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Senior Project Manager - Logistics - Medical device

Company Description

At Intuitive, we are united behind our mission: we believe that minimally invasive care is life-enhancing care. Through ingenuity and intelligent technology, we expand the potential of physicians to heal without constraints.

As a pioneer and market leader in robotic-assisted surgery, we strive to foster an inclusive and diverse team, committed to making a difference. For more than 25 years, we have worked with hospitals and care teams around the world to help solve some of healthcare's hardest challenges and advance what is possible.

Intuitive has been built by the efforts of great people from diverse backgrounds. We believe great ideas can come from anywhere. We strive to foster an inclusive culture built around diversity of thought and mutual respect. We lead with inclusion and empower our team members to do their best work as their most authentic selves.

Passionate people who want to make a difference drive our culture. Our team members are grounded in integrity, have a strong capacity to learn, the energy to get things done, and bring diverse, real world experiences to help us think in new ways. We actively invest in our team members to support their long-term growth so they can continue to advance our mission and achieve their highest potential.

Join a team committed to taking big leaps forward for a global community of healthcare professionals and their patients. Together, let's advance the world of minimally invasive care.

Job Description

Primary Function of the Position

The Logistics & Distribution Project Manager will be an integral part of the Global Logistics Project Management team and will be responsible for implementation of RFP’s, COE initiatives and Logistics & Distribution programs. This individual will lead cross-functional and cross-Business Unit improvement initiatives on process optimization, capacity, scalability, and efficiency. This individual will collaborate in project chartering, facilitation, governance and tracking of other COE projects at Intuitive. The ideal candidate will have experience with complex project management, good understanding of logistics and distribution programs, Centers of Excellence, project management tools and infrastructure.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Execute projects identified by Global Logistics management within required budget, timelines and given infrastructure.
  • Adhere to project structure from inception of the project, development of project scope, success metrics, ROI, RACI, resource needs to successful completion of the project
  • Develop and maintain Project management infrastructure supporting project collaboration (i.e. Smartsheet, Box folders, MS Project, etc,)
  • Support development of Project Management Play Books, guidelines and other tools utilized by the project.
  • Establish and maintain transparent information flow across the organization and set up regular project status reviews.
  • Collaborate with upstream and downstream partners to understand process pain points and drive improvements to impact cross-functional KPI’s.
  • Evaluate, Design, Drive, and facilitate applicable reviews/audits of key planning processes and or identified gaps/risks to appropriate closure.
  • Monitor creation and execution of project charters, stakeholder analyses and process maps to aid in project initiation and planning.
  • Present project updates, findings, and detailed, prioritized recommendations to sponsors and key stakeholders in a range of different formats.
  • Collaborate with Global Process Owners to implement system and process improvements ensuring alignment and consistency.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • Minimum 12+ years professional experience working with various stakeholders.
  • Highly organized with strong ability to prioritize.
  • Excellent communication skills including experience presenting in front of leadership.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally.
  • Experience in a logistics and distribution environments strongly encouraged.
  • Fluent English language skills (both verbal and written) required
  • Experience in medical device, pharmaceutical, aerospace, or other regulated industry.
  • Experience working with or leading IT teams in developing ERP (SAP) solutions.
  • Experience working with general contractors and familiarity with GC lingo.
  • Experience working for a Global organization across multiple functions and regions.
  • Highly pro-active with ability to work independently.
  • Enthusiastic and a passion to learn and develop.
  • Required Education and Training (As applicable - Specific education and training that an individual must possess in order to successfully perform in job)
  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in business, logistics, engineering or similar or equivalent blend of work and certification experience required.
  • Excellent Project Management skills required. PMP certified preferred.
  • User experience of Smartsheet.
  • Familiarity with ISO13485:2016 and MDSAP.
  • Expert user of Microsoft Visio, PowerPoint, Project, Excel, or similar required.

Preferred Skills and Experience 

  • Team leadership and development trainings
  • Six sigma training
  • APICS certification (optional)


Additional Information

Intuitive is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees, and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, genetic information or any other status protected under federal, state, or local applicable laws.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws.

Shift: Day
Travel: 25% of the time

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