Zimmer Biomet Dental is a global leader in implant and restorative dentistry solutions with more than 60 years of industry experience. We are proud to be part of one of the largest musculoskeletal companies in the world. Our mission is to alleviate pain and improve the quality of life for people around the world. Every 10 seconds, 24 hours a day, and 7 days a week patients around the world receive a Zimmer Biomet product, resulting in helping millions of people each year. #ZBDental
The Project Associate Manager is responsible for managing aspects of technical projects assigned within the respective business unit. This role will utilize strong technical expertise to help the Division achieve goals of executing projects on time, on budget and within scope. In performing these responsibilities, this position will work closely with business leaders and functional project leaders to assess and track the various activities and resources required in day to day project management.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Lead New Product Development Teams, setting team direction, motivating team members, assigning tasks and coordinating activities across different organizational functions
Communicating with suppliers and alliance partners to coordinate project related activities
Defining project scope and developing the project plan and schedule including resource plansProtect the plan by identifying and mitigating risks to the timeline
Accountable for delivering project deliverables including a high quality finished product that meets customer needs and is compliant with regulations and quality system requirements
Reporting project status, risks and suggested mitigation to work groups and various levels of management
Continuous improvement of work processes to support achievement of company objectives
Expected Areas of Competence
Broad knowledge of project management methodologies and tools.
Possess excellent skills in communications (both oral and written)
Maintaining strong working relationships with business and other project leaders.
Strong problem-solving skills; able to take action in making decisions
Presentation skills. Able to clearly present information through the spoken work; influence or persuade others through oral presentations in positive and negative circumstances, listens well.
Must be able to emit a level of confidence and expertise to effectively train other employees
Must possess a collaborative style to work effectively throughout the organization.
Able to work with people in such a manner as to build high morale and group commitment to goals and objectives.
Should be proficient in MS Project other Office Applications and other project management software applications.
A minimum of a Bachelors degree in an engineering discipline or related science discipline is required (mechanical, biomedical, materials science engineering highly preferred)
A minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience is required
Experience working in a regulated environment is required
A Masters degree is highly preferred
Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) or similar certification is highly preferred
Up to 10%
At Zimmer Biomet, we believe in The Power of Us, which means that we are stronger together. We are committed to creating an environment where every team member feels included, respected, empowered, and celebrated.