost a team player. The successful individual will also possess many critical personal characteristics, including:

Excellent Communication Skills, both written and oral:

The successful individual's communication style should be diplomatic and direct, but not confrontational. He or she must be able to articulate clear, tangible objectives for the organization and can deliver an honest assessment of the level of achievement of those goals. He or she must work well in a collaborative team environment.


  • The successful candidate must be able to quickly energize the organization and to focus it throughout its future growth stages. He or she should be a self-motivated, results oriented team player who leads by example, holds him or herself accountable for performance, takes absolute ownership, and champions all aspects of the programs.

Indomitable Work and Teamwork Ethic:

  • The successful candidate will reject setbacks and will enthusiastically persevere until ambitious goals are achieved, both personally and from a team perspective. He or she will be resourceful and innovative at tackling multiple challenges.

Entrepreneurship, sense of urgency:

  • The successful candidate will possess a high energy level, which allows him or her to react to situations quickly and decisively, possessing self-confidence to be assertive when taking a position, not being afraid to make decisions.

Integrity and Presence:

  • The successful candidate will understand the importance of maintaining a high level of integrity. As such, he or she must project the appropriate professional image of the Company.
  • Working Conditions and Physical Effort:
  • Work involves moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.
  • Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.
  • Moderate physical activity. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 40 pounds or standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day.

Eligibility for employment is conditioned on the applicant’s ability to qualify for access to information subject to U.S. Export Controls. Additionally, applicant’s eligibility may be conditioned based upon meeting the Nuclear Regulatory Commission requirements for access to Safeguards Information, which typically requires a pre-employment drug screen, fingerprinting and criminal background check.

SHINE values diversity in all its forms as a critical component of innovation, which is fundamental to our success. Every member of the SHINE community benefits from the talents and experiences of our peers, from the mutual respect we exercise, and from the responsibility we take for our actions.

SHINE Technologies is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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