Supply Chain Program Manager - Remote


North Haven, CT, USA Remote

Full time


Nov 12

Full Job Description

Careers that Change Lives

This position is an exciting and new opportunity that is currently part of Medtronic and will move to a to-be-named company we are calling “NewCo”. NewCo will be an independent company with equal partners, Medtronic & DaVita. It will be established in calendar 2023 as a new company (NewCo) formed from Medtronic’s Renal Care Solutions Operating Unit focused on providing innovative technologies to support kidney care patients. While you will start your employment with Medtronic, upon establishment of NewCo your employment will transfer to NewCo and you will no longer be employed by Medtronic.

NewCo is uniquely poised to transform renal care and dialysis, building on Medtronic’s innovation and technology pipeline. The business will have the singular focus, financial commitment, deep domain expertise, and global footprint needed to accelerate the development and commercialization of affordable and scalable life-saving renal care technologies — particularly our transformative home dialysis platform technologies.

Do meaningful work, make a difference, and improve lives — starting with your own. We are seeking a Supply Chain Program Manager to lead an exciting, high profile and complex NPD project. This is a remote position.

We value what makes you unique. Be a part of a company that thinks differently to solve problems, make progress, and deliver meaningful innovations.

A Day in the Life

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.

  • Oversee Supply Chain and Procurement responsibilities for critical R&D Project.
  • Work with team to evaluate and select 3PL partner for project.
  • Work directly with 3PL to drive and execute logistics support of product supply for Clinical Trials of new product.
  • Drive accountability for Suppliers and 3PL by implementing KPI’s and measurements of execution related to project.
  • Maintain, optimize, and closely track inventory in complex global network
  • Work with the project core team lead to update and deliver on project goals and objectives during each phase.
  • Create integrated processes among internal functions (e.g., operations, purchasing and logistics) and outside suppliers.
  • Responsible for monitoring and achieving the Supply Chain project budget.
  • Develop strong relationship with multiple suppliers located globally.
  • Work closely with Trade Compliance, Export and Transportation teams to ensure timely delivery of product to multiple global destinations.
  • Identify potential project risks and deploy mitigation actions.
  • Prepare timely and efficient project reports, status reports, properly document project tools & deliverables
  • Report regularly to Senior Leadership on status of project including timelines, budget and KPI’s
  • Position will initially mange the NPD execution of Clinical Trials and will migrate to managing the portfolio once product is commercialized.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree required
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience

Nice to Have

  • Experience with 3PL Logistics providers
  • 7+ years of project/program management experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 3-5 years of project/program management experience.
  • Experience in medical device development and/or other highly regulated industry (medical device preferred).
  • Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills including influencing skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite software, including project management software such as MS Project.
  • Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail.
  • Experience in software design, development, and verification testing.
  • Project Management certification (PMP)
  • Dynamic team player and leader that can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams to achieve project goals.

About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)

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