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Senior Project Manager (Manufacturing Expansion)

Date: Mar 14, 2019

Location: Lakewood, CO, US

Company: Terumo BCT, Inc.

Requisition ID:  22609  


This position requires and individual with excellent project management and team building skills to successfully execute projects on both a local and global scale.



  • Utilizes a disciplined approach to identify Key Objectives, Deliverables, Milestones, and Tasks that are needed to successfully complete the project.
  • Manages scope, schedule and cost within plan utilizing appropriate project management tools and methodology.
  • Facilitates the definition of project metrics for tracking progress and successful completion.
  • Leads the development of the project communication plan.
  • Tracks status and metrics on the project; escalates to functional management upon identification of deviations (or potential deviations) from plan.
  • Effectively manages communications, expectations, and interactions associated with cross-functional teams.
  • Delivers informative, well-organized presentations and regular updates on project status and selected project topics.
  • Drives continuous improvement of Terumo BCT’s project management process.
  • Manages and leads multiple projects simultaneously while providing coaching and mentoring to less experienced project managers in the organization.
  • Assists with the development and management of the Disposables Manufacturing strategic project portfolio. 
  • Ensures Health, Safety, and Environment improvements and compliance are emphasized throughout all phases of the project.
  • Responsible for the quality and approval of all internal/external project controls, project schedules, cost reports, and project status reports.
  • Maintains liaison with functional management to coordinate workload and staffing plans, work processes, and procedures.
  • Manages the interdependencies between projects such that obligations are effectively delivered.




Bachelor’s degree in science or technical field preferred, or, equivalent of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job may be considered.



  • Minimum 8 years of full-time project management experience in leading complex projects. 
  • Knowledge of and experience with project management disciplines, methodology and tools.
  • Successful completion of global projects involving stakeholders from multiple regions (North America, Latin America, Asia-Pacific, EMEA) preferred.



  • Proactive, goal oriented with the initiative to influence events positively.
  • Ability to resolve complex problems and to be comfortable in complex project or business environments.
  • Ability to set and maintain high standards of self performance with responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments and tasks.
  • Innovation, initiative, maturity, and sound judgment.
  • Ability to influence a group of diverse individuals, each with their own goals, needs, and perspectives, to work effectively for the good of a project.
  • Demonstrated, successful leadership of cross-functional teams without having supervisory authority over most/all of the team members.
  • Ability to interface with external parties such as government regulators, auditors, engineering firms, construction firms, and industry experts.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and engage associates at all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully lead and manage projects through all phases.
  • Experience with Lean/Six Sigma concepts in a manufacturing and distribution environment. 
  • Experience with obtaining US FDA facility/process validation, both domestic and in a foreign operation.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead and manage project teams in a global environment.  
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain the overall project vision and strategy while managing the tactical details and activities.
  • Ability to manage conflicts; to read situations quickly; to lead by influence; to exploit opportunities; and to find common ground and get cooperation with minimum noise.
  • Responsive and proactive approach to communication that results in excellent customer, team, and stakeholder relations.
  • Knowledge and use of relevant PC software applications and skills to use them effectively, e.g. Microsoft Project.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Project Management Professional certification (or equivalent) preferred.



An equivalent competency level acquired through a variation of these qualifications may be considered.



  • Typical Office Environment requirements include: reading, speaking, hearing, close vision, walking, bending, sitting, and occasional lifting up to 20 pounds.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential duties of this job.  
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.


Additional Physical Requirements

Requires domestic and international travel.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.  All applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, order of protection status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, military status or an unfavorable discharge from military service.


Terumo BCT is committed to providing a safe and secure working environment.  We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and detailed background verification checks.  To this end, all employment offers for positions in the U.S. are conditional upon successful completion of Terumo BCT's pre-employment screening process.  As of January 1, 2017 the Terumo BCT Lakewood, Colorado location will be a tobacco-free workplace. For more information about Terumo BCT, visit our website

Join Terumo BCT as we unlock the potential of blood. We are a global leader in blood component and cellular technologies, and the only company with the unique combination of apheresis collections, manual and automated whole blood processing, and pathogen reduction coupled with leading technologies in therapeutic apheresis and cell processing. We believe in the potential of blood to do even more for patients than it does today. This belief inspires our innovation and strengthens our collaboration with customers.


As the largest medical device manufacturing company headquartered in Colorado, we are home to more than 2,300 associates and our products are in use in more than 125 countries and territories. Our Global footprint includes more than 5,500 associates and partners with regional headquarters in Brussels, Buenos Aires, Singapore and Tokyo.


Our company has almost $1B in annual revenues and has been voted and recognized as:

  • Largest corporate sponsor in Rocky Mountain Region for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS)
  • Winner of the Association for Talent Development (ATD) BEST Award for providing exceptional employee learning and talent development (2011 & 2012)
  • One of Colorado’s Healthiest Employers by Denver Business Journal (2014 & 2015)
  • Recipient of the Way to Go Employer award through the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) 2015


Our award-winning culture embraces:

  • Leading technology through innovation and R&D
  • Wellness programs
  • Commitment to quality
  • An environment that values, respects and rewards your individual contributions
  • A philosophy of intentional growth and responsiveness to world health issues


Click Here to see what our associates have to say about our culture.


Each associate has a positive impact on our future by:

  • Connecting to the lives of the patients we ultimately serve
  • Growing through professional and leadership development activities
  • Sharing company success through incentive plans


If you are the best at what you do and want to do work that is changing the delivery of healthcare globally, we invite you to work with us now to see how we can unlock your potential.

Nearest Major Market: Denver

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