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Project Manager - Manufacturing

  • Salary: CHF75 - CHF85 per hour
  • Job type: Contract, Full-time
  • Location: Bettlach
  • Sector: Project Management & PMO
  • Date posted: 09/10/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH90037
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Project Manager - Manufacturing

Experis IT is Europe's leading IT recruitment agency. With offices in Zurich, Basel, Geneva and Lausanne, we specialise in the Information Technology sector.

On behalf of a leading medical devices company in Switzerland, I am looking for a Project Manager (Manufacturing). This is a contract position in its Bettlach offices. My client is looking for new team member who has experience in managing business projects and who speaks fluent English. If you are interested in this position, then please check the criteria below:

Job Summary

By May 26th, 2020, all medical device companies must demonstrate and maintain compliance in accordance with the new EU Medical Device Regulations (EU MDR). You will be responsible for liaising with all key stakeholders when formulating and communicating the Project Plans. You will ensure continuous deployment of the MDR Plan through consistent excellence in project management. As the Project Manager, your role is to coordinate and support manufacturing activities. You will also work closely with the functional business leads to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of the solution deployed in support of the business goals and objectives

Your tasks & responsibilities

  • Plan, schedule and track project timelines using appropriate tools.
  • Schedule and facilitate project status meetings and advise management on project status, risk and mitigation (including executive reporting)
  • Communicate project implementation options, schedule, quality and risk to stakeholders, as well as offer recommendations based on these elements
  • Application of world class manufacturing & project tools and techniques with process areas.
  • Control and direct manufacturing validation efforts for existing and new processes.
  • Process review and optimization of specified process area/s.
  • Support the Manufacturing Organization in creation, review and release of MPI & Risk Management Activities
  • Responsible to originate/oversee/assist in the creation & release of change orders (COs) through Agile PLM software.
  • Initiate, route, verify and handle all the administrative paperwork and formalities in coordination with multiple departments stakeholder contacts.
  • Additional duties as assigned.
  • Know and follow all laws and policies that apply to one's job and always maintain the
    highest levels of professionalism, ethics and compliance

What you must have

  • 1-3 years' experience in managing business projects, using project management tools, e.g., MS Project
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively define, plan and manage projects
  • Ability to take ideas from concept to realization, balancing big picture orientation and attention to detail
  • Proven exceptional written and oral presentation skills
  • Experience with systems implementation/rollout projects preferred
  • Experience in an Medical Device regulated environment
  • Bachelor's degree in business, information systems or related discipline, or equivalent
    and extensive related project experience
  • Leadership qualities including confidence, transparency, integrity, innovation, passion, patience and tenacity.
  • Strong knowledge and skills in PLM system, Agile PLM and SAP
  • Solid understanding of project management methodologies and Lean Manufacturing
  • Must be highly organized, creative, articulate and analytical

What is nice to have

  • Certificates in Program/Project Management
  • Experience using Windchill and Adaptive
  • German & Italian knowledge


  • Start date: 17.10.18
  • End date: 31.12.19
  • Location: Bettlach

If you are a committed individual that likes challenges in a fast-paced environment, then kindly send us your CV today through the link in the advert. Should you have any questions please contact Alexander Russell on +41 61 282 22 16 or via email and connect to me on

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