Project Manager II in Carlsbad, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 6/13/2018

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Job Description

Our client, a leader in the medical device field, is seeking a Project Manager. 


  • Leads the project core team and coaches project team members; 
  • Has a solid understanding of project management principles and practices; 
  • Has a solid understanding of a design and development process, including requirements elicitation, translating requirements into specifications and designs, and verifying those designs against the requirements using pre-determined acceptance criteria; 
  • Has the ability to make things happen by encouraging and channeling the contributions of others; recognizing and addressing important issues in a timely manner, and acting as an agent for change and continual improvement when required to achieve results; 
  • Leverages available resources and capabilities to execute and achieve defined goals; 
  • Negotiates with stakeholders to ensure positive response and agreement, striving for win-win situations. 
  • Has experience with team collaboration tools and project management fundamentals; 
  • Has the ability to problem solve and pay attention to details. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering or technical discipline (electrical, mechanical, software, etc.); 
  • Experience managing Plastics projects, tool design, vendor management, resin selection, IQ/OQ/PQ and design transfer to manufacturing. 
  • Experience managing projects related to plastics/disposables in a medical device industry preferred. 
  • Minimum of five years of experience leading high complexity, multi-disciplinary product development projects; 
  • Minimum of ten years demonstrated progressive engineering experience in a product development environment; 
  • Experience with complex product development (electro-mechanical/software) in a regulated industry environment (such as Military/Aerospace/Automotive); FDA / Medical Device preferred.

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