Senior Project Manager

Locations: Remote, CA, United States of America; San Jose, CA, United States of America


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! Responsible for project management of medical device development programs in the fields of cardiac resuscitation, therapeutic hypothermia, or others as determined by divisional leadership. 

  • Provide project management for medical device product development team(s).
  • Develop project plans and execute them according to them as it pertains to product performance, schedule, risk, and costs.
  • Lead team(s) through the stages of the product life cycle including requirements definition, design, development, release/launch, and ongoing maintenance (sustaining engineering) as applicable to the assigned project(s).
  • Establish a high-performance culture with ongoing excellence.
  • Creative and innovative thinking to resolve issues and overcome obstacles, using sound judgment and structured methods to effectively analyze options, risks, and implications.
  • Effectively and appropriately communicate with all levels in the organization including individual contributors, cross-functional peers, divisional management, and executive management, as well as with external stakeholders such as customers, partners, and vendors as applicable.
  • Work closely and effectively with interfacing engineering disciplines (e.g. mechanical, electrical, software and systems engineering) in executing business plan objectives.
  • Work closely and effectively with cross-functional groups (e.g. Manufacturing, Quality, Clinical, and Regulatory) in executing business plan objectives.
  • Provide employee feedback to team members and to functional supervisors in pursuit of optimal team execution.
  • Ensure compliance with design controls, the quality system, and standards on new and existing products.
  • Able to provide sound reasoning on judgment calls on a broad range of medical product development issues.

Skill Requirements:

  • Strong technical and interpersonal management skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Education / Training / Experience Requirements:

  • BS Degree in an appropriate engineering discipline or equivalent, MS Degree preferred
  • Five years of medical device development experience.
  • At least two years of medical device project management experience.
  • Knowledge and experience developing procedures and products in QS Regulation and ISO 13485 compliant Quality Systems.
  • Clear and consistent demonstration of successful team leadership

 Language Ability:

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.

Math Ability:

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions. Works on assignments that may be complex in nature where judgment is required in resolving problems and making recommendations based on optimal outcomes.

Computer Skills:

  • Basic computer skills are required. 

Certificates and Licenses:

  • No certifications needed 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • No direct supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The duties may require working in a Controlled Environment Room (CER).
  • This position may require travel of approximately 10%.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here 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.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee is frequently required to walk and sit.

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