Procurement Project Manager

Location: Chelmsford, MA


ZOLL Medical is a growing, innovation-driven company on the forefront of delivering medical devices to save lives, and software solutions to improve efficiency. With customers in more than 140 countries, we continue to expand our reach, as well as our product offerings. Hospitals, emergency medical services (EMS), and others trust us to provide high-quality products and exceptional customer service. ZOLL products are used every day across the globe to save the lives of people who suffer sudden cardiac arrest. From Real CPR Help® technology—an industry first—to the world’s only wearable defibrillator, our capabilities and features set us apart. But none of this would be possible without the motivation and dedication of ZOLL employees, and we’re invested in their success.

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. Join our team. It’s a great time to be a part of ZOLL!

Job Summary:

Based on priorities set by the Director of Sourcing, the Procurement Project Manager is responsible for representing Sourcing in major projects, such as New Product Introduction, Product Line Extensions, Acquisitions, etc. This position plans, coordinates and leads the execution of activities related to Sourcing in projects to ensure that the goals and objectives of the project are accomplished within the prescribed timeframe and funding parameters.  The position is technical in nature and it is preferred the applicant has an engineering background in order to manage and contribute to the development of new products. 


Essential Functions:

·         Guarantee early involvement of Sourcing in New Product Introduction

·         Promote utilization of preferred suppliers with Engineering in collaboration with Commodity Managers

·         Drive material validations at development stages and assist Engineering in sample and material acquisition

·         Develop detailed project work plans and schedules.

·         Manage technical partners/ vendors supporting product development activities.

·         Effectively utilize problem solving skills and techniques to identify potential issues, assess their impact, and develop and implement mitigation and resolution plans and activities.

·         Employ excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills with all levels of personnel and management.

·         Prepare and/or manage the preparation of all required project documentation.

·         Facilitate and coordinate project team meetings and management presentations as required.


Skill Requirements:

·         Demonstrated aptitude for successfully managing multiple projects, of varying complexity, within the specified guidelines, timeframes and budgets.

·         Experience working within a phase-gate development process

·         Strong problem solving and analytical skills

·         Capable to communicate across different layers in the organization, presenting concise project updates against critical milestones


Required/Preferred Education and Experience:

         5+ years of experience in Sourcing/Procurement working with New Product Introduction teams

         BS degree in Engineering preferred

         PMP certification desired


Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity. Essential and marginal job functions are subject to modification.


ZOLL Medical Corporation appreciates and values diversity. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

ADA: The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990