Lead and facilitate the development of new ophthalmic equipment products in accordance with defined cost targets and within defined schedule and budget constraints
Assume responsibility for all aspects of B+L's ophthalmic equipment product design and development.
Communicate and coordinate new product development resource needs
within GBOPE, Commercial, and other B+L functional groups.
Ensure new product development is conducted and documented in
accordance with established B+L, FDA, LGA, and IEC design control
policies, procedures, and standards.
Prepare and maintain appropriate new product development plans,
schedules, and budgets.
Direct the efforts of individual contributors within R&D and the broader
organization. Guide efforts of the functional management team.
Prepare regular and periodic project progress and program! project risk
Participate in cross functional Surgical program! project reviews, product
design reviews, schedule reviews, and budget reviews.
Other related duties, as assigned
Education (Required): BS in Electrical, Biomedical, or Mechanical
engineering (BSEE, BSBE, or BSME)
Education (Preferred): MBA, or advanced technical degree (MSEE, MSBE, or MSME)
Special Skills: Knowledge of medical device international regulatory
Specialized Training: Project Manager training and/or PM! certification required; training in Six Sigma or Design for Six Sigma desirable
Experience (Required): Minimum of seven years experience leading new product development projects
Experience (Preferred): Experience with medical product design