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Project Manager

Location: Davis
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins works with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate. Eurofins believes it is a global leader in food, environmental, pharmaceutical and cosmetics products testing and in agroscience CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, CDMO, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies.

In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to over 47,000 staff across a network of more than 900 independent companies in over 50 countries and operating more than 800 laboratories. Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products, as well as providing innovative clinical diagnostic testing services, as one of the leading global emerging players in specialised clinical diagnostics testing.

In 2019, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR 4.56 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

The Project Manager is responsible for planning and facilitating Research and Development projects to ensure they are completed in a timely fashion within budget and within scope. Main responsibilities include assembling a project team, defining requirements, assigning and coordinating tasks, and monitoring and summarizing the progress of the project. R&D projects can vary in scope and size, but typically consist of working with a Product Manager to drive a product through the Product Development Process.

  • Work with Product Manager on approved Product Development projects
  • Coordinate and drive the projects according to Product Development Process
  • Determine and define project scope and requirements
  • Determine resources needed to reach objectives and manage resources in effective and efficient manner
  • Develop and manage detailed project schedule and plan
  • Assign tasks and responsibilities and set deadlines
  • Provide project updates on consistent basis to project team and stakeholders
  • Manage changes to project scope, schedule, and costs as needed
  • Facilitate and complete Design Reviews throughout the Product Development Process
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation as required
  • Attend conventions, sales meetings and training programs as needed

The Ideal Candidate would possess:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • Previous experience in the medical device or medical products industry
  • Prior experience with diagnostics reagents or instrumentation
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Proficient in project management software tools
  • Ability to travel for periods of up to one week
  • Quality System Regulations (cGMP) pertaining to medical devices
  • Technical knowledge of medical devices and reagents

Basic Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Life Sciences or Engineering field and 4-6 years experience in respective field required
  • Bachelor degree in Life Sciences or Engineering field and 2-4 years experience as Project Manager preferred
  • Strong familiarity with Project Management methodologies and best practices
  • Must be willing and able to learn other software programs as needed
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent analytical, planning, and organization skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Knowledge of FDA and ISO
  • Ability to learn new & existing instrumentation and technology as needed
  • Must be able and willing to adhere to corporation personnel policies and practices, including attendance and punctuality requirements
  • Valid driver's license with a satisfactory driving record
  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

Position is full-time, Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Davis, CA are encouraged to apply.

  • Excellent full time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, dental, and vision options
  • Life and disability insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid vacation and holidays

Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

Keywords: EUROFINS SCIENT., Davis , Project Manager, Other , Davis, California

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