Engineering Project Manager II in Round Lake, IL at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 3/25/2018

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Job Description

Seeking a senior-level Engineering Project Manager with 10+ years’ medical device experience. Preferred experience includes project management, business acumen including financial analysis, product development, PMI or IPMA certificate, and Microsoft Project. For immediate consideration, please send your updated resume to


This section focuses on the main purpose of the job in one to four sentences.

  • Project Managers provide business and technical leadership for one or more projects within the Franchise, leading project teams through the identification, justification, prioritization, initiation, development and implementation processes.
  • Project managers will lead their teams in financial analysis including market research, cash flow, and capital and project costs.
  • They will collaborate with the appropriate functional teams and Sr. PMO personnel to develop and negotiate contracts.
  • This person will ensure communications occur with stakeholders and partners.
  • They will participate in organizational issue resolution.
  • Project Managers will lead the core team to define the milestones to achieve the launch date commitments and identify issues and risks associated with those plans.
  • This person will lead their team in the utilization of product lifecycle management processes.
  • The Project Manager will lead the formation of the core team and its ability to deliver the project. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

This section contains a list of five to eight primary responsibilities of this role that account for 5% or more of the work. The incumbent will perform other duties assigned.

  • Accountable for core team performance, project schedule and execution, budget commitments and spend Leads team in defining project strategies, developing goals, and ensures project scope is defined and controlled
  • Continuously interacts with all functions and levels of management ensuring effective ongoing communications across teams and stakeholders
  • Ensures identification and communication of project risks, development of risk plan and leads core team in the proactive management of risk response strategies
  • Anticipates potential conflict situations for proactive solutions and manages conflict situations to result in win-win outcomes
  • Leads core team to identify and implement continuous improvement 


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. List knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Business acumen
  • Competent application of Vital Behaviors and Leadership Essentials
  • Understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices, Good Laboratory or Clinical Practices and Product Development Process requirements
  • Demonstrated competencies in all aspects of project management
  • Ability to develop others
  • PMI or IPMA or equivalent certification desired 

Education and/or Experience: 

Include the education and experience that is necessary to perform the job satisfactorily. 

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required.
  • 10 years previous product life cycle experience including 5 years project management experience with demonstrated success leading multi-site, projects. 
  • MS Project required