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Sr. Applied Research Manager

Company: New World Medical
Location: Rancho Cucamonga
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

The Sr. Applied Research Manager is responsible for managing applied research to identify, select and develop key technology and unmet need solutions for the formal pipeline. This person will aim to de-risk new product ideas and deliver proof of concepts for review by sr. management prior to full development investment. The Sr. Applied Research Manager will be responsible for managing their team to ensure resources are allocated correctly and utilized efficiently to best meet company objectives. This person will be expected to continually develop their team through hands-on leadership, coaching and mentoring.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Establishes and controls processes and budget for Applied Research group.
  • Create systems and procedures that meet the necessary Applied Research activities.
  • Fully manage and align group with company needs and provide guidance with minimal to no direct input.
  • Develop, mentor and manage the Research department resources and ensuring expertise is assigned to meet company goals and objectives
  • Undertake people management responsibilities to the direct reports to this role, including but not restricted to, generating training and development plans, carrying out performance appraisals and dealing with performance related issues.
  • Provide coaching and support to direct reports in their day-to-day roles and act as a point of escalation where necessary for specific issues that may arise.
  • Ensure department activities align with company goals and pipeline strategy.
  • Oversee multiple, fast-paced investigations or developments of new products, processes or technologies, with the goal to deliver Proof of Concept or quick kill of the idea.
  • Lead, drive and deliver expected results according to agreed project scope, cost, quality and timeline milestones.
  • Ensure appropriate tools and supports on hand to conduct rigorous applied research and evaluation, including knowledge management, academic and industry search, and appropriate survey and statistical software for both quantitative and qualitative analysis.
  • Partner and coordinate with other departments within New World Medical to ensure projects needs are properly met.
  • Coordinate customer facing activities, such as conference demos and wetlabs.
  • Contribute to department strategic decision-making.
  • Effectively communicate with all levels of Management.
  • Travel to visit vendors, clinicians, and attend training for project and people development.
    SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
    • Strong time and project management skills with attention to detail, and the ability to plan and prioritize work and balance multiple projects.
    • Use Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint) and project management tools effectively.
    • Excellent knowledge of applicable regulations and standards, both FDA and international.
    • Strong scientific/technical writing ability.
    • Developing and managing teams.
    • Managing and implementing multiple projects in exemplary fashion.
    • Experience in a high-growth, fast paced organization.
    • Capable of cross collaboration with other department and providing strategic insight that indicates an enterprise wide mindset.
      EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
      • Bachelor's degree in a Science or Engineering discipline. MS or PhD preferred.
      • 10+ years of professional experience, preferably with medical devices, with at least 4+ years in Manager role.
      • 5+ years of medical device new product development.
      • Managed multiple projects/ initiatives successfully in exemplary fashion.
        PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
        • Must be able to remain in a stationary position at least 50% of the time.
        • Occasionally move about inside the office and travel to and from office buildings to access file cabinets, employee offices, office machinery, etc. This may include, but is not limited to, bending and walking.
        • Must be able to operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a computer printer, computer keyboard, calculator, etc.
        • Ability to listen and speak with employees and vendors. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.
        • View and type on computer screens for long periods of time.
        • Must be able to stand for long periods of time in clinical settings.
          This description reflects management's assignment of essential functions, it does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.
          New World Medical, Inc. (NWM) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. NWM takes pride in maintaining a diverse environment and our policies are not to discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Keywords: New World Medical, Rancho Cucamonga , Sr. Applied Research Manager, Executive , Rancho Cucamonga, California

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