Sr Business Process Program Manager-America's Supply Chain at Medtronic

Posted in General Business 10 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Memphis, Tennessee





Job Description:

Careers that Change Lives

Bring your talents to an industry leader in medical technology and healthcare solutions - we're a market leader and growing every day. You can be proud to be a part of technologies that are rooted in our long history of mission-driven innovation. You will be empowered to shape your own career. We support your growth with the training, mentorship, and guidance you need to own your future success. Together, we can transform healthcare.

Join us for a career in Americas Supply Chain that changes lives.

As the Senior Business Process Program Manager, you will play a critical role within Medtronic's Americas Supply Chain organization. You will lead large and complex supply chain programs and transformation initiatives. You will have proven track record of successfully managing very large programs using program management tools. You will will interact with various functions within Americas region as well as Medtronic Operating Units, Enterprise Operations and global cross functional teams and leaders, to enable execution programs while communicating risks and managing dependencies utlilizing exceptional comprehensive communication skills and will be able to effectively navigate strategic and tactical communication

A Day in the Life


  • Manage very large programs that are likely to have investment and savings commitments of multi-million dollars for Americas Supply Chain organization
  • Design and operationalize operating mechanisms for programs that enable effective flow of information between team members of a large matrixed team as well as to multiple leaves of program leadership and steering committee
  • Create robust schedules for multiple projects under a program and establish critical path as well as milestones
  • Develop clear understanding of program financials and maintain, track and communicate spend, savings and variances in a meaningful and actionable manner
  • Have exceptional comprehensive communication skills and is able to succinctly package complex program information to drive executive level decision making. The candidate should also be able to clearly communicate the program vision to the team members to keep progress on track while effectively and actively mitigating or escalating risks as appropriate
  • Have an ability to easily flex between disparate programs between functions of the organization
  • Maintain an end-to-end perspective as well as connect the dots across the matrixed functions as well as overall strategic direction of the organization
  • Lead and/or support improvisation of PMO operating system and program governance mechanisms

Must Have: Minimum Requirements


  • Bachelors degree required
  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience

Nice to Have

  • Bachelor's Degree and minimum of 7 years of experience in fields of Operations, Supply Chain, Supply Management, or Manufacturing
  • Ability to travel approximately 20% of the time
  • Experience working with warehouse/distribution transformation projects
  • Experience working with 3rd partly logistics providers
  • Project Management experience
  • Ability to lead, energize and influence change efforts at all levels of a complex organization
  • Hands-on experience managing Cross Functional Projects
  • Experienced in Site Transfers; preferably with significant experience in Distribution and Supply Chain areas.
  • Desirable certifications / training in: Continuous Improvement, Lean Six Sigma (Green/Black Belt Certification).
  • Proficient in the use of project management tools
  • Proven problem solving and decision making skills; ability to evaluate alternatives, develop innovative solutions, display proactive approach and initiative to resolve obstacles
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing
  • Ability to work with little direction and supervision, manage timelines and expectations, adjust for unplanned assignments, and adapt to changing priorities
  • Significant experience and knowledge in SAP/MRP.
  • Knowledgeable and skilled in Excel (Macros, V-Lookups, Pivot Tables, etc.).

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)

Additional Information


  • Posting Date: Sep 13, 2021
  • Travel: Yes, < 25 % of the Time





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