Title

Project Manager – Dental Product Development

Position Overview

The Project Manager for Dental Product Development is a highly motivated, entrepreneurial, self-starter individual who works with the product development team to plan and organize projects from initiation to commercialization. These projects can be on a new and innovative idea or improvement on an existing idea.  This individual will manage the day-day activities and work closely with identified stakeholders to deliver results successfully and in a timely manner. Organizational and communication skills are pre-requisites for this role.  Familiarity with polymeric formulations, medical device/pharma regulations is a plus.

 Essential Job Functions
  • Coordinate, manage and update Design Control documentations throughout the product development process, facilitate gate reviews within projects
  • Collaborate with the stakeholders to identify project scope, goals and deliverables (product inputs and requirements, specifications, launch)
  • Develop timelines and track projects
  • Determining product pricing by utilizing market research data; reviewing production and sales costs; anticipating volumes and preparing forecasts
  • Market research for new or existing products/ideas. Assesses market competition by comparing the company’s product to competitors’ products.
  • Work with internal/external teams for integrated product launch plans (marketing team, dealers, etc.)
  • Support the sales team with answering their questions, possibly training, samples and etc.
  • Ability to read and understand technical documents
  • Ability to evaluate ideas from various aspects (feasibility, financials, regulatory, strategy and etc.)
  • Facilitate meetings and conference calls with the goal of decision making
  • Contributing to the team by leadership, team building and clear communication
  • Partner with the Sr. Director of Product Development to support all projects
Qualifications
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in either project management, regulatory, quality, product development/management
  • Understanding of brand demands and market data
  • Ability to prioritize competing tasks with adjacent deadlines
  • Time management is critical
  • Analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timetables
  • Not afraid to ask questions and is persistent on follow-up when answers aren’t forthcoming
  • Flexibility to work with individuals at all levels and adapt to changing tasks and expectations
  • Maintain effective working relationship with team members, clients and vendors
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to learn and work in a fast-paced environment
Desired Skills
  • Experience in managing medical device or pharmaceutical projects is preferred but not required.
Education/Certifications
  • 4-year College Degree
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