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Sr Project Manager

Job ID: 7537


Our client is a leading growing global medical device company,  growing organically and by acquiring competitors. They currently seek a Senior Project Manager responsible for supervising a team of 3 to 4 project managers and managing and coordinating projects aligned with the company’s strategy and objectives. The position reports to the Vice President of Operations. The position is based in a 200,000 square foot plant with over 1600 employees in Tijuana, BC Mexico.


Functions of the Position:

  • Define tasks, required resources, and supervise the project team (3 to 4 Project Managers).
  • Develops project plans, implementation programs, cost estimates for manufacturing transfer projects.
  • Prepares and manages annual budgets and performs periodic cost and productivity analyses.
  • Manages, coordinates and facilitates reengineering initiatives for process improvement.
  • Provides strategic advice on the design and implementation of effective processes across the enterprise including analysis, redesign, reengineering and organizational effectiveness.
  • Participates in the establishment and implementation of short- or long-term operational goals, objectives, policies and procedures; Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of the program and the changes necessary for the improvement and fulfillment of the project.
  • Regularly communicates to management on the status of project initiatives obtaining guidance and approval as needed to move forward with projects.
  • Presents stakeholders with progress reports as well as problems and solutions.
  • Evaluates the results of the project.

Responsibilities applicable to ISO Systems:

The Senior Project Manager is responsible for monitoring and compliance with the quality management system in accordance with the QM-0001 quality manual, and the national and international regulations that apply.


Knowledge and Experience Required:

  • Minimum 5+ years of experience as a Project Manager or similar position. Ideally Project Management or a combination of engineering and/or projects, Program Management or similar.
  • Minimum 2+ years supervising a team of Project Managers or similar.
  • Medical device expertise is preferred.
  • Experience with production transfers, NPI, and/or product improvements.
  • Project Management Tools.
  • Software applied to Project Management (for example: MS Project or others).
  • University degree in Engineering. (Industrial, Electrical, Electronic, Mechanical, Chemical, or similar).
  • Bilingual: Excellent fluent English and Spanish.


  • Excellent supervisory and leadership skills.
  • Ability to analyze complex problems and develop creative solutions.
  • Critical thinking and problem solving.
  • Decision-making and leadership skills.
  • Ability to develop, plan and implement short- and long-term objectives.
  • Ability to analyze, update operations, procedures, policies and develop and implement new strategies.
  • Organized, able to oversee 3 to 5+ projects at a time.
  • Assertive and with good influence skills and able to make presentations and convince corporate executive leaders including the CEO.
  • Resilient, balanced, and able to satisfy multiple demanding bosses.

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