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Project Manager, Engineering Operations PMO and Business Excellence

Company: Abbott Laboratories
Location: Irving
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries. ABOUT ABBOTT DIAGNOSTICS:The key to successful treatment and full recovery is often fast, accurate diagnosis. Abbott's life-changing tests and diagnostic tools provide insights that enable smarter, faster decisions and transform the way the world is managing health.Our pioneering technology spans the world of healthcare operations "-- - - with medical diagnostic instruments, tests, automation and informatics solutions for hospitals, reference labs, blood centers, emergency departments, physician offices and clinics. Our location in Irving, Texas currently has an opportunity for a Project Manager, Engineering Operations PMO and Business Excellence WHAT YOU'LL DO Manage multiple projects with moderate complexity.-- - Expedite, manage, and coordinate a multitude of interrelated activities within constraints of limited human and financial resources and changing priorities.-- - Maintain compliance with quality and regulatory requirements.Recognize the broader implications of actions and proposals on the final project outcome.Prepare and present project progress reports to keep management and team informed.-- - Identify problems and work to resolve them.Analyze date for root cause of problems.Main ResponsibilitiesCoordinate input from multiple areas or multiple project managers on related projects.Develop project objectives and strategies, develop timelines and milestones. Utilize project scheduling software to plan and track projects. Develop design and development plan.Identify resource requirements, cost, and time schedules. Develop an implementation plan, conduct risk assessments and develop contingency plans to accommodate unforeseen events.Translate project goals into project tasks.-- - Define the nature of the stated business or technical problem.Anticipate future problems, resolve current issues, and adjust based on prior results.Propel a culture focused on empowerment and continuous improvement through use of lean six sigma tools. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRINGRequired -- -Bachelor degree in a discipline appropriate to the project environment.3+ years of experience in project management.-- - Recognized technical skills and judgment appropriate to the project discipline. Basic working knowledge of project management tools and processes.-- - Preferred 5+ years professional experience with 3 years within project management.Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.Knowledge and experience working with Lean Six Sigma in an environment focused on continuous improvement.-- - LSS Green Belt or Black Belt certification is a plus. WHAT WE OFFER At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistanceFinancial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plansHealth care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programsPaid time off401(k) retirement savings with a generous company matchThe stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communitiesLearn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully:-- - Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.Connect with us at , on Facebook at /Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

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